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WHEELS: These are the five best sports cars for five different budgets
Anyone with an ounce of gasoline in their blood lusts after a good sports car. While the breed tends to be less practical than many, with form taking precedence over function, the beauty and appeal is found in the unadulterated fun of the ...
10 vehicles that sold well despite 2020’s Q-1 Canadian auto sales collapse
TIMOTHY CAIN After Canadian sales climbed beyond two million units in a record 2017, hovered near the same level in 2018, and nearly reached that lofty peak in 2019, forecasts for 2020 were mildly positive. No, it didn’t seem like this would ...
These five wild garages almost outshine the car collections housed within
Alex Reid Driving is a privilege; driving a cool car, an even bigger privilege. But the biggest privilege of all is having a swanky storage spot for your cool car, or better yet your multiple cool cars. While most of us can only dream of ...
Can you buy a car entirely online?
By Stephanie Wallcraft Pressure was already mounting before we started isolating in our homes due to COVID-19. But now that we’ve been in the midst of this pandemic for weeks, the question is more relevant than ever: shouldn’t we be ...
Subaru’s entry-level crossover stands out in a crowded sector
By Brian Harper Simple fact: Subaru Canada sold a little over 15,000 Crosstreks last year, accounting for more than 25 per cent of Subaru Canada’s total sales and making it the top seller for the company. It’s logical, really. While ...
The latest addition to the Atlas lineup is made for VW buyers who don't need a third row of seats
JIL MCINTOSH WHISTLER, B.C. — When they launch a new vehicle, most automakers make an impression by offering customers more. But Volkswagen’s deal with its Atlas Cross Sport is to take its largest SUV, and then give us less — ...
A refreshed 2021 Mini Countryman should hit Canada this summer
Matthew Guy Purists tut-tutted into their English breakfast tea when Mini first introduced the Countryman, an all-wheel-drive vehicle that stretches the definition of the word “mini.” Still, it permitted the brand to play in the ...
Speed in the time of COVID: What do road stats reveal about changing road behaviours
LORRAINE SOMMERFELD The COVID lockdown is revealing some interesting changes on our roads. Between March 23 and April 27 of 2019, there were approximately 5,537 speeding charges laid by Toronto Police Services. For the same stretch of time this ...
You know the upside of diesel, but here's the rub
Brian Turner No question, diesel engines are making a comeback. Improved emission controls, performance, and smoothness have increased their popularity in light trucks, SUVs, and passenger cars. Truck and SUV owners appreciate the almost endless ...
11 cars and trucks that changed their segments
MATTHEW GUY The term “game-changer” gets thrown around far too often in the automotive industry, so that’s the last you’ll find it in this story. Still, we need to settle on some sort of word for this list of vehicles that ...