Autos: Enthusiasts

The V10 Porsche 928 that never was

Thursday  18:15,   23 august 2018

The Porsche 928 was, and still is, a mighty impressive machine. This car was designed to take the company forward with new technology and new thinking – in fact, it was actually set to replace the 911. Yet as interesting as the 928 is, more thought...[...]

Remembering the Classics: The Citroen DS19

Thursday  17:57,   23 august 2018

Between its futuristic design and nifty high-tech features (including variable height suspension), the Citroen DS19 was ahead of its time in 1955.It's more than 50 years now since the French automaker Citroen brought out the model designated...[...]

Eye Candy: 1965 Porsche 356 C

Thursday  17:57,   23 august 2018

Roy Wright: Wheels Reader Occupation: Retired graphic artist and art instructor The Car: 1965 Porsche 356 C The 356 was Porsche’s first sports car design. It was introduced in 1948 and had a 17-year run, ending in 1965. The final year of the 356’s...[...]

Rev your Engines for Targa Newfoundland Car Rally

Wednesday  21:07,   22 august 2018

You’ve got a nine-million-year-old granite wall on your left. You’ve got a 500-metre drop to the North Atlantic Ocean on your right. There’s not a guard rail in sight. The police have closed the roads and told you to drive faster. You’re going 175...[...]

Learning to Ride a Motorcycle in 19 Hours

Wednesday  20:35,   22 august 2018

“If it fits in a skillet, kill it.”“Assume you’re invisible when you’re on a motorcycle.” The Learning Curves motorcycle training school’s instructor Vicki Gray is so petite, she could almost use Malibu Biker Barbie’s leathers for riding. Maybe. If...[...]

9 billionaires who drive cheap Hondas, Toyotas and Chevrolets

Wednesday  01:25,   22 august 2018

These models start as low as $7,100.Despite their wealth, many billionaires famously drive cheap cars that are priced well below their...[...]

Last Ride: Classic Hearses at the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Monday  22:51,   20 august 2018

Professional Car Society shows off hearses on WoodwardHerewith we present six "ways to go out," listed in order of descending fabulosity (at least to our laypersons'...[...]

Is the Jaguar Lynx XJ-S the sexiest estate ever?

Monday  20:51,   20 august 2018

When the Jaguar XJ-S was launched in 1975, it seemed that everyone hated it. Succeeding Sir William Lyons’ world-changing E-type, the new boy’s angular stance and lack of sporting appeal proved somewhat challenging. It was so devoid of interest that [...]

Why Your Dog Always Sticks Its Head Out of the Car Window

Monday  20:51,   20 august 2018

Science explains why your dog always wants to stick its head out of a car windowEver wonder why your dog always gravitates toward the car window when you roll it down? Science provides the...[...]

How the Ford Probe almost killed the Mustang

Monday  20:51,   20 august 2018

The history of the Ford Mustang stretches back decades, with the very first car starting its engine in 1964. Since then the Mustang has endured everything from multiple oil crisis to extreme rivalry on its own turf. At times the model has been its...[...]

DID YOU KNOW - Chevy had a V-8 engine before 1955?

Monday  19:35,   20 august 2018

The first Chevrolet V-8 engine was introduced for model-year 1918, not 1955After decades of nothing but ‘stovebolt sixes’, its arrival fundamentally changed the perception of the brand forever...[...]

The great Canadian Volkswagen show

Friday  23:10,   17 august 2018

The great Canadian Volkswagen show 2/26 SLIDES © autoTRADER.ca (Brendan McAleer) 3/26 SLIDES © autoTRADER.ca (Brendan McAleer) 4/26 SLIDES © autoTRADER.ca (Brendan McAleer) 5/26 SLIDES © autoTRADER.ca (Brendan McAleer) 6/26 SLIDES © autoTRADER.ca...[...]

Collector classics: B.C. historic motor races

Friday  18:25,   17 august 2018

Vintage sports cars will be tearing up the circuit track at Mission Raceway this weekend beginning Friday with tuning and time trials.  It will be particularly eventful for Al Ores. There will be a special race in his honour tomorrow as...[...]

Are You Rad Enough to Own an Aston Martin V8 Vantage Rally Car?

Thursday  23:16,   16 august 2018

This has got to be the best-sounding modern rally car in the world.Welcome to You Must Buy, our daily look at the cars you really should be buying instead of that boring commuter...[...]

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet First Look: One Fast Pony

Thursday  20:16,   16 august 2018

Only 68 of the $130,000 race cars will be madeWhat better place than Woodward Avenue during Dream Cruise week for Ford to unleash a limited-edition 50th anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet race...[...]