Tests and Features

Test DrivesThe Best Family Sedan: the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid5.0/5
I’ve been banging the Ford Fusion gong for a few years now, ever since Ford handed me the keys to an early model of the then-homely sedan at the automaker’s Dearborn facility. With a spacious interior, an excellent drivetrain, and a very attractive pricing schedule, the only drawback was the …
Test Drives2010 Jaguar XKR: it’s all style!
Some cars you just fall in love at first glance – and that’s certainly the case with the Jaguar XK, and especially the super-juiced R model. To truly appreciate its style, you have to see it in person, since photos don’t seem to do it justice. It really is one …
First Drives2010 Mazdaspeed3: same concept, same success!
After the release of the new Mazda3 earlier this year, we were left anticipating a more performance-enhanced model: the Mazdaspeed3. Based on the Mazda3 Sport, it offers many of the same features as its predecessor, including the same engine and front-wheel drive system. This of course indicates that there were …
First Drives2010 Lexus HS 250h: The deluxe hybrid!
There’s a trend toward greener, more economical cars. And while some manufacturers are turning to diesel, Toyota still believes that hybrid engines are the way to go. Although the Lexus line already includes three models with hybrid technology, this year the manufacturer is introducing a brand new car, the Lexus …
First Drives2010 Buick LaCrosse: A job well done
This new Buick sure is Allure-ing! Sorry, but I couldn’t resist the temptation of this little play on words following General Motors’ decision to go back to the original name of its intermediate Buick. If only fools never change their minds, then GM has proven its wisdom. Time will tell …
Special EventsThe Car Guide at Targa 2009
The Car Guide will be at the heart of the action again this year in the Targa Newfoundland event. After driving a hybrid-powered Lexus sedans in the two previous editions of this unique motorsport event, contributor Marc Lachapelle will indeed be driving a race-prepared Impreza WRX STI for Subaru Rally …
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