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Remembering The Hyundai Veloster And That Quirky Third Door

Hyundai Veloster end
The Veloster came out in 2011 It offered a 201-horsepower optional turbo engine It had a third door granting access to the rear seats The Hyundai Veloster is the latest victim of the SUV craze and although it had its faults, it's still unfortunate to see it go. Hyundai is on a small car rampage, killing off the Hyundai Accent...

The Mitsubishi Lancer EVO: Born Into Greatness And Legend

The first Lancer EVO 1 was built as a homologation special in order for Mitsubishi to participate in the WRC. Ten generations of the Lancer Evolution were built. The final EVO X bowed out of service in 2015. In its 23-year lifespan, the Mitsubishi Lancer EVO was the definitive hero car, the Japanese brand's flagship, and aspirational car. Sadly,...

Remembering the Mazdaspeed6 And All Its AWD Glory

2007 Mazdaspeed
The Mazdaspeed6 was powered by a 2.3-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and it had all-wheel drive It was produced for just two years (2006-2007) but it remains to this day one of the best Mazda vehicles ever We look back at the Mazdaspeed6, a small footnote in the vast array of models Mazda has produced over the years, but one...

This 1976 Article Against Seatbelt Laws Shows How Far We’ve Come, Or Not

Seatbelt article
A 1976 article from a French-Canadian newspaper argues against seatbelt legislation Many of the themes of the article are relevant today as face coverings are becoming mandatory in many places A 1976 article published in a defunct newspaper in Quebec shows how far we've come when it comes to automotive safety, but it also shows that are natural resistance...

Why are car insurance premiums on the rise?

– In collaboration with Promutuel – Typical reasons for changes in insurance premiums Car insurance premiums have been increasing across the board in recent years. This is due in part to recent events, but there are other more basic reasons why premiums have been increasing. In addition to changing current events, your insurance premium can vary for reasons that are specific...

Mercedes-AMG Black Series Equals 15 Years And Over 3,000 Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series
The six Mercedes-AMG Black Series models deliver over 3,000 horsepower combined Black Series models got progressively more insane over the years Less than 2,500 Black Series models were built in 15 years If one were so inclined to argue through the night, one could make the argument that Mercedes-AMG Black Series models are the most exclusive performance cars ever...

Is It Possible to Tow with An Electric Vehicle?

Rivian R1T yellow
Electric vehicles can now have a range of over 600 kilometres; The range is heavily affected when towing. Electric vehicles are multiplying in numbers and availability on the market. Incidentally, so their abilities and range also continue to grow. Whereas it was normal to expect 200 km of range 7 or 8 years ago, 400 km 2 or 3...

Subaru: Marching To The Steady Beat Of Their Own Drum

Subaru will be 67 years old on July 15th. It built its reputation on boxer engines and AWD. Subaru started out building aircraft before being founded in 1953. Today’s Subaru is a car company that appeals to almost everyone. Dentists, street racers, parents, tuners, accountants, Rallye fans, conservationists, hooligans, chiropractors, and all of them straight or members of the...

Alfa Romeo’s 110th Anniversary: A Brand Steeped In Italian Passion

Alfa Romeo will officially celebrate its 110th anniversary on June 24th, 2020. To commemorate the milestone, they will launch a Heritage content package. As soon as we can travel again, we want to visit the Museum and meet Lorenzo. The “other” Italian car brand that is Alfa Romeo has an incredible history. In its 110 years of existence, it’s...

The COVID-19 Effect: Carmakers Are Adjusting Their Focus

Buying your first car
The lockdown won’t last forever. Despite the global financial turmoil,  people will want to buy new cars. Manufacturers are putting action plans in place to sway buyers into their products. Product still rules but the message is now about the consumer. From the near onset of this pandemic, manufacturers have adjusted their tone and demonstrated lenience, understanding, and compassion....

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