Autos: Enthusiasts

This is the Restrained 1959 Italian Cadillac

Wednesday  19:06,   01 august 2018

This gorgeous Cadillac is an Italian coach-built car pulled from the days when Cadillac ruled supreme when it came to the luxury automobile. In the mid-1950s, Cadillac wanted a new range-topper. Something to sit atop the Fleetwood trim it already[...]
Autos / Enthusiasts

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class vs. Audi A3

Tuesday  18:26,   31 july 2018

Which is the more stylish compact luxury sedan?The A-Class has a planted stance, and that starts up front with the low-slung hood. It also has narrow, angled-in headlights similar to the CLS-Class and a wide grille. This grille features a diamond[...]

Top 5 Tips for Driving in the Rain

Tuesday  18:25,   31 july 2018

The summer driving season is the one we wait for all year. Finally, clear and dry roads with predictable conditions – that is, until those torrential summer storms hit. Nothing puts a damper on a great summer drive like a wheel-gripping,[...]

Testing Tire Safety and Performance with Continental Tire at ICAR

Monday  21:58,   30 july 2018

I have always been surprised that tire companies have such a hard time selling safety . Automakers have done such a good job of it that many customers don’t fully understand how some of the higher-tech safety features work, but insist on them[...]

Who Owns Which Car Brands?

Monday  21:57,   30 july 2018

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions killed off, making it difficult to keep up with w ho owns which car brands.As automakers have slimmed[...]

The almost-forgotten Jaguar XJ13

Monday  21:51,   30 july 2018

Jaguar has a prestigious racing heritage, particularly at the [Le Mans 24-hours, and in the early 1960s there was a desire for the brand to make a comeback. The notion of a grand return resulted in plans for an advanced racer called the XJ13. So[...]

Curbsiders a Scourge of Private Vehicle Sales

Friday  18:00,   27 july 2018

In 2017, following an investigation by the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC), an Ottawa man was convicted of illegally selling motor vehicles. In this case, the man sold vehicles that had been written off by insurance companies to[...]

The Aston Martin DB7 and First-Gen Mazda Miata Share One Important Part

Friday  17:59,   27 july 2018

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Who owns the very first Land Rover?

Friday  17:59,   27 july 2018

Following a near-secretive unveiling at the prestigious Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall back in February, Land Rover chassis 860001 – the very first production Land Rover – has drawn worldwide interest and all manner of questions. Where has it[...]

The dark secret behind Top Gear’s Hopkirk Mini restoration

Friday  17:59,   27 july 2018

Long before controversies surrounding cold steak, assaulting producers and winding up Argentinean locals found Clarkson ejected from BBC’s Top Gear – taking Richard Hammond and James May with him – the flagship motoring show faced another polemic.[...]

The World's Best All-Terrain Utility Truck Came from Austria

Thursday  22:45,   26 july 2018

For 29 years, the Pinzgauer was built by the same team in Austria that makes the G-Wagen.Today, the Austrian company Magna builds cars-including the upcoming BMW Z4-while in a separate hall, classic Gs are hand-made for various governments to enjoy. [...]

Find of the Week: 1989 Ferrari Mondial t

Thursday  16:27,   26 july 2018

Our Find of the Week this week is a car that lets you put one of the most storied brands in automotive history in your garage. For about the price of a midsize luxury sedan. It's a 1989 Ferrari Mondial t Cabriolet.The supercar builder that wears[...]

Infiniti changes the way an engine works

Wednesday  19:03,   25 july 2018

Variable compression ratios maximize peak power and efficiency as neededUnder the 2019 QX50’s clamshell hood is a turbocharged 2.0-litre 4-cylinder, an engine choice that’s becoming the standard in this segment. Inside that engine, however, is a[...]

Dr. Strangecar, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the High-Performance SUV

Wednesday  19:03,   25 july 2018

A wave of SUVs as potent and fast as sports cars has broken upon us. Stop fighting the tide—it's time to surf.Every car nerd has stumbled upon the arguments somewhere in recent years, whether heard in person over cups of joe at Cars & Coffee [...]

Death, Love, Garage Sales. The Story of Kent’s Dodge.

Wednesday  19:03,   25 july 2018

There is an Instagram account that features interesting and exotic cars spotted in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. There’s a Mercedes AMG GT. There’s a Viper ACR. There’s a 1968 Mercury Cougar decked out in red and white livery, complete[...]