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Special EventsBehind the Scenes at the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge
This year’s Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal was full of action and surprises, not only in the main event but also in the support series. One of them is the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve marked the second stop of its six-race tour. The Car Guide got the …
Special EventsAll-new 2020 Cadillac CT4 Debuts with 320-Hp Model
As Cadillac celebrates 15 years of V-series performance, the company yesterday unveiled the all-new CT4-V and CT5-V with The Car Guide in attendance. It was actually the first public appearance of the CT4, the brand’s new entry-level sedan positioned below the larger CT5 and CT6. With the CT4-V, Cadillac puts …
Special EventsOur Exclusive Look at the New 2020 Lexus RX
Lexus basically created the luxury crossover segment when it introduced the RX in the late 1990s. Almost no one could have predicted how immensely popular these vehicles would become, but the fact is that the RX has been the brand’s best-selling product from the get-go. For 2020, the Lexus RX …
Special Events2020 Ford Escape: Striking Back
DEARBORN, Michigan – After a very successful run, the current Escape is about to be replaced by the fourth-generation model, which will go on sale in the fall of 2019. Seeking to regain its throne as the best-selling SUV in Canada, the new Escape is getting a major overhaul. And …
Special EventsVolkswagen Channels Tesla's Boldness for EV Future
TORONTO, Ontario – Scroll through the Volkswagen Canada website and its model lineup is filled with gas-powered sedans and SUVs. The lone available fully-electric e-Golf and its future I.D. family concepts ( VIZZION , CROZZ, BUZZ and I.D.) are found at the bottom of the list. However, what you see …
Special EventsThe Car Guide's 2019 Best Buys
As you all probably know by now, year after year, The Car Guide hands over awards to carmakers to underline the Best Buys of the industry. This year, we were treated to a wide variety of results, but more importantly, lots of surprises, especially from the German and Swedish brands.
Special EventsThe Car Guide Nominates its Best Buys of 2019
This week, The Car Guide team will be in Toronto, to hand over its 2019 Best Buy Awards , a traditional ceremony year after year. Underlining New Categories With the arrival of new automotive segments, such as subcompact SUVs and subcompact luxury sedans, for example, The Car Guide had to …
Special EventsWolfsburg's Autostadt: Fantasy Island for Cars
In Northern Germany lies the city of Wolfsburg. It's one of the younger destinations in Germany, founded only in 1938 specifically to house Volkswagen factory workers in order to build the upcoming Beetle. This isn't the place for old churches, cobblestone or renaissance architecture; its city name and history are …
Special EventsVolkswagen's Future Looks Bright
Throughout the 20th century, headlights were secondary to the vehicle purchase with focus placed on performance and other design attributes. Nowadays, an attention to detail towards headlights goes well beyond its circular, square, horizontally sleek, or even vertical shape. The switch from Halogen to Xenon to LEDs and even the …
Special EventsInside Look into Polestar: The New Guiding Star of Electrification
NEW YORK CITY – See if you've heard this before: boutique shops, concierge service, on-hand specialists and appointment-driven. It sure sounds like Apple’s store model. It's also the vision of Polestar, Volvo's first offshoot brand now specializing in electric, high-end performance. “We look outside the auto industry to define what …
Special EventsJaguar Art of Performance Tour: Discovering the Brand
Every year, British manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover organises a cross-Canada tour called the Art of Performance Tour, held in various cities that allow consumers to discover some of the highlights both brands have to offer. Those interested in getting a little free seat time in one of the automaker’s vehicles …
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