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Is your vehicle popular with the wrong crowd?
All the best secret design features from the world of cars.
The Formula 1 class of 2016 revealed.
Going fast – off the ice.
The Cadillac of Cars
Kia’s autonomous driving efforts revolve around passengers – and drivers.
Automotive delights abound in La Belle Province.
All the small things.
An exhibition of concepts realized.
Year of the Coupe
A closer look at how a small team in a Detroit neighbourhood builds one of the world’s most potent supercars.
The Top 25 of 2015
It’s a good time to be a rider.
IBC released its annual list of most stolen cars in Canada.
The Force is strong with these ones.
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…
On its 45th anniversary, we take a look at Japan’s version of Hot Wheels. Predictably, things get weird.
In 2016 Mercedes-Benz releases the all-new 2017 C-Class. Ours will be the all-wheel-drive C 300 4MATIC model. autoTRADER.ca got a chance to see and drive the C 300 in Malaga, Spain. After the C 300 come the enthusiast models, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C 63 and C 63 S. They brought these to Spain as well,…
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…
The Canary Islands – Yep, this is a big deal. The legendary Porsche 911 Carrera gets a mid-cycle makeover for MY 2017, and its signature rev-hungry naturally-aspirated flat six engines (3.4L Carrera and 3.8L Carrera S) are ditched for a 3.0L twin-turbo flat in two stages of tune – 370 hp and 420 hp. It’s…
The craziest doors the car world has ever seen.
Pssst… do you want to know about tires?
We pore over all the chase scenes in every 007 flick to tell you which had the best chase scenes of all time. Find out where SPECTRE, the latest Bond instalment with Daniel Craig in the leading role, ranks in the pantheon of great super-spy chases. Does the infusion of English exotica (including an Aston…
Two-wheel drool-inducers in Tokyo
The best Bento boxes and Tomica trucks.
As the pan-pacific Japanese car-culture cult classic celebrates its twentieth anniversary, we look at its finest machines.
The weirdest stuff is still outside.
Hallowe’en is upon us, and this year we troll the fields and catacombs for the bones of the forgotten automobile – vehicles left exposed to the elements, humbled by humidity, ravaged by rust and buried under the brush. We hope you won’t think it ghoulish of us to say that decay can be a delightful…
Is bigger better?
Best-selling Audi reworked from the ground up, but retains its sensible yet sporty character.
Boom, bust, or fade.
Prescription for luxury.
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,…
By the time you read this, the Frankfurt Auto Show will be open to the public, now that we marauding journalists have been and gone. Before we left, though, we put sticky paw prints over as many of the bizarre, beautiful and sometimes bloody awful treasures on display as we could. Including what seemed like…
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,…
Military vehicles that have found a niche in the larger market
The wooden dashboard has been around for just about as long as the motorcar. As soon as car makers had gauges to mount, they slapped them into a nice piece of hardwood. Since then, designers and engineers have taken this concept and blasted it into the realm of high-art, creating finishes, textures and mixed-media compounds…
A look at a list of hot rides for drivers with two feet.
2016 Harley-Davidson range boasts “most powerful cruiser lineup ever”.
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,…
It might be too soon to call it, but there’s evidence of a revolution brewing in the mid-size truck segment. The arrival of a refreshed Toyota Tacoma for 2016 means that those shopping outside the full-size pickup segment now have three fresh options to choose from, as the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon were both…
The heavyweight middleweight.
Touring the new Porsche American headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia
Tips on helping to keep pets as safe as your kids.
This month’s culprit made a dangerous judgment call that could have caused an accident.
New vehicles built in Canada currently account for around 17 per cent of the new vehicles sold in Canada. With the automobile manufacturing industry struggling to create a positive outlook and weakened by the dollar, we decided to take a look at the assembly location of the vehicle you’re driving today. A sampling of current…
The evolution of the mid-engine, baby Ferraris
Everything you need to know about lighting systems.
Haven’t you always wanted the inside of your house to look more like your car? Or at the very least, your garage? While you might not have the budget to buy all of your furniture at Recaro, there’s really no end to the number of home décor pieces with an automotive theme awaiting anyone with…
Three generations into its V Series family of high performance sedans, the all-new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V pushes the boundaries of what’s possible for a modern luxury car. Longer and leaner than the vehicle it replaces, the CTS-V has also matured, as evidenced by the removal of its manual transmission option and the newly opulent interior…
Summer. Sunshine. Ice cream. Shorts and sandals. Wonderful. When will the suffering end? If the words “road trip” fill you with dread and terror, maybe it’s time to reacquaint yourself with the kind of driving that involves plush seating, open spaces and bathroom breaks that don’t take half an hour – all in the comfort…
The Audi R8 still surprises me. Coming from a car company that is synonymous with conservative design, impeccable interiors and technical prowess, it’s hard to believe they would put out such an outrageous and groundbreaking supercar, even 8 years after it arrived on our shores. Nonetheless, we had the good fortune to travel to Portugal…
I sincerely don’t know who would get bored driving an Aston Martin. The speed, the sound and the fury of every model in their line-up is downright intoxicating, and the brand lifts its middle finger to the efficiency of turbocharging and all-wheel drive. What gearhead could refuse a day on a racetrack, getting an opportunity…
How many of these cars can you identify from just these badges?