First Drives

First Drives2019 Infiniti QX50: Another Talent for the Rank and File3.5/5
For about 15 years and counting, Infiniti – Nissan’s luxury division – has set itself apart thanks to a lineup of dynamic vehicles that are more performance-oriented than their Japanese counterparts. Models like the G35, FX35/45 and those that followed helped give the brand more personality and often earned it …
First Drives2019 Mercedes-AMG C 63: The New Benchmark4.5/5
At Mercedes-Benz, cars still generate the most sales volume and the C-Class is still at the pinnacle. With it undergoing a slight makeover this year, we had the chance to take the most explosive version – the 2019 Mercedes-AMG C 63 – for a test drive. It is undoubtedly the …
First Drives2019 Mazda MX-5: Even More Exciting4.0/5
TORONTO, Ontario – Since it first appeared on the market in 1989, the little Mazda MX-5 has won the hearts of many driving enthusiasts across the globe. The Miata, as it was known in the beginning, celebrated its 26th anniversary in 2015, just before receiving a total redesign. This fourth …
First DrivesMaserati in 2019: A Proven Recipe
PONTIAC, Michigan – Driving a Maserati has long been a sign of exclusivity due to the extremely small number of units sold in Canada. However, the noble Italian brand experienced its first solid growth in 2014 when it introduced the Ghibli sedan on the market—100 years after the foundation of …
First Drives2019 Ram 1500 Sport: For Canada Only4.5/5
In 2017, Ram trucks accounted for 37 percent of FCA sales in Canada. What’s more, 25 percent of Ram 1500 buyers opted for a Sport model, which is not even available in the U.S. for the 2019 model year. Why is it so popular north of the border? The folks …
First Drives2019 BMW X4: We Like it Even (M)ore4.5/5
BMW was the first manufacturer to take the "U" out of SUV. By that I mean that they minimized the vehicle’s practical aspects in favour of style and performance. First they did it with the X6, followed next by the X4. Obviously, this winning formula inspired many other manufacturers to …
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