Plenty of excitement at the Jaguar stand

The Jaguar F-Type R boasts a 550-hp V8.

Metroland Media – The Jaguar stand at the Canadian International AutoShow was abuzz as two noteworthy models drew plenty of attention: the F-Type R Coupe and the C-X17 sports crossover. With the all-new F-Type sports car joining the family as the heir to the Jaguar sports car legacy, it has renewed spirit and has represented a return to the company’s heart: a two-seat, convertible sports car focused on performance, agility and driver … [Read more...]

Nissan debuts country’s lowest-priced car

Christian Meunier, President, Nissan Canada, announced that Micra will be starting at $9,998 - Canada's lowest starting MSRP.

Metroland Media - After recording both its best-ever year and best-ever January in Canada, Nissan announced that its all-new 2015 Nissan Micra will start at just $9,998, making it the country’s lowest MSRP. Nissan also debuted the new Versa Note SR model and provided a glimpse into the brand’s future design potential with the all-new Nissan Sport Sedan Concept and Nissan Sentra NISMO Concept making their national debuts at the Canadian … [Read more...]

Subaru announces pricing for all-new WRX and WRX STI

The all-new 2015 Subaru WRX and WRX STI (shown) are on hand at the Canadian International AutoShow. (photo: Jason Okolisan)

Metroland Media - Subaru Canada, Inc. recently announced pricing for the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX and WRX STI. The well-equipped entry model of the 2015 Subaru WRX with manual transmission is now available at $29,995, while the 2015 Subaru WRX STI now starts at $37,995. Both the all-new 2015 WRX and WRX STI will now be available in three trim levels, debuting as true sports sedans with not just the best performance ever - but also the best … [Read more...]

Maserati welcomes Ghibli to Canadian market

The Maserati Ghibli is now available in the Canadian market, starting at $75,800.

Metroland Media - As 2014 marks Maserati’s 100th year of craftsmanship, the company continues to embark on a North American tour celebrating its newest product entry – Ghibli. The broadcast debut of Ghibli began in an unexpected 90-second Super Bowl XLVIII ad, the company’s first-ever television commercial, positioned at the start of the game and bringing positive attention to both Ghibli, and to the Maserati marque. The mid-size luxury … [Read more...]

2014 Highlander Hybrid and Tacoma X-Runner debut in T.O.

The 2014 Highland Hybrid

Metroland Media - The new 2014 Toyota Highlander is now more powerful, more attractive on the outside, better equipped on the inside, and filled with advanced technology, and at a lower price. Now available in three grades – LE, XLE and Limited – the Highlander Hybrid boasts three-row seating for seven or eight passengers and increased cargo capacity. It also offers a selection of attractive 18 and 19-inch alloy wheels, and flush-mounted … [Read more...]

Hyundai unveils all-new 2015 Genesis

All-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan. (photo: Neil Moore)

Metroland Media - Hyundai ushered in a new era for its world-class premium product range with the Canadian debut of the all-new second-generation 2015 Genesis sedan at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. With a single-minded focus on delivering the driving and ownership experience expected of the best premium sedans in the world, Hyundai has redesigned the Genesis from the ground up with bold styling, cutting-edge technologies, … [Read more...]

Mazda6 named Canadian Car of the Year

Mazda6 with CEO-Jason

Metroland Media - In an early morning press conference at the opening of the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, the Mazda6 was declared the 2014 Canadian Car of the Year (CCOTY) by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). This is the second time that Mazda Canada has earned the overall Canadian Car of the Year title having previously won the title in 2004 for the Mazda3. ” We are truly honoured that AJAC has … [Read more...]

Jeep Cherokee named 2014 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year

AJAC announced its winner for 2014 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year: the 2014 Jeep Cherokee.

Metroland Media - In an early morning press conference at the opening of the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, the Jeep Cherokee was declared the 2014 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year (CCOTY) by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). “From our engineers, to our management, to the people on the assembly line and everyone in between, I can’t truly express how excited we at Chrysler Group are to see the all-new … [Read more...]

Chrysler Group Chairman kicks off 2014 AutoShow

Chrysler Group LLC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne delivered the keynote address to open CIAS media day.

Metroland Media - Chrysler Group LLC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne delivered the keynote address to officially open the 2014 Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) at the Metro Toronto Convention Center in Toronto. This year, Chrysler Canada served as the official host. Marchionne spoke primarily about the state of the automotive industry, highlighting potential growth opportunities and the importance of avoiding … [Read more...]

Hinchcliffe In the driver’s seat with Honda Canada

IndyCar racer James Hinchcliffe announced a one year partnership that will see him working with the brand to promote Honda across Canada.

Metroland Media - Honda Canada and IndyCar race winner James Hinchcliffe announced at the Canadian International Auto Show the formation of a one year partnership that will see ‘Hinch’ working with the brand to promote Honda across Canada. Hinchcliffe, entering his fourth season as an IndyCar racer and third competing for Andretti Autosport, will feature in various Honda product advertising and promotions throughout the course of … [Read more...]