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Ferrari makes bespoke 488 for racing clients

Piloti Ferrari 488 Pista is the latest of Ferrari’s Tailor Made program

Design is tribute to car driven to the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles by Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado. Read More

Car Nuts Motor Sports New Cars Jun 15, 2018, 10:30 PM

Ford on track for improved Shelby GT350

New car sticks to Carroll Shelby's original formula for racetrack success Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Jun 13, 2018, 1:45 AM

Great Race to finish off in Nova Scotia on Canada Day

2018 vintage-car rally begins in Buffalo June 22 and finishes in Halifax Read More

Classic Cars Car Nuts Motor Sports Jun 4, 2018, 6:00 AM

Bugatti creates a new model for young enthusiasts

LEGO model of 2-year old Chiron a refined, intricate rendition of supercar Read More

Car Nuts Commercial Vehicles Jun 2, 2018, 2:30 AM

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QUICK LOOK: 2018 McLaren 720S is not subtle

Cars like the McLaren 720S require drivers with experience and ability Read More

Automotive Reviews Car Nuts May 29, 2018, 1:35 AM

9 iconic models that became their own marques

When a model shows growth potential, it sometimes needs to branch out

Throughout history, legendary auto makes have created legendary models, such as Beetle, Corvette and Supra. Sometimes, those models need their own space Read More

Classic Cars Car Nuts Auto Industry May 28, 2018, 2:30 AM

Ford enhances new Raptor for smarter off-roading

Changes include adaptive suspension, off-road cruise control, new seats

Raptor philosophy is that a high-performance off-roader requires much more than superior power; it needs superior suspension prowess to handle the power. Read More

New Cars Off Roading Car Nuts May 27, 2018, 2:30 AM

Camry Hybrid tops class in One Lap of America

Three Camrys entered legendary rally to dispell "vanilla" misconceptions

Racing contingent was made up of three teams, driven by engineers from Toyota’s US manufacturing plants, running a Camry XSE, Camry SE and Camry Hybrid. Read More

Car Nuts Motor Sports May 14, 2018, 2:30 AM

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New M5 Competition is BMW's most powerful sedan ever

Competition designation to become specific trim at top of M model ranges

TwinPower Turbo 4.4-litre V-8, generates 617 hp at 6,000 rpm and 553 lb-ft or torque from 1,800-5,860 rpm, to accelerate to 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Car Nuts May 10, 2018, 2:30 AM

Jaguar offers taxi-ride around Nürburgring

Jaguar Race Taxi ride around Nordschleife costs €199 per lap

Jaguar offers 1-lap ride of famed race circuit aboard an F-Type SVR or XJR575, with a professional driver and a commemorative in-car video for keepsake. Read More

Car Nuts Motor Sports May 9, 2018, 2:30 AM

Volkswagen to debut new GTI flagship at Worthersee

Volkswagen GTI TCR is street legal version of TCR series racing Golf GTI

GTI TCR 2.0-turbo engine makes 285 hp, which is 65 more than the “ordinary” GTI’s and 84 fewer than racing car’s, plateauing between 5,000 and 6,800 rpm. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts May 5, 2018, 2:30 AM

Aston Martin makes waves with submersible project

Aston Martin is partnering with Triton Submarines on Project Neptune

Submersible is designed to carry three (including a pilot), dive to depths up to 500 metres and have a sprint speed in excess of 5 knots (9.26 km/h). Read More

Car Nuts Luxury Cars May 3, 2018, 7:30 AM

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McLaren celebrates sales milestone

5,000 cars sold in North America in 6.5 years, nearly 25% of that in 2017

North America is McLaren’s biggest market, accounting for more than a third of global sales through a network of fewer than two dozen retailers. Read More

Car Nuts Car Buying May 2, 2018, 2:30 AM

Subaru celebrates 30 years of STI with limited editions

Production-run limited to 500 versions of WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS

Founded in 1988, Subaru Tecnica International (STI) forwards Subaru’s motorsports ventures and develops performance parts for its production vehicles. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Apr 3, 2018, 2:30 AM

11 Cars Stars at The Peterson Museum "Hollywood" Gallery

Let’s take a look back in time at some of these famous “car” stars.

