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Previews2019 Audi e-tron Quattro: This is the Production Vehicle
SAN FRANCISCO, California – The Car Guide flew to San Francisco for the world premiere of the 2019 Audi e-tron quattro electric-powered SUV. A prototype of the e-tron quattro was shown at the Geneva Auto Show earlier this spring and, since then, about 250 test vehicles have been driven by …
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 …
Spotlight onWe'll be testing the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, formerly the MKX
The luxury midsize SUV market is constantly evolving. We're talking about a bunch of strong and modernized options: Audi Q7, BMW X5, Lexus RX, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Cadillac XT5. There are several others that trail those aforementioned five, but one in particular has attempted to change its look, driving experience, …
Spotlight on2019 Audi Q3: Tested This Week
The Car Guide is on its way to Bolzano, Italy for the first drive of the new second-generation Audi Q3 SUV. Completely redesigned, and looking very much like a smaller version of the stylish new Q8, the new Q3 is larger than the outgoing model and comes loaded with new …
First DrivesExclusive Mercedes-Benz EQ: The Silver Star Goes Electric
The E and the Q in small, bluish letters on the front fenders of this vehicle indicate that this is an intelligent electric vehicle with advanced technological capabilities. EQ represents the dawn of a new era for Mercedes-Benz. Just this week, the automaker is unveiling the first of 10 new …
First Drives2019 Lexus UX: What You Need to Know
Just over five years ago, Lexus was still targeting an older clientele looking for a luxurious and extremely comfortable vehicle.Facing the same challenges as Lincoln and Cadillac, Lexus began a transformation with an emphasis on design. The resulting lineup is much more appealing. For 2019, Toyota’s luxury brand is throwing …

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News2019 Mercedes-AMG A 35: But Will We Get It?
With the all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class ready to hit Canadian showrooms in early 2019, it would only be fitting if the carmaker also offered a high-performance AMG version. At least, that’s what we hope, because we’re big fans of the AMG CLA 45. And that’s exactly what we should expect from …
News2019 BMW Z4 Roadster: the sDrive30i Version Will Arrive First
We talked a lot about the new generation of the Z4, which was officially unveiled in Pebble Beach, California, last month. It will once again rival the Audi TT , the Mercedes-Benz SLC and the Porsche 718 Boxster . The M40i First Edition was presented which, for the moment, will …
NewsMercedes-Benz Unveils the Redesigned 2020 GLE
Mercedes-Benz has just revealed its totally redesigned midsize luxury SUV. The GLE will benefit from new powertrains, new technology and a third-row seat option when it goes on sale in early 2019. Introduced as the M-Class back in 1997, renamed for the 2016 model year, the GLE will enter its …
New ModelsKia Confirms the Telluride SUV for 2019
When the Kia Telluride concept was unveiled at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show in 2016, the Korean manufacturer evoked the possibility of producing a large SUV that would bear a similar design. It took two and a half years to confirm its intention. The production version will also be called …
News2019 Acura ILX: Facelift and Other Improvements
The compact ILX sedan has been around for quite a while now, and although it could’ve been due for a clean-sheet redesign, Acura has given some notable improvements to the current-generation car instead. First and foremost, the 2019 Acura ILX boasts a new face that bears a family resemblance with …
NewsA Seven-passenger Honda CR-V Soon Available in Canada?
Through its global media website, Honda Motor Company has just announced that the latest generation of the CR-V SUV is now on sale in Japan, almost two years after its release in North America, and a few months after its European debut. In the Honda CR-V sold in Japan and …

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Test Drives2018 Honda Odyssey: Technovan
Let’s stop pretending we’re not parents for a while and figure out what we really need in a family vehicle. Taking the kids to hockey practice, carpooling, going camping, heading to the cottage, fetching the groceries; all these tasks require a spacious vehicle, one in which everyone fits without arguments …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack: Please Buy One
If you find my headline a little desperate, that’s because the car you see here, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, is under serious threat. People aren’t buying cars anymore. The phenomenon has become so major that some carmakers, such as Ford, have given up on selling automobiles altogether. Within the …
Test Drives2018 Dodge Challenger GT: Twelve Months a Year
Musclecars may obviously not be perceived as environmentally friendly vehicles, especially now that electrified powertrains are starting to gain traction on the market, by choice or by obligation. The Dodge Challenger, the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang are most enjoyable with their honking V8 engines, but there are more …
Test Drives2018 Hyundai Ioniq: Electrification is Becoming Mainstream
It seems like electric vehicles have been scratching the surface of normalcy for quite a while now. Unfortunately, up until very recently, they have been too pricey or too ugly to consider for most buyers. That seems to be finally changing for good and cars like the Hyundai Ioniq are …
Test Drives2018 Karma Revero: Back to Life
It’s difficult not to talk about the Revero without mentioning its tumultuous childhood. Created by Henrik Fisker, automotive designer and entrepreneur who penned cars such as the BMW Z8 and the Aston Martin DB9 , the Fisker Karma hit the market in 2011 as a luxury plug-in hybrid sedan. After …
Test DrivesHonda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid: the Future is Here
You may have already heard of the Honda Clarity in years past. In fact, the vehicle was originally known as the FCX Clarity hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle that the manufacturer sold from 2008 until 2014 as a kind of test platform. Given the experimental nature of hydrogen-powered vehicles and the lack …
Test Drives2018 Genesis G80: the Luxury Without the Prestige
Launching a new luxury car brand takes guts, determination and deep pockets. However, Hyundai is pretty confident that over time, its Genesis brand will spread its wings and become a sought-after alternative to the German luxury marques. Or at least, to Lexus, Infiniti and Acura. To make Genesis’ launch even …

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2019 Mazda CX-3 - Test Drive
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1994 BMW 540 - Throwback Thursday
4-litre 32-valve V8, producing 282 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. Not impressed? Well it was impressive when the BMW 540 hit the showroom in 1994. To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV show schedule - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/motoring-tv/schedule/ Check out our website for full episodes …
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2018 Hyundai Kona - Test Drive
Hyundai Kona is the newest member to the hot CUV segment and is taking dead aim at the likes of the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3 and the Toyota C-HR. So does the Kona have its work cut out to make inroads on the established? Graeme goes for a drive. To …
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IIHS side impact crash test for 2019 Subaru Ascent
Smashing toys or bumper cars together was fun, but harmless. No one got hurt and no repairs had to be made. In the real world, a car crash can be devastating financially, mentally, or physically. Currently, there's no foolproof way of preventing accidents, with Transport Canada's latest public report in …
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Silverwax Insect Remover - Motoring TV
We all enjoy driving in the summertime except maybe for the bugs that end their lives splattered on the front of your vehicle. It can be a difficult task trying to remove them and without scratching your paint job. Well among the products offered by Silverwax, an all Canadian company, …
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Top 1010 Things you Need to Know About the New 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai’s Santa Fe crossover enters 2019 as a nearly all-new vehicle. If you’re shopping for a midsize crossover, make sure you look into this value leader. We’ve written a full review of the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe , so make sure you read up on it. A new vehicle purchase …