REVIEWS

cla45 amg 2020

 

Review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45

September 14, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Uncompromising, high-octane fun, stuffed into a compact footprint. Read more.

 



charger hellcat widebody 2020

 

Review: 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody

September 13, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

A tamer but no less hairy-chested 707-hp muscle car sedan that lights up a smile as much as it does its rear tires. Read more.

 



benz gls580 2020

 

Review: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 580

September 9, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

An exceedingly effective family hauler that submerses its occupants in a first-class cabin worthy of the S-Class title. Read more.

 



yokohama avid ascend 2020

 

Review: Yokohama Avid Ascend LX All-Season Tires

September 8, 2020 / Sammy Chan

 

Yokohama's newest all-season tire delivers performance, value, and a lengthy treadwear warranty. Read more.

 



porsche 992 base carrera 2020

 

Review: 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera

August 31, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The new sweet spot of the 992 range. Read more.

 



hyundai sonata ultimate 2020

 

Review: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Ultimate 1.6T

August 30, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The revamped Sonata doesn’t topple the Camry or Accord but its ritzy interior and daring new looks should help stir up this rather dormant segment. Read more.

 



subaru legacy gt 2020

 

Review: 2020 Subaru Legacy Premier GT

August 23, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Maintaining the status quo as a dependable all-weather family sedan, now with more compliant road manners and subtle but positive tweaks to its interior design. Read more.

 



bmw x6 m50i 2020

 

Review: 2020 BMW X6 M50i

August 22, 2020 / Don Cheng

 

You no longer need to make excuses for the X6. It now has enough rear seat headroom and bewildering performance to become a well-rounded and justified SUV purchase. Read more.

 



ford explorer st 2020

 

Review: 2020 Ford Explorer ST

August 17, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

More deserving of the ST badge than the Edge, but still an underwhelming performance SUV that fails to strike that fine balance between civil and sport duties. Read more.

 



toyota camry 2020

 

Review: 2020 Toyota Camry SE Nightshade

August 10, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Those wishing for a family companion that takes a more casual approach to driving, and checks all the boxes without breaking the bank, the Camry remains the gold standard. Read more.

 



nissan qashqai sl

 

Review: 2020 Nissan Qashqai SL Platinum

August 9, 2020 / Don Cheng

 

Blending a healthy mix of urban-optimized sizing and a Goldilocks level of amenities and features. Read more.

 



mclaren gt

 

Review: 2020 BMW M8 Competition Cabriolet

August 4, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Boulevard cruiser by day. Speed demon by night. Read more.

 



mclaren gt

 

Review: 2020 McLaren GT

July 28, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

A thoroughbred supercar dressed up in a finely tailored suit, the GT balances world-class driving dynamics with grand touring qualities. Read more.

 



porsche macan turbo

 

Review: 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo

July 27, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The significant entrance fee will test your resolve but if you’re careful with your options, you may just leave the dealership with a win and one of the best handling SUVs on the market. Read more.

 



nissan kicks sr

 

Review: 2020 Nissan Kicks SR

July 26, 2020 / Don Cheng

 

Nissan’s newest subcompact SUV offers what most young audiences will want in a small urban SUV. Read more.

 



bmw m8 vs porsche taycan turbo

 

Feature: 2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe and Porsche Taycan Turbo

July 20, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Celebrating the present and the future with a pair of six-figure performance sedans from entirely different worlds. Read more.

 



rav4 limited

 

Review: 2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited

July 13, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The RAV4 continues to be an SUV that we would happily buy with our own money. Read more.

 



gtr amg

 

Review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R

July 10, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Peel back the layer of marketing jargon and you’re left with a remarkably pure sports car that is so unique and so well-rounded that it really doesn’t matter what you call it. Read more.

 



nissan leaf 2020

 

Review: 2020 Nissan LEAF SL Plus

July 9, 2020 / Don Cheng

 

The LEAF finally gets the range it deserves, but the EV arena is now hotter than ever, and its price tag dangerously encroaches into the Tesla weight class. Read more.

 



c63s amg

 

Review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe

July 6, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Firing with all the richness and deep-timbred tonality that you’d expect from a V8-powered AMG, the C 63 makes its mark as one of the most distinctive and well-rounded sports cars on the market today. Read more.

 



glc63s amg

 

Review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S

June 26, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Whether it’s to fly under the radar or for spousal approval, this AMG is a riot of an SUV, and possibly more SUV than you would ever need. Read more.

