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Test Drives2019 Lincoln MKC: One Last Show
The MKC is knocking on death’s door. The 2020 Lincoln Corsair, its replacement in the brand’s line-up, was unveiled at this year’s New York Auto Show. Wait—didn’t the MKC get a facelift for the 2019 model year? It did, and it doesn’t make sense from a financial standpoint for the …
Test Drives2019 Acura ILX: Recycling Done Well
For 2019, the Acura ILX gets another facelift. Yes, this car’s been with us since 2012, and yes, it’s still based on the last-generation Honda Civic’s platform. Yet Acura has somehow injected a healthy dose of relevance to its dated subcompact luxury sedan. If anything, this version is its most …
First Drives2020 BMW 7 Series: 6th Generation Gets a Major Update
FARO, Portugal – The current-generation 7 Series has been around since 2015. For the 2020 model year, BMW’s full-size luxury sedan gets a technical and cosmetic update that includes new engines, new features and fresh styling. Let’s start with the design, which is more in line with the brand’s latest …
First DrivesExclusive 2020 Kia Soul EV: No More Range Anxiety
SEOUL, South Korea – The fully electric 2020 Kia Soul EV made its global debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November. Just a few months later, The Car Guide was given exclusive access to the car on the roads of Seoul, in South Korea. For Canadian customers, the …
First Drives2020 Jeep Gladiator: an Adorable and Capable Toy
SACRAMENTO (California) – Media events such as these don’t come around very often. After a brief conference from one of FCA’s spokespeople, the planning of the day was concise and straightforward: head out into the mud to test out the off-road capability of Jeep’s all-new pickup truck. No problem! Yes, …

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New Models2020 MINI Clubman Refreshed Inside and Out
If you’re looking for a fun-to-drive little car with a quirky personality, the refreshed-for-2020 MINI Clubman is coming soon with a number of cosmetic changes and technology updates. The most striking design feature is the newly styled front grille, which now extends almost fully across the bumper. Both the standard …
ElectricLotus Going Electric with First All-New Production Car Since 2008
Lotus cars seldom make headlines, but this latest news is a very big one: the brand has confirmed the upcoming launch of its first all-new production car since 2008. A teaser for the Type 130 hypercar, including the picture above and the short video below, was revealed at Auto Shanghai …
New YorkKia Stinger GTS Debuts with New AWD System and Drift Mode
In addition to the spicy-hot HabaNiro concept, Kia made sure to turn heads at the 2019 New York Auto Show with the launch of the special-edition Stinger GTS. Albert Biermann, Kia’s head of research and development, saw a tiny gap to exploit between the AWD-equipped and RWD-equipped Stinger GT models, …
New YorkKia Adds Spice to New York Auto Show with HabaNiro Concept
Really, there wasn’t much excitement and surprise at this year’s New York Auto Show . Thank God, Kia spiced things up a little by introducing the HabaNiro concept. This fully electric vehicle from Korea boasts extremely futuristic looks complete with butterfly wing doors and rugged 20-inch wheels. It’s powered by …
New YorkAll-New 2020 Lincoln Corsair Introduced as MKC Successor
Lincoln made an important reveal at the 2019 New York Auto Show yesterday. Ford’s luxury brand wanted a more modern and more attractive product to replace the low-selling MKC compact SUV, so here comes the all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair. The standard engine is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder that produces 250 horsepower …
New York2019 Mazda CX-5 Gets a Diesel Engine… For Real
Forget about the long-promised diesel version of the Mazda6 sedan. On Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Diesel was announced as the brand’s first diesel-powered vehicle in North America. Some will say it took more than a while, but I guess it’s better late …
New York2019 Audi TT RS Hits the Big Apple
Audi hosted the North American premiere of its unique TT sports coupe in high-performance RS trim at the 2019 New York Auto Show. The German automaker also seized the opportunity to celebrate its 50 years of operations on our great continent. For 2019, the TT received a facelift and the …
New YorkNissan Unleashes an Even More Wicked GT-R
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its sports cars, Nissan has created special editions of the GT-R and 370Z for 2020. The GT-R gets a two-tone treatment dominated by the iconic Wangan Blue seen on R34-generation models. A white stripe extends from the hood all the way to the rear.
New YorkAlfa Romeo Launches Quadrifoglio NRING Limited Editions
Honouring the Italian brand’s century-old racing success and its unique connection to the famous Nürburgring in Germany, the new limited-edition 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING models were unveiled today at the New York Auto Show. Remember, the world-renowned race track nicknamed the “Green Hell” is where the …
New York2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback Makes Official Debut in New York
A couple of weeks after revealing pictures and some information about its 2020 Yaris Hatchback , Toyota officially presented the car at the 2019 New York Auto Show on Wednesday. While several automakers have abandoned subcompact cars as consumers keep turning to bigger vehicles including SUVs and crossovers, Toyota is …

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Test Drives2019 Honda Insight: Yes, It’s Back
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Test Drives2019 Ford Fusion Energi: Soon to Be Unplugged
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Test Drives2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: The Precursor
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Described as a new core model, the CX-30 slots between the diminutive (too small for some) CX-3 and the popular CX-5 . It embodies the latest evolution of Mazda’s KODO design language, with a particularly sexy hood line and rear section, while adding sizable cladding around the wheel arches for …
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Volkswagen ID. Buggy
Barely four metres long and slightly less than two metres wide, the I.D. Buggy concept is a cute nod to the good old dune buggies that were powered by Volkswagen Beetle engines. As was the case then, it comes standard with rear-wheel drive. However, an AWD system could be fitted …
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