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Scenic Route: 2015 Porsche Cayenne S Review

Few cars have managed to force me and my pre-conceptions to do a 180-degree turn as the Porsche Cayenne has. I mean, come on; as a lifelong Porsche enthusiast, when the Cayenne first debuted in 2002, I—along with many of my ilk—scoffed at it. It wasn’t rear-engined. It wasn’t rear-wheel drive. It didn’t have a boxer-style motor, and most of all, ...

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Review: 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

There is just something so pure, so fun, so…right about the Jeep Wrangler. Maybe it’s the four-wheel drive (yes, a proper four-wheel drive system with a locking differential). Or the Spartan interior (which, admittedly, has become a little less so over the years). Or the looks that haven’t changed much going on 60 years now. Maybe it’s the convertible top. It’s ...

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Scenic Route: 2015 Ford F-150 Winter Driving Review

Charlevoix, QC – Not intent on resting on their laurels after earning 2015 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year accolades with the F-150, Ford invited a flight of journalists to test their trucks in conditions more extreme than anything anyone—save Ford’s engineering team—had seen before. It was central Quebec, it was snowy, and it was -15 degrees outside.   Up ...

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First Drive: 2015 Jeep Renegade

Mirabel, QC — “Renegade.” The name has been used before by Jeep, but as a more hardcore, wide-bodied trim package for the venerable CJ and Wrangler models. Those models were part of the old Chrysler. This is the new Chrysler—actually, make that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)—and the Renegade name is back, and this time, it’s its own model with fun, ...

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Ford GT supercar to be built in Canada

In addition to winning the 2015 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year with their Ford F-150, the manufacturer continues to make headlines with the announcement that the recently-revealed Ford GT super car will be built in partnership with Multimatic in Markham, ON. The result? We can actually say the GT will be “Made in Canada.” Power for the GT comes from ...

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Ford F-150 named 2015 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year

Toronto, ON — For the second time in its long history, the Ford F-150 has earned Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year honours. Based on votes from over 70 members from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), the F-150 beat out finalists from Porsche (Macan S) and Subaru (Outback). The announcement was made this morning on media day at the ...

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