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Volkswagen prepares Final Edition Beetle for send-off

Final Edition Beetles to be available in coupe and convertible bodystyles

Final Edition models come in two unique colours — Safari Uni (beige) and Stonewashed Blue — as well as Pure White, Deep Black Pearl and Platinum Grey. Read More

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Aston Martin offers insight into upcoming Rapide E

Battery electric car will perform to standards of current gasoline Rapide Read More

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Canadian auto sales on a six-month slide

Six months of slipping sales dash earlier hopes of another record year Read More

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Mercedes flips switch on EV future with EQC

New electric crossover is almost identical in size and shape to GLC-Class Read More

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Ferrari debuts its lightest, most powerful Spider

Ferrari 488 Pista Spider is the Prancing Horse's 50th convertible Read More

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Bugatti unveils $7.5 million track-only Divo

Limited production car (40 units to be made) shifts attention to handling

Named after French driver Albert Divo, Divo carries on the Bugatti legacy of awesome power but the company decided to take it in a different direction. Read More

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Porsche builds new 993 Turbo

Project Gold blends classic 1998 911 Turbo styling with modern trimmings

Project Gold is a show car using an original 1998 body shell and painted the same Golden Yellow Metallic colour of the 2018 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. Read More

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Thrilling Canadian-built Talisman GV-1 good to go

Turbo 2-seater virtually matches Corvette Z06 in power-to-weight ratio

Lightweight 2-seater with 235-hp 1.8-litre, turbocharged 4-cylinder R18 Honda engine virtually matches 650-hp Corvette Z06 in power-to-weight ratio. Read More

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Volvo introduces its first 3-cylinder engine in XC40

XC40 T3 will not come to North America, but hybrid with same engine will

Volvo says new 1.5-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder engine is ideally suited for XC40’s role as urban runabout, but apparently not in North American cities. Read More

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Toyota channels spirit of Chuck Norris in ad campaign

Broadcast and digital campaign showcases toughness of Toyota vehicles

Multi-model campaign approach allows Toyota to reach vehicle-specific targeted audiences with variety of products rolled under one over-arching campaign. Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: 25 features of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

Subtle and rational changes are the focus in reworked full-sized pickup

Chevrolet’s pickup design and engineering teams once again chose subtle and rational changes over brash and spectacular styling or technical features. Read More

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Beneath the camo of Toyota’s all-new Supra

Our man in Japan tells what to expect when the camo wrap comes off

The fifth-generation Supra, co-developed with BMW, will offer a choice of turbocharged four- or six-cylinder engines when it arrives next spring. Read More

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Future classics on display at Hampton Court Palace

One-off Rolls-Royce joined by limited run Aston Martin and McLaren models

Bespoke 2-seat Rolls-Royce Sweptail to join Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Speedster and V12 Vantage V600, and first McLaren Senna ever produced. Read More

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New Mustang rockets into Woodward Dream Cruise

Limited edition Cobra Jet pays homage to dominating 1968 drag-racing legends

Limited-edition 50th Anniversary 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet created by Ford Performance Parts to honour the original Cobra Jet that dominated 1968 drag strips. Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: 20-item checklist for choosing a new Dodge Challenger

Dodge tweaks Challenger lineup with performance boosts and handling prowess

Fresh on the heels of launching the limited-edition Demon last year, Dodge has announced a few more additions and tweaks to its 2019 Challenger lineup. Read More

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Ford celebrates 10 millionth Mustang

10 millionth car is a Wimbledon White GT V-8 convertible, like the original

Celebrations included 60 Mustang owners spelling out the milestone, under a flyover by a trio of P-51 Mustang WWII fighters (the pony car’s inspiration). Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: 18 reasons you might want to take a Bullitt

Ford adds limited Mustang edition to celebrate Bullitt's 50th anniversary

It’s difficult not to fall in love with Ford’s 2019 Mustang Bullitt, a model celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film Bullitt, starring Steve McQueen. Read More

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GM pickups make advancements in beds

Chev Silverado, GMC Sierra get largest, most-functional beds in segment

Made from higher-grade steel, the beds are best-in-class in cargo volume, box depth and floor length, and accessible through larger CornerStep cut-outs. Read More

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Ford advances blind-spot monitor in new Ranger

Taillight sensors monitor driver's blind-spot to the back of the trailer

Class-exclusive towing technology uses sensors in the pickup’s taillights to monitor the driver’s blind-spot to the back of the trailer being towed. Read More

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McLaren reveals Speedtail; delivers first Senna

Speedtail meant to evoke images of hyper-velocity and streamlined design

Businessman David Kyte took his new Senna on a drive from the McLaren Technology Centre to the Circuit Paul Ricard for a McLaren Experience track-event. Read More

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Ford builds a more powerful and luxurious F-150

