Autos: Reviews

2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance: The future, quicker

Monday  19:55,   23 july 2018

The first thing you notice about the Tesla Model 3 Performance is how, most of the time, it just feels like any other version of the electric sedan. At low speeds, the dual-motor Performance model is almost indistinguishable from the single-motor[...]
Autos / Reviews

First Drive: 2019 Bentley Bentayga V8

Monday  17:57,   23 july 2018

<p>As expected from this upper echelon of über-luxe-bargery, closing the doors seals the Bentayga’s fortunately blessed occupants from any distasteful reminders of the outside world.</p>PORTLAND, Oregon – No sooner had we merged on the I-84 E[...]

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback First Test: Haute, Not Hot

Monday  17:55,   23 july 2018

Moving beyond[...]

Review: 2018 Acura TLX SH-AWD A-Spec

Monday  17:55,   23 july 2018

I guess you could say the 2018 Acura TLX is a bit of an odd duck, if for no other reason than it’s a car from a manufacturer so steeped in its SUV and CUV offerings, that it’s easy to forget that they still make good ol’ sedans.&nbsp;After[...]

First Drive: 2019 Infiniti QX50

Monday  17:54,   23 july 2018

<p>The most notable feature of the QX50 is Infiniti’s new Variable Compression Engine – a marvel of engineering that’s an industry first.</p>NIAGARA, Ontario – The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is probably one of the most impressive makeover stories in[...]

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Wagon: Canada’s Little Darling

Monday  17:54,   23 july 2018

As I’m writing this, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 wagon is only available in Canada for the North American market. I should have your attention now. Because if you’ve got one ounce of automotive enthusiasm left inside you, you should be rushing into [...]

Head to Head: 2018 Honda Clarity vs 2018 Toyota Prius Prime

Monday  17:52,   23 july 2018

<p>Which best-of-both-worlds is best?</p>I’m going to come right out and say it: I like plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) as an alternative to the traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) as your only energy source. I’m a fan of[...]

Review: 2018 Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury 3.6L

Wednesday  08:26,   18 july 2018

While the North American market is embracing crossovers at a torrid pace, Cadillac continues to hawk its portfolio of cars, ranging in size from the trim ATS to the jumbo XTS. In between those two sit a pair of sedans with seemingly similar size and [...]

Test Drive: 2019 BMW 430i Gran Coupe

Wednesday  08:26,   18 july 2018

<p>The 4 Series Gran Coupe is a four-door fastback, and not a coupe. Clear as mud, right?</p>If you’ve been around cars for a long time, you likely know that “coupe” means “two doors”. If you’re a BMW fan, you probably know that since BMW[...]

2018 Karma Revero: Back to Life

Wednesday  08:11,   18 july 2018

It’s difficult not to talk about the Revero without mentioning its tumultuous childhood. Created by Henrik Fisker, automotive designer and entrepreneur who penned cars such as the BMW Z8 and the Aston Martin DB9 , the Fisker Karma hit the market in[...]

Car Review: 2018 BMW M3 CS

Wednesday  08:11,   18 july 2018

Sports sedan deserves a race track, but it's still comfortable enough for day-to-day commutingNot that being aged brings pardon against regrets; To wit: for three weeks, I managed to blag a test of BMW’s new CS version of its M3 and, for the[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman All4

Wednesday  08:10,   18 july 2018

<p>Could this Hulk stand to get a little angrier, though? Perhaps.</p>Just for fun, let’s put Mini into the Marvel universe for a[...]

2019 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport: Still an amazing performance bargain

Wednesday  08:10,   18 july 2018

The Grand Sport name has always been special in the world of Corvette. Originally sold to the public for racing homologation purposes in the 1960s, the Grand Sport eventually became a trim level that offered additional performance in different ways[...]

First Drive: 2019 Genesis G70

Wednesday  08:09,   18 july 2018

Sometimes, you get what you wantedIt's a rear-wheel-drive performance sedan, with optional all-wheel-drive for your Rust Belters. It has a suspension designed to prioritize handling, the development of which was overseen by an ex-BMW staffer—and not [...]

Review: 2018 Lexus NX 300

Wednesday  00:51,   18 july 2018

Michael Andretti. Ashley, Courtney, &amp; Brittany Force. Dale Earnhardt Junior. All these athletes have something in common. Imbued with natural talent, they could have easily made successful careers based on their skills alone. Having a strong [...]