Test Drives

Test Drives2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1: Hardcore to the Mach4.5/5
Muscle car and pony car enthusiasts were sad to see Ford axe their beloved Shelby GT350 not long after the fabulous, 760-horsepower Shelby GT500 became the new alpha stallion in the Mustang lineup. They can find solace in the return of the illustrious Mach 1 , however. This new model …
Test Drives2022 MINI Cooper: Refreshed and More Mature3.5/5
The MINI is an electrifying little car, especially in John Cooper Works trim. And since 2020 it’s just plain electric, what with the addition of the zero-emission Cooper SE . It’s a major shift for a brand so steeped in history, yet only the beginning: the last model with a …
Test Drives2021 BMW M3: Beyond the Grille4.0/5
We won’t waste any time addressing the elephant in the room, namely the oversized double-kidney grille that looks more like a beaver’s teeth on the new 2021 BMW M3 and M4 . This is a styling direction that BMW first introduced with the Concept 4 at the 2019 Frankfurt Auto …
Test Drives2021 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye: Old-school Power and Fun4.0/5
Dodge’s parent company Stellantis made one thing pretty clear recently: the Hellcat’s days are numbered. With increasingly strict emission regulations, big and ultra-powerful V8 engines that burn fuel like there’s no tomorrow have no future. For now, however, Dodge is making the most of its fire-breathing, supercharged 6.2-litre V8, the …
Test Drives2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: Hot-Blooded4.0/5
One sedan that statistically doesn’t come to mind when shopping for a high-performance vehicle is the Alfa Romeo Giulia. Only 187 units were sold in Canada in 2020, while the most popular members of the segment, such as the BMW 3 Series, pumped out numbers reaching 3,800. But why is …
Test DrivesRoad Tripping in a 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant4.5/5
One silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic is more opportunities to discover our beautiful country. This summer, I decided to explore some of the northern parts of Quebec through La Route des Baleines (Whale Route), which stretches along the St. Lawrence River from Tadoussac to Kegaska. My main destination was …
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