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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross: The 24 Hidden Easter Eggs and Where to Find Them

It’s no secret that Toyota likes to throw in a few Easter Eggs into their new cars and trucks. Their latest model, the 2022 Corolla Cross, is no different as it features 24 hidden as well as subtle Easter Eggs that you might not notice at first glance. The Easter Eggs are located all over the vehicle and some...

5 Things You Should Know on the 2021 Toyota Venza

The Venza made a comeback in Toyota's lineup last year; Now features a 2.5 Litre 4-Cylinder Hybrid powertrain; Paired with an ECVT it boasts a combined fuel economy of 6.1 L/100 km. Toyota introduced the all-new Venza for the 2021 model year. The Venza is a midsize crossover SUV that brings a new level of sophistication to the segment...

The Risk of Resurrecting Past Icons; Mistake Were Made?

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Betraying fans with underwhelming new iterations of living legends is also risky. Manufacturers are lying to themselves and us; nobody wins. The backlash of such mistakes may be greater than ten of thousands of negative comments on the internet. The last ten weeks or so have been ripe with what could and will be called big blunders on behalf...

The History of the Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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The first Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was introduced in 1962 as a special package that prepped the Corvette for the track The second Corvette Z06 would wait until 2001 when the C5 Z06 was introduced as a replacement for the ZR-1 Chevy has since offered a Z06 version in every Corvette generation including C6, C7, and now C8 The Chevrolet...

Will Acura do the Integra Justice?

Passions flare up as fans and enthusiasts fear the Integra may not live up to expectations. Acura’s track record from the last 15 years has been spotty. Will the Integra be a marketing tool or a bona fide recreation of the original? Nearly ten years ago, I was invited to a lunch-and-learn meeting by Acura Canada as part of...

Five Questions About the 2022 Infiniti QX60 Answered

New 2022 Infiniti QX60 fully redesigned inside and out Keeps the trusty 3.5-Litre V6, but swaps CVT for a 9-speed transmission Canadian pricing starts at $54,995 MSRP We finally got to take a closer look at the new QX60 and some of its well-deserved enhancements. This remodel comes at a time where three-row luxury SUVs are multiplying to meet...

Lexus 2021 AWD Technologies: Good Balance on Four Wheels

A snow-generous winter brings a flurry of possibilities. Skiing is one of them, building a snowman is another, but tackling a racetrack with AWD vehicles for a full day of slippery fun most definitely tops the list - in our opinion, at least. And we had the opportunity to do just that with Lexus’s finest 2021 AWD-equipped models in...

Toyota Hybrids Can Enjoy Snow Day, Too

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Toyota offers nine hybrid and plug-in hybrid models for the 2021 model year. Of those nine models, six are equipped with AWD. The latest additions to this lineup include the Toyota Venza, the Sienna and the RAV4 Prime. Thanks to a wide selection of Toyota hybrids, the Japanese automaker has been one of the most fuel-efficient brands in the...

Nitto SN3 Winter Tire Review: Good Value And Performance

The Nitto SN3 is available in 60 sizes, from 15-inch to 22-inch wheels. The SN3s are the high-performance variant. We needed winter to start in order to complete this review… Nitto is no stranger to the Canadian tire market, at least when it comes to high-performance summer tires. The SN3 is designed to combine Nitto’s performance experience with winter...

The Only Question When Getting A New Porsche 911: 7M or PDK?

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The question is never “should you buy a 911?” The PDK is arguably the best automated manual gearbox in the world. Porsche’s manual gearbox is arguably the best in the world. There was a time, not that long ago, when high-performance sports cars and supercars were automatically delivered with three pedals and a shifter that traveled through an “H”...