Monthly Archives: January 1998

Used Vehicle Review: Chevrolet Tracker, 1990-1998

You need the nose of a bloodhound to track the history of the Tracker in Canada – even then, the Tracker can get tricky. For the unprepared used car buyer the whole story is downright confusing. Continue reading

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Used Vehicle Review: Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 1995-1998

The Monte Carlo nameplate dates back to the fall of ’69 when Chevrolet first introduced it as – “The coupe of the ’70s’.” Born in the era of muscle-cars where what was packed under the hood was everything, the Monte Carlo had the biggest, longest hood of them all. Chevrolet even spawned an ‘SS’ version and plunked a monster 454 V8 motor that would leave Tim the Tool-Man drooling into its huge engine bay. Continue reading

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Used Vehicle Review: Acura Vigor/2.5TL/3.2TL, 1992-1998

The 1992 Acura Vigor was the fourth model added to Honda’s luxury brand lineup, following the Integra, Legend, and NSX. The Vigor was aimed at German models like the BMW 3-series and Audi 90 (and later, the popular A4 that debuted in 1996), as well as competitors from its home country, like the Lexus ES300, Infiniti J30 and Mazda 929. Continue reading

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Used Vehicle Review: Acura Integra, 1994-1998

Acura, the up-market luxury and performance arm of Honda, launched its first two cars in Canada in the spring of 1987. Integra, a sleek compact 2-door or 4-door hatchback with pop-up headlights, was the entry-level junior partner of the pair. Continue reading

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