 



fiat 500x sport

 

Review: 2020 Fiat 500X Sport

June 9, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Objectively, there are far superior crossovers to buy with this kind of money but let’s be honest, who gets a true kick from being sensible? Read more.

 



jeep gladiator rubicon

 

Review: 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

June 4, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Are you not entertained? Read more.

 



mazda3 sport awd

 

Review: 2020 Mazda3 Sport GT AWD

June 3, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

It only took a week for us to fall in love with the Mazda3. The subsequent weeks and destination-less drives only made the attraction stronger. Read more.

 



2020 mazda cx-30 gt awd

 

Review: 2020 Mazda CX-30 GT

June 2, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Not the most dynamically equipped crossover, but the CX-30’s refreshing cabin design and impeccable craftsmanship puts it at the top of our recommended list of small SUVs under $30,000. Read more.

 



2020 mercedes amg g63 g wagon

 

Review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG G 63

May 23, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Even after forty years in production, Mercedes has managed to rewrite the textbook with the G 63 and compound the best it has to offer into an unparallelled and unexpected road warrior. Read more.

 



2020 honda insight touring

 

Review: 2020 Honda Insight Touring

May 22, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

If you are looking to minimize your carbon footprint and an SUV does not tickle your fancy, then there really is no better way to go than this hybrid sedan. Read more.

 



2020 ford edge st

 

Review: 2020 Ford Edge ST

May 21, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The ST is a lazy upgrade from a mix of leftover materials that do little to elevate the driving experience, and instead gives Ford an easy entrance to performance credentials and a slice of the market. Read more.

 



2020 lincoln aviator

 

Review: 2020 Lincoln Aviator Reserve

March 9, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Lincoln still has their work cut out for them but the Aviator remains a genuine three-row luxury entrant that deserves a solid chance. Read more.

 



2020 acura ilx

 

Review: 2020 Acura ILX A-Spec

March 8, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Plagued with an inconsistent gearbox and aging interior, the ILX may not be the freshest apple in the basket but it delivers a refreshingly analog and characterful drive. Read more.

 



2020 honda cr-v sport

 

Review: 2020 Honda CR-V Sport

March 3, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

While there may be little emotion attached to the CR-V, there’s no denying the logic and rationality that went into its design and cabin ergonomics. Read more.

 



2020 subaru forester premier

 

Review: 2020 Subaru Forester Premier

March 2, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Despite the lack of forward-thinking innovation, the Forester remains an honest and effective family-hauling SUV. Read more.

 



2020 BMW X5M and X6M Competition

 

Review: 2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition

February 28, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

More power, more presence, and more driver customizability put the X5 M and X6 M duo at the top of the charts. Read more.

 



lincoln corsair reserve canada

 

Review: 2020 Lincoln Corsair Reserve

February 27, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

A monumental leap forward from the MKC that preceded it not only in terms of driving refinement, but with interior layout and quality. Read more.

 



range rover p525

 

Review: 2020 Range Rover P525 HSE

February 26, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The prime choice for a cosseting, comfortable, and effective long distance chariot. Read more.

 



aventador svj coupe

 

Review: 2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

February 25, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The swansong of the free-breathing V12, and it must be celebrated, it must be driven, and it must be savoured. Read more.

 



volvo xc90 polestar

 

Review: 2020 Volvo XC90 T8 with Polestar Engineered Optimization

February 24, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

If you have the means to take advantage of its zero-emission capabilities, and your commute is short, the XC90 T8 is a worthy admission to your garage. Otherwise, look for the more refined T5 engine. Read more.

 



lexus es300h ultra luxury

 

Review: 2020 Lexus ES 300h Ultra Luxury

February 23, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

It’s a shame that the sedan market is dwindling, especially when luxury cruisers like the Lexus ES 300h are so capable, comfortable, and pampering. Read more.

 



volvo xc60 polestar

 

Review: 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

February 10, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Though an effective and well-rounded SUV that carries zero-emission capability, this $90,000 XC60 PE is just too expensive to be considered a top choice. Read more.

 



2020 lexus gx

 

Review: 2020 Lexus GX 460 Executive

February 9, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Teaching an old dog new tricks only gets you so far but for the GX 460, it works, for now. Read more.

 



2020 jag xe

 

Review: 2020 Jaguar XE

February 3, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

A sleek, refined, and quintessentially British take on the sports sedan, and it deserves more attention. Read more.

 



2020 lexus nx300

 

Review: 2020 Lexus NX 300 Executive

February 2, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Initially attractive, the NX loses its magic when compared with the equally impressive Toyota RAV4 that does the same job, albeit better in some areas, and for less money. Read more.