Autos: Auto Shows

First Drive: 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe

Wednesday  01:25,   26 september 2018

Nearly thirty years ago, an observant bystander might have noticed a truck filled with unpainted chasses leave the gates of Porsche’s factory, headed to Mercedes-Benz. This was the 500E, an early super-sedan collaboration between the two companies.... >>>

Review: 2018 Kia Soul Turbo

Tuesday  18:06,   25 september 2018

With its quasi-Mini Cooper Countryman looks (and the great visibility and interior room it gets as a result), dimensions that say “hot hatch” to some, and “crossover” to others as well as doo-dads like colour-changing speaker bezels and somewhat... >>>

Review: 2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport

Tuesday  18:06,   25 september 2018

I like the larger Genesis G80 and G90 sedans just fine, but let’s get real here: if Hyundai’s luxury division is going to survive in a very crowded and competitive market, it’ll take a lot more than those two. I mean, as recently as 2016 both of... >>>

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo: Multiplication Pays Off

Tuesday  18:05,   25 september 2018

As these lines are being written, there are no less than 24 variations of the Porsche 911 available in Canada. And that’s before considering options, colours and customisation. What’s the point of having such a palette of trims and body styles of... >>>

First Drive: 2019 Audi Q3

Tuesday  15:10,   25 september 2018

BOLZANO, Italy – A lushly cultivated basin guarded on three sides by towering mountains, Bolzano is a cultural pastiche of Austrian, German, and Italian influences. The capital city of South Tyrol, an autonomous province in Northern Italy, was once... >>>

First Drive: 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe and Cabriolet

Monday  14:26,   24 september 2018

The sign says, in three-foot-high letters, “The Attorney That Rocks”. Keep Austin weird indeed. In case any of you need a lawyer who looks like Magus Walker had a baby with Sammy Hagar, I wrote down the number, but it’s more the spirit of this... >>>

2017 Infiniti QX30 S Four Seasons Wrap-Up

Friday  17:06,   21 september 2018

Infiniti’s compact crossover has style—and enough substance for the segmentThe QX30 was an intriguing and somewhat controversial vehicle when it first debuted, and it piqued our interest immediately. More of a big hatchback than a (sub)compact... >>>

2018 BMW 430i Coupe: The 4 Series’ sweet spot

Friday  17:06,   21 september 2018

There are so many ways to experience BMW’s lovely 4 Series, but for me, this 430i Coupe is the way to go.Enter the 2018 BMW 4 Series. It's available with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic, in all-wheel or rear-wheel drive. Two different... >>>

First Drive: 2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

Friday  16:50,   21 september 2018

Innovative aerodynamic tech turns Lamborghini's already screeching Aventador nto a razor-sharp track weaponAh, but then then there’s Lamborghini. Never quite as civilized as Ferrari nor as sophisticated as McLaren, Sant’Agata’s new SVJ — as in... >>>

Test Drive: 2019 Volvo XC40 R-Design

Friday  15:31,   21 september 2018

Surely, peak saturation for the crossover market must be within reach by now. Automakers have been struggling to fill the black hole of public demand with an ever-growing variety of the things – and still, that appetite seems ever insatiable. Pretty >>>

First Drive: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado in Canada

Wednesday  21:56,   19 september 2018

The Silverados we drove were put through a genuine test.Tailgates are cumbersome, awkward, and heavy. In today’s trucks, with their ever-higher tray heights, tailgates can be genuinely difficult to... >>>

The 2020 Supra Proves Toyota Hasn't Forgotten How to Make a Sports Car

Wednesday  21:26,   19 september 2018

If someone 10 years from now pops the hood of a lightly wrecked 2020 Toyota Supra and says, "B58 engine, no shiz," or whatever profanity is popular at the time, we'd be surprised. Those two things-chassis layout and engine configuration-are >>>

Review: 2018 Range Rover LWB V8 Autobiography

Wednesday  17:27,   19 september 2018

Majestic barely begins to describe the sensation of wafting down the highway at the controls of the 2018 Range Rover LWB V8 Autobiography. In all the years I’ve been writing about automobiles, I’ve rarely gone on at length about an interior – but... >>>

Test Ride: 2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100

Wednesday  09:26,   19 september 2018

Originally published on Canada Moto Guide: Test Ride: 2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Ducati’s Scrambler is a runaway success. Now almost a sub-brand of its own, the Scrambler series got the formula pretty much bang-on from the moment it rolled out at... >>>

First Look: Kia Stinger D-AWD

Tuesday  20:35,   18 september 2018

Revised all-wheel-drive system adds dollops of fun into a daily driverAs with most things in life, it is all about evolution — incremental steps that make the next-generation better than the previous. In this case, it is the new dynamic... >>>