Automotive Enthusiasts

Ford recalls GT after car fire incident in Germany

Valve block underneath rear wing could leak hydraulic fluid onto exhaust

Recall affects 194 cars from model years 2017-18 in North America, 18 of which are in Canada. Ford GT is built for Ford by Multimatic in Markham, Ontario. Read More

Car Safety Auto Enthusiasts Oct 10, 2018, 10:30 PM

19 exhibits in Art Car History

Celebrating the artistic ways in which car owners express themselves Read More

The most memorable cars of the 2018 Cobble Beach Concours

Sixth annual classic car Concours had something for every automotive taste Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Sep 19, 2018, 10:00 PM

Volkswagen prepares Final Edition Beetle for send-off

Final Edition Beetles to be available in coupe and convertible bodystyles Read More

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts Sep 14, 2018, 10:30 PM


Rare coach-built Delahaye headed for Cobble Beach 2018

More than 100 amazing classic cars will be on display at Cobble Beach this Sunday Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Sep 13, 2018, 11:20 PM

Fabulous Auburn Speedster among cars to see at Cobble Beach

More than 100 classic cars will be on display at sixth annual Cobble Beach Concours

Only the most elegant, original and authentic vehicles are invited to participate at Canada’s prestigious Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Sep 7, 2018, 1:10 PM

Beetles head home for birthday celebration

Beetle Sunshine Tour heads to Wolfsburg for New Beetle's 20th anniversary

“Beetle Sunshine Tour to Wolfsburg” marks the first time the annual celebration will not take place at Travemünde, in the Baltic Sea coast city of Lübeck. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Sep 2, 2018, 10:30 PM

Inside the Royal Automobile Museum of Jordan

Jordan’s King Abdullah II created a museum to celebrate his father’s love of cars

Chances are, your bucket list of great automotive museums doesn’t include the Royal Automobile Museum of Jordan, but perhaps it should. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Aug 30, 2018, 1:50 PM


VIDEO: Canadian “Car Cathedral” a shrine to high-performance Fords

One Ford enthusiast’s personal collection rivals that of many car museums

A rare look at one man’s collection of Ford GTs, special-edition Mustangs, vintage Shelbys, and whatever Ford memorabilia he can get his hands on! Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Aug 28, 2018, 12:50 PM

Classic beauties on the block at 2018 Pebble Beach auctions

Classic cars are the stars at Pebble Beach auctions as well as at the Concours

Multiple auctions of classic and exotic cars are inherent features of Pebble Beach Concours week on California’s Monterey peninsula. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Luxury Cars Aug 24, 2018, 1:20 PM

17 reasons you need to attend the Woodward Dream Cruise

Detroit roadway overtaken annually by eclectic array of vehicles

On any day, Detroit’s Woodward Avenue is just another bustling thoroughfare. But every August, it becomes a living page of auto history and nostalgia. Read More

Classic Cars Auto Enthusiasts Aug 19, 2018, 10:30 PM

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

Auto Enthusiasts New Cars Auto Industry Aug 17, 2018, 10:35 AM


Rare exotic sports cars up for auction at Pebble Beach 2018

These classic beauties could be yours if you’ve got the bucks – lots of them!

High-value, classic car auctions are key components of the annual Pebble Beach Concours week on California’s Monterey peninsula. Read More

Classic Cars Auto Enthusiasts Luxury Cars Aug 17, 2018, 8:55 AM

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

New Cars Luxury Cars Auto Enthusiasts Jul 29, 2018, 2:25 AM

Technology analyzes driver emotional state at Goodwood

“Empathic AI” mapped running scores of participants’ emotional responses

UK technology start-up Sensum analyzed the emotional responses of drivers and riders as they raced up the Goodwood course and displayed them in real time. Read More

20 odd trucks to celebrate Ugly Truck Day

July 20 is annually celebrated to recognize ugly trucks, vans and SUVs

Although its origins are debated, Ugly Truck Day is widely celebrated every July 20 to give recognition to the ugliest trucks to ever grace public roads. Read More

Classic Cars Auto Awards Auto Enthusiasts Jul 20, 2018, 2:30 AM


Behind the scenes at the Honda Indy Toronto race

Canada’s “Eh” Team finishes third and fourth in Toronto IndyCar race

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ “Team Canada” was the focus of attention at the 2018 Honda Indy Toronto with both team cars finishing in the top four. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Motor Sports Jul 18, 2018, 7:40 AM

