Monthly Archives: August 2013

Buyer’s Guide: 2013 Ford Explorer

CHANGES FOR 2013: – Enhanced Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch added. – Sport model added. Going into 2013, an updated version of SYNC with MyFord Touch is the only update in the normal Explorer. However, an all-new Explorer Sport is … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Guide: 2014 Ford Edge

CHANGES FOR 2014: – Paint changes: Sunset Metallic, Oxford White, and Ingot Silver (Edge Sport) added. The Edge enters its eighth and final year of production with virtually no changes versus last year, save some new choices from the paint … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Guide: 2013 Ford Edge

CHANGES FOR 2013: – Six-speed SelectShift automatic now available with sport mode. – SEL offers unique leather-trimmed seats with Alcantara gray suede inserts, a body-coloured grille, unique floor mats, and new contrasting painted and machined 20 inch wheels. – Paint … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Guide: 2014 Ford Transit Connect

CHANGES FOR 2014: – Brand new model. After the successful introduction of the first generation Transit Connect, Ford is doubling down by bringing a new version of the Connect and a brand new full size Transit to replace the E-Series … Continue reading

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Kia Soul’s Success Is Track’ster and Turbo’s Downfall

Due to constrained capacity and high demand for the Kia Soul, a turbo variant or Track’ster version of the Soul are unlikely.

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Corvette Z07 In Development, Hybrid “A Very Attractive Idea”

While spy photographers capture a Corvette Z07 undergoing testing, GM President Mark Reuss winks at the idea of a hybrid Stingray.

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First Drive: 2014 Toyota Corolla

How do you make a boring car more exciting? The new Corolla meets the challenge without sacrificing its traditional virtues.

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Road Trip: Six Days Traveling with the 2014 Audi A8 3.0 TDI

Quebec’s Eastern Townships and Montreal, plus Ontario’s Prince Edward County were all made more enjoyable with this remarkable German machine powered by diesel.

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Buyer’s Guide: 2013 Ford Transit Connect

CHANGES FOR 2013: – None. With a redesigned 2014 Transit Connect waiting in the wings, this little workhorse wagon moves into 2013 with no notable changes. It’s a versatile little truck that can be kitted out to carry five people, … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Guide: 2014 Ford Expedition

CHANGES FOR 2014: – New available mechanical load-leveling system replaces outgoing air-based system “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” seems to be the mantra at Ford with the 2014 Expedition. The full size SUV, available in two different lengths, … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Guide: 2013 Ford Expedition

CHANGES FOR 2013: – 20-inch wheels, rear-seat DVD system added on Limited as options. – Heavy duty trailering package adds trailer brake controller. – Improved shift timing. – Paint changes: Blue Jeans Metallic, Kodiak Brown Metallic and Ruby Red Metallic … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Guide: 2014 Ford Flex

CHANGES FOR 2014: – Engine output numbers updated. For 2014, the Ford Flex continues on with its unique two-box styling, which was just updated last year. With a solid set of features and availability of two 3.5L engines – normally … Continue reading

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Volvo Shows New Concept Coupé From Every Angle

Homage to P1800 will foreshadow new look for future XC90

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