Autos: Enthusiasts

The Meteoric Rise of Rimac

Monday  18:51,   16 july 2018
roadandtrack

We drove to Croatia to have a chat with Rimac founder and CEO Mate Rimac, whose company has gone from fixing a broken BMW to pushing electric tech boundaries in an astoundingly short amount of time.Rimac's first car, the aptly named Concept_One,[...]

Here's Your Chance to Own McLaren's First Road Car

Monday  17:52,   16 july 2018
roadandtrack

The M6GT was the 1960s McLaren street car that never was. Now's your chance to own one of the three built.Welcome to You Must Buy, our daily look at the cars you really should be buying instead of that boring commuter[...]

Collector Classics: 1958 Continental Mark III Town Sedan

Monday  17:46,   16 july 2018
driving.ca

Father’s Day is over, but the sentiment remains strong with the McConnell Family. They gathered around the 1958 Continental Mark III Town Sedan that brought newborn Stellard McConnell home from Royal Columbia Hospital on November 5, 1965. His father [...]

Eye Candy: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

Monday  17:45,   16 july 2018
wheels.ca

I grew up in Oshawa and always wanted a Corvette after three of us went to the Orillia Folk Festival in our friend Max Darlington’s 1957 or ‘58 Corvette to see the new singing stars Ian and Sylvia Tyson. It was about 1959 and I was[...]

We Sample Three Generations of the Nissan Z

Friday  18:02,   13 july 2018
automobilemag

The 370Z goes on a journey to meet its motorsports pastQuietly, the Nissan 370Z turned 10 years old earlier this spring. No cake, no fanfare—just a reserved press release announcing the perennial sports car will soldier on through the 2019 model[...]

What Makes a Long Tail: More Details on the McLaren 600LT

Friday  18:02,   13 july 2018
caranddriver

2019 McLaren[...]

Find of the Week: 2015 Lotus Exige LF1 Track-Day Monster

Friday  18:01,   13 july 2018
autotrader.ca

Lotus Cars has made some of the most spartan sports cars ever to set tire to track or road . But this week we've got one of the rarest and most special. It's a Lotus Exige LF1, our autoTRADER.ca Find of the week.Lotus has had some serious ups and[...]

Torque Converters Explained

Friday  17:18,   13 july 2018
hotrod

<p>A torque converter is one of those parts where most mechanically minded people know what they do, but may not know how they work.&nbsp;<br></p>One of the more complicated systems of a car with an automatic transmission is the torque[...]

Porsche 356: The little sports car that started a dynasty

Friday  17:17,   13 july 2018
driving.ca

Driving the delightfully light classics – including the first one of its kind – shows how far the German carmaker has come in 70 yearsYet the four 356 sports cars do much more than fill that period of Porsche’s history, through founder Dr. Ferdinand [...]

Just how much do Subaru owners love their Subies?

Thursday  18:36,   12 july 2018
autofile.ca

Enough to gather by the hundreds with others of their own ilk to share their enthusiasmEnough to gather by the hundreds with others of their own ilk. Enough to stand in line for more than half an hour for a free[...]

Ford Model A Vs. Model T Might Be The Slowest Drag Race Ever

Thursday  17:27,   12 july 2018
motor1

It’s a race of[...]

Why a 10-Speed Transmission Actually Makes Sense

Wednesday  21:08,   11 july 2018
roadandtrack

Ten gears seem like too many, but there's logic behind a 10-speed transmission.To talk about 10-speed gearboxes, we must first talk about continuously variable transmissions, or CVTs, the car enthusiast's least favorite transmission. CVTs don't[...]

1967 Shelby G.T. 350 Uncovered

Wednesday  21:06,   11 july 2018
hotrod

Ten years passed before Shane Fowler got the chance to see this 1967 G.T 350, let alone make a purchase, but now that time had come. He had only heard of the car. Fowler, an endodontist, Mustang collector, and amateur restorer became well acquainted [...]

A crazy recipe for a north-of-the-border “Chevy”: 1965 Chevrolet Acadian

Wednesday  18:34,   11 july 2018
hotrod

The world is a crazy place at times, especially in terms of classic muscle cars and how they found their way into other countries. Take early Novas, for example. When General Motors decided to sell Novas (or Chevy IIs) in Canada, GM decided the[...]

Breaking in a Wrangler at the 2018 Penn’s Woods Jeep Jamboree

Tuesday  18:26,   10 july 2018
autotrader.ca

Photos by Jeff Wilson and Allie Marsh Two years ago, Allie insisted we take her Jeep – a well-worn and much-loved 2001 TJ Sport – to a Jeep Jamboree. We had only just started dating a few months prior to her springing this on me, and while I’d grown [...]