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NewsAverage Price of New Vehicles Now Tops $40,000
You think new vehicles are significantly more expensive these days? You’re not wrong. According to the latest stats compiled by Autotrader , their average price across Canada exceeds $40,000 for the very first time, reaching $40,490 on the strength of a 2.3-percent annual increase. American models sell for $50,341 on …
ElectricPorsche Taycan Turbo’s EPA Range is Very Disappointing
One of the most celebrated new cars of the year may not be as exceptional as we first believed. We’re talking about the 2020 Porsche Taycan. Of course, we knew the WLTP-estimated range of 381-450 kilometres for the Turbo model would be reduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) …
News2020 Dodge Charger GT AWD is Your New Winter-busting Sedan
FCA has just announced a new Dodge Charger GT AWD model for 2020. Similar to the Charger SXT AWD introduced a year ago, the GT AWD boasts sportier looks inspired by high-performance Charger SRT models. Unfortunately, there won’t be a powerful V8 engine under the hood. Rather, you’ll find a …
News2020 Porsche 911 Finally Adds a Manual Gearbox
Manual transmissions are a hot topic these days, but for the wrong reasons. More and more automakers are choosing to abandon them. Fortunately, it’s not the case of Porsche, which today announced the availability of a seven-speed manual gearbox with the 2020 911 Carrera S and 4S . Even better, …
RacingHonda Unveils Civic Type R TC Race Car
It’s been a while since the Honda Civic Type R last made headlines, but today’s announcement is notable, especially for racing enthusiasts. Honda Performance Development (HPD) has just created the Civic Type R TC, which is a turn-key solution for both professional racers and skilled amateurs who wish to transition …
NewsRefreshed 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Teased in New Sketches
Volkswagen launched the three-row Atlas for the 2018 model year and recently added a coupe-style variant called Atlas Cross Sport . And just a few days ago, the company eliminated the front-wheel drive option in Canada, thus making its 4MOTION system more accessible for 2020. As sales continue to rise, …
New Models2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Gets Bigger, Racier and Safer
The second-generation 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA was unveiled today as the fifth member in the German automaker’s new compact lineup and a sporty brother of the functional GLB . While just a bit shorter than its predecessor, the new GLA is 10 centimetres taller resulting in more headroom at the front …
News2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Make Their Promising Debut
The Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban full-size SUVs have been around for a long time. In fact, the latter originally entered production… 85 years ago! As family haulers, secret service vehicles and the choice of celebrities, these big rigs sell more than 300,000 units annually around the globe. The Arlington, Texas …
NewsStudy: How Much do you Trust the Auto Industry?
Car buyers aged 18-34 trust the auto industry more than older generations, according to the forthcoming 2020 CarGurus Car Buyer Trust Index. This new study, which examines the role trust plays in the car-buying process, was conducted among all age groups and represents people who either bought a car recently …
BuzzHere’s a Mazda RX-7 with Four Rotors, 1,000 Hp and Mad Sound Effects
Hoping to relive the magic of the LeMans-winning 787B race car, a Mazda RX-7 owner by the name of David Mazzei has completely transformed the powertrain by using the iconic, four-rotor R26B engine from the Japanese automaker. This extremely high-revving 2.6-litre mill originally produced 700 horsepower, but Mazzei somehow managed …
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