Ryton-on-Dunsmore, UK – 17 January 2018 – Land Rover today announces a limited-edition high-performance version of the iconic Defender, with a Limited run of up to 150 Collector’s Edition badged V8-powered examples, re-engineered to celebrate the Land Rover marque’s 70th anniversary in 2018. The Defender Works V8 pays homage to the early high-powered engines in both the Series III Stage 1 V8 from 1979 and subsequent Defenders including the 50th Anniversary Edition, which are highly sought after by enthusiasts and collectors today.
Welcome to the Full-Monty, Nitty-Gritty Detailed Version (good choice)… Comprehensive Day-To-Day Life With An EV This is NOT a road test of each vehicle, it’s just an overview of how-they-work in relation to each other – on a day-to-day basis. Each vehicle will have its own road test in a separate article.
Welcome to the Twitter Version… This is NOT a road test of each vehicle, it’s just an overview of how-they-work in relation to each other – on a day-to-day basis. Each vehicle will have its own road test in a separate article. Squirrel!!! Just kidding let’s go….
Last year a lot had been said in the media about EV’s and how many we’re going to see in the very near future. This year everything regarding EV’s has kicked up another notch with many manufacturers falling over each other trying to be the first with the best offerings to the public. Various governments have also stepped up and are
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 groundbreaking 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.
With temperatures already dipping to the freezing point and some areas of the country already experiencing snow – have you switched over to your winter tires yet? Remember – there’s no such thing as a good “all-season” tire – just a no-season tire. All seasons tires become suspect when temperatures dip below 7°C – that’s the point where winter tires start to come good.
February 10, 2016 – Ontario is putting its new Climate Change Strategy into action by introducing a new, modernized Electric Vehicle Incentive Program that will help reduce greenhouse gas pollution and make it easier for Ontarian’s to switch to an electric vehicle (EV).
The price of oil began its downward spiral in July of 2014. From the end of June it started falling from $100 barrel all the way down to $45 in and around the middle of January 2015, it’s now rebounded a little to $52. How have our gas prices fared over that period? Let’s do some number-crunching… At $100 per barrel we were in the $1.35-1.40/litre range for regular unleaded in Southern Ontario (add 17¢/litre for Super Unleaded). In the middle of December 2014 oil was around $77 per barrel and gas was around $1.20/ litre in Ontario. Oil fell to $45 around the beginning of February and our local gas stations had finally brought the price down to around 90-92¢/litre. Oil climbed to $52 over the past week (middle of February 2015) and gas immediately shot up to $1.02.
Don’t forget…. We’ll be tweeting live from the show – including pictures from the vehicle launches as well as other auto-related information/pictures. The Tweets will simultaneously be fed to our Facebook page if you’d rather follow us there. Follow us on Twitter: @Road_Test or follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/RoadTest.org using the hashtag: #cias2015 The following exotic vehicles will be on display at the 42nd edition of the Canadian International AutoShow: McLAREN, LOTUS, MASERATI, TESLA, ROLLS-ROYCE, ASTON MARTIN & BENTLEY
CANADIAN VEHICLE PREMIERES As promised, here are some more details of the vehicles you’ll see at the 2015 CIAS in Toronto running February 13-22, 2015. Tomorrow we’ll preview the AUTOEXOTICA VEHICLES from the show.. The following vehicle premieres will take place at the 42nd edition of the Canadian International AutoShow: ACURA NSX ** AUDI 2016 Audi RS7 Dynamics in a new top form – Audi has honed the RS 7 Sportback. The large five-door coupé comes with new LED headlights and even more enhanced infotainment features. With 560 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, its 4.0 TFSI engine provides for an impressive driving performance. 2016 Audi TTS Coupe A modern classic re-launched: Audi introduces the third generation of the TT to the road. The compact sports car captivates as a design icon with the driving dynamics of a genuine sports car and a revolutionary, fully digital cockpit.