Hot Silverado may be built

Among the customized trucks that the auto giant displayed at this week's annual SEMA show in Las Vegas is the Chevrolet Silverado 427 concept truck, packing a 427-cubic-inch V8.

True classic or a Cougar in disguise?

Neoclassics are cars with bodywork that evokes luxurious, timeless designs of the 1920s and '30s, but with chassis and powertrains lifted from more commonplace donors.

Toronto the ill

Toronto is dying; suffering a slow, sickly demise. Try traveling its highways or getting around on its public transit and the symptoms become obvious the MegaCity is crumbling under its own weight, it

Kia courts VW/Audi design all-star

Peter Schreyer, former chief designer for Audi and VW — responsible for such notable designs as the first Audi TT, the R8 Le Mans car, both current Lamborghinis and the Concept 1 which lead to the N

No 2007 Cayenne

Porsche will reportedly skip the 2007 model year of its Cayenne SUV to combat slowing sales and in anticipation of the truck's 2008 mid-cycle update.

Another tantalizing Targa

It was another excellent year of racing on the Rock, with the 2006 Targa Newfoundland wrapping up recently.

Canada a muscle car Mecca?

As an added bonus, Canada looks to become a Mecca for these new muscle cars. GM recently announced that Camaro will be built in Oshawa, Ont.

Noted Landie designer retires

Land Rover announced recently that its design director, Geoff Upex, is retiring at the end of 2006, after 23 years with the company.

France's "designer" garage

To commemorate its new executive sedan, the C6, French car giant, Citroen, recently commissioned the design of a wild £112,330 ($160,000 Cdn.) garage for the car

Caps off at Ford

Ford announced recently that the capless fuel filler system, which debuted on its GT supercar, will appear across its lineup, beginning with the 2008 Lincoln MKS sedan.

Audi's R10 race engine in a road car?

Here’s a bit of scuttlebutt we hope holds true. After handing out a whole bunch of whoop ass in ALMS this past season, rumour has it Audi may use the twin-turbo V12 diesel engine from its winning R1

Mini Cooper: take two

Just after we went to press last issue, BMW announced it would offer a second-generation version of it wildly popular Mini Cooper.

City of dreams, entry-level district

VW Canada recently announced an innovative new idea for its entry-level products — re-launching the last generation Golf four-door hatchback and Jetta sedan.