Articles By: Peter Bleakney

1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole

Find of the Week: 1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole

Review by Peter Bleakney, photos courtesy Caliber Automobiles. Caliber Automobiles Ltd. located on The Queensway in Toronto’s west end is not your average used car purveyor. Walk into the showroom on any given day and you’ll be greeted by a cornucopia of automotive exotica. The staples here seem to be cars from Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Bentley,…

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The Niagara Wine Region seems like an appropriate place to exercise the S 550 Coupe, so my wife and I don some appropriately chic duds and head out. After a serene cruise on the QEW while listening to the fabulous Burmester audio, we duck off the highway and join the Wine Route that gives access to almost 400 wineries. First stop is Angel’s Gate Winery. The Merc looks at home here.

Wish List Car: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S 550 4Matic Coupe

Mercedes-Benz recently crowned its S-Class lineup up with the flagship 2015 S 550 Coupe. With a starting price of $147,000, this techno-laden sybaritic slice of personal magnificence might seem a bit dear, but after spending time within its gorgeous confines and behind the silken 449 hp, 516 lb-ft 4.7L twin-turbo V8, this 2+2 comes across…

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Chauffeur Tim Holland with the Wraith in front of Amberley Castle

In Pictures: The Making of a Rolls-Royce

In 1998 BMW acquired the rights to use the Rolls-Royce brand name, logo, Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament and grille shape. In 2003 an all-new facility opened on the grounds of the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex, England. Since then, the fortunes of this once foundering prestige automaker have taken a remarkable turn. We visited…

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2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe in the Spanish Pyrenees Slideshow

Gentlemen, start your engines. The base Coupe at $72,900 Canadian gets a 340 hp, 332 lb-ft supercharged 3.0L V6. Move up to this $84,900 S Coupe and the same V6 is tuned to 380 hp and 339 lb-ft while adding adaptive suspension, bigger brakes, a mechanical limited-slip differential, launch control and active sport exhaust. These…

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