Range Rover climbs to glory on two wheels at Goodwood

Range Rover Sport SVR shatters existing Guinness World Record by 30 seconds

In the hands of stunt-driver Terry Grant, the 575-hp Range Rover Sport SVR completed the fastest mile ever on two wheels, stopping the clock in 2:24.5. Read More

Motor Sports Auto Enthusiasts Jul 16, 2018, 10:30 PM

Mercedes recreates land-speed-record car that never did

T 80 was designed by Ferdinand Porsche to attempt to surpass 600 km/h

Chassis, cockpit are original but the space frame, onto which the body attaches, was built new, and the DB 603 aircraft engine is from a later series. Read More

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

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts Jul 11, 2018, 2:30 AM


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

PHOTO GALLERY: 18 great images from the NY-to-NS Great Race

2018 vintage-car rally covered 3,500 km from New York to Nova Scotia

What began in 1983 as a plan to race pre-World War II automobiles from Los Angeles to New York, the Great Race has morphed into an annual event. Read More

Commemorative Ford Mustang GT to debut at Goodwood

Eagle Squadron Mustang GT co-created by drifting champ Vaughn Gittin, Jr.

Eagle Squadron Ford Mustang GT pays tribute to American fighter pilots who served in the Royal Air Force, based near Goodwood, during World War II. Read More

Future Cars Auto Enthusiasts Jun 30, 2018, 2:30 PM

Nissan digs for gold with Italdesign GT-R prototype

Collaboration commemorates 50th anniversaries of both GT-R and Italdesign

Unique Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign is based on production GT-R Nismo’s crisp exterior and interior, and then designed, engineered and built by Italdesign. Read More

Future Cars Auto Enthusiasts Jun 29, 2018, 10:30 PM


These ‘All-American’ cars are made in Canada!

They’ll be subject to a 25% tariff for American buyers if Trump’s auto threat materializes

Are Americans ready to pay the 25% tariff President Donald Trump threatens to impose on these ‘All-American’ icons made in Canada? Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Auto Enthusiasts Jun 26, 2018, 12:55 PM

An Inside Look at the Cars of the Petersen Automotive Museum

VIDEO: Check out one of the most valuable automotive collections in the world.

Do you love cars? Check out our video showing some of the rare cars found inside of the Petersen Automotive Museum. Read More

VW tests out new Jetta GLI engine at Bonneville

Modified Jetta to attempt to break class-record 335.503 km/h on Salt Flats

Volkswagen is confident the EA888 2.0-litre direct-injected turbocharged 4-cylinder engine can power the car to a record speed in excess of 335 km/h. Read More

Motor Sports Auto Enthusiasts Jun 22, 2018, 10:30 PM

VIDEO: Iconic Aston Martin Zagato headed for auction

What may be the most valuable Aston Martin ever will go on the block on July 13

2 VEV could become the most valuable Aston Martin ever sold at auction, surpassing the previous record of US$22.55-million for the first DBR1. Read More


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

Auto Enthusiasts 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

Ford Performance derived inspiration from road racing programs around the world to improve 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350 looks, performance and drivability. Read More

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts 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

More than 110 vintage cars and trucks will make 3,800-km trek, with 17 stops in New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Read More

Bugatti creates a new model for young enthusiasts

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

LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron, a 1:8 scale, 3,599-piece model, features W-16 with working pistons, deployable rear wing and 8-speed paddle-shift gearbox. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Commercial Vehicles Jun 2, 2018, 2:30 AM


QUICK LOOK: 2018 McLaren 720S is not subtle

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

In world of expensive supercars, brands need something to make them stand out. McLaren is going for style and performance, usually a costly combination. Read More

Automotive Reviews Auto Enthusiasts 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

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 Auto Enthusiasts 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

Auto Enthusiasts Motor Sports May 14, 2018, 2:30 AM


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 Auto Enthusiasts May 10, 2018, 2:30 AM

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

Auto Enthusiasts New Cars Dec 12, 2017, 1:30 PM

What’s it like to drive the exotic McLaren 570GT?

The latest addition to the McLaren lineup is truly a civilized exotic

The McLaren 570GT is arguably the manifest definition of the modern GT car – beautiful, fast, luxurious and sublimely civilized. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts New Cars Motor Sports Nov 13, 2017, 6:25 PM

FIRST DRIVE: What makes the 2018 Kia Stinger GT so special?

Gorgeous new Korean luxury sport sedan punches well above its weight and status

An unexpected encounter clearly validates this Korean sedan’s mettle as a true gran turismo – a car well worthy of those famously overused initials. Read More

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts Oct 16, 2017, 1:55 AM