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  • Brabus Casts Spell on New Mercedes-Benz S-Class With the 500
    by Louis-Philippe Dubé on April 20, 2021 at 7:41 pm

    Brabus has been taking German cars to new levels since 1977. While the common man might consider the new Mercedes-Benz S 500 as the gateway to S-Class sedan lineup and a non-compromising blend between performance and luxury, Constantin Buschmann and the team at Brabus accepted the challenge (as always) and …

  • Meet the 2021 World Car of the Year Award Winners
    by Guillaume Rivard on April 20, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    The Volkswagen ID.4 is a hot topic these days and it’s about to get even hotter as the new electric crossover today won the prestigious 2021 World Car of the Year award. Set to go on sale in Canada this summer following a launch in Europe and the U.S., the …

  • Kia Forte to be Refreshed, Possibly Renamed for 2022
    by Guillaume Rivard on April 20, 2021 at 2:51 pm

    The Kia Forte was completely redesigned for 2019 (the Forte5 hatchback followed in 2020) and the 2022 model year will likely see a mid-cycle update. A name change could also be in store. Of course, Kia still hasn’t made an official announcement in Canada or the U.S. (the company is …

  • Lincoln Zephyr Gets a Second Life… in China
    by Guillaume Rivard on April 20, 2021 at 1:39 pm

    Lincoln ’s North American lineup is now car-free with the recent elimination of the Continental and MKZ . In China, however, sedans are still very popular and we saw a prime example at Auto Shanghai 2021 this week. Remember the Lincoln Zephyr? It’s an important nameplate in the brand’s long …

  • New Tax on Luxury Cars to Come Into Effect in Canada
    by Marc-André Gauthier on April 20, 2021 at 12:10 am

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely hit the Canadian economy and burned a massive hole in the federal government’s pockets. In order to pay off some of its historically high debt, several key measures were included in the 2021 Budget announced on Monday. And one of them will not please luxury …

  • Refreshed 2022 Lexus ES Adds F SPORT Model, More Tech
    by Guillaume Rivard on April 19, 2021 at 6:54 pm

    The Lexus ES midsize sedan was completely redesigned for 2019, so the current generation was due for a mid-cycle update. This is it. On the outside, three body colours have been eliminated and two others are new for 2022 including Iridium and Cloudburst Grey. There’s a new grille pattern on …

  • Large and Spacious Volkswagen ID.6 Unveiled in China, For China
    by Guillaume Rivard on April 19, 2021 at 5:16 pm

    Following the ID.3 , ID.4 and ID.5 , Volkswagen keeps the ball rolling at Auto Shanghai 2021 with the official debut of the ID.6 midsize electric SUV. It’s too bad that only the smaller ID.4 has been confirmed for Canada so far. While the German automaker openly touts its next …

  • Genesis Electrified G80 Gets Full EV Treatment
    by Guillaume Rivard on April 19, 2021 at 2:30 pm

    Genesis officially introduced its first electric vehicle, the Electrified G80 (not called eG80 as previously rumoured) during a world premiere at Auto Shanghai 2021. “The Electrified G80, the perfect balance of athleticism and elegance, marks the beginning of our journey into the EV market, representing Genesis in the era of …

  • Honda SUV e:prototype Might Foreshadow Electric HR-V
    by Frédéric Mercier on April 19, 2021 at 1:22 pm

    Today at Auto Shanghai 2021 in China, Honda showed a small electric SUV prototype that many Canadian drivers would likely find interesting. Few details were provided by the automaker, however. For sure, the similarities with the next-generation Honda HR-V are striking. Will it come to our shores? Nothing is more …

  • Mercedes-Benz EQB Unveiled in China, to be Sold in North America
    by Guillaume Rivard on April 19, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    Mercedes-Benz is introducing another member of its EQ line of electric vehicles. Just a few days after the virtual world premiere of the EQS full-size sedan, the automaker unveiled the all-new EQB compact SUV at Auto Shanghai 2021. And the good news for us is that it will not be …