First Drives

08 Jun 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

From a beautifully sculpted exterior to its impressive performance, spacious interior and advanced technologies, Bolt EV has completely reinvented what an electric vehicle can be. Want proof? Not sure how far an EPA-estimated 238 miles† will get you? Think about it this way: The average daily...

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20 May 2018 Toyota C-HR

C-HR defies convention, even when it comes to the paint! From the new colours - Silver Knockout Metallic and Blue Eclipse Metallic - to available two-tone paint, it’s clear that C-HR is anything but status-quo. With standard 17” alloy wheels and diamond-cut lines, C-HR looks...

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20 May 2017 Nissan Versa Note

Other than its new CVT-only status, the Versa Note’s mechanics otherwise are carried over from last year. A 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine continues to send 109 horsepower and 107 lb-ft of torque to the front wheels, while EPA fuel-economy figures remain pegged at 31 mpg city...

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10 May 2017 Porsche 911 GTS

Zack travels to South Africa to test the 2017 Porsche 911 GTS on the track. The GTS does not disappoint, offering simply superb grip. The 3.0L twin-turbo boxer engine provides an exhilarating 450hp and 405 lb. ft of torque. The only problem with the GTS...

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10 May 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF

Lacey checks out one of her favourite cars, the Mazda MX-5. Formerly known as the Miata, Mazda has made great improvements to an already great MX-5. The new "RF" version provides a retractable hard-top that can transition while driving. It allows for a quieter ride...

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27 Apr 2018 Volkswagen Golf

A facelift and some new driver technology keep the 2018 Volkwagen Golf competitive in the hot hatch and compact car segments. From the headlights down, the exterior has a new design, providing refinement to the already well-appreciated Golf. The 2018 Golf will also offer a...

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