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Test Drives2021 BMW M5 Competition: Reigniting an Old Flame
Sometimes when a connection is made, it doesn’t matter how much time passes between meetings; it will remain forever potent and intense. As if not a second has passed, that same passion and excitement immediately rise to the surface. Memories trigger emotions and sensations and each party falls back into …
Classic CarsMini Shorty: When the Classic Mini Isn’t Mini Enough
Ever heard of the Mini Shorty? This model does not officially exist. Rather, it’s the nickname given to the original Morris Mini by fans who deem it too big and wanted to do something about it. The result is almost cartoon-like, as evidenced by some of the examples that are …
Test Drives2021 Porsche Taycan 4S: Elektrisch
Sharing platforms, powertrains and technologies between an automaker’s various brands and products is not only common these days but also critical to success. This has led Volkswagen AG to develop the new Audi e-tron GT right around the same time as the spectacular Porsche Taycan , which seems to grab …
First Drives2022 BMW i4 M50: First Electric BMW M Car is a Treat to Drive
Munich, Germany—The all-new BMW i4 M50 is the first M-branded electric car from BMW, spearheading the Bavarian automaker’s EV offensive along with the equally new iX crossover which we also took for a spin recently. We drove the i4 M50 on the roads between Munich and the Austrian border on …
Test Drives2021 Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle: Fun for the Entire Family
Ah, the minivan. For some reason, society has labeled the minivan as the soul-sucker of all cars, the one you “settle for” when you have no choice. And truthfully, today’s modern minivan is anything but a step down from other vehicles on the road. In fact, it’s a full level …
Test Drives2022 Nissan Frontier: My, How Times Have Changed
True story: I attended the media presentation of the previous-generation Nissan Frontier just a few days before my daughter was born. I even used that truck to get to the hospital and later return home. My baby girl is now 17 years old, and ironically the Frontier didn’t change at …

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ElectricFirst 2022 Kia EV6 Units All Pre-ordered in a Couple of Hours
The all-new Kia EV6 electric crossover will launch in Canada next spring, if everything goes according to plan. The company began accepting pre-orders at noon on Friday, October 22 via the EV6 microsite . In what shouldn’t come as a surprise, the 200 units that were initially available were all …
NewsStudy Reveals What Drivers Want the Most in Their Next Car
Automakers are packing all sorts of modern features and technologies in their vehicles to hopefully attract more customers. Just think about the long list of electronic driver assistance systems found in today’s cars. However, it’s not always what people really want. In order to shed some light on the matter, …
News2022 GMC Sierra Adds Two New Models and Plenty of Tech
Following the lead of the Chevrolet Silverado , the GMC Sierra receives a number of enhancements for 2022 including two unique models and lots of new features. Fans and potential customers got a chance to see it for the first time in a TV commercial that aired during Thursday Night …
NewsWhich Rustproofing Treatment is the Best for Your Car
In partnership with Otogo.ca Fall isn't just the season to swap tires, it’s also the last nice and dry opportunity to protect your vehicle from rust before the snow and calcium show up on the roads. Even though vehicles today are more durable, a rustproofing treatment still has many upsides.
BuzzOntario Driver Pulled Over with Cardboard Licence Plate
Earlier this week, a motorist was spotted by the Ontario Provincial Police with what seemed to be a (very) homemade cardboard licence plate. The driver had drawn the numbers and letters by hand with a felt pen, and had used the original plate screws to keep the makeshift plate in …
ElectricNext BMW 3 Series Coming With EV Alternative
Despite the new, fully electric BMW iX and i4 not being in Canadian showrooms yet, the German automaker is already busy working on the next step in its electrification strategy, which will kick off around 2025 with a brand new platform called “Neue Klasse” and sixth-gen electric drive system known …
NewsChevrolet Unveils 1,004-hp Crate Engine
It’s hard to find an automaker other than General Motors working on such completely opposite projects right now. On one hand, GM is touting formidable next-generation electric vehicles like the GMC Hummer EV , Cadillac LYRIQ and Chevrolet Silverado EV . On the other hand, some of its engineers are …

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Test Drives2022 MINI Cooper: Refreshed and More Mature
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Test Drives2022 Honda Civic: Back on Top
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Test DrivesRoad Tripping in a 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant
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Test Drives2022 Kia Carnival: 10 Things We Like or Dislike
Modern minivans must reinvent themselves and be creative if they hope to curb their steady extinction as sport utility vehicles (SUV) keep ruling the market. This is what the all-new 2022 Kia Carnival is trying to do as a fresh replacement for the Sedona in Canada. The company says it’s …
Test Drives2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Cheaper AND Better
Chevrolet didn’t have to revolutionize the Bolt EV but it did introduce a refreshed and updated model for 2022 that’s significantly cheaper than its predecessor. And the loveable electric hatchback is finally getting a “big” brother in the form of the all-new Bolt EUV crossover. In terms of styling, the …
Test Drives2021 Audi RS e-tron GT: The Taycan Turbo’s Sexy Cousin
The Audi e-tron GT is basically a clone of the Porsche Taycan as a result of the close collaboration between Volkswagen AG’s top brands. In Canada, the latter is available in three trim levels including 4S, Turbo and Turbo S, while the former offers two: the standard e-tron GT and …
Test Drives2021 Aston Martin DBX: The SUV Prince
The Aston Martin DBX , the British automaker’s first-ever SUV, is not the fastest or the most powerful out there. It’s also not the most luxurious or the most expensive. As for technology and equipment, it trails competitors in those departments, as well. However, one look at its exquisite silhouette …

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