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REVIEW: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Subaru caught on real fast with the whole crossover deal. In fact, they were among the first to skew conventional body style lines with the Outback. The brilliant part was to call a station wagon a utility vehicle and it worked! It worked so well in fact that the Impreza-based Outback Sport (a rare bug-eye bird in Canada) did really ...

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New Volvo V60: the dream wagon

Volvo V60

Images of the new Volvo V60 flooded the interwebs yesterday and to be quite honest, we should have had a story online right away. We’re sorry about that. The reason for the delay: Shock. Absolutely shocked at how gorgeous and so totally Volvo the new V60 is! We’d been told by our friendly Volvo Canada PR folks that the new ...

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It’s Mercedes-Benz’ turn: diesel emission cheat devices

We’ve pretty much all figured it out by now: every carmaker has, at one point or another, cheated the system by installing software or specific devices designed to pass emission testing. Mercedes’ system, according to findings following an investigation that was initially reported by the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, has an engine management function called “Slipguard” that is able to ...

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Volkswagen 4MOTION; Your best friend

I’ve been a stout proponent of AWD vehicles for over 20 years. In fact, every daily-driver I’ve purchased in the last 15 years have all included what I consider to be the greatest safety feature one can get. In this period of time, AWD has gone from a costly and fuel-efficiency-sapping option to being affordable, efficient, and adopted as a ...

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First road test 2018 Jaguar E-PACE

2018 Jaguar E-PACE

The desire for self-expression is strong in this second decade of the 21st century. One of the most obvious ways to express oneself is through fashion. Projecting the desired image can also be done with accessories and this is essentially what cars like the new Jaguar E-PACE have become. I am certainly not undermining the worth of the vehicle. In ...

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The latest on the next Toyota Supra and BMW Z4

Information and details continue to trickle in on the co-developed sports cars. As you may or may not know, the next generation Toyota Supra, a car made very famous by the late Paul Walker in the Fast & Furious franchise, is slated for a comeback. This round however, Toyota will not be alone in creating the car. The Japanese giant ...

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