Automobiles play a large part in all of our lives, on and off screen. Not only do they make us memories, they make film history by becoming some of the most notable props ever featured on film. By Allie Marsh Read More

Classic Cars Car Nuts Mar 30, 2018, 1:30 AM

21 1-liners from Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

If you could say just one sentence about a car, what would you say?

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is about Jerry Seinfeld picking up a famous person in a vehicle and driving to an eating establishment for coffee or a meal. Read More

Auto Industry People Car Nuts Mar 25, 2018, 4:30 PM

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Jeep unveils Easter Rally concept lineup

Concepts fashioned off Wrangler and Renegade; one is refurbished classic

Five of seven concepts are based on off-roading Wrangler, modified for off-roading and fitted with accessories from Mopar and Jeep parts catalogues. Read More

Future Cars Car Nuts Mar 21, 2018, 1:15 AM

Ford encourages Mustang buyers to go for the green

New colour arrives just in time for St Patrick's Day and upcoming Spring

Need for Green joins Mustang colour palette that also includes new Velocity Blue and Dark Highland Green (for 2019 Bullitt to commemorate 1968 film). Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Mar 17, 2018, 2:30 AM

California dreaming in 2019 Ford Mustang convertible

Appearance package for GT pays tribute to original California Special

New 2019 California Special GT convertible is marked with trademark fading side stripe, blacked out grille and signature script badge inside and out. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Mar 13, 2018, 2:30 AM

Dodge salutes colourful past with new exterior treatments

B5 Blue, Plum Crazy added to palette, Shakedown adds unique stripes

Shakedown package is a tribute to the 1971 Dodge Shakedown Challenger, B5 Blue and Plum Crazy were originally offered in 1969 and 1970, respectively. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Mar 11, 2018, 3:30 AM

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19 images of the form and fancy of Geneva

A look at the most exotic and wildly different at the Geneva Motor Show

Annually, in the Swiss city on Lake Geneva, the Geneva International Motor Show displays 100s of exotic and wildly different vehicles in two giant halls. Read More

Auto Shows Car Nuts Mar 7, 2018, 9:15 PM

Jeep officialy attains "Cult" status

Jeep brand honoured at annual Gathering held by Society of Cult Brands

Jeep received recognition for 2018, along with other brands such as Beats by Dr. Dre, Gatorade, Jack Daniel’s, PlayStation and Snickers, among others. Read More

Auto Awards Car Nuts Feb 26, 2018, 10:30 PM

Lotus makes fastest and final 3-Eleven

Limied edition 3-Eleven 430 is marque's quickest street-legal car ever

Fitted it with a 430-hp supercharged 3.5-litre V-6, lightweight sports car will launch to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and reach top speed of 290 km/h. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Luxury Cars Feb 20, 2018, 10:30 PM

70 Years of Porsche celebrated at Toronto auto show

Iconic models on display trace the marque’s rich heritage through seven decades

Porsche is celebrating 70 years of building iconic sports and racing cars with a special exhibit at the 2018 Canadian International Auto Show. Read More

Auto Shows Classic Cars Car Nuts Feb 18, 2018, 9:35 AM

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GALLERY: 20 auto technologies older than you may think

Some of the latest auto technologies were just slow to develop

Day by day, it seems cars are getting increasingly sophisticated with new technologies added every model year. Read More

Auto Technology Car Nuts Feb 15, 2018, 10:30 PM

Hot Wheels celebrates 50 years at Toronto auto show

Giant track for Hot Wheels cars incorporates features of Toronto cityscape

Kids and kids-at-heart alike will be thrilled to discover the treasures on display at the auto show’s Hot Wheels 50th anniversary celebration. Read More

Auto Shows Car Nuts Feb 14, 2018, 12:20 PM

Goddesses and gazelles highlight classic car display at CIAS

Art and the Automobile exhibit focuses on mascots and emblems as well as cars

Fourth annual Art and the Automobile exhibit, presented by Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance, features automotive jewelry as well as automotive jewels. Read More

Auto Shows Classic Cars Car Nuts Feb 14, 2018, 3:35 AM

Exotic cars fuel dreams at Toronto auto show

AutoExotica collection on display is valued at more than $100-million

Whatever your automotive dreams, you’re sure to find something to fuel them at the 2018 Canadian International Auto Show. Read More

