Autos: Reviews

2018 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T First Test Review: Quicker and More Agile

Tuesday  16:37,   02 january 2018

A fresh look at Hyundai's middling midsizerDespite many changes, Hyundai kept the same engines. Most buyers will find the standard 2.4-liter engine sufficient with 185 hp, as we've noted before. The 2.0-liter turbo-four engine still makes 245 hp [...]

The 2017 Honda Civic Si Is A Love Letter To The Manual Transmission

Tuesday  16:36,   02 january 2018

The 2017 Honda Civic Si is not the fastest car you can get for about $25,000. It is not the most powerful or the best handling. A Ford Focus ST would beat it in a drag race, a Mazda Miata would take it in the corners and a Subaru WRX would likely do [...]

Meet the World’s Fastest Plug-in Hybrid

Friday  17:48,   29 december 2017

<p>With a top speed of 310 km/h and a 0-100 km/h sprint time of 3.4 seconds, Porsche rightfully says the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is the fastest plug-in electric in the world.</p>It’s hard to dispute being powered by a[...]

2018 Subaru BRZ tS: Better, Faster and More Exclusive

Friday  17:47,   29 december 2017

Let’s settle this right off the bat. The Subaru BRZ tS’ engine isn’t more powerful than the one that has equipped the BRZ since it was first introduced in 2013. It’s the same 2.0-litre flat-four that has to reach 7000 rpm to deliver 205 horsepower[...]

Uncivilized – A Southern Ontario Road Trip in the 2018 Civic Type R

Friday  17:47,   29 december 2017

Driving the Honda Civic Type R is like reliving the thrill of your first kiss. A ride in this dashing rogue dusts us with the dewy optimism of youth. Research honda civic-hatchback See All Model Years See Pricing The Type R[...]

We drove the two best American luxury cars money can buy, and the winner is clear

Friday  17:46,   29 december 2017
Business Insider

<p>These two brands are looking to reestablish themselves as the last word on American luxury.</p> To drive the Cadillac is an absolute joy. Under the hood of our test car lived a 404 horsepower, 3.0 liter, twin-turbocharged V6 sending power[...]

SUV Review: 2018 Mini Countryman Cooper S E All4

Thursday  16:36,   28 december 2017

Mini's first plug-in hybrid delivers stellar efficiency without being a dullard to drive[...]

First Drive: 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST

Thursday  00:31,   28 december 2017

With components from the Camaro ZL1, this high-performance special edition is the most powerful Tahoe everIntroduced at the New York Auto Show earlier this year, the Chevrolet Tahoe RST – which stands for “Rally Sport Truck” starts with an[...]

2018 Buick Regal: Selling Cars to Millennials Ain’t Easy

Thursday  00:30,   28 december 2017

<p>Did you know that General Motors’ premium division ranks among the most reliable car brands according to J.D. Power?</p>But what is the tri-shield’s image perception in our market? Does the next generation of car buyers consider buying a[...]

2018 BMW i3s: The Technophile’s Sweetheart Gets Better

Wednesday  18:50,   27 december 2017

LISBON, Portugal – It was a fantastic idea to unveil the sporty and dynamic version of BMW’s electric compact in the Portuguese capital. A wonderful city, some 2000 years old, Lisbon has a hilly historic centre with winding interconnected alleys[...]

Test Drive: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Platinum

Friday  21:18,   22 december 2017

<p>I believe it is impossible to drive a minivan for a week and not be a convert.</p>I believe it is impossible to drive a minivan for a week and not be a convert. When we talk about practicality in other cars, whether they’re sedans, or[...]

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Manual

Friday  21:16,   22 december 2017
Car and Driver

Satisfaction is spelled G-T-S.Of course, there’s nothing about the GTS experience that’s below average. With the accelerator matted, and once you’ve pushed through the briefest moment of turbo lag, the twin-turbocharged flat-six spins the[...]

Mercedes-AMG GT4 First Drive: AMG's Gentleman Racer

Tuesday  18:27,   19 december 2017

At $239,000 USD, it's an almost-affordable entry price into high-performance racingIt's the early '70s, and these two hard-core Euro hot-rodders are watching over their Frankenstein creation, about to score a stunning upset victory at the 24[...]

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo: Green Porsche Power

Tuesday  18:25,   19 december 2017

Remember the controversy when this full-size Porsche sedan was introduced? Purists were very displeased, criticizing its lack of proportion and nauseating tail end design. That was in 2009. Since then, purists have accepted this Porsche and sales[...]

2018 Lexus LS 500 First Test Review: Devil is In the Details

Tuesday  18:23,   19 december 2017
Motor Trend

The flagship Lexus sedan is bedeviled by the small thingsThe heftiest arrow in its quiver is its unapologetic design. The Lexus "Spindle Grille" and its accompanying flourishes have been extremely polarizing, but there's no denying sales have risen[...]