Tests and Features

First Drives2020 Jaguar XE: Techno-dynamic4.0/5
NICE, France – Launched in 2015, the Jaguar XE sports sedan gets an update for 2020 that includes substantial tweaks to the exterior design and the addition of new technologies shared with other models in the lineup, such as the I-PACE. Things are now simpler from a technical standpoint as …
First Drives2019 BMW 8 Series Cabriolet: 8th Heaven4.0/5
FARO, Portugal— First came the 8 Series Coupe, now the 8 Series Cabriolet. Inevitably, these models will be followed by an 8 Series Gran Coupé and the almighty M8. As you can see, BMW is taking advantage of every opportunity to express its new vision of luxury. Codenamed G14, the …
PreviewsFive Things to Know About the 2019 Audi Q5
Audi’s most popular model in Canada, the Q5 compact SUV continues year after year to charm luxury-vehicle shoppers. Second in sales in its segment after the first quarter of 2019, right behind the Mercedes-Benz GLC , the Q5 is nonetheless ahead of the BMW X3 , the Cadillac XT5 , …
First Drives2020 Lexus RC F: V8 Magic FTW!5.0/5
The Lexus RC F has been around since 2015 and was starting to show its age. For 2020, this Japanese luxury coupe benefits from a number of improvements. But don’t get too excited: Only a keen eye will be able to notice them. Old-School Engine While Lexus doesn’t have the …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carWhy is My Insurance Premium Going Up?
This advertorial is brought to you by the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) You’re a good driver. You haven’t had any accidents. And yet, your insurance premium is going up. Why? Claims have gone up, as has the cost of auto repairs, over the past several years. With more claim …
Test Drives2019 Lincoln MKC: One Last Show3.5/5
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 Well3.5/5
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 …
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