Autos: Reviews

First Drive: 2019 Subaru Ascent

Wednesday  19:54,   27 june 2018
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<p>There’s a gap in the Subaru range, and the Ascent is intended to fill it. Boy, does it ever.</p>If you’ve ever done any climbing, you’ll know that there’s a near-pedantic amount of checking and rechecking to be done, with fail-safes to[...]
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Review: 2018 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD

Wednesday  19:53,   27 june 2018
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Ford may not have invented the SUV/CUV, but it was one of the first to see the potential and run with it.&nbsp;A lot of people have different ideas about the difference between a SUV (Sport Utility vehicle) and a CUV (Crossover Utility[...]

2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid First Test: Hat Trick

Wednesday  19:53,   27 june 2018
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The more efficient, more powerful, and more advanced MDX"What does the SH stand for?" a curious woman asked while loading groceries into her newish Explorer, referencing the "SHAWD" badging on my Acura's tailgate. "Super handling," I responded.[...]

2019 Honda Insight First Drive: Third Try's A Charm

Wednesday  17:51,   27 june 2018
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Driving Honda’s latest Prius-fighterStrapping into the original 2000-model-year Honda Insight, I was never more certain about anything: This will be a[...]

New 2019 Avalon Hopes to Impress with Bold Styling

Wednesday  17:51,   27 june 2018
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The new 2019 Avalon is available in two models – the all-new, athletic XSE and the more luxurious Limited.&nbsp;The models are clearly differentiated in design and features to appeal to different[...]

Test Drive: 2018 BMW X2

Tuesday  18:33,   26 june 2018
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<p>To say I am impressed is an understatement.</p>The road ahead is paved with craters, hatred, and discarded hubcaps. It’s a wintry, construction-ravaged wasteland, the sort of thing you’d expect to see in a Michael Bay movie – and I can’t[...]

First Drive: 2019 Audi Q8

Tuesday  18:32,   26 june 2018
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<p>Prioritizes presence over practicality, but doesn’t cut back on luxury, power, or liveability in the process.</p>Chile’s Atacama Desert presents visitors with a pair of existential extremes. Thrusting between 2,500 and 4,000 metres above[...]

2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid: Focusing on What’s Doing Well

Tuesday  18:30,   26 june 2018
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While the rest of the vehicles in Acura’s lineup are scavenging what they can to remain relevant in their respective categories, Honda’s luxury division currently delivers a one-two SUV force that begs to be reckoned with. Essentially, even if Acura [...]

Test Drive: 2018 BMW X2

Tuesday  18:29,   26 june 2018
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<p>To say I am impressed is an understatement.</p>The road ahead is paved with craters, hatred, and discarded hubcaps. It’s a wintry, construction-ravaged wasteland, the sort of thing you’d expect to see in a Michael Bay movie – and I can’t[...]

First Drive: 2019 Audi Q8

Tuesday  18:28,   26 june 2018
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<p>Prioritizes presence over practicality, but doesn’t cut back on luxury, power, or liveability in the process.</p>Chile’s Atacama Desert presents visitors with a pair of existential extremes. Thrusting between 2,500 and 4,000 metres above[...]

2019 Mercedes-Benz C300 First Drive: A Car That Talks to Itself

Tuesday  18:27,   26 june 2018
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Significant tech upgrades provide new connected services, safety featuresTake a quick glance at the exterior of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C300, and you'd be forgiven for not spotting any conspicuous visual changes. Squint, and perhaps you might notice[...]

Test Drive and Video: 2018 Tesla Model 3

Tuesday  18:26,   26 june 2018
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<p>One colleague admitted they’d buy it just for that interior, even with a run-of-the-mill gas powertrain.</p>Years after iPhone-like reservation lineups snaked out of high-end malls in spring 2016, the long-awaited Tesla Model 3 compact[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet

Friday  21:14,   22 june 2018
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<p>Rough roads feel smooth, and smooth roads and highways feel like they’re not even there.</p>If you consider motoring comfort to be a dish best served topless and twin-turbocharged, you’ll want to make arrangements to check out the newly[...]

2018 Ford Mustang GT First Test: Should You Pony Up for the Automatic?

Friday  21:13,   22 june 2018
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Straight-line[...]

Review: 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Carbon 65

Thursday  18:51,   21 june 2018
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It was exactly 65 years ago this June that the first Corvettes rolled of the production line in Flint, Michigan. Back then all 300 manufactured, were only available in Polo White with a red interior, all were convertibles and had a solid rear[...]