Monthly Archives: February 2010

CIAS: 2011 Lincoln MKX

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Unlike Toyota, Ford is experiencing a bit of a windfall recently. Not only was Ford the only American automaker to not require any government bailout money last year, their sales have been getting better and better. In Canada, Ford saw a bigger sales increase than any other manufacturer, which is great news for people who work for Ford in any capacity. Continue reading

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Ford unveils 2012 Focus for first time in Canada

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The next generation Ford Focus will finally bring back the practical and stylish hatchback body, said Ford of Canada officials at its Canadian premiere at the Canadian International AutoShow.
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Live from CIAS: Tribute to Carroll Shelby

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One of the most undisputedly well-known racing car drivers of all time has got to be Carroll Shelby. Not only is he one of the few American’s to have competed in Formula-One (1958 – 1959), he was also the first American to win the 24-Hours of LeMans (1959) in an Aston Martin with driving partner Roy Salvadori. Continue reading

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Live from CIAS: Mazda concepts

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In the past, you could always count on Mazda to bring some wild and imaginative concept car that was likely to never see the light of day.

Things have changed this year though. While Mazda is still showing some ‘concept’ cars, these cars have their roots firmly planted in their production models. Continue reading

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Live from CIAS: Gemballa Mirage GT

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There are tuned cars, and then there are properly tuned cars. While you’re most likely to see a souped up Honda Civic or a Mitsubishi Lancer on the streets of Toronto, look harder and you might be lucky enough to spot the car featured here, the Gemballa Mirage GT.

This car is based on the Porsche Carrera GT, which most people would be rather content with just the way it is. But if the regular version wasn’t fast enough or looked crazy enough for you, then the German tuning house Gemballa can turn your supercar into a hypercar. Continue reading

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Live from CIAS: 2011 Hyundai Sonata

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The Hyundai Sonata has been one of the longest standing models in Hyundai’s line-up. For most of its life, the Sonata was their flagship model, a title that now belongs to their excellent Genesis sedan.

So the Sonata might have lost its crown within the company, but it is fighting back with style.

For the 2011 model year, the sixth-generation version of the Sonata will hit the market, and its stunning design is sure to cause its competitors some sleepless nights. Continue reading

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Live from CIAS: HTT Plethore LC-750

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At the 2010 Canadian International Auto Show, which is held annually in the city of Toronto, show goers will get to see something very much out of the ordinary, a Canadian Supercar.

Behold the HTT Plethore LC-750. HTT, which stands for High Tech Toys, has been working on their car for a few years now, but it is now set to go into production by the end of this year. Continue reading

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Live from CIAS: Buick Regal

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Good news from General Motors of Canada at the start of the 2010 Toronto International Auto Show. The new Buick Regal sedan will eventually be built at GM’s Oshawa plant. Eventually because the first run of production cars will be coming from GM’s Opel facility in Germany.

However, starting spring of next year, the Oshawa plant, which currently makes the Impala and the Camaro (the upcoming Camaro convertible will also be built here), will be adding the Regal to their line-up, which is great news for the local work-force. Continue reading

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Bullrun Season 3: Team BMW – 10 Questions

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10 Questions with the Brother and Sister Team from Bullrun’s 3rd Season  Michael Schlee Excitement is building as the 3rd season of Speed TV’s hit reality show Bullrun is set to return February 18th. The automotive gauntlet is set to … Continue reading

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Bullrun Season 3: Team HemiCuda – 10 Questions

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10 Questions with Bullrun’s Father and Daughter Team Michael Schlee It is now less then a week away from The Bullrun Survival Guide Special on Speed TV February 12th. In less then two weeks time, on February 18th, Bullrun Season … Continue reading

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