Posts Tagged: slideshow

At the rear, the taillights follow a similar “boomerang” theme. The SR and SL grades also get new 17-inch wheel choices. An optional 5.8-inch display screen mounted into the centre stack is now the hub for all your infotainment needs, including Siri compatibility which comes as standard on SV, SR and SL grades.

2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Round-up

2017 Ford Escape Ford revealed a refreshed 2017 Escape at a special event the night before the Los Angeles Auto Show. While the manufacturer calls this the fourth-generation of its best-selling crossover model, in truth, it’s a warming-over of the second gen introduced in 2012. 2017 Ford Escape Ford seems most excited about the new…

Continue reading

Modern automobiles contain a sophisticated array of active and passive safety systems. Though autonomous vehicles are on the distant horizon, many of the essential technologies can already be found in cars on the road today. Here's a look at how the state of the art in electronic safety systems has evolved over time.

Evolution of Electronic Safety Systems

Modern automobiles contain a sophisticated array of active and passive safety systems. Though autonomous vehicles are on the distant horizon, many of the essential technologies can already be found in cars on the road today. Here’s a look at how the state of the art in electronic safety systems has evolved over time. General Motors…

Continue reading

The NHL regular season begins Wednesday, October 7. As ever, a team's fortune can rise or fall on one player in particular: the goalie. A few extra saves in the coming months can mean the difference between missing the playoffs and making a run for the Cup. Don Cherry always says goalies are a little crazy – you'd have to be to choose to stand in front of 100-mph slapshots – but a look at their car choices show that perhaps they're saner than they might appear. Here are some of today's top goalies, plus five retired stars.

NHL Goalie Rides

The NHL regular season begins Wednesday, October 7. It’s always a special night because briefly, oh so briefly, all 30 teams are equal. All are tied for first place, all have equal potential, and fans of all 30 teams have equal dreams of winning the Stanley Cup. (Reality will barge in quickly and rudely, don’t…

Continue reading

Ahh, the venerable pickup truck. Reliable mule to the working man. Ideal platform for lifting, supercharging and bro-dozing in general. Scourge to the Brits. Scourge to The Continent, too, come to think of it. It’s all of these things and many, many more. But, ideal road trip companion? What about daily driver? Maybe not traditionally, but that’s changing as families reduce their car count. In order to find out just how livable they are, we grabbed one and took it on a round trip from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, Alberta – Canadian home of the pickup truck – and back. To see how efficient a pickup can be, we took one of the diesel variety: the 2015 Ram 1500 Bighorn, complete with optional rear air suspension. Should be epic.

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Road Trip

Ahh, the venerable pickup truck. Reliable mule to the working man. Ideal platform for lifting, supercharging and bro-dozing in general. Scourge to the Brits. Scourge to The Continent, too, come to think of it. It’s all of these things and many, many more. But, ideal road trip companion? What about daily driver? Maybe not traditionally,…

Continue reading

Video games are getting more and more realistic as time goes on, while photographers are increasingly relying on digital manipulation to get that perfect picture after the fact. Technology is blurring the line between the real and the virtual – can you tell the difference? (No peeking at the captions!)

Virtual or Real?

Video games are getting more and more realistic as time goes on, while photographers are increasingly relying on digital manipulation to get that perfect picture after the fact. Technology is blurring the line between the real and the virtual – can you tell the difference? (No peeking at the captions!) Tags: digital, driveclub, forza, gta,…

Continue reading

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,…

Continue reading