Posts Tagged: celebrity

2014 Dodge Demon Challenger SRT8

Stars in Cars: Dee Snider of Twisted Sister

Dee Snider gained fame as the lead singer of the heavy metal group, Twisted Sister. After 40 on-and-off years together, Twisted Sister officially called it quits in April 2015, but they’re still planning a final farewell tour in 2016 to commemorate the band’s forty years in the music biz. In the meantime, the flamboyant frontman…

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Cam Woolley with 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

Stars in Cars: Cam Woolley – CP24’s Traffic Correspondent

He’s a former OPP Sergeant who traded in his badge for a gig as a traffic and safety specialist on CP24, Toronto’s breaking news channel. But Cam Woolley isn’t just a car safety reporter, he’s also an avid car collector. During his 30-year career with the OPP, he also ran a film business, supplying cars…

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Mario Andretti 1978 F1 Win in Watkins Glen

Stars in Cars: Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti is a racing legend – one of the greatest race car drivers, ever. Over his multi-decade career, Andretti won 111 major events including the Formula 1 World Championship, the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. He also captured four IndyCar National Championships, three 12 Hours of Sebring endurance races, and was named Driver…

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That's not to say that there weren't some lookers waiting to take to Sweden's well-maintained highways. I mean, could anyone really ignore a car like the McLaren 650S Spyder?

Gumball: Kidnap, Fire, Explosions and Pillow Fights

It’s been nearly 20 years since Maximillion Cooper and a small group of wealthy, yet somewhat unhinged friends organized their first rally that saw a pack of supercars and celebrities party their way from England to Italy. In the interim, the Gumball 3000 Rally has become a rare example of corporate-sponsored debauchery, with routes and…

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Dean Brody in front of 1947 Spartan Coach

Stars in Cars: Country Singer-Songwriter Dean Brody

He’s one of Canada’s brightest country music stars. Dean Brody has topped the music charts with hit singles such as Brothers, Bounty, It’s Friday, and Canadian Girls. His last album, Crop Circles, swept the music scene and the awards circuit, winning a 2014 Juno for Country Recording of the Year and a 2014 Canadian Country…

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Deadmau5’s Partner Not Happy About Nyanborghini Purracan

Uh oh! Canadian DJ Deadmau5 has plans to replace his “Purrari” Ferrari 458 and his partner isn’t too pleased. Deadmau5’s Purrari hit the news last year when his sales listing was taken down by overzealous moderators, only to be picked up by autoTRADER.ca. Soon after that, Ferrari’s sense of humour department had a meltdown and…

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Aston Martin DB10

Aston Martin DB10 – Your New Bond Car

British spy hero James Bond returns in SPECTRE, once again commanding an Aston Martin. This time around, the filmmakers have collaborated with the luxury automobile firm to design a bespoke Bond car, the DB10. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer announced the grand tourer today stating, “In the same year that we celebrate our 50-year relationship…

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Anthony Calvillo

Stars in Cars: CFL Legend Anthony Calvillo

Anthony Calvillo was one of the greatest quarterbacks in CFL history. With a rich and rewarding career spanning 2 decades – 16 seasons with the Montreal Alouettes – he racked up numerous honours including three Grey Cup championship wins, three CFL Most Outstanding Player awards, and the record as the league’s all-time leader in passing…

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Fit For A King Campaign (Kia and Lebron James)

Kia and LeBron James Say K900 Is “Fit For A King”

LeBron James becomes Kia’s first-ever “luxury ambassador” NBA superstar LeBron James will be on television a lot more often in the near future, and not just during regular game broadcasts. The two-time NBA champion and four-time league MVP has inked a deal with Kia to become the automaker’s first-ever luxury ambassador. His job? To spur…

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Duesenberg Model J Coupe

Top 10 Most Opulent Luxury Cars of All Time

Luxury has bitten the dust. These days, the concept seems almost laughable, with brands offering “premium” car for under $30K, and top-trim family sedans crammed with every conceivable feature imaginable. Don’t think of it as a marketing ploy – think of it as the democratization of comfort, reliability and smoothness, all items you used to…

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Mike Smith aka Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys

Stars in Cars: Mike Smith aka Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys

He’s best known as “Bubbles” from the hit cult TV series, Trailer Park Boys. But now, actor Mike Smith is dumping his trademark Coke-bottle eyeglasses to play himself in the new flick, Swearnet, which chronicles his adventures with cohorts-in-crime Robb Wells and JP Tremblay – aka Ricky and Julian of the Trailer Park Boys – as they launch a profanity-riddled internet channel. When Smith isn’t on set performing his wild antics, he’s on the road driving a car that is anything but trailer trash. It’s an Italian exotic: a 2007 Maserati Quattroporte.

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