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2017 Canadian International AutoShow (Video) #CIAS2017

A brief tour through this years show..


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Aston Martin’s Global Reveal Of The AM-RB 001 Comes With A Surprise

Road-Test.org, Concept Cars CIAS2017, Iain Shankland, Aston Martin-Red Bull AM-RB 001 TORONTO, Ont. – Aston Martin kicked off Media Preview Day (February 16, 2017) at the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow morning by unveiling the Aston Martin-Red Bull concept Hypercar AM-RB 001 for its first appearance in North America – and global auto show debut.

Dr. Andy Palmer, President and CEO of Aston Martin, also announced the luxury sports car maker will be partnering with Canadian firm Multimatic of Markham, ON to manufacture the AM-RB001 when it goes into production. Continue reading

Lexus Debuts A Trio Of Concepts At Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) In Toronto

Including the hydrogen fuel cell-powered flagship sedan LF-FC, the UX luxury compact SUV, and the ergonomic marvel that is the Lexus Kinetic SeatLexus Debuts A Trio Of Concepts At CIAS, Road-Test.org, Iain Shankland

(TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 16, 2017) Three head-turning Concepts will make their Canadian debut in the Lexus exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show – February 17-26, 2017 (CIAS) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, proving that the relentless attention to detail, thoughtful engineering and amazing design are the future of luxury automobiles. Canadians attending the show won’t want to miss Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-5 Makes Canadian Debut In Toronto

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Powertrain lineup will include new 2.2L turbo-diesel engine

Yesterday Mazda Canada introduced the new 2017 Mazda CX-5 crossover to the Canadian market during a press conference at the Canadian International Auto Show. This second generation compact crossover features Mazda’s SKYACTIV Technology, an evolutionary KODO – Soul of Motion design theme, and will launch Mazda’s first passenger vehicle with a diesel engine in Canada in the fourth quarter of 2017. Continue reading

All-New Hyundai Accent Makes Global Debut In Toronto

First worldwide premiere for Canadian International AutoShow

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The Canadian International AutoShow will feature its first-ever global vehicle premiere on February 16th when Hyundai pulls back the cover on its all-new 2018 Accent.

The unveiling of the subcompact Hyundai Accent adds to an already strong lineup of 41 cars and trucks being seen in Canada for the first time at the Media Preview Day of the Canadian International AutoShow. Continue reading

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Aston Martin-Red Bull AM-RB 001 Hypercar Makes Global Auto Show Debut In Toronto

AM-RB 001 Hypercar, Road-Test.org, CIAS2017, Iain Shankland The Aston Martin-Red Bull concept Hypercar AM-RB 001 will make its first appearance in North America – and global auto show debut – at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto between February 17th and 26th

The unique and ground-breaking AM-RB 001, introduced in July at the Aston Martin headquarters in Gaydon, England, is an unprecedented fusion of form and function the likes of which has never before been seen in a road-legal vehicle. Continue reading

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Concept Cars Get Imaginations Racing At The 2017 Canadian International AutoShow

Road-Test.org, Concept Cars CIAS2017, Iain ShanklandConcept models spring from the imagination of design engineers given the freedom to think outside the box. But the concept cars manufacturers’ roll onto the show floor at the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow, aren’t just the stuff of dreams – some of them will ultimately make it into production and onto the road someday – and AutoShow visitors play an important role in the process. Continue reading