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BuzzMeet the “Million Dollar Scirocco”
Remember the Volkswagen Scirocco? Sales of this Golf-based, three-door hatchback ended in Canada in 1989, and we never got the third and final generation (2008-2017) because the company feared it could negatively affect the Golf GTI. Also, the increasing gap between the U.S. dollar and the Euro made the Scirocco’s …
BuzzWatch: Honda Mean Mower V2 Goes From 0-160 Km/h in Six Seconds!
How often do you see a lawn tractor set a Guinness World Record? Honda’s Mean Mower V2 did just that, securing the title of the fastest acceleration for a lawnmower. With stunt driver, kart and car racer Jess Hawkins behind the wheel, the feat was achieved at the Dekra Lausitzring …
BuzzThis New Skoda Pickup Concept is Really Cool
Skoda, the Czech automaker whose vehicles are sold in more than 100 countries but not in Canada, has come a very long way since launching in 1895. Nearly 125 years later, this is what we get. The freshly unveiled Skoda Mountiaq concept, based on the existing Kodiaq SUV, is one …
BuzzThis Jacked-up Honda Civic Type R Should Compete in Rallies
The Honda Civic Type R is by far the most extreme version of the regular Civic , but what would be the extreme version of the Type R? It’s a question probably no one had ever asked—until now. The people at Honda UK approached Ralph Hosier Engineering and commissioned a …
Buzz840-hp Demon vs. 1,000-hp Hennessey Corvette: Who Wins?
About a month ago, we told you about the three awesome engine upgrade kits the tuning specialists at Hennessey prepared for the outgoing 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. Building on its 755-horsepower, supercharged 6.2-litre LT5 V8 engine, they were able to boost the car’s output to 850 hp, 1,000 hp and …
BuzzWatch: 750-Hp Mitsubishi Mirage Climbs Hill Like There’s no Tomorrow
Many people keep wondering why Mitsubishi chose to abandon cars in North America except for the Mirage . As one of the cheapest vehicles on the market (MSRP of $10,998), it does attract more people into showrooms, but this sub-compact car lacks refinement, styling is questionable and the tiny 1.2-litre …
BuzzThe Most Incredible Bentley You Will Ever See
Bentley is famous for building world-class luxury cars and offering a seemingly infinite number of customization options, but never anything that comes even remotely close to this. The tuning specialists from the popular Russian YouTube channel AcademeG have taken a Bentley Continental GT coupe and removed the doors while replacing …
BuzzFord v. Ferrari Movie to Hit Theatres November 15
In 1966 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ford famously and shockingly swept the podium with the legendary GT40 Mk II and in the process embarrassed Ferrari, which not only had dominated the race in previous years, but also blocked a takeover attempt by Henry Ford II in 1963.
BuzzGet Your Driver’s Licence… in a Lamborghini Aventador!
Driving schools typically choose entry-level compact cars such as the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla for good reason. They’re safe, easy to figure out and extremely driver-friendly. But most importantly, they’re not ultra-powerful, outrageously expensive machines that would scare the hell out of student drivers and potentially crash at some …
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