Chevrolet revealed the 2016 Spark microcar at the 2016 Montreal Auto Show, along with a tasty tidbit of information that should tickle the buying bone of many potential first-time car buyers. With a starting price of just $9,995, the Spark now has the lowest cost of entry of any new car in Canada. The margins are slim; it undercuts the ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: January 2016
2016 Montreal Auto Show: Mitsubishi showcases 2017 Mirage, updated Lancer and RVR
Quebec is one of Mitsubishi’s strongest markets in Canada, and the Japanese manufacturer has chosen the 2016 Montreal Auto Show to showcase updates to three products, as well as a new 2017 Mirage hatchback. The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage The smallest gas-powered Mitsubishi was originally shown at the Los Angeles show. It features a new grille and more tech. The new ...Read More »
2016 Montreal Auto Show: Want to try an EV? Come to the show!
Interested in finding out what it’s like to drive a hybrid or electric vehicle? Now’s your chance! The Montreal Auto Show, in collaboration with CAA-Quebec, is offering the chance to try 13 different EVs and plug-in hybrids to show goers. Driving an electric car is not the same as piloting a traditional gas-powered example, and the best way to understand ...Read More »
2016 Montreal Auto Show: 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon lands in Canada, but not U.S.
For the first time in North America, visitors to the 48th annual Montreal International Auto Show will get an up-close-and-personal look at the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C300d 4Matic wagon, revealed on the show’s media day. Powered by the same 2.1-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel found in the E 250 BlueTEC, the 2016 C 300d 4Matic wagon is the more family-oriented version of the ...Read More »
2016 Detroit Auto Show: 2016 Precision Concept sets the stage for future of Acura design
Acura delivered a thunderclap with its extraordinary 2016 Precision Concept at this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), a product that demonstrated the brand’s design path going forward. The Precision Concept demonstrates Acura’s new grille design; dubbed “Diamond Pentagon”, it strives to banish the awful “Shield” grille from our collective memories. What that means is a proud grille with ...Read More »
2016 Detroit Auto Show: Kia Telluride concept says “go big, or go home”
In the days leading up to this yer’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Kia teased a silhouette shot of an all-new vehicle. Come media days at NAIAS, we were treated to a look at the actual thing. It’s called the Telluride, so named after the famous ski resort in Colorado. Based on the current Sorento, the Telluride is a ...Read More »