Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 14

2014 Mitsubishi Mirage – You can do better

What a difference $155,000 makes. The week before testing the $18,000 Mitsubishi Mirage I was driving a $173,000 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S and really, there is little similarity between the two vehicles, other than the fact that they both have four wheels and both are overpriced. But going from the one to the other sure …

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Apr 07

2014 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S — Luxury Snowmobile

It was nice to get into a Porsche again. This is a company whose vehicles offer a singular combination of prestige, stomach genuine sports performance, medications history and superior quality. They’re the real deal, treatment in my opinion. The Cayenne is Porsche’s big SUV. Controversial when introduced over a decade ago (it’s a Porsche SUV, …

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Apr 02

Donut Detour: Tim Horton Hamburgers

Here’s a picture of an early Tim Horton establishment that I understand was located in North Bay, Ontario. For people who like cars, it’s interesting to see an original Mini parked next to the big green Ford sedan. What is that? A Galaxie 500? 1962? And there’s what I think is a 1964 Chevrolet and …

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Apr 02

AJAC 2014 Car of the Year

Each year the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) convenes to determine the Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year. It’s without a doubt the most influential automotive awards program in the country. It should be noted, however, that not all vehicles are eligible every year because to be eligible, …

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