REVIEWS

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.

 



2020 jcw countryman

 

Review: 2020 MINI JCW Countryman ALL4

January 29, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

The JCW’s significant horsepower upgrade helps to mask the Countryman’s inherent weight penalties and makes it the most versatile MINI to date. Read more.

 



2020 amg winter sporting

 

High-octane AMGs on North America’s largest frozen racetrack

January 28, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

We flew up to brisky Manitoba to sample nearly every 4MATIC and AMG product in the silver star's portfolio. Read more.

 



2020 subaru outback outdoor xt

 

Review: 2020 Subaru Outback Outdoor XT

January 23, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Retaining the familiarity as a dependable and versatile wagon, but now with added features, better off-road capability, and a turbocharged powertrain. Read more.

 



2020 lexus rx350

 

Review: 2020 Lexus RX 350

January 20, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

Lexus plays it safe for 2020, with only minor tweaks to its best-selling SUV. Read more.

 



2020 subaru wrx sport-tech rs

 

Review: 2020 Subaru WRX Sport-tech RS

January 19, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

An analog experience that may fall behind in some areas, but the core essence of what makes this rally-derived sedan such a joy to drive remains. Read more.

 



2020 kia stinger

 

Review: 2019 Kia Stinger

January 15, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

While the Stinger hasn’t robbed its European rivals of the spotlight, it sure as hell put them on notice. Read more.

 



2020 mitsubishi rvr

 

Review: 2020 Mitsubishi RVR GT AWC

January 7, 2020 / Calvin Chan

 

While it doesn’t move the needle forward, Mitsubishi’s entry-level SUV remains an effective, all-weather, and no-frills commuter tool for small families and the like. Read more.

 



2020 bmw x7 m50i

 

Review: 2020 BMW X7 M50i

December 24, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

First-class, four-wheel travelling for you and six other lucky companions. Read more.

 



2020 genesis g70 3.3t

 

Review: 2020 Genesis G70 3.3t Prestige

December 23, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

Value and a convincingly premium interior do little to draw us away from a 3 Series or C-Class. Read more.

 



2020 bmw m550i with more power

 

Review: 2020 BMW M550i xDrive

December 16, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

The M550i comes 80% of being an M5 but with a more mature attitude, a less shouty exhaust, and is dripping in sleeper status material. That’s just my kind of 5 Series. Read more.

 



2020 Volvo V60 T8 Polestar Engineered

 

Review: 2020 Volvo V60 T8 Polestar Engineered

December 9, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

Not the Polestar wagon we want, but still a well-rounded product that is more than the sum of its parts. Read more.

 



new 2020 bmw x1

 

Review: 2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i

December 8, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

BMW's stellar compact crossover soldiers on into 2020 with subtle but meaningful upgrades. Read more.

 



nissan armada 2020 review

 

Review: 2020 Nissan Armada Platinum

December 2, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

Eight-passenger capability, an impressive towing capacity, and a decent starting price, all dressed in an appealing package, can be tough to come by. The Armada, just isn’t it. Read more.

 



infiniti qx50 review

 

Review: 2020 Infiniti QX50 Sensory

December 1, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

The lack of cohesion from the trick powertrain, disconnected driving experience, and average real-world fuel efficiency, have us looking elsewhere. Read more.

 



vw arteon execline review

 

Review: 2020 Mercedes GLB 250 & 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35

November 26, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

The new GLB carves a seven-seater niche with a well-packaged interior, feature-rich cabin, and oodles of nail-biting performance. Read more.

 



vw arteon execline review

 

Review: 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

November 25, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

Volkswagen’s interpretation of a slightly more affordable but no less sexy Audi sportback sedan. Read more.

 



jaguar fpace svr review

 

Review: 2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR

November 18, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

It may not be the quickest compact performance SUV, but it sure as hell makes the biggest entrance. Read more.

 



altima awd canada

 

Review: 2020 Nissan Altima Platinum AWD

November 17, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

A strong winter beater candidate but while there's a lot to like about the new four-wheel driven Altima, there's just not enough to love. Read more.

 



kia niro electric

 

Review: 2019 Kia Niro EV

November 12, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

Respectable range, hatchback practicality, and a feature-rich cabin give the Kia Niro EV an electric edge. Read more.

 



bmw x6 2020 new

 

Review: 2020 BMW X6 M50i

November 11, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

No excuses necessary. Read more.

 



bmw m235i gran coupe

 

Review: 2020 BMW M235i xDrive Gran Coupe (Pre-Production)

November 10, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

Another day, another model, and BMW has aced this one. Read more.

 



bmw 8 series gran coupe

 

Review: 2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe

November 5, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

A regal grand tourer with an insatiable appetite for cruising and turning heads wherever it goes. Read more.

 



lexus ux 200 canada

 

Review: 2019 Lexus UX 200

November 4, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

Despite the swanky package with chic appeal, the UX is difficult to recommend over its more polished and complete rivals. Read more.

 



bmw x3m competition

 

Review: 2020 BMW X3 M Competition

October 28, 2019 / Calvin Chan

 

An exceptionally enjoyable performance SUV, but not as segment defining as we would have hoped. Read more.

 



2019 vw golf r 91 blue

 

Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

October 23, 2019 / Don Cheng

 

Continuing to set the gold standard for hot hatchbacks. Read more.