First Drives

First Drives2022 Porsche 911 GTS: The 911 Sauce with the Proper Kick4.5/5
There is something for all tastes and all (sizeable) budgets in the 911 range. While prices currently range between $115,000 and $180,000, options can easily push a mid-range model well over $ 200,000. But one fact remains, no matter which variant you choose, the 911 rarely disappoints. The big guns …
First Drives2022 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing: Strap On Your Helmet
Cadillac has finally unleashed the almighty Blackwing versions of the CT4-V and CT5-V sedans. We at The Car Guide had the opportunity to take them for a few hot laps around the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. Were we impressed? You bet. Fabulous Powerplants The late ATS-V and …
First Drives2022 Toyota GR 86: 0.4L Makes All the Difference4.0/5
Toyota’s entry-level sports coupe gets a fresh start for 2022. The car formerly known as Scion FR-S then Toyota 86 will now officially be called “GR 86” as the latest addition to the Gazoo Racing line. Similar to the first generation, it continues to share plenty of components with the …
First Drives2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer: Grand Return3.5/5
As strange as it may seem in this day and age, full-size SUVs are increasingly popular. In 2019, before the pandemic, they were one of the fastest-growing segments in the industry, led by GM’s revamped trio. Also, demand for capable SUVs that can tow heavy loads, haul lots of stuff …
First Drives2021 Ford Bronco: The Real Deal4.0/5
A few colleagues and I took turns behind the wheel of a Bronco Sport as we headed to the media launch of the all-new and highly anticipated 2021 Ford Bronco at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. The smaller Bronco is not a sporty SUV by any stretch, …
First Drives2022 Nissan Pathfinder: Ironing Out a Few Snags3.5/5
Over the past few years, Nissan has often been criticized for its aging product lineup. But now with the all-new Sentra , Versa and Rogue , the automaker is taking big steps to fix that. And don’t forget about the upcoming Frontier or the next-generation Z coupe to be revealed …
First Drives2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV: The Bolt "Plus"4.0/5
Chevrolet had no choice but to launch a small electric crossover to keep up with the current times, and the path with the fewest obstacles was definitely through an elevated version of the Bolt EV . And while all the sheet metal on our roads is in the process of …
First Drives2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L: The Grand Revamp3.5/5
A well-overdue redesign has finally happened for the Jeep Grand Cherokee after a ten-year stint with the current generation. Even if a decade feels like an eternity in automotive years, it would appear, however, that aging products are rarely a problem at Jeep, where dated interiors, powertrains and designs are …
First Drives2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness: The Best Outback Ever4.0/5
Many outdoor enthusiasts turn to Subaru and we know why: the Japanese automaker has one of the best all-wheel drive systems on the planet, which seems to please adventure-minded drivers and their families. Yet, for some reason, Subaru long hesitated to come to market with a dedicated off-roader and a …
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