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Features and Tips2011 Editor's Choice
Each year, Le Guide de l'Auto publishes its best choices per category. Here are the 2011 Editor's choices per category and the editor's choices of most interesting new models for the year also named best SUV/Full Size Pick-Ups of the year and best Car of the year. Choose a category: …
TechnologyMazda’s SKY System: Reducing fuel consumption by 23%?
The reputation of Mazda’s engineers is solid. Over the last few years, they’ve impressed us with original vehicles that offer superior driving pleasure. Plus, they’re the only ones to have mastered the Wankel rotary engine, which you can still find in the RX8, an interesting four-seater sports car. And since …
Features and TipsHave Smart, will travel: Arctic Circle, here we come!
Journalists frequently participate in media events all over the world and these events are almost always very well structured and leave little room for adventure. But I must admit that the idea of participating in an expedition to the Arctic Circle at wheel of a Smart is anything but ordinary.
TechnologyBridgestone’s Blizzak tires: The secret is in the rubber
The 1992 launch of Bridgestone’s Blizzak winter tires was a veritable revolution. This tire was considerably more effective than all other products on the market. Like many others, it was excellent on snow, but it really set itself apart by offering incredible traction on ice. Passionate drivers all switched over …
Features and TipsSubaru Rally Team Canada at Targa Newfoundland 2009
This year I am driving Subaru Canada’s official entry at Targa Newfoundland, a fully race-prepared Impreza WRX STI. Subaru Rally Team Canada is thus competing on the Rock for the seventh consecutive year and our goal is to become the first team ever to win overall in the Targa class …
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