2015 Ford Fiesta ST

2015 Ford Fiesta ST

Ford’s little pocket-rocket is a huge delight.

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I took Ford’s Fiesta ST to a local Cars and Coffee event recently and something unexpected took place- amongst a gaggle of Porsche 911’s, AMG tuned Mercedes Benz and Corvettes the little Fiesta garnered a lot of attention. Yes, parked amongst a who’s-who of automotive titans the diminutive Feista ST drew an impressive crowd. You might think that would be

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2015 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 Convertible

2015 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 Convertible

Al fresco motoring in Ford’s newest pony.

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We aren’t shy about unleashing a torrent of praise from the Carpages Garage whenever we have a Ford Mustang under our watchful eye. It doesn’t matter if you fancy yourself a hard-core enthusiast or simply a casual admirer (and there are many examples of both that no doubt help the Mustang earn the distinction of The Most Liked

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2015 Cadillac CTS 3.6 AWD Premium

2015 Cadillac CTS 3.6 AWD Premium

There’s a new benchmark in town.

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You’ll often hear automotive marketing types breathlessly claiming how their newest sports sedan offering will emerge as the class benchmark, especially in terms of driving dynamics. The phrases ‘sport-tuned suspension’ and ‘unrivaled handling and control’ are often thrown around with reckless abandon, but the fact is these exercises in chest-thumping are usually little more than just that. Every so

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2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4X4

2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4X4

GMC’s Escalade-on-a-budget.

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After the Infiniti QX80 spent some in the Carpages Garage a few months ago, the general consensus was that it’s a properly enormous vehicle. That was before we picked up the keys to GMC’s range-topping Yukon XL Denali, whose modest dimensions eclipse the monstrous QX in every measure. So who buys these behemoths anyway? Why do you need something so vastly immense? The

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4WD Extended Cab

2015 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4WD Extended Cab

Chevrolet’s resurrected Colorado makes perfect sense.

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I find it puzzling when I see people running errands or simply commuting in a full size truck. Fine, you need the towing capacity and payload area here and there, but what about the vast majority of the time? Seems kind of silly to have all that capability wasting away. Never mind that these are the folks who

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2015 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel: Does Volkswagen finally have some competition?

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

A diesel from Chevrolet, not in a pickup truck.

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We often review cars that vie for sales in highly crowded and competitive marketing segments, so it was refreshing grabbing the keys to Chevrolet’s Cruze Diesel, a car that joins the Volkswagen Jetta as the only other compact diesel offering trying to land your hard earned Canadian dollars.

We’ve logged many kilometres behind the wheel of Volkswagen’s

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2015 Cadillac ATS 3.6 Performance Coupe

2015 Cadillac ATS 3.6 Performance Coupe

Grandad would not approve, but that’s a good thing

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My grandfather was a self-proclaimed “Cadillac Man.” He drove them for most of his life and you could always reliably find one tucked carefully away in his garage. Years of loyal ownership made him a self-proclaimed expert on the brand, and every time a new model came out he’d shake his head, get that wistful look

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2015 Cadillac SRX Luxury Collection AWD

2015 Cadillac SRX Luxury Collection AWD

Cadillac’s other SUV still has what it takes

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Cadillac’s SRX SUV is powered by General Motor’s 3.6 liter V6 engine, as is the case for every model they make save for the Escalade and ELR. Count us among the fans of this engine- its uniquely oversquare bore and stroke allow it to build revs with satisfying ease, it spits out healthy horsepower and torque

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2015 Acura TLX Elite V6 Review

2015 Acura TLX Elite V6

Two become One.

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Over the years the auto industry has seen its fair share of consolidation. Back in 1906, Charlie Rolls and Freddy Royce decided to combine forces which turned out pretty well, aside from a few bumps in the road. Quite the opposite came to pass in Daimler and Chrysler’s “Marriage of Equals”, and don’t ask Ford Motor

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2015 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

2015 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

Sometimes, greatness is found hiding in plain sight.

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You’re forgiven of the name “RLX” flies right over your head. We’ll look the other way if one were to drive right by you and you wouldn’t notice whatsoever. That’s because Acura’s RLX, perhaps one of the most underrated and painfully neglected cars out there, is styled to look like a toaster.

That’s not exactly

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