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2019 Ford F-150 vs 2019 RAM 1500 Quick Comparison

2019 Ram 1500 Limited vs. 2019 Ford F-150 Limited comparison test
A more lucrative and competitive segment for mass-producing car companies there is not. The phenomenon of the full-size pickup is nearly isolated to the North American market and so it makes perfect sense that the best-of-the best in this narrow category all belong to the former Big-3. Nissan and Toyota have tried their best to break through the American-lead segment...

2019 Kia Sorento Review: Easy Pleasing On The Surface

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I got to drive the 2019 Kia Sorento for two weeks over the Holidays. We drove a fair amount, the family and I, hauled bags of gifts, the stroller, did the Costco runs – in other words, I lived with Kia’s current largest SUV. By day 3 or so, I’d grown accustomed to my loaded $48,865 SXL V6 tester despite some...

Electra Meccanica received over 64,000 pre-orders for its EVs

Electra Meccanica SOLO
Electra Meccanica, a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles based in British Columbia, received 64,154 pre-orders for its two models, the SOLO and the Tofino. Last week the Canadian company reviewed its year and the different milestones it crossed in 2018. It was in 2016 that the unveiled the SOLO, a single-seater electric vehicle, two years later, production of the...

The Land Rover Defender will return to North America in 2020

2020 Land Rover Defender
Land Rover announces the return of the new generation Defender for 2020 in North America, namely in Canada and the United States. With a simple search on eBay, one can easily understand the reason for the return of the Defender on North American soil. Some models are reaching $100,000 CAD while others are just waiting to be imported from the...

Unique McLaren P1 GTR: MSO tribute to Ayrton Senna

Unique MSO Ayrton Senna McLaren P1 GTR
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s first Formula 1 championship in 1988, McLaren and its McLaren Special Operations (MSO) division were commissioned to design a P1 GTR with the colour scheme of the late Brazilian driver's car. Wearing red and white, this unique livery, in the colours of the sponsor of Marlboro, makes this car one of a...

2019 Porsche Cayenne S, E-Hybrid and Turbo First Drive: Something For Everyone

2019 Porsche Cayenne
As a bonus attraction at the recent Deep Dive event into the all-new 2020 992 911, I got to drive the three other currently available version of the new 2019 Porsche Cayenne. Stuttgart, Germany. The good people from Porsche Canada thought it would be a good idea to head to the Black Forest and sample the other levels of the...

BMW revives last existing 1600 GT convertible

1967 BMW 1600 GT Cabrio Convertible
Made in only 2 copies, this BMW 1600 GT Cabrio was resurrected by apprentices at the BMW factory in Dingolfing, Bavaria. The history of the BMW 1600 GT convertible is as unique as the model itself. It was in the late 1960s that BMW commissioned Italian bodywork designer Pietro Frua two prototypes of the convertible. It was in the fall of...

Start your Hyundai with your fingerprint

Hyundai Smart Fingerprint Technology on the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai has unveiled a new technology that allows you to unlock and start your vehicle using your fingerprint. The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe will be the Korean manufacturer’s first model that can be equipped with this technology since the popular SUV will arrive in certain markets in the first quarter of 2019. Hyundai says this "world's first smart fingerprint technology" will...

2018 McLaren 720S Launch Edition Video Review

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So, what can I tell you about the 2018 McLaren 720S Launch Edition that you already don’t know? What about that the Canadian base price $315,000, but you know what’s funny? Is that nobody will buy a $315,000 McLaren 720S, so if you truly want a unique 720S, get the base car. That’s a little messed up, isn’t it? Mine is...

2019 Volkswagen Alltrack vs 2019 Subaru Outback Quick Comparison

2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs. 2019 Subaru Outback
I must admit that this comparison hits close to home  - I briefly went through the process before purchasing my latest car. While not exactly a VW Alltrack, my Golf Sportwagen is everything it is minus the plastic cladding and the increased ride height. The side-by-side comparison with the Subaru Outback is an easy one to make for they...