Media Day At The 2019 Canadian International AutoShow #CIAS2019

#CIAS2019, RoadTest.co, Iain ShanklandThe great thing about attending the AutoShow during the Press/Media Day is the lack of people, and the ability to get some good shots of vehicles without a million people getting into the shot and ruining it.

The show runs from Feb. 15-24, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North and South Buildings. You can purchase tickets online at www.autoshow.ca/tickets  Note: Tuesday, Feb. 19th is Super Tuesday and tickets are only $14

Here’s a collection of my pictures from the show… Continue reading

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Vehicles Making Their Canadian Debut At The Canadian International AutoShow (Part 2) #CIAS2019 @cdnintlautoshow

In Part 1: Horsepower & Speed we highlighted the powerful new vehicles at the show, be it supercars or pickup trucks. This time we’re focusing on the future of the automobile and transportation as we’ll come to know it.

Like it or not – EV’s are going to dominate all modes of transport in our future and that’s RoadTest.co, Iain Shankland, @cdnintlautoshow, #CIAS2019, #CanadianInternationalAutoShowfor the better.

Already China has cities that have ditched the diesel and run exclusively on electric buses… bye bye diesel fumes.

In the U.K. they are pressing forward with electric commuter trains and the infamous black cabs (taxis) are being muscled aside with the new EV variant.

Time to check out this years’ EV future and present vehicles. Continue reading

More Than 30 Vehicles Making Their Canadian Debut At The Canadian International AutoShow #CIAS2019 @cdnintlautoshow

RoadTest.co, Iain Shankland, @cdnintlautoshow, #CIAS2019, #CanadianInternationalAutoShowEvery year, the Canadian International AutoShow brings more than 1,000 new cars, trucks and SUVs in front of consumers, making it one of the best places for prospective consumers to begin shopping for their

This year, more than 30 vehicles will be making a Canadian or North American debut at the AutoShow, including passenger cars, SUVs, trucks, five concepts, racecars, electric vehicles and two all-electric racecars.

Also expected to make their Canadian debut in Toronto are undisclosed reveals from Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, Subaru and McLaren.

To get you revved up, we’re giving you a 2-part breakdown of the debuts…. Continue reading

A Legend Returns – The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Unveiled In World Premiere @NIAS2019

2020 Toyota Supra, Road-Test.org, Iain ShanklandTORONTO – JANUARY 14, 2019. In January 2019, the fifth-generation GR Supra, made its undisguised world debut at the North American International Auto Show (NIAS) in Detroit. Behind the new Supra is a 50+ year lineage of single Toyota sports and GT cars – ahead of it awaits the world’s great driving roads, some of which were used to develop this all-new Toyota.

The 2020 Supra goes on sale in the summer of 2019 with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $49,990. Continue reading

L.A. Auto Show – All-New 2020 Kia Soul EV Combines Soul-Ful Vibe With All-Electric Buzz

2020 Kia Soul EV, Road-Test.org, Iain ShanklandLOS ANGELES, November 28, 2018 – Kia Motors America (KMA) introduced the 2020 Soul, a completely new version of Kia’s beloved, award-winning and unconventional compact utility vehicle. In conjunction with that world-debut, the all-electric, battery-powered Soul EV was also unveiled. Just as quirky, fun-loving and crowd-pleasing, the Soul EV provides the opportunity for lovers of the Soul to drive without ever stopping for gas. Continue reading

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Tesla Showcases Three Vehicles At The Canadian International AutoShow

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While most of the exotics on display in the AutoExotica display room are behind ropes, the Tesla vehicles (Model S, Model 3 and Model X) are available for closer inspection for the general population.

If you’re even remotely interested in these unique Electric Vehicles be sure to get a closer look at the future of automobiles.

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Canadian International AutoShow Highlights: AutoExotica – Power & Passion #CIAS2018

2018 CIAS, Road-Test.org, Iain Shankland, AutoExotica While you’re in the North Building, take the escalators down to see AutoExotica – a collection of more than $100m worth of exotic cars, by far the most exotic and valuable collection of cars showcased anywhere in the country. Marques include: Lamborghini, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, McLaren, Bugatti and Pagani to name just a few…

Location: North Building, Level 100 Continue reading