I take a few gentle laps of the Driver Development Centre at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park to talk about the sixth generation Camaro, in the V6 paddle shift variety.
I decided to take a walk the other day at a local trail system that runs out along a spit into Lake Ontario. The weather was perfect, a few billowy clouds, 15 degrees, a slight breeze and birds chirping merrily to each other. On my sojourn of reflection I happened upon a pair of swans […]
In this week’s video, I talk about the all new 2016 Nissan Titan XD. For the love of whatever it is you hold dear, stop comparing this truck to the F-250 Super Duty!
Since its inception the Nissan Rogue CUV has always been popular among consumers and critics alike. The model has received numerous awards from many sources; it has been named “Best SUV”, “Best Family Car” and “Best Value”. Kelley Blue Book even included it on their “10 Best All-wheel-drive Vehicles Under $25,000”. So, when it comes […]
The best car I have ever owned was a 1998 Nissan Maxima. It had a smooth and powerful 3.0L V6, a 5-speed manual transmission and a comfortable leather interior. That particular engine won numerous “Best Engine” awards throughout its use. Producing a healthy 190 hp and 205 lb-ft of torque (it was a lot back then), […]
While sports cars and SUVs that can actually be driven off road are my thing these days, I grew up in the days when land yachts roamed the land. My first months of driving came at the wheel of a simply massive 1978 Dodge Monaco station wagon, complete with rearward facing third row seating and […]
I have long been a Nissan fan since owning my first car – a 1984 300ZX (Z31) Turbo. I currently own two (second generation Z32) 300ZX’s and am well acquainted with the Nissan product line through the network of friends in my car club – Ontario Z-Car Owners Association. When Nissan Canada recently gave me the opportunity to […]
The CUV has become the staple for the Canadian family and every month it seems like we see more of them on the roads. For Chevrolet this trend has resulted in increased sales of their 5 passenger CUV the Equinox. In fact the Equinox so popular that it is second only to the Silverado pickup […]
Few vehicles have as much presence as the new Cadillac Escalade. Just one glimpse of you in this SUV will have passersby wondering whether you are a successful business person, or sports icon. Given the relatively short existence of the Escalade name (introduced in 1999), that level of respect and admiration is quite the achievement. I will […]