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Special EventsNissan LEAF NISMO RC: The Future of Cars is Anything but Boring
A few days after the Global Climate Strike, the renowned Circuit Mont-Tremblant hosted its annual Fall Classic, which is a large gathering of performance enthusiasts and definitely not the place to be if you’re a Mother Nature advocate. That being said, Tremblant did its part to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …
Special Events2020 Porsche Taycan: Assembly Begins
ZUFFENHAUSEN, Germany – Production of the Taycan sports sedan has officially begun. Following the numerous speeches from representatives of the company in addition to municipal and regional leaders, the new Porsche’s assembly line started working on customer cars, with first deliveries scheduled for the U.S. market, followed by Europe and …
Special Events1990 Lexus LS 400: The Game Changer
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – Lexus is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, and it invited journalists from around the globe to Costa Rica, where we had the opportunity to get some seat time in a few vintage Lexus models alongside a couple of 2020 models, including the Lexus RX and …
Special Events30 Years of Lexus
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – As the Japanese automobile manufacturers expanded their business globally in the 1980s, they grabbed a stranglehold of the small-car market in North America. Three of those automakers decided to build on that success and aim to redefine the luxury-car market. Honda was first, creating the Acura …
Special EventsGoodbye Volkswagen Beetle, Hello Future
Nearly everybody has a Volkswagen Beetle story to tell. A survey has never been done to our knowledge in Canada, but we’re quite convinced that a the very least, a third of us have an uncle, a parent or someone close that can tell you about their experience with the …
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.
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