Test Drives

Test Drives2023 Volkswagen ID.4: Next in Line to the Throne?4.0/5
Volkswagen Canada executives believe the ID.4 could become their best-selling model in the country, ahead of the Jetta and even the Tiguan , which sold a little more than 19,000 units last year. We’re a long way from getting to that point, however, as ID.4 deliveries are still few and …
Special Events2022 Chevrolet Camaro SS: Big-Time Fun on the Track4.0/5
The Chevrolet Camaro is definitely not the easiest car to live with. Killer looks are one thing, but visibility is simply atrocious. At least when you’re talking about the coupe. The Camaro Convertible obviously doesn’t have this problem. It’s an entirely different story as far as performance and dynamic driving …
Test Drives2022 Porsche Taycan GTS: Taking Charge4.5/5
Porsche did everything it could to emulate the signature Porsche experience in the electric Taycan. Impressive power delivery and absolutely phenomenal handling are definitely part of the mix. But critics, including The Car Guide journalist Gabriel Gelinas, have also pointed out that the Taycan is quite heavy when driven spiritedly …
Test Drives2023 Nissan Z: Secrets From the Road and the Track4.0/5
The all-new 2023 Nissan Z is finally arriving in Canada—admittedly a bit late for a sports car that will mostly be used in the summer. But since the first snowflakes are still a few weeks, Nissan Canada invited The Car Guide to a road and track test in the Laurentides …
Test Drives2023 Genesis G90: Elegant and Opulent4.0/5
Genesis ’ flagship sedan is all-new for 2023 and we recently had the opportunity to spend some time behind the wheel, so here are our first impressions of the 2023 Genesis G90 . For starters, the company chose to offer a single trim level called Prestige that has all the …
Test Drives2022 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT: A Real Rocket4.0/5
Nineteen. That’s how many Porsche Cayenne models you’ll find in the Canadian lineup with the addition of the new Turbo GT, which is exclusively available in Coupe configuration. Of course, we’re used to such generous selection, with the 911 and Panamera offering a whopping 23 and 24 models, respectively. Now, …
Test Drives2023 Volkswagen ID.3: Tasting the Forbidden Fruit3.5/5
Before the Volkswagen ID.4 , the German automaker kicked off its next generation of electric vehicles with the ID.3, a small hatchback that first debuted in concept form at the 2016 Paris Motor Show then launched across Europe in September of 2020. Unfortunately, there are no plans to bring it …
Test Drives2023 Jaguar F-Pace SVR: High-Performing Practicality4.5/5
When the F-Pace first arrived in 2014, the world was a little shocked that a manufacturer known and revered for its sexy silhouettes, gorgeous sedans and racy coupes and convertibles was entering into the crossover market. There was resistance. There was scorn. And there were diehard Jaguar enthusiasts who swore …
Test Drives2022 Ford Explorer Hybrid: From Montreal to NYC and Back3.5/5
Rising gas prices have boosted demand for electric and hybrid vehicles. Alas, three-row midsize SUV buyers have few options to choose from if they don’t want to spend all their money at pump. In fact, there are just two: the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Ford Explorer Hybrid. We’ve previously reviewed …
Test Drives2022 Kia EV6: The Korean Advantage4.0/5
The all-new 2022 Kia EV6 electric crossover has been on sale in Canada since March of this year. It’s an excellent product, but like many other Kias, it remains overshadowed and outsold by its Hyundai counterpart. We’re talking about the IONIQ 5 , which happens to be the reigning World …
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