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2015 Nissan Murano SL

Road Trip: Ottawa to New York in Nissan’s New Murano

Originally introduced in 2003 to a combination of admiration and accolades, the Nissan Murano was a real leap ahead in the midsize SUV segment. Comparables – at the time, boxy and truck-like – immediately seemed dated when parked next to the curvy, modern Murano, one of the first “crossovers” to hit the market. It came…

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Mazda currently offers the CX-5 compact SUV and seven-seat mid-size CX-9, and now the CX-3, labeled a subcompact and based on a new Skyactiv platform that will be shared with the upcoming Mazda2. We flew down to Arizona to get our first look at what the CX-3 offers buyers in this segment and what sets it apart from its competition.

First Look: 2016 Mazda CX-3

Scottsdale, Arizona – The crossover market continues to grow at an unprecedented pace, with more and more people jumping into small utility vehicles than ever before. Customers looking for easy access, all-season usability, practicality and a broad selection to choose from are finding that the crossover market is full of great options high on value….

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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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2016 Audi Q3

First Drive: 2016 Audi Q3

Audi Canada invited us for a brief visit to Munich to sample some changes they have in store for the recently launched Q3, based on Audi’s excellent A3 sedan. Available on the market now as a 2015 model, the updated 2016 Q3 will reach Canada in fall of 2015. Tags: 2016, audi, awd, cuv, new…

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2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: By The Numbers

Was anyone really surprised when it was announced that the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat would be joining the Challenger SRT Hellcat in an over-the-top celebration of all things tire-smoky? The new Charger SRT Hellcat boasts the same 707 horsepower supercharged V8 and phenomenal accelerative capabilities as its two-door cousin, but it also brings five-passenger…

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2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe: 10 things you need to know

If the original ATS sedan broke new ground for Cadillac with a focus on lightweight materials, a nimble feel, and driving exhilaration rather than luxuriant comfort, then the launch of a two-door version is simply a natural progression of the brand’s goals. Four doors good, two doors better – a slight reduction in practicality in…

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