Lincoln will reveal a new Aviator at the New York Auto Show

Lincoln Aviator

It’s highly likely that you do not remember the original Aviator. Back in 2003, Lincoln unleashed a rebadged Explorer to little or no fanfare. Other than a revised dashboard, some chrome and oversized taillights, nobody really noticed when it went away in 2005. Lincoln will revive the nameplate, as part of Ford’s multifaceted plan to overhaul their line-up. Lincoln has announced that they will be dropping the majority of their “MK” naming strategy in favour ...

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The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric unveiled in Geneva

2019 Hyundai Kona

The Hyundai Kona is already one of Canada’s most anticipated SUVs of the year, and now we’re getting a new 100% electric version with impressive features. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, this new electric Kona offers two engines, one of which can reach 470 kilometers of range! The first engine develops 133 horsepower and can reach 100 km/h in just 9.3 seconds. Its announced range is 300 kilometers courtesy of a 39.2-kWh battery which ...

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A wagon version of the Mission E: the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo unveiled in Geneva

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo

The Porsche Mission E will come out as a production vehicle by next year and already Porsche is hard at work on other versions of its flagship electric sedan. In Geneva today, we got the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo, a high-slung utility version of the sedan presented three years ago in Frankfurt. The Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo has not been confirmed yet, but the fact remains that the specifications of the concept are ...

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Geneva Auto Show 2018: The Range Rover SV Coupe

Range Rover SV Coupe

There is something deceptively simple and elegant about Range Rover’s very limited 2-door ultra-luxury SUV. At first glance, it looks like nothing’s going on but the moment the eye focuses on the absence of rear doors and the length of the front door, your sense melt. How is it possible that such an unpretentious design decision has an impact of this magnitude? Speaking of magnitude, all body panels save for the bonnet and tailgate are ...

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A chat with RAM Man, Jim Morrison

This year is turning out to be the year of the truck. Between the return of the Ford Ranger, following a facelift on the F-150 for the 2018 model year, and the unveilings of the all-new Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, without forgetting the entirely rejigged RAM 1500, truck lovers and the North American automotive media have lots to get excited about. The Canadian International Auto Show, held every year in Toronto, is the biggest ...

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Volkswagen 4MOTION; Tackling climate and roads

AWD (4WD and 4X4) drivetrains were once limited to trucks, and the very rare Jensen, AMC, Subaru or Audi cars. Nearly 40 years have passed since the American Motor Corporation introduced the Eagle, or what is essentially the first production “car” to offer four-wheel drive. While a handful of carmakers picked up on the technology, most considered it too costly and bulky to offer on a large scale. The last decade has seen an incredible ...

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First Road Test: 2019 Infiniti QX50

The luxury compact SUV segment is one of the most important niches in the automotive industry, and automakers know it. To be successful as a luxury brand, you need a successful luxury compact utility vehicle, plain and simple. The big German three sit at the top, but other manufacturers like Infiniti are trying hard to get their slice of the pie. Part of wanting to seduce consumers is developing unique and innovative technologies. Technologies like ...

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The Ferrari of utility vehicles

Ferrari SUV

We all know it’s coming. In fact, so inevitable is a Ferrari SUV that the fabled supercar brand’s future could be in jeopardy, at least that’s what a few specialized European car websites think. While Ferrari could survive without an SUV, Lamborghini’s decision to launch the insane Urus is what will have sealed the deal in our opinion. Picture your typical mom and dad Lamborghini/Ferrari shopper looking to buy a car for their first born. ...

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NEW CAR: The new Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce

That’s the name that will adorn Rolls-Royce’s all-new “high-sided” luxury vehicle, or RR speak for SUV. Details are very scarce, but it has been revealed that the testing on the new “Effortless, Everywhere” luxury vehicle was completed in the deserts of Africa and the Middle East, the Arctic Circle, and canyons of North America. It was announced three years ago that Rolls-Royce was going to create their own utility vehicle. With the Bentley Bentayga, Lamborghini Urus ...

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REVIEW: 2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

For years, truck makers have been improving upon the daily usability of their products. Companies like Ford and General Motors picked up on the fact that a large portion of their customers were relying on their trucks for more than just work. They also realized that many were looking to spend far more money for more equipment and convenience. Today, truck people can deck out their mules with as much kit as can be found ...

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