New high-output engine makes it most powerful F-150 ever and in its class

Raptor’s EcoBoost 3.5-litre turbocharged V-6 generates 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque, delivering power to all four wheels through a 10-speed automatic. Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: 20 items of note in the 2019 Infiniti QX50

Infiniti enhances new QX50 crossover with new spin on engine technology

Nissan’s premium brand figures it’s about time it gets the recognition it deserves as an innovation leader, and its latest model may just gain that respect. Read More

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Audi celebrates 20 years of TT with limited editions

Limited edition coupe and roadster pay homage to originals inside and out

TT 20 Years limited editions are available in Arrow Grey or Nano Grey with seats finished in moccasin brown Nappa leather, both paying homage to originals. Read More

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McLaren plans 18 new models, hybridize entire lineup by 2025

Track25 plan also calls for expansion into more markets, including India

Track25 also calls for boost in hand-made production to 6,000 cars per year (up 75% from current production) and a successor to the P1 hybrid hypercar. Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: Maserati Levante adds muscle to Trident style

Introduced two years ago, Levante adds V-8 muscle in GTS and Trofeo trims

Built on a gussied-up Ghibli luxury sedan architecture, Levante has contributed to doubling the legendary, century-old Italian marque’s sales in Canada. Read More

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VIDEO: Ford goes deep underground with Fiesta ST

Part of Ford’s performance-driven series Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads

Ford took the Fiesta ST performance hatchback to a top-secret location at one of Europe’s largest salt mines to film a new commercial called Undertrack. Read More

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Audi e-tron interior a symphony in style

Features first production use of virtual side mirrors with door displays

State-of-the-art interior features new digital operation and display, and a Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium Sound System using a 705-watt amp and 16 speakers. Read More

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Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR, maybe before showrooms

Supra name to replace Camry as Toyota’s car in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series

Design was worked over by TRD (Toyota Racing Design) and Calty Design Research, who had previously collaborated on three generations of NASCAR Camrys. Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: 18 things of note with the Lamborghini Aventador

Latest, greatest Lambo brims with modern tech, still channels Countach spirit

The Lamborghini Aventador continues the Countach tradition, generating 740 horsepower and, in new Roadster guise, it asks more than half a million dollars. Read More

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VIDEO: 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Review

The all-new 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 has been completely redone for the first time since 2009.

The interior and exterior of the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 is all-new. Watch our video review to learn everything you should know about the upgraded pickup truck built by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Read More


Buick adds sportiness to LaCrosse for 2019

LaCrosse Sport Touring is distinguished by monotone exterior treatment

Buick LaCrosse ST features black mesh grille with body-colour surround, body-colour fender vents, 19-inch midnight silver wheels, and subtle rear spoiler. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jul 4, 2018, 2:30 AM

A brief history of Japanese cars made in Canada

Did you know that all these Japanese cars have been built in Canada?

A broad array of Japanese cars have been made in Canada and several still are but that production could be threatened by Trump’s proposed 25% tariff. Read More

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FIRST LOOK: Toyota Corolla hatchback is fashionably late

New platform, fresh new Corolla hatch signals Toyota move away from Scion

Low centre-of-gravity seating position, more interior space and comforts, and new powertrain are all possible due to restructured and rigid platform. Read More

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Volvo sells out Polestar-engineered S60 via mobile app

20 S60 T8 Polestar Engineered sedans for North America sold in 39 minutes

Transactions carried out via Care by Volvo mobile app, through which customers can subscribe for new Volvos (as alternative to buying) for a monthly fee. Read More

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2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving

The 19 journalist drivers were required to maintain the posted speed-limits but were encouraged to be as efficient as possible with the “go pedal.” Read More


FIRST LOOK: 2019 Hyundai Veloster gets sportier

New engine and new suspension make second gen drive as good as it looks

Completely redesigned, funky little hatchback gets new chassis and new bodywork that's a little sleeker. Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

You have to keep reminding yourself that it's a big diesel churning away

After driving various 2018 F-150s with and without payloads and trailers, we find minimal engine noise in the cabin, regardless of engine load. Read More

New Cars Apr 28, 2018, 8:30 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Buick Regal Sportback and GS

Little changes add up to a more refined, luxurious and sophisticated look

2018 Buick Regal Sportback will arrive in Preferred II and Essence trim; Regal GS will get you where you need to go, and you'll enjoy every minute. Read More

New Cars Apr 28, 2018, 2:30 AM

QUICK LOOK: 2018 Range Rover Sport SVR

For people who want an SUV to haul around a race track in record time

575-hp Range Rover Sport SVR will take you around corners at least as quickly as most performance cars, and it will sound just as good while doing it. Read More

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FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

A tallish and thrilling Italian hotrod

Alfa Romeo’s new Stelvio SUV is the lightest in this elite segment, weighing 40 kg less than the Porsche Macan Turbo, arguably the best of its rivals. Read More

New Cars Mar 10, 2018, 6:30 AM

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