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Autos: Auto Shows

First Drive: 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt

Monday  07:15,   06 august 2018
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As I sit writing this, I can still hear them. Not figuratively, not “in my mind’s ear” hear them. I can literally hear them: a brace of Dark Highland Green (and one or two Shadow Black) 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitts, active-valve performance exhausts...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan

Friday  17:07,   03 august 2018
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The Dodge Grand Caravan television advert makes a bold claim: 81 seating configurations. “That seems far-fetched,” I thought. I know for a fact there is not a single Ikea box you can’t put in a Grand Caravan. Then I started counting: Front...[...]

Want a Ford Expedition? Consider these alternatives, too

Thursday  18:51,   02 august 2018
driving.ca

If a Ford Expedition is on your shortlist, take a look at what Chevy, Lincoln and Nissan have to offerSo, you want a Ford Expedition. There’s a lot of good reasons for that. The all-new-for-2018 Expedition is Ford’s F-150 pickup, gentrified. Huge it [...]

Used Vehicle Review: Infiniti Q50, 2014-2018

Thursday  18:35,   02 august 2018
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Vehicle Type Luxurious cabin and quality feel, a dense and solid but comfortable drive on almost anything, a nearly invisible AWD system… Compact sedan History/Description The Infiniti Q50 hit dealer lots in 2013 in advance of the following model...[...]

Used Vehicle Review: Infiniti Q50, 2014-2018

Thursday  18:35,   02 august 2018
autotrader.ca

Vehicle Type Luxurious cabin and quality feel, a dense and solid but comfortable drive on almost anything, a nearly invisible AWD system… Compact sedan History/Description The Infiniti Q50 hit dealer lots in 2013 in advance of the following model...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE Luxury

Thursday  16:20,   02 august 2018
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One of the most important factors in making sure you’re as happy with your next car as possible while staying within your budget is having a realistic understanding of your needs. For people who bought an SUV because that’s precisely what they...[...]

First Drive: 2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Wednesday  18:31,   01 august 2018
driving.ca

The most powerful car from Gaydon is also one of its most beautiful ever and a shot across the bow to FerrariWhy, in fact, yes it does, but the practice stopped in 1972 when Brown had to sell the company because of financial difficulties and was...[...]

First Drive: 2019 Bentley Bentayga V8

Wednesday  18:31,   01 august 2018
driving.ca

Considering the 12-cylinder Bentley Bentayga's price tag, the new V8-powered sibling is a 'bargain'Yes, the original, 600-horsepower W12-powered Bentayga, once the fastest and most powerful SUV ever built (now surpassed), has...[...]

First Drive: 2019 Mercedes-AMG C 63

Wednesday  18:31,   01 august 2018
driving.ca

Revised hot sedan and convertible can hit 100 km/h in under four secondsThe 63 S’s cabin now comes complete with richer materials, some very serious AMG Performance seats (optional) that deliver fabulous lateral support and a new flat-bottomed...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e

Wednesday  16:25,   01 august 2018
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Perhaps the greatest appeal in any plug-in electric vehicle is that first stretch of pure electric driving before the gas engine kicks in and you get to coast along in near silence, the instantaneous torque wafting you up to speed with a whirr of...[...]

Test Drive: 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4

Tuesday  17:57,   31 july 2018
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Between the chrome accents and rich Velvet Red Pearl paint, it plays the part of baby Grand Cherokee to perfection.Everyone knows what the Jeep brand stands for: tough, capable off-roading capability that’s tough. And poor reliability. But...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 BMW i3s

Tuesday  14:01,   31 july 2018
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It cost me ten bucks to drive the BMW i3s from the Greater Toronto Area to Sudbury, Ontario. A tricky machine (and experience) to sum up. That’s 390 clicks, door to door – starting in Central Ontario and ending at home some four hours north. It...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Diesel

Monday  19:58,   30 july 2018
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If small cars are finding themselves increasingly choked-out by the crossover headlock, doomed to languish on dealer lots while practicality-minded families go all-in on SUVs, someone forgot to tell the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback. Well into its...[...]

FIRST DRIVE: 2017 Cadillac XT5 replaces the aging SRX

Sunday  21:10,   29 july 2018
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It’s spacious, athletic and luxurious, but wait – no turbocharged engine?That may explain why the 2017 Cadillac XT5 feels utterly in its element through Ortega’s 40-some kilometres of sweeping curves and tight hairpins. Paul Spadafora, the XT5’s...[...]

2017 Honda Ridgeline is the truck you need, not want

Sunday  21:10,   29 july 2018
autofile.ca

Ridgeline is a capable light pickup that refuses to conform to the established norm .Not the truck you want, but the one you needChevrolet, GMC, Ford, Ram and more recently Nissan build trucks that feed the very essence of the American truck image....[...]