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Test Drives2018 BMW M3 CS: Going Out with a Bang
We recently drove the redesigned 2019 BMW 3 Series in Portugal, and it’s good. The German automaker had the difficult task of conceiving a car that would please its loyal customers that desire the performance-oriented character BMW cars have long been recognized for, but that would also attract buyers away …
Test Drives2018 Nissan Frontier: What the Heck is Instagram?
The midsize pickup truck market will gain traction with the arrival of the 2019 Ford Ranger and the recent launch of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator . By 2022, the Ram brand will introduce a new pickup as well, and there are persistent rumours that Hyundai will bring one to market, …
Test Drives2019 Honda Pilot: Try to Keep Up
2018 definitely was a year of SUVs. As these things become more and more dominant within the automotive landscape, carmakers are dishing out seriously competitive offerings to lure consumers into their showrooms. In the midsize segment, the new Subaru Ascent has recently been introduced, and we already drove the new …
Test Drives2018 Volvo S90 T8 eAWD: Excellence by Design
Although Swedish automaker Volvo is known for its wagons and—more recently—its SUVs, it also produces sedans that are just as gorgeous and technologically advanced, such as the midsize S90. The latest generation has been on sale for a few years now, and since 2018, it’s only available in Canada in …
First Drives2019 Lamborghini Urus: The Long-legged Bull
A Lamborghini SUV. Yep, that’s a thing now. The Italian automaker, which is known for its ultra-powerful and aerodynamic sports cars, is throwing its hat into the SUV ring by introducing the Urus. The decision may strike some as odd, but the move is driven by hopes that it will …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carWho Should you Trust Your Vehicle to?
Like most people, you feel an attachment to their vehicle. Because this mode of transportation brings a sense of freedom and pride, you tend to take good care of it. Considering this investment is so important, you likely want to keep it for a long time while maintaining the same …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: If you Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em
If North-American consumers want compact SUVs that feature lots of interior space and don’t care too much about driving dynamics, Volkswagen was missing the mark with its first-generation Tiguan. The latter was often described as the “Volkswagen GTI of SUVs,” which was actually pretty accurate. However, over the years, the …

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MontrealSubaru Launches the 2019 BRZ Raiu Edition at the Montreal Auto Show
After unveiling the 2019 Subaru WRX Raiu Edition last fall, the Japanese automaker strikes back with the BRZ Raiu Edition on display at the Montreal Auto Show. It’s yet another limited-edition, Canadian-exclusive car, but that resembles the BRZ Series.Gray available in the United States, also in limited quantities. The Raiu …
Detroit2020 Cadillac XT6: the Brand’s Fourth Utility Vehicle
Cadillac chose to unveil its newest SUV not at the Detroit Auto Show, but during a private event just before the show’s opening. A few hundred guests were on hand to assist the presentation of the XT6, of which images were released earlier during that day. Obviously, the XT6 is …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Mazda CX-5
Year after year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buy awards in a wide variety of categories, helping consumers make the right decision when they shop for a new vehicle. Obviously, this includes sport utility vehicles of various sizes, including the compact SUV segment. This year, the Mazda CX-5 won …
DetroitInfiniti QX Inspiration: The Brand’s Future is Officially Electric
DETROIT (Michigan) – One of the vehicles making the biggest splash at the 2019 Detroit Motor Show is the QX Inspiration, the concept that will inspire Infiniti’s first electric SUV. It has just been unveiled to the public as a world premiere. It’s great to see Infiniti finally shift over …
DetroitHere’s the 2020 Volkswagen Passat
The Detroit Motor Show surprised us this year. We were expecting to see endless SUVs, but the unveiling of a Mustang Shelby GT500 and Toyota Supra proved us wrong. We’ve also seen that the sedan is not dead, with Volkswagen pulling the curtain back on the all-new 2020 Passat. We …
NewsVolkswagen to Expand Plant in Tennessee for Their Upcoming EV Onslaught
German automaker Volkswagen will invest USD$800 million in their existing facility in Chattanooga in order to build electric vehicles for the North-American market. According to the company, this expansion will create 1,000 additional jobs at the plan and more for outside suppliers. “The US is one of the most important …
NewsThe Tesla Model 3 is the #8 bestselling Car in Canada in 2018
Despite the very low market share of electric vehicles in Canada and in the United States, in addition to the numerous issues that occurred during production ramp-up, Tesla accomplished a feat many thought would be impossible. The Model 3 sedan, the brand’s first “affordable” EV, finished the 2018 calendar year …
DetroitSubaru Launches the 341-Horsepower WRX STI S209
To start off the new year, Subaru unveiled an even more powerful version of its famous WRX STI. Baptized S209, it develops no less than 341 horsepower, 31 more than in the regular STI. It’s all generated by the same 2.5-litre, flat-four engine, but here, it benefits from a larger …
DetroitLexus Lifts the Top Off its Superb LC
At the Detroit Auto Show , which opened its doors to the media today, Lexus presented its LC Convertible concept, a topless version of the most spectacular model in its lineup. Unlike many concept vehicles presented by automakers, this Lexus convertible seems very close to reach production. After all, it’s …

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Twenty years from now, or even sooner, autonomous and electric vehicles will take up a significant portion of our roadways, and people will start losing interest in driving. No one likes being stuck in traffic, and as long as humans drive cars and cause accidents by distraction or lack of …
Test Drives2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: The Precursor
In North America, the midsize, three-row SUV segment clobbered the minivan market after the minivan annihilated the big station wagons that use to rule the roads come family vacation time. These SUVs offer room for up to eight passengers, or five people and their luggage, they can haul tow a …
Test Drives2019 Lincoln MKC: Fingers Crossed
It would be unfair to call the 2019 Lincoln MKC a bad purchase, because it isn’t. On its own, Lincoln’s compact luxury SUV pushes many of the right buttons as far as what consumers are seeking in this segment. The problem is that it’s submerged in a sea of excellent …
Test Drives2018 BMW M3 CS: One Last Brilliant Flash of Speed
Only 1200 units of the BMW M3 CS have been produced, and only 52 cars were allocated for Canada. Rare and fast? You bet. The CS is a more powerful and more dynamic M3. Its release also signalled the end of the line for the current generation of the 3 …
Test Drives2018 Hyundai Accent: Leading the Pack
In the past few years, the Hyundai Accent attracted many Canadian customers with its affordable price—and excellent finance and lease incentives—as well as its spacious cockpit and comfortable ride. And now that it’s been redesigned for the 2018 model year, it has become more refined et quieter than ever. Still, …
Test Drives2018 Ford Expedition MAX: Bigger than Big
In today’s world of blended families, a vehicle capable of carrying more than two or three children is a must. Especially when those kids—or teenagers—need and want their own space, peace and quiet. Obviously, a minivan is the most logical and rational choice. A three-row, midsize SUV is also an …
Test Drives2018 Ford EcoSport: Covering All the Bases
As the subcompact SUV and crossover segment is growing in popularity, Ford decided it was time to stop watching the parade go by and step in with its own vehicle. The EcoSport is new to the U.S. and Canadian markets, but it’s not a fresh design. Not a problem, as …

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2019 Mazda3 unveiled in L.A.
We knew it was coming, and Mazda had teased us with some technical information, telling us the car would feature its revolutionary SKYACTIV-X engine , as well as an all-new platform and styling derived from the absolutely gorgeous Kai concept car it presented last year …
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