REVIEWS

land rover defender four-cylinder

 

Review: 2022 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 S

November 28, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Is a four-cylinder engine enough to motivate this sizable SUV? It is, and it isn’t. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Cadillac Escalade Diesel

November 27, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

The no-brainer, no-cost option for Cadillac’s iconic SUV. Read more.

 



2022 audi rs5 sportback canada

 

Review: 2022 Audi RS 5 Sportback

November 22, 2021 / Sammy Chan

 

The new RS 5 lacks the thunder and lightning to make our hair stand on end, but it is still one of the most civilized performance sedans out there. Read more.

 



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Review: 2022 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe

November 21, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Sitting in a class of its own with all the bells and whistles expected from a personal luxury coupe, and then some. Read more.

 



2022 bmw m240i xdrive coupe canada

 

Review: 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe

November 16, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Unifying its newfound road mannerisms with accessible performance puts the new M240i on a rare pedestal of engaging yet attainable sports cars under $60,000. Read more.

 



2022 bmw 4 series gran coupe canada

 

Review: 2022 BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupe

November 15, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

The penalties that used to be inherent to these fastback sedans have quickly diminished. Read more.

 



2022 toyota camry trd canada

 

Review: 2022 Toyota Camry TRD

November 14, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Small but meaningful revisions keeps the Civic at the forefront of entry-level sedan domination. Read more.

 



2022 honda civic sedan touring canada

 

Review: 2022 Honda Civic Sedan Touring

November 10, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Small but meaningful revisions keeps the Civic at the forefront of entry-level sedan domination. Read more.

 



2021 maserati ghibli trofeo

 

Review: 2021 Maserati Ghibli Trofeo

November 4, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A rear-wheel drive unicorn riding in a homogenous field of AWD super sedans. Read more.

 



2022 toyota gr supra

 

Review: 2022 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Premium

October 26, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

It’s not the Supra that some may have wanted, but it’s the Supra that everyone can enjoy. Read more.

 



ford bronco canada 2021

 

Review: 2021 Ford Bronco Wildtrak

October 22, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A resurrected nameplate with some serious off-road hardware and an old-school personality to match. Read more.

 



electric polestar 2 single motor

 

Review: 2022 Polestar 2 Single Motor

October 20, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Greater range and a lower price tag at the cost of minimal performance has us cheering on Polestar’s latest. Read more.

 



electric ford mustang mach-e

 

Review: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

October 15, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A healthy range and premium looks balance out the disappointingly stiff ride and humble interior materials. Read more.

 



2022 BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupe

 

Review: 2022 BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupe

October 14, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Exclusive, underrated, and severely underappreciated, the B8 is a majestic sleeper of a sedan that expertly balances both road compliance and driver enjoyment. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Lamborghini Huracán STO

October 6, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A road-legal race car that pushes all the right buttons. Read more.

 



lego technic jeep wrangler rubicon

 

Review: LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

October 5, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

One of the best bang-for-buck LEGO sets with a plethora of intricate, neat, and innovative features. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35

October 4, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Middle child syndrome. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450 Sedan

September 25, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Redefining mid-level luxury with a delectable interior and an incredibly refined and efficient inline-six powertrain. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45

September 24, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A wickedly capable, compact SUV that will appease small families wishing for a dual-purpose product. Read more.

 



land rover defender 90 canada

 

Review: 2021 Land Rover Defender 90

September 23, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Think of the Defender 90 as a more luxurious, more comfortable, and better built Jeep Wrangler or Ford Bronco. Read more.

 



gle63 amg canada

 

Review: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe

August 31, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Hitting all the right notes but failing to set itself apart in a crowded field of uber-sport SUVs. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Lexus RC F Track Edition

August 30, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

The Track Edition brings meaningful and palatable changes to the RC F but its large entrance fee makes it tough to recommend in such a competitive field of six-figure sports cars. Read more.

 



2021 land rover discovery canada

 

Review: 2021 Land Rover Discovery P360

August 29, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

The updated seven-seater Discovery continues to excel in the areas that matter, namely road comfort, cargo hauling, and functionality. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody

August 28, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A pure, raw, and unforgiving driving experience that punishes the worst and rewards the best. Read more.

 



electric volvo wagon canada

 

Review: 2021 Volvo V60 Recharge

August 27, 2021 / Don Cheng

 

Long live the electric wagon. Read more.

 



cayenne levante canada

 

Comparison: 2021 Porsche Cayenne Coupe GTS vs. Maserati Levante GTS

August 10, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Not even storied motorsport brands are immune to preposterous oxymoronic SUVs, but these two GTS examples aim to convince us of their daily usability and dynamic prowess. Read more.

 



electric mini cooper canada

 

Review: 2022 MINI Cooper S E

August 9, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

The perfect platform and footprint for an EV. Read more.

 



mini jcw convertible canada

 

Review: 2022 MINI JCW Convertible

August 8, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

An objectively compromised convertible but one that is never short on providing driving thrills. Read more.

 



jaguar xf canada

 

Review: 2021 Jaguar XF P300 R-Dynamic

August 7, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Objectively inferior to the German competition, but still a charming alternative for those who seek something outside the Teutonic box of bratwursts. Read more.

 



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Review: 2021 Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD Spyder

July 16, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

With diminishing life expectancy on these evocative V10 convertibles, it’s safe to say that we’re currently living in the golden age of engaging and emotional automobiles. Read more.

 



bmw m440i convertible canada

 

Review: 2021 BMW M440i Cabriolet

July 15, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Despite the flurry of M badges, the M440i is a wonderfully competent convertible that focuses more on comfort and luxury amenities rather than downright performance. Read more.

 



lexus is300 rwd f sport series 1 canada

 

Review: 2021 Lexus IS 300 RWD

July 14, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

While we don’t see much of a market for the RWD variant in Canada, there are a few advantages that should cater towards a small minority. Read more.

 



2022 MINI Cooper S 5-Door canada

 

Review: 2022 MINI Cooper S 5-Door

July 13, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A bundle of joy brimming with charm, individuality, and a constantly improving interior that keeps the MINI appeal strong. Read more.

 



bmw g80 m3 track canada

 

Track Review: BMW M3, M4 Competition, M5 Competition, M2 CS

June 28, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Sampling BMW’s latest and greatest where they truly belong - the track. Read more.

 



lexus lc500 performance coupe

 

Review: 2021 Lexus LC 500

June 27, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

The last of a dying breed. Read more.

 



porsche 4.0-litre flat six boxster engine

 

Feature: Porsche 4.0-litre flat six-cylinder engine

June 14, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Just as small displacement motors with turbochargers have become the widely accepted norm, Porsche bucks the trend with a new naturally aspirated 4.0-litre flat-six that revs to the moon. Read more.

 



chevrolet corvette stingray c8 convertible canada

 

Review: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

May 31, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Consider our expectations blown away. The C8 Stingray is the mid-engined sports car we had all hoped for. Read more.

 



2021 mercedes maybach gls600 canada

 

Review: 2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600

May 18, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

A first-class ride that solidifies Maybach’s place in the upper echelons of SUVs. Read more.

 



2021 lexus ls500 sedan canada

 

Review: 2021 Lexus LS 500 Executive

May 17, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

An underappreciated and wonderfully unique executive sedan that deserves attention. Read more.

 



2021 acura tlx a-spec canada

 

Review: 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec

May 16, 2021 / Calvin Chan

 

Engaging to drive with a stiff chassis and clever torque vectoring, though it’s not quite the complete package we hoped it to be. Read more.