Category Archives: News & Reviews

Review: 2017 Lexus IS 350 AWD F-Sport

By Kevin Harrison The IS first debuted in 1998 as an answer to BMW's formidable 3-series. It was good. But back then, BMW was making cars that were great. Fast forward to today and things have changed a bit from BMW's end. The 3-series, while technically still considered a compact, doesn't have...
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Review: 2018 Acura TLX SH-AWD V6 Elite A-Spec

By Kevin Harrison My very first car was a red Acura CL with a six speed manual. I liked the car very much but it wasn't my first choice. My first choice would have been a BMW 3-series. But since I was only in second year university and thus, quite poor, those vehicles...
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Review: 2017 Buick Envision Preferred AWD

By Kevin Harrison A lot of hoopla is being made from the fact that Buick's new crossover, the Envision, is made in China. I don't quite understand why. Your television likely is Chinese made too. So is your cell phone. So is the majority of your clothing and probably a lot of...
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Review: 2018 Kia Rio5

By Kevin Harrison Reputation is something marketing and PR departments for automotive companies lose sleep over. It's their job to ensure the brand they are employed by is represented in a positive light. It can be a tricky job because an automotive brand's reputation can be largely out of their hands. Sure,...
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Review: 2017 Lexus ES300h

By Kevin Harrison Back in February of this year, I decided to try the Lexus ES 350 for a few days while in Toronto for the Canadian International Auto Show. Part of the reason why I chose it as our chariot was because there wasn't much choice when it came to press...
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Review: 2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk

By Kevin Harrison Perhaps one of the worst vehicles to ever come out of the Jeep brand was the Compass and the Patriot. The two platform sharing siblings were meant to be an affordable way to get yourself into the Jeep cult. The problem? They were both rubbish. The Compass and Patriot were...
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Review: 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet

By Kevin Harrison If you remember past episodes of Top Gear when the hosts consisted of May, Clarkson and Hammond, you'll likely recall that the former was never a fan of AMG spec'd Mercedes-Benz products. He called them "stupidly overpriced" along with being brash, uncomfortable, too shouty and suggested the only...
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Review: 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF

By Kevin Harrison The Mazda MX-5 means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. To some, it's a "chick car" and those people would never be seen in one. I won't get into how ridiculous and harmful in general it is to liken something feminine as being a...
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