Autos: Auto Shows

Mil Spec Automotive H1 First Drive: Sampling the Restomod Hummer

Friday  17:26,   31 august 2018

If you dig Singers, you’ll love this H1 Alpha alternativeRelated video: Trying out the Mil Spec Hummer H1 (Provided by...[...]

The 400 HP 2018 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport AWD Is So Close to Being Good It Hurts

Wednesday  22:18,   29 august 2018

On paper, the 2018 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport AWD is a 400 horsepower premium sedan positioned to take on the higher trim competition from BMW, Mercedes and Audi. But in practice, it’s a 400 hp car with a jarringly dated interior and upsettingly numb...[...]

2018 Audi A4 Allroad: Off the beaten path

Wednesday  20:26,   29 august 2018

For a station wagon to sell in today's market, it has to emulate the almighty crossover. That's why high-riding wagons aren't so rare these days. The Subaru Outback, Volvo V60 Cross Country and Buick Regal TourX are great examples of...[...]

Reader Review: 2019 Mazda CX-3 GT

Wednesday  20:06,   29 august 2018

CALGARY — Mazda has tweaked its CX-3 after four years in the marketplace. For the 2019 model, the automaker has changed the front grille design, added refined interior materials, increased sound-proofing and located a couple of extra ponies for the...[...]

First Drive: 2019 GMC Sierra and Sierra Denali

Monday  15:26,   27 august 2018

ST. JOHN’S, NL – Hot on the heels of the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2019 GMC Sierra will soon start trickling into Canadian dealerships in late September. And with this new generation, these two popular full-size pickup trucks go from...[...]

First Drive: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Monday  07:15,   27 august 2018

KANANASKIS, BC – It’s never a good day for the competition when Hyundai launches a new vehicle. This Korean automaker works at a furious pace, gobbling up market share with models that leapfrog the old in terms of quality, design, tech, and...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Smart EQ Fortwo Cabriolet

Friday  14:05,   24 august 2018

Perhaps I got a little infatuated with the Smart EQ Fortwo Cabrio in just one short week, but as I drove it around on miscellaneous errands, I kept returning to the idea that this might be the perfect second vehicle for many families. It’s tiny!...[...]

2019 Nissan 370Z: A sports car throwback

Thursday  18:25,   23 august 2018

Think about everything that's happened in the last decade -- in the automotive world, anyway. High-volume cars such as the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry have undergone two full redesigns. The Chrysler 200, Dodge Dart and Kia Borrego have all...[...]

2018 Lexus GS F Review: Running From Everything In a 467-Horsepower Holdout

Thursday  18:25,   23 august 2018

A dying breed. A roaring V-8. A trip down memory lane.Three weeks ago, a new 2018 Lexus GS F in arrest-me Matador Red Mica showed up at my apartment for what I expected would be a week of nostalgic fun with one of the last free-breathing,...[...]

2019 Honda Insight: Third time's a charm

Thursday  18:25,   23 august 2018

The first-generation Honda Insight was a wacky three-door contraption with wheel spats. The second-generation Honda Insight was a five-door hatchback that, despite being the least expensive hybrid on the market when it launched, never caught up to...[...]

Used Vehicle Review: Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 2015-2018

Thursday  14:05,   23 august 2018

Vehicle Type Unique styling, an upscale cabin, a firm, quality feel, and pleasing performance and efficiency. Luxury Car History/Description The latest-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class hit the market in 2014 for model year 2015, with sedan and coupe [...]

First Drive: 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Thursday  13:21,   23 august 2018

BOWMANVILLE, ON – I’ve never considered myself a motorsport writer. I have, however, spent many years on the periphery – supplying racing illustrations, writing colour features, and occasionally, providing actual racing coverage. Like stick-and-ball [...]

Used Vehicle Mashup: Family-Ready Luxury Convertibles

Thursday  01:11,   23 august 2018

Summer is here. It’s hot. It’s muggy. There’s no complaining though – especially after the nasty winter which most recently overstayed its welcome across most of Canada. With the sun shining warmly and the snow and ice melted for another season, the [...]

Long-Term Test Update 1: 2018 Volvo XC90 T6

Thursday  00:50,   23 august 2018

A family celebration meant a trip to southern Ontario and the chance to spend some time behind the wheel of the autoTRADER.ca long-term Volvo XC90 tester. It was the 70th wedding anniversary for my paternal grandparents, which means they were...[...]

CUV Review: 2018 Nissan Kicks 1.6 SR CVT

Wednesday  21:06,   22 august 2018

New to the market, this little crossover may not have much power but it's loaded with safety tech and valueThe more obvious clue, at least to those who have road tested and written about cars and trucks for a few dozen years, is that marketing...[...]