A car guy since my first word (Toyota, according to mom), I always say that for every hour I spent studying history, science or math, I probably spent three studying the annals of R & T, EVO, Top Gear and a whole bunch of others.
Happy that I can now put all that gathered info to use, I have ensconced myself in the world of automotive jousnalism, testing everything from city cars to trucks, and covering everything from industry news to motorsport.
Fast forward to today and when you consider the Kicks’ sub-$20,000 starting price (recall that the Micra once had a sub-$10,000 starting price, a big deal this day in age) and you can see that now that the Micra is no more in this market, the Kicks slots in nicely as a bit of an alternative. It’s a cool-looking and sparkly thing and it forms an intriguing proposition as a result.
EV range is key…but it isn’t the be all, end all. It’s how you gain your range back (eg. charging) that also need to be considered.
Hyundai has taken the wraps off their range claims now that they’ve completed their North American range tests.
As a result, the RAV4 – like the Corolla, or the Chevrolet Impala once was, or the Ford Escape – has always had the acrimonious “this is what you think of when you hear the word ‘car’” designation; that is to say notable and popular, but also ubiquitous and gone from memory soon as it passes through your direct line of sight at the intersection. Probably because it was finished in grey. Or silver.
Auto123 reviews the 2021 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring PHEV, designed to take things a step further with this model.
he Hyundai Tucson is all-new for 2022, and it comes to us as one of the first Hyundais to display the “Parametric Exterior” design language that Hyundai is turning to for their future products. It stands to reason that they’d choose the Tucson to do so, as it is the brand’s bestseller and some may argue its flagship as a result. And if it’s the flagship, you want it flying your best, brightest and freshest colours, right? It starts with […]
Auto123 reviews the 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost edition, which at 430 hp and 570 lb-ft of torque is the most powerful F-150 around. For now.
AJAC announced the winners of its annual Canadian Car of the Year (CCOTY) and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year (CUOTY) prizes.
Genesis Terrain Mode isn’t quite as standardized as AWD – you have to option up to it but it is specifically tuned for Canadian cars with the addition of Snow mode
The 2019 Toyota Mirai differs from your typical EV. Canadians, for example, would likely be happy with the Mirai’s cold-weather performance.