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NewsHEMI-Powered 1986 Grand Wagoneer Sells for $147,000 in Mississauga
A 1986 Jeep Grand Wagoneer just sold for $115,000 US on the Bring a Trailer virtual auction site. Converted to Canadian dollars, this amount represents $147,074. It is important to note that this Grand Wagoneer is not just an old Grand Wagoneer. It has been fully restored, on top of …
Features and TipsShould You Put Nitrogen in Your Tires?
We’ll say it again: improperly inflated tires can have a significant impact on your driving, your safety, and your fuel consumption, not to mention the resulting premature wear. In Canada, an estimated 25% of all road vehicles have at least one tire with a pressure that’s too low by 20% …
Features and Tips5 Myths About Drugs and Driving
Distractions caused by cell phones and other technologies while driving are often under the spotlight these days, but let’s not forget that the use of alcohol or drugs behind the wheel is also becoming a worrying issue. If you think police officers can’t detect if someone has been smoking cannabis …
Spotlight onThe 2023 GMC Canyon Will be Unveiled this Week
The 2023 Chevrolet Colorado was just unveiled last week, and this week it’s time for its GMC counterpart, the new Canyon , to see the light of day. And The Car Guide will be on site to gather all the details and exclusive content about this revamped midsize pickup. The …
Test Drives2022 Volkswagen Golf R: Does R Stand for Rare?
Volkswagen fans were hit with a cold reality check last year when the automaker decided not to bring the eighth-generation Golf to North America in base trim. Luckily, the sporty Golf GTI and Golf R did come over, so performance enthusiasts can still get their hot hatch fix from Wolfsburg.
Classic CarsTraps to Avoid When Buying a Vintage Car
Owning an old, classic car is a dream for many car enthusiasts. However, that dream can sometimes disappoint, or even become a nightmare if you fall into some of the traps waiting for you before or after the purchase. A thick book could be written on the subject (you can …

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NewsHEMI-Powered 1986 Grand Wagoneer Sells for $147,000 in Mississauga
A 1986 Jeep Grand Wagoneer just sold for $115,000 US on the Bring a Trailer virtual auction site. Converted to Canadian dollars, this amount represents $147,074. It is important to note that this Grand Wagoneer is not just an old Grand Wagoneer. It has been fully restored, on top of …
NewsGMC Unveils 2023 Canyon With New AT4X Model
Things are getting hot right now in the mid-size pickup segment. Last week, we covered the unveiling of the 2023 Chevrolet Colorado , which came with new styling, a new engine with several power levels and a revamped cabin. Its GMC counterpart, the Canyon, followed this week with a similar …
ElectricTesla Hints Canada for Future Plant, Discloses Lobbying in Ontario
It’s not the first time that Elon Musk talks about Canada as part of its gigafactory expansion plans. Last week, Tesla ’s head honcho said at the company's annual shareholder meeting that an announcement regarding the next Gigafactory could be made later this year. When questioned on the location, Musk …
ElectricMyers Manx 2.0 : the Famous Dune-Buggy Goes 100% Electric
Famous California dune-buggy manufacturer Meyers Manx has just revealed the first images of its new electric vehicle. Dubbed the Meyers Manx 2.0, it will be officially unveiled next week at the prestigious The Quail event in Carmel, California. While this vintage dune buggy usually borrows its chassis and powertrain from …
NewsThe Lucid Air Shows its Darker Side With Stealth Look Package
The Lucid Air electric sedan shows its darker side with the introduction of the new Stealth Look package, which will premiere at Monterey Car Week at Motorlux on Wednesday, August 17. It's essentially an optional exterior theme that projects a sportier, darker character – following the automotive trend that seems …
ElectricB.C. Raises EV Rebate up to $4,000
The number of electric vehicles on the roads of British Columbia has substantially increased in recent years, going from 5,000 registered EVs in 2016 to more than 85,000 today. Most of the credit goes to the CleanBC Go Electric Vehicle Rebate program, which has helped more than 54,000 people in …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Chevrolet Corvette
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. When it comes to premium sports cars, emotion is what really drives customers. Some manufacturers manage to stand out with exceptional albeit highly expensive products. The Winner For 2022, the …
BuzzPorsche Once Envisioned a Cayenne Convertible
So you think the Murano CrossCabriolet was a crazy idea only Nissan could come up with? You’re wrong. About a decade earlier, soon after its first-ever SUV hit the market in 2022, Porsche thought about making a convertible variant of the Cayenne . It was actually more than just sketches …
NewsNissan Sets Expiration Date for Maxima
Large sedans are dropping like flies. Some will never return, while others are reincarnated into different things altogether. The Toyota Avalon , for one, will essentially be replaced in North America by the all-new 2023 Crown , a high-riding, tougher-looking car aiming to fight those ubiquitous SUVs and crossovers. At …

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Test Drives2022 Toyota Tundra: Like a Japanese F-150 EcoBoost
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Test Drives2022 Volkswagen ID.4: If Only VW Had More Units to Sell
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Test Drives2022 GMC Sierra AT4X: The Best of Both Worlds?
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Test Drives2022 Chevrolet Equinox RS: Improved in all the Right Ways
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Test Drives2021.5 Mazda CX-5: Happy Compromises
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