Autos: Reviews

Extended Ride Review: 2018 Subaru Impreza

Friday  17:11,   18 may 2018

These days it’s tough to make an objectively “bad” car. That’s why it’s always great when we have an opportunity to take a vehicle on an Extended Ride—providing more time to evaluate the nuances of each main feature, raise constructive observations, [...]

First Drive: 2019 Bentley Continental GT

Thursday  18:09,   17 may 2018

Signature grand tourer gets ever more grandioseThe new, third-generation Continental GT finds its voice from the hand-built masterpiece that is its 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W-12 engine, which is rated at 626 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Jaguar F-Pace 20d R-Sport

Thursday  18:08,   17 may 2018

<p>The F-Pace in any guise is a supermodel.</p>When it comes to motor vehicles, I am a fattist. Small, sleek, and slender; low and lithe – that’s the way to light my fire. Tall and bulky rigs are a cold shower. Yet I find the 2018 Jaguar[...]

Review: 2018 Hyundai Kona CUV

Thursday  18:07,   17 may 2018

The 2018 Hyundai Kona pretty well sums up what’s happening in the Canadian automotive market – consumers want more utility.&nbsp;In 2017, sales of subcompact utility vehicles were up 32 per cent compared to 2016, while purchases of subcompact[...]

2018 Dodge Challenger GT: Twelve Months a Year

Thursday  18:06,   17 may 2018

Musclecars may obviously not be perceived as environmentally friendly vehicles, especially now that electrified powertrains are starting to gain traction on the market, by choice or by obligation. The Dodge Challenger, the Chevrolet Camaro and the[...]

Review: 2018 Acura MDX

Wednesday  19:31,   16 may 2018

To put a modern spin on a well-worn saying: one person’s cast-off is another’s treasure. This is because we humans, fortunately, are a wonderfully diverse bunch. Life would be awfully boring if we weren’t. We could all drive identical vehicles and[...]

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack: Please Buy One

Tuesday  18:23,   15 may 2018

If you find my headline a little desperate, that’s because the car you see here, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, is under serious threat. People aren’t buying cars anymore. The phenomenon has become so major that some carmakers, such as Ford,[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

Tuesday  18:22,   15 may 2018

It’s often said that there’s no such thing as a bad car these days, and that’s never been truer than in today’s luxury compact SUVs. "A status symbol, like an artfully cut gem or designer handbag."A glance across the contenders here reveals a very[...]

Review: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Tuesday  18:22,   15 may 2018

On occasion, a single trim level or option package of a certain model becomes so popular that the manufacturer chooses to make it a model all its own. By far, the best example of this graduation comes from within Subaru’s own[...]

SUV Review: 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Tuesday  18:22,   15 may 2018

Latest version of the iconic off-roader adds newfound refinement on the pavementThe new Unlimited is longer, wider and it now rides on a stretched wheelbase — at 3,008-millimetres in length it’s up 61 mm, which means more back seat legroom and a[...]

First Drive: 2019 Bentley Continental GT

Monday  22:51,   14 may 2018

Bentley's new Continental GT is a fresh blend of technology, style, performance and luxury . Bentley’s stated goal was to create “the finest Grand Tourer ever produced.” Those who can afford such pleasures should prepare to be[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Friday  17:27,   11 may 2018

An often-ignored reality in the horsepower wars is that once you reach a certain threshold, more isn’t necessarily better – at least not for street use.&nbsp;An often-ignored reality in the horsepower wars is that once you reach a certain[...]

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross First Test: Meh

Friday  17:26,   11 may 2018

We don’t think “fun to drive” means what Mitsubishi thinks it meansWith a name pilfered from one of the iconic sports coupes of the 1990s, the Eclipse Cross carries coupe-like styling. But there's no getting past that it's a four-door compact[...]

SUV Review: 2018 Nissan Qashqai

Friday  17:22,   11 may 2018

Little crossover with comfy seats is one of the best values on the market, but needs just one more feature to be perfectWhich make it a bit of surprise then — and none more surprised than I — to realize that were I, after 30 years of driving[...]

Car Review: 2018 BMW M5

Thursday  18:06,   10 may 2018

When you have to search the ranks of Ferrari's fastest supercars for comparisons, you know there’s something special about the new BMW M5And yet, say the analysts at the Motor Authority, there is unimpeachable — OK, again, like the 45th[...]