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First Drives

  1. Gabriel Gélinas at the wheel of the 2018 Audi RS3 in the Dhofar mountains near Salalah in Oman. 2018 Audi RS 3: The Ultimate Sleeper
  2. First Drives 2017 Mazda CX-5: Improving – Not Reinventing – the Wheel

    The Mazda CX-5 was introduced in 2012, and it quickly earned a great reputation for dynamic handling that feels more like a car than an SUV. Since a few years have passed since then, Mazda decided to give this vehicle a refresh. First, the designers updated the front section, giving … Full story

    Rating : 4.0/5

    Filed in: Mazda | CX-5

  3. First Drives 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF: New roof, new ambitions

    The Mazda MX-5 has always been in a category unto itself. It’s less powerful than the Porsche Boxster and Mercedes-Benz SLC, smaller than the Ford Mustang, more modern than the Nissan 370Z and more reliable than the MINI Cooper convertible. Yep, the MX-5 has always been in its own segment, … Full story

    Rating : 4.5/5

    Filed in: Mazda | MX-5

  4. First Drives 2018 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet: Just a Fraction of Audi's Arsenal!

    The Car Guide recently had the chance to test drive the new 2018 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolets on the sun-baked roads of Spain’s Andalusia region. Before we get into the details, how about a little background? This tandem of convertibles represents just one-third of the A5 and S5 versions … Full story

    Rating : 4.5/5

    Filed in: Audi | A5

  5. First Drives 2018 Volkswagen Atlas: in the Rain, not on Ice

    When Volkswagen invited us to test out its new SUV, they set up a circuit on a frozen lake and gave us access to four all-wheel-drive vehicles—and two experts in driving on slippery surfaces. We had everything we needed, with one notable exception: a little help from Mother Nature. It … Full story

    Rating : 4.0/5

    Filed in: Volkswagen | Atlas

  6. First Drives 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe: Looks, Guts and Brains

    CATALONIA, Spain – Some luxury cars will sell on styling or performance alone, while others boast an impressive amount of technology to attract buyers hell-bent on sophistication and innovation. A few cars are lucky enough to have all three, which is the case with this new coupe from Germany. The … Full story

    Rating : 4.0/5

    Filed in: Mercedes-Benz | E-Class

  7. First Drives 2017 Jeep Compass: Finally, a Good Entry-Level SUV

    No offense to the many Canadians who were perfectly happy with the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot, but they weren’t very good vehicles. They were outdated quickly after they appeared on the market, and they represented the Chrysler of 2008 that went bankrupt and has since fallen into Italian hands. Full story

    Rating : 3.5/5

    Filed in: Jeep | Compass

  8. First Drives 2018 Range Rover Velar: World Debut in London

    LONDON, England – Land Rover lifted the veil on its new Range Rover Velar during the world debut at London’s Design Museum. Fourth member of the Range Rover family, the Velar fits between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport, and will arrive at Canadian dealerships this summer … Full story

    Filed in: Land Rover | Range Rover Velar

  9. First Drives 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: King of the Ice

    ÅRE, Sweden — If there’s one thing selling faster than hotcakes in Canada right now, it’s sport utility vehicles. With very few exceptions, however, they aren’t particularly utilitarian or sporty. Thankfully, a few tough, svelte and spry steeds are effortlessly breezing past the herd that so often drags its hooves. Full story

    Rating : 4.5/5

    Filed in: Volvo | V90

  10. First Drives 2017 Hyundai Ioniq: the Green Solution of the Future?

    During the media launch of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq, Hyundai Canada’s President and CEO, Don Romano, mentioned that in the medium term, no single technology will replace the internal combustion engine. Just like many of the other speakers, he believes that a range of choices will be available and that … Full story

    Rating : 4.0/5

    Filed in: Hyundai | Ioniq

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