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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 …
First DrivesLexus IS 500 2022 : The V8 Isn't Dead Yet
From 2008 to 2014, Lexus released a particularly radical version of the IS , one gifted with an impressive V8 engine. Alas, all good things come to an end and this model was erased from the catalogue. Last February, Lexus informed us last that the 5.0 L V8 engine was …

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NewsWorld’s Only Plum-coloured Ferrari LaFerrari to be Auctioned
The short-lived and highly exclusive Ferrari LaFerrari was limited to just 499 units, not counting the 209 LaFerrari Aperta convertibles that followed and the two additional copies built for charity auctions. The one to be sold by RM Sotheby's on November 6 is unlike any other. Why? It’s the only …
New Models2022 Honda Civic Si Returns With Sleeker Looks But Less Power
Following a one-year hiatus, the sporty Honda Civic Si is back for 2022 along with the 11th generation of the compact sedan. It’s expected to hit showrooms later this year. The model returns in four-door configuration only. Remember, the two-door coupe is no more. There won’t be a Civic Si …
NewsMercedes-Benz Adds Augmented Reality to Car Servicing
Mercedes-Benz has a new solution that could dramatically change how vehicles are serviced at dealerships. Called Virtual Remote Support and powered by Microsoft, it’s a powerful mixed-reality diagnostics and repair tool that promises faster and more precise vehicle servicing for customers and dealers across the country. When everything goes according …
ElectricNissan LEAF to be Replaced by Small Electric Crossover
Before the all-new Nissan Ariya electric SUV even goes on sale, the Japanese automaker said that a smaller utility vehicle would follow. Now we have confirmation that this model will replace the LEAF hatchback. Nissan ’s European boss, Guillaume Cartier, said as much in an interview with Autocar . The …
NewsToyota, Stellantis Announce EV Battery Plants in North America
People ordering one of the latest electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles on the market need to show a lot of patience due to centralized production and/or limited battery supplies. Those who have signed up for a Toyota RAV4 Prime can tell you all about it. We have great news to …
NewsWhat You Should Know Before Buying a 2011-2016 Hyundai Elantra
In partnership with Otogo.ca Looking for a small, affordable used car? Hyundai is certainly a brand to consider. In 2011, the Korean automaker launched a new generation of its Accent subcompact and Elantra compact sedan. The latter showed more dynamic lines that were not unlike those of its larger sibling, …
New ModelsFive-door Subaru WRX is Back… in Australia
In North America, the hot Subaru WRX stopped offering a five-door hatchback body style after 2014, leaving enthusiasts with just the four-door sedan. The new generation debuting for 2022 likely won’t change that. Now, if you’re wondering what could have been, you just have to look down under. Subaru has …
NewsWhat Are All-Weather Tires?
In partnership with Otogo.ca A new type of tire product called “all-weather” has grown in popularity over the last few years. These tires, which adorn the mountain and snowflake pictogram, are approved for winter but can also be used all year. They have nothing to do with conventional all-season tires.

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Test Drives2021 BMW M3: Beyond the Grille
We won’t waste any time addressing the elephant in the room, namely the oversized double-kidney grille that looks more like a beaver’s teeth on the new 2021 BMW M3 and M4 . This is a styling direction that BMW first introduced with the Concept 4 at the 2019 Frankfurt Auto …
Test Drives2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat: What the Hell is That?
The new 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat is arguably one of the strangest vehicles you can find on the market right now. Why? Well, think about it. This is a medium-to-large SUV with seating for up to seven and aging looks, yet it packs a monstrous engine delivering over 700 …
Test Drives2022 Kia Carnival: There’s No Shame in Being a Minivan
While Xennials and Millennials mainly remember being hauled around in a Pontiac Trans Sport, Ford Aerostar, Dodge Caravan, or even a Mazda MPV (if your parents were weird) generations who attended soccer practice after that most likely got there in the back of an SUV. The minivan isn’t dead, but …
Test Drives2022 Honda Civic: Back on Top
Honda was forced to alter its plans considerably in the past 18 months, much like every other automaker. The difference is that its two best-selling products, the CR-V and Civic , are built right here in Canada, with the latter introducing a brand new generation for 2022. The outgoing model …
Test Drives2022 Porsche 911 GT3: Exhilarating Times at Circuit Mont-Tremblant
The new Porsche 911 GT3 sports car was developed with the help of Porsche’s motorsport team. It continues to be powered by the fabulous, naturally aspirated 4.0-litre flat-six engine with a 9,000-rpm redline, but gets a double-wishbone front suspension derived from the Le Mans-winning Porsche 911 RSR. We spent several …
Test Drives2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail: Lovably Outdated
While it certainly looks old-fashioned on paper compared to its rivals, the 4Runner has a solid reputation, along with the dynamite resale value that comes with it. The current iteration of this rugged-faced SUV has been on the road for 10 years running with very minor physical and mechanical changes, …
Test Drives2021 Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle AWD: Suburban Family Limo
While Chrysler won’t break any minivan sales records in this day and age of SUVs, the company isn’t about to turn its back on a market segment it pioneered and has been dominating for 37 years. Now that the Chrysler Grand Caravan is here as a simpler and cheaper variant …

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