Gamers are excitedly playing The Legend of Zelda, the Edmonton Oilers have made the playoffs, and Honda just introduced a new Civic Hatchback. What year is this again?
A couple of weeks ago, we had the good fortune to spend a few days behind the wheel of the new Honda Civic Hatchback. Equipped with a 1.5L turbocharged engine, a practical roofline, and controversial styling, can the little hatch recapture some of that old 1990’s Honda magic? Let’s find out in the full review over on wheels.ca
Hybrids are most often associated with travelling short distances within a city or, at most, tools with which to save a few bucks on the commute to work.
We set out to see if the 2017 Toyota Prius, with its new Lithium-Ion batteries and alarming styling choices, would be able to satisfy on a 1600km journey to the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. The drive was undertaken during the worst snowstorm of the year, natch.
Head over to wheels.ca and find out how the electrified hatchback fared on the snowy road trip.
In March, we had the opportunity to drive the all-new 2017 Land Rover Discovery in the icing-sugar soft desert sand on the border of Utah and Arizona.
Can the new Discovery, with its snazzy new styling and acres of luxury, still hang with its boxy, capable predecessors? Click on over to The Truth About Cars to read the full review.
During the first week of February, we had the opportunity to drive the 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon in the desert just outside of Las Vegas. Equipped with a disconnecting sway bar, front and rear lockers, and an integrated Warn winch, this offroad bruiser had no trouble hammering over sand and scampering up rock faces in the Nevada desert.
Click over to The Truth About Cars to for the full story on this burly beast.
For years, the Toyota Corolla has been safe and sober choice in a crowded compact car market. It’s somnambulant styling also assured its owners a great deal of anonymity. Now, Toyota has imbued its best-seller with a dose of aggressive style.
Be sure to check out our full review on wheels.ca where we examine the new 2017 Toyota Corolla in full detail.
Last week, the opportunity presented itself to compare two cars which vie for the dollars of hatchback shoppers: the Mazda 3 Sport and the Honda Civic Hatch. The house that Soichiro built recently re-entered the hatchback game with its 2017 Civic, while Mazda has been hawking a five-door 3 since its introduction a dozen years ago.
Which one lights the fire in the heart of your humble author? Buckle up, we’re about to find out.
Every now and then, an automaker sees fit to design a sporty car, often a two door hatchback, using the bones and structure of an existing econocar. This is the basis on which the Hyundai Veloster has traded since it was introduced way back in, uh, wow, 2011. With a 201hp turbocharged inline-four driving the front wheels, this funky asymmetrical hatch strives to add a bit of zip to its economy roots.