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2017 Jaguar XJ Portfolio AWD Road Test

Why be predictable? If you show up in a Jaguar your colleagues will think you paid much more than you did, while you’ll have a lot more fun getting there than if you’d bought a heavier less sporting luxury sedan. Get ready to be impressed by Jaguar’s sensational Jaguar XJ Portfolio AWD, thanks to 340-hp, an 8-speed auto, lightweight aluminum…

2017 Lexus RX 350 F Sport Road Test

Lexus’ RX has always been a good looking luxury SUV, but now its daring design pulls eyeballs wherever it goes, especially in as-tested F Sport trim. The upgrade adds a unique mesh grille, more aggressive front and rear fascias, 20-inch alloys, a sport suspension, a sport steering wheel with paddle shifters, alloy pedals, aluminum interior trim,…

2017 Volkswagen Golf AllTrack Road Test

What do you get when you combine a sport wagon and crossover SUV? Meet the new VW Golf AllTrack, a good looking, sporty alternative to an SUV that provides 170-hp, 6-speed dual-clutch auto, AWD performance with the great visibility of a raised ride-height crossover, complete with black and silver body-cladding, 18-inch alloys, roof rails, proximity…

2017 Lexus ES 300h Road Test

The 2017 Lexus ES certainly looks the part of a luxury car, but does it provide the interior quality, high levels of comfort, available features and performance most expect from this class? We test a well furnished ES 300h powered by Lexus’ ultra-efficient hybrid drivetrain, complete with 200-hp, a CVT, FWD, 17-inch alloys, heated and cooled power…

2018 Acura TLX SH-AWD Elite A-Spec Road Test

Acura has given its popular TLX a thorough refresh for 2018, with the new A-Spec upgrade most enticing in the lineup. We review it in top-line SH-AWD Elite trim, complete with redesigned front and rear fascias, an aero kit, blackened trim, 19-inch alloys, sport suspension, 290-hp V6, 9-speed auto with paddles, leather and microfibre upholstery, heated…

Acura adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to 2018 MDX

Let’s face it. The majority of today’s consumers hook up to the digital world through an Apple or Android smartphone, and the ability to use either technology within our vehicles makes life a lot easier. That’s the premise behind Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the former noted for providing the Cupertino, California firm’s easy usability and…

2017 Toyota RAV4 Limited Platinum AWD Road Test

Toyota’s RAV4 is Canada’s most popular compact SUV, but does that mean it’s best in its class? Check out today’s review of new top-line Limited Platinum AWD trim to find out what we think and what you need to know before buying. Some key features of this model include LED headlights with auto high beams, 18-inch alloys, passive access, pushbutton…

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF GT Road Test

Making the universally adored Mazda MX-5 a more comfortable, refined, all-weather sports car didn’t mean it had to lose any of its notable performance prowess, it’s retractable fastback merely makes it nicer to live with. Today we review the new 2017 MX-5 RF in its top-tier GT trim, meaning it’s loaded up like a little luxury roadster thanks…
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