Since the dawn of motoring, the most sought-after, most desirable cars have generally been short-wheelbase, big-engined open-top automobiles. Think Duesenberg speedsters. Think Ferrari 250 Spyders. Think Hemi ’Cuda ragtops.
Los Angeles-based Porsche restorers Singer Vehicle Design will be marketing their cars and services in Canada through Pfaff Automotive Partners’ offices in Woodbridge, Ontario, the high-end car dealership announced November 13.
Singer, founded in 2009 by former musician Rob Dickinson, specializes in restoring and…
According to some people, yeah, it is.
The Duple 425 coach from the ’80s gets its name from its 0.425 coefficient of drag (Cd)—that’s a number aerodynamicists use to express how resistant an object is to moving through air.
A Nova Scotia video gamer says he’ll give away his customized sports car to anyone that can beat him at Guitar Hero, according to a bizarre Kijiji ad posted late October.
A real estate developer has a unique offer for eco-conscious Torontonians: buy a condo with a parking space fitted with an electric vehicle charging station and get a free electric car to go along with it.
The first 20 purchasers of a condo in the new Bside at Minto Westside development in downtown Toronto will get a…
A British Columbia man who’s finishing work on a fully functional “cedar rocket” car is hoping the vehicle will earn him the world record for “fastest log car.”
In the 1920s and ’30s, high-end luxury coachbuilders – firms with names like Brunn, Barker and Saoutchik – custom-built some of the decades’ most gorgeous machinery. They also put together some outright hideous cars.
Ontario will become the first province to let automakers test self-driving cars on public roads, starting January 1, 2016, Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced October 13.
In modern automotive jargon, “alternative fuel vehicles” refers either to cars that run on ethanol or electric cars powered by batteries, hydrogen fuel cells or solar panels.
The majority of southern Ontario classic car owners enjoy their cars in one of three ways: by parking it in a Wal-Mart parking lot at a weekly cruise night; by parking it on the grass in a park at a seasonal car show; or by parking it on a golf course’s 18th fairway at a concours (that is, a car show for rather…
Fed up with how all new cars look the same and/or they don’t build ’em like they used to? Think people who say “the last real car was built in ’73?” are being too generous? You might want to check out these deals from RM Sotheby’s Hershey sale.
Jacques S. Ostiguy likely would have got into aerospace engineering, if it weren’t for the nuns.
The 2015 Luxury and Supercar Weekend, held September 12 and 13, once again graced the grassy knolls of the Van Dusen Botannical Gardens in the middle of Vancouver this year. Once again, it was one of the few places in Canada you’d see a stanced Ferrari. Not far from a 1912 Rolls-Royce.
When it comes to car modeling, the developers behind Turn 10’s Forza Motorsports 6 racing simulator for the Xbox One do not mess around.
A 1938 Graham cabriolet with a custom body by iconic French coachbuilder Saoutchik won the best-in-show title at the third annual Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance near Owen Sound, Ontario the weekend of September 12 and 13.
At the end of his life in 2011, Jacques Ostiguy was a much-accomplished but little-known French-Canadian car designer and professor. But in the late ’60s, he was simply a young design student living in California and attending the prestigious Art Center college in Pasadena.
A Calgary woman whose car was stolen was happy to hear police had recovered it, but confused when they returned it to her with cocaine, a crack pipe and a knife still inside.
Toyota is sticking some of its owners with a $500 bill to replace their odometers to fix a glitch that prevents the instrument from rolling over 300,000 km, reports CTV News.
The Japanese automaker is apparently aware some of its odometers seem to get stuck when they hit either 299,999 kilometres or miles, but has…
The 2015 Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance will be brought to you in part by Cadillac, its organizers announced late August, weeks before an event which in three years has already become Canada’s premiere classic car showcase.
In its role as presenting sponsor, Cadillac will be bringing a variety of historically…
Even though we were only a few laps in, and it’d only been driven by a handful of students, Wally Stubgen’s MG TC Midget had already built up a bit of a reputation.
A manual choke, a non-synchromesh four-speed transmission, and a right-hand-drive seating position to make things really confusing? It may just be the most…