Auto Shows Car Nuts Classic Cars Feb 13, 2018, 3:10 AM

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Nissan and NASA join forces on self-driving robot car

Nissan’s end goal is to provide a complete system of seamless mobility

A robot car has to learn how to interact with people and other cars in a socially acceptable way if it is to be accepted by the community. Read More

Car Nuts Auto Technology Car Safety Feb 1, 2018, 4:00 PM

Detroit sports cars draw $5.2M for charities

Ford GT and Mustang Bullitt, Corvette Carbon 65 and ZR1 draw top bids

2017 Ford GT drew $2.5 million, Corvette Carbon 65 Edition coupe netted $1.4 million, Corvette ZR1 got $925,000, and first 2019 Mustang Bullitt $300,000. Read More

Car Nuts Auto Industry Jan 24, 2018, 3:30 AM

BMW, Toyota in Fortune's Most Admired

German and Japanese companies only auto companies in magazine's top 50

BMW was top-ranked auto company, coming in at 19th, though it actually ranked second among auto companies to Toyota, which came in at 29th in the top-50. Read More

Auto Industry Car Nuts Jan 21, 2018, 3:30 AM

World’s fastest production car coming to Toronto auto show

Koenigsegg Agera RS holds five world records including 447 km/h top speed

Company founder and CEO Christian Von Koenigsegg will present the World Record beating Koenigsegg Agera RS in Canada for the first time. Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Jan 16, 2018, 9:45 AM

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The Weird and Wonderful at NAIAS 2018

There is much more to see than just the newest models at the Detroit auto show

While new-vehicle debuts get most of the attention, some of the most intriguing displays at the show fall into the categories of weird and wonderful. Read More

Auto Shows Car Nuts Jan 15, 2018, 4:15 PM

2017: Highlights of the automotive year

A week-by-week summary of our favourite stories of the year

2017 was a banner year for automotive news and events. Here is a timeline of some of the best articles we published over the year. Read More

Car Nuts Dec 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

20 auto-themed gifts for last-minute shoppers

Still looking for that unique something for your auto enthusiast?

There was a time when a gift for the car-nut around the house usually involved seat covers, tools or books, but today’s choices are wide-ranging. If you are last minute shopper don't worry. There is still time to have stuff shipped before Christmas if you are member of Amazon Prime. Read More

Car Nuts Auto Accesories Dec 19, 2017, 11:30 PM

20 cars immortalized in song

Like heel and toe, cars and song work well together

Since the first radio was installed in a car, driving and music have been intrinsically linked. Listed here are 20 songs that celebrate the vehicle. Read More

Car Nuts Classic Cars Dec 15, 2017, 5:55 AM

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Meet the new BMW M5 – the ultimate stealthy sport sedan

The M5 carves twisty, undulating roads with surgical precision and exquisite ferocity

The sixth-generation BMW M5 super sedan is the first M car to feature all-wheel drive and a conventional automatic gearbox and it doesn’t disappoint Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Dec 12, 2017, 1:30 PM

Timeless Mustang immortalized with wristwatch

REC Watches scours salvage yards for authentic auto pieces for its watches

Each watch comes with a bespoke video, and the car’s VIN and year of production on the face, with hands and numbers influenced by classic Mustang gauges. Read More

Car Nuts Auto Accesories Dec 8, 2017, 9:30 PM

Affordable, Canadian-built Talisman track-day car gets a boost

Formula-like two-seater virtually matches a Corvette Z06 in weight-to-power

After 20 years spent designing and building the iconic, high-performance T-Rex, three-wheeler, Daniel Campagna keeps the high-performance evolution going. Read More

Car Nuts Motor Sports Automotive Reviews Dec 6, 2017, 11:15 AM

The beautiful and the bizarre at the LA Auto Show

These 16 vehicles stood out among the ranks of the weird and the wonderful

While the mainstream debuts from major automakers tend to dominate the news from any auto show, there is always much more to be seen. Read More

Auto Shows Car Nuts Dec 4, 2017, 6:25 PM

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