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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe First Drive Review: Full-Size Institution

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GM’s new full-size SUVs are part evolution, part revolution. Pricing starts at $56,498 in Canada, $50,295 in the US. This is the best Tahoe yet. The current contrasts and parallels in the automotive industry today are symbiotic. General Motors is an excellent example where they are actively developing and promoting their EV technologies along-side introducing all-new full-size SUVs powered...

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime First Drive Review: Plug-In Hybrid Shows Its Full Potential

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Pros Very comfortable Very quick off the line Great towing capacity Useful all-electric range 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Cons Light steering A little less cargo capacity than its RAV4 siblings Expensive without incentives The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid takes what Toyota does best and improves upon it while offering SUV-loving consumers the versatility they either...

2021 Kia Seltos First Drive Review: Kia Knocks It out of the Park Once Again

2021 Kia Seltos Review
Car companies all want to go after millennials, especially companies that are not doing so well. You can’t blame them; someone has to keep buying their cars when the old customers retire from the road. However, convincing the young ones is proving to be a laborious task. Kia is three sheets to the wind in Canada and is taking on...

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport: Right Size, Right Time

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
Pricing for the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport starts at $38,995 before freight and delivery charges All-wheel drive standard in Canada, matched to 235-hp 2.0-litre turbo four or 276-hp V6 Maximum cargo volume of 2,203 litres, higher than most of its competitors VANCOUVER, British Columbia – As SUVs and crossovers continue to gain traction in Canada and in the...

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray First Drive Review

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray First Drive Review Las Vegas
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Pros: Exotic looks Extremely accessible performance Stunning price 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Cons: Sub exotic performance Cabin layout When Chevrolet announced the new Corvette, many saw it as a warning shot to the makers of exotic and supercars. With its new mid-engine layout, it was believed that Chevy could keep up with cars that had nearly triple...

Audi AI:ME First Drive: The Next Phase of Evolution at CES

The Audi AI:ME at CES 2020
Audi AI:ME Concept features fully autonomous driving capabilities and electric motor Audi showcased virtual reality possibilities to entertain occupants while the car drives itself The Audi AI:ME adapts and learns from its owner to be meet his or her needs The Consumer Electronics Show 2020 is part of what’s coming in tech, part pie in the sky. There’s some...

2020 Lexus GX 460 First Drive Review: Elegantly Rustic

Upscale and in the upper part of the price spectrum, the 2020 Lexus GX sits above the RX and below the gigantic flagship LX. However, it includes all kinds of technologies that could make it a flagship. For 2020, Lexus gave it a revised styling package and a few interior tweaks. Mechanically–speaking, the GX received a few off-Road features including...

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe First Drive Review: Distinct In More Than Just Styling

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Innsbruck, Austria. It’s crazy to think that such a niche and low-volume vehicle should get this much attention. As we all know, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is, in brief, a GLE SUV that’s traded a rearward extended roofline for a sleeker fastback look. To be fair, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe is more than just a nipped and...

2020 Hyundai Sonata First Drive Review: Substantially Modernized

The Hyundai Sonata is one of few counter-SUV-current agents; an intermediate sedan meant to take a bite out of the 90 000 car sales of this type that are coming out of dealerships yearly in Canada, alongside the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Nissan Altima, to mention a few. Preferred, Preferred, Sport, Luxury and Ultimate are the four trims offered...

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 First Drive Review: Getting Surgical

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Despite the recent incursion from Ford in the EV world with the Mustang Mach-E, an introduction that coincides with the first “branching out” of the Mustang since its creation 50 years ago, one must remember that the “real” Mustangs are still alive and well. Yes, there are officially all kinds of Mustangs now, from four-cylinder turbocharged to electric and,...

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