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  • Ken Block’s 2016 Ford Focus RS RX Sold for $264,000
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 27, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    Racing driver and drift master Ken Block needs no further introduction. His spectacular stunts and Gymkhana videos have made him a star, just like his many custom-built cars. Last Thursday at the Barrett-Jackson Fall Auction, his famous 2016 Ford Focus RS RX was sold for an impressive sum of $200,000 …

  • Hercules Alpha: Wait, What, Another Electric Pickup?
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 26, 2020 at 8:29 pm

    Another week, another electric pickup is making headlines. Admittedly far less futuristic and mind-blowing than the recently unveiled 2022 GMC Hummer EV , the Hercules Alpha is not a completely unique product like most of the contenders in this infant market segment. The young company founded in Detroit in December …

  • Battery Providing 800 Km of Range in 20 Minutes Might Come Soon
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 26, 2020 at 3:32 pm

    Development of long-range electric vehicles is accelerating quite a bit. Many automakers along with tech giants and battery suppliers are making big promises and announcements these days. Following Samsung’s breakthrough earlier in the year, another Korean company, SK Innovation, has exciting news to share. At a recent battery-tech trade conference …

  • Volvo Valet Contactless Delivery App Rolls Out in Canada
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 26, 2020 at 12:31 pm

    With COVID-19 requiring a number of health and safety measures that are affecting our daily lives and habits, car dealerships—just like most other businesses—need to adapt. The latest example comes from Volvo Canada with its new Volvo Valet service. It’s a mobile app for owners and lessees of Volvo vehicles …

  • 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: So Close to Perfection
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    There is no such thing as a perfect car or truck. You can always find something not to like or stuff that doesn’t meet one driver’s specific needs. However, we at The Car Guide believe we have found a vehicle that seriously challenges the premise above. The Toyota RAV4 is …

  • The New GMC Hummer EV Could Have Looked Way More Extreme
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 23, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Imagine you’re a car designer working for GMC and the bosses ask you to draw what the all-new, all-electric Hummer could look like. Talk about an exciting challenge! The team that received the order back in April 2019 quickly went to work, especially since General Motors initially planned a reveal …

  • Watch: Jeep Wrangler Tumbles Down a Mountain and It’s Terrifying
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 23, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    Even an SUV with legendary off-road skills like the Jeep Wrangler is not immune to slippery terrain, a driver’s lack of judgement or caution, or just a technical failure. A 23-year-old woman learned the lesson the hard way on October 10 when the Wrangler she was a passenger in fell …

  • Nissan Sentra SR Gets Manual Gearbox for 2021
    by Germain Goyer on October 23, 2020 at 1:15 pm

    What’s new with the Nissan Sentra for 2021? Well, The Car Guide has just learned from a Quebec dealer that the company will make a six-speed manual transmission available in the Sentra SR. A screen capture of the dealer’s digital ordering book indeed shows a manual option with this particular …

  • Torsus Praetorian is the Off-road School Bus Kids Dream About
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 23, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    School bus design has not really changed over the past several decades, except for some upgrades aimed at improving safety. Also, these vehicles’ field of expertise is pretty much limited to well defined and decently maintained streets and roads. Now, imagine a rugged, adventurous school bus that could tackle just …

  • 2021 Hyundai Elantra Pricing Announced, Still Very Affordable
    by Guillaume Rivard on October 22, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    Hyundai has just announced Canadian pricing for the completely redesigned 2021 Elantra and there are some great news for customers. Once again equipped with a standard six-speed manual gearbox in base trim, the popular Korean compact sedan will now start at $17,899, an increase of just $800 from the outgoing …