Honk if you know where my dad was coming from

I was driving our second car the other day, the one I rarely use. As I went to gently admonish a driver for darting out in front of me, I slammed my hand where the horn was. Or at least, where it shou

New car smell not toxic, study finds

Go ahead, fill your lungs with that new car smell. After exhaustive tests, researchers in Germany have concluded there's no evidence of any health harm.

Big journey awaits little Deuce coupes

Seventy-five years ago, Ford unveiled a revolutionary car: a stylish, low-priced model that carried the company's first V8 engine and which would, in time, be reborn in the hands of hot rodders as the

Port Dover's Friday 13th challenge

This coming Friday, motorcyclists from across southern Ontario will descend on Port Dover for the gathering that happens every Friday 13th.

A shocking revelation

I recently picked up your February 2007 issue of Carguide, and must say, I am quite pleased at the information you offer.

Bluenose Special

That was a great watercolour rendering of my 1930s dirt track racer in the Carguide Buyers' Guide (Feb. 2007) by Gord Walker.

Save now, pay later

The minute the rubber hits the road, you've lost about $5,500 off the purchase price, plus pre-delivery inspection (PDI) and taxes.

Porsche Rennsport Reunion III

The world's largest gathering of Porsche race cars and drivers will be a highlight of the Porsche Rennsport Reunion III, scheduled for the weekend of November 2-4 at Daytona's famed racetrack in Flori

Dodge to race Avenger

It's official. Chrysler will race its new Dodge Avenger at selected NASCAR events this year, alongside the current Charger version.

Champ Car loses series sponsor

The troubled Champ Car scene received more bad news when Ford announced it would withdraw as an official sponsor of the open-wheel race series.

Wickens lands at Forsythe

Up-and-coming Canadian driver Robert Wickens has taken his Red Bull backing and moved up to Champ Car Atlantic competition.

That's reliability

Following three seasons of competition against GM and Toyota, Honda became the sole engine supplier for the Indy Racing League's Indycar Series in 2006.

New motorsport show debuts

Mark your calendars for April 6-8. That's when the first Canadian Motorsport Expo will open its doors at the Toronto Congress Centre with what promises to be a one-stop shopping and viewing experience

Corvette carries on in ALMS

GM's Corvette Racing team has confirmed it will return to the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) to defend its GT1 driver, manufacturer and team titles.

Crevier comes back

Legendary Canadian motorcycle racer Steve Crevier will return to the national Superbike Championship in 2007, riding a factory-backed Yamaha for the Breslau, Ontario-based Fast Company team.