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Mazda’s timeless roadster is a great companion for a fun and frugal road trip.
Well, actually, it really only missed the 2021 model year. But it doesn’t take long to pick up on a “return to rugged roots” theme for the all-new-for-’22 Pathfinder. The styling includes throwback cues that pay homage to the ancestral two-door Hardbody pickup truck conversion version that debuted 35 years ago.
Compact and mid-size models offered trucker-wannabe style, econo affordability with a smallish cargo box to boot. Popular, full-size half-ton 1500 models added more utility, more box room, infinite trim choices and enough hauling hubris to tow trailers and toys, haul a half cord of firewood home, drag junk to the dump or just soldier on in daily commuting.
Actually, the C-HR (Coupe-High Rider) probably doesn’t need any help in daring to be different. Toyota designers went all-in blending the best traits of sport coupe, hatchback, and sub-compact crossover stylings. Slim LED headlights slash rearwards and the curvy character lines and stealth fighter-like edged angles flow along a fast-back profile. The Coke-bottle middle flares out to sculpted “wide-body” rear quarter panels. And “hidden type” high-mounted rear door handles and unique “C” pillars
The Lexus RX lineup boasts 16 model and trim choices, starting with RX 350 gas-powered models and RX450h hybrid versions, in regular two-row or extended three-row L layouts, with all models in Canada harnessing all-wheel drive (AWD). Those choices can be bolstered with Executive, Luxury or racier F SPORT configurations.
A car that blends traditional Cadillac cues and crests with up to date techs, amenities and enough performance mojo to satisfy any sport sedan fan.
The KLR650 adventure motorcycle has been resurrected, still boasting minimalistic style and bargain basement pricing but revised with freshened form and function
Toronto introduced a noise by-law in 2019 targeting Noise pollution, its a problem that can cause stress, annoyance, sleep disturbance, hearing loss.
Review 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer AWD RS: Yup, plenty of choices in a busy small crossover sport utility segment, and now one more choice worth considering.
2021 Honda Gold Wing has been tweaked for with improved passenger comforts, increased luggage capacity and platform-wide updates.