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Autos: Auto Shows

Test Drive: 2019 Infiniti QX50 Sensory

Wednesday  13:57,   22 august 2018
autotrader.ca

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is more handsome than you think at first glance. It’s the kind of subtle elegance that grows on you as time goes by. It’s also packed to the gills with high-tech features – like the Around-View Monitor (something Infiniti is...[...]

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric trumps Chevy Bolt EV's range

Tuesday  23:01,   21 august 2018
cnet

258 miles isn't anything to shake a stick at.The EPA just revealed its figures for the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric, the automaker's first battery-electric crossover in the US. It's officially rated at 258 miles per charge, which is 20 miles more...[...]

Test Drive: 2019 Subaru Ascent

Tuesday  16:16,   21 august 2018
autotrader.ca

They’ve been down this road before, Subaru has. Fresh into the 21st century, Subaru saw that the crossover trend wouldn’t stop with the mid-size wagons like the Outback and compact SUVs like the Forester, and they wisely decided to branch out with a [...]

Test Drive: 2018 BMW X5 xDrive35i

Tuesday  14:56,   21 august 2018
autotrader.ca

With an all-new BMW X5 in the pipeline for 2019, the question for buyers is whether to wait for it, or to put a 2018 version in the driveway. I haven’t driven the upcoming one yet, but after a week in the outgoing one, there’s more than enough in it [...]

Car Review: 2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet

Monday  20:31,   20 august 2018
driving.ca

The Audi S5 Cabriolet is the best way to enjoy top-down cruising in style, with more than enough performance and luxury to please , plus with legit all-year capability, one of the best ways to do it is in an...[...]

Test Ride: 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

Saturday  01:30,   18 august 2018
autotrader.ca

You don’t have to be kinky to enjoy the sharp crack of a whip. It’s okay to be excited by the sharp bark of a big-bore single cracking open. It’s also okay to stare with adoration at a naked motorcycle. The 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen takes its cues...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Cadillac Escalade Platinum 4WD

Friday  15:37,   17 august 2018
autotrader.ca

One doesn’t usually associate the Cadillac Escalade with such pedantic pursuits as moving the contents of an apartment, but having a white ’Sclade in my possession, and having a daughter relocating to some new digs, it all fell into place. Size,...[...]

Used Vehicle Review: Acura RDX, 2013-2018

Thursday  14:07,   16 august 2018
autotrader.ca

Vehicle Type Roomy and flexible interior, good ride quality, a nicely trimmed and luxurious cabin, a smooth and punchy engine, generous cargo space, and all-weather confidence. Compact Luxury Crossover History/Description The second-generation 2013...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Honda Civic Sport Touring

Thursday  13:51,   16 august 2018
autotrader.ca

Several things make me feel irrelevant, and reviewing a Honda Civic is high on that list of things. A 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo engine that’s punchy, sounds decent, performs well, and packs enough low-end torque that you rarely need to get it...[...]

First Drive: 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

Wednesday  15:05,   15 august 2018
autotrader.ca

The conscious decoupling of Toyota and Scion after the latter brand’s demise resulted in a few awkward years for product planners at the parent company, who tried their best to cram leftovers (iM) and newly birthed orphans (CH-R) wherever they could [...]

First Drive: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Tuesday  22:27,   14 august 2018
autotrader.ca

The 6.2L V8 is monstrously strong, responding instantly when the accelerator’s pressed, yet purring docilely on the highway.JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming – Our ascent up the Teton Mountains has been gradual. A gentle climb meandering back and forth across...[...]

Test Drive: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Friday  13:57,   10 august 2018
autotrader.ca

There’s an old legend about the phoenix, a mythical bird that burned but rose renewed from the flames. That may well describe Volkswagen, which weathered its scandal and is now pushing forward in several directions – more luxury with its upcoming...[...]

Used Vehicle Review: Toyota Corolla, 2014–2018

Thursday  17:41,   09 august 2018
autotrader.ca

Fuel economy, an upscale cabin with plenty of space, generous rear-seat legroom, and a smooth and refined steering feel were highly rated by owners.Compact...[...]

Track Test: 2018 Acura NSX

Thursday  13:56,   09 august 2018
autotrader.ca

True motoring enthusiasts fuel their driving passion by logging seat time in anything considered an enthusiast’s car. And that’s pretty much anything on the road. Do you like raw, angry muscle cars? How about featherweight, precision-honed sports...[...]

First Drive: 2018 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid

Tuesday  22:17,   07 august 2018
autotrader.ca

More battery equals more electric boost, which equals more fun.What’s faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and is able to use “green” parking spaces and high-occupancy lanes? Porsche’s Panamera E-Hybrid series feels pretty [...]