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The Subaru BRZ STI Sport Edition: Only 100 Units Produced

The Subaru BRZ STI Sport Edition: Only 100 Units Produced

Fans of the real-wheel drive BRZ have been longing for a more robust STI version, and now they have it. Sort of. Only in Japan. Only 100 made available. The only thing missing when Subaru’s…
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The Subaru BRZ STI Sport Edition: Only 100 Units Produced

Fans of the RWD BRZ have been longing for a more robust STI version, and now they have it. Sort of. Only in Japan. Only 100 made available.

By News Editor
September 25, 2017
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2018 GMC Terrain review
First Drive: All-New 2018 GMC Terrain Review
By Graham Heeps
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Some of these concepts from Frankfurt will see the time of day. Others? Not so much. Either way, we’re fans of future vehicles.

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Most powerful SUV ever to a compact 5-door, the 2017 New York International Auto Show had plenty of debuts as expected. Here’s our Top 7.

2017 Vancouver International Auto Show GalleryIn Pictures: The 2017 Vancouver International Auto Show Kicks Off

We hit the show floor at the 2017 Vancouver International Auto Show in search of the best. From North American debuts to the badass customs.

Car Guide

disc brakes vs drum brakesDisc Brakes Vs Drum Brakes: The Differences & In-Depth Infographic

Both do the same critical thing: stop your vehicle. But there are major differences between disc brakes vs drum brakes. We explain in-depth.

How Do Wankel Rotary Engines Work? An In-Depth Infographic

Smoother & more compact, the Wankel rotary engine is a unique alternative to the conventional piston engine. This infographic explains it all.

How to Clay Bar Your CarHow to Clay Bar Your Car: 6 Easy Steps for a Cleaner Vehicle

What is auto detailing clay bar? Exactly. We break it down and explain how to apply this technique to your vehicle prior to waxing.

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Electric Vibes: Formula-E Racing Series Hits the Streets of Montreal
By Russell Purcell
GC8 Great: An Insane Street-Legal 1998 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Coupe

Dave Mann’s 1998 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS Coupe is perhaps the greatest street-legal GC8 on the planet, combining time attack function with an aggressive style.

By Amee Reehal
CAN AM 50TH ANNIVERSARY – FLAT OUT WITH NORTH AMERICA’S GREATEST RACE SERIES 1966-74
One for the Shelf: CAN AM 50TH Anniversary Book Review

Book Review: We check out CAN AM 50TH Anniversary – Flat Out with North America’s Greatest Race Series 1966-74, by George Levy and Pete Biro.

By Russell Purcell
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Chat with Chris Green: Porsche GT3 Cup Racer and McLaren Ambassador

We chat with Porsche GT3 Cup racer Chris Green about his racing background and his (sweet) role as brand ambassador for McLaren and Pagani Canada.

By Benjamin Yong
Take Flight: This Rare 1956 Douglas Dragonfly Is Back on the Road

1956 Douglas Dragonfly Motorcycle Feature: A Douglas takes flight – A Rare 1956 Douglas Dragonfly back on the road.

By Greg Williams

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Electric Vibes: Formula-E Racing Series Hits the Streets of Montreal

We head to Montreal with Michelin for the 2017 Formula-E racing series to take in the electric energy, both on and off the track.

By Russell Purcell
August 9, 2017

Gear

Having the right gear these days is imperative — really, it’s that important. But we’ve got you covered, curating and featuring the latest in motor-inspired and adventure gear. With our full product reviews in the mix.

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Weekend Essentials #31: 6 New Bikes That’ll Set You Apart
By Gear Editor
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The latest in gear, from a new helmet on kickstarter and camera holster to to relax time with a motorcycle book or sweet new portable smoker.

Autodromo Stringback Driving GlovesAutodromo Stringback Driving Gloves: Throwback to a Simpler Era

A throwback to the 1950s and 1960s, the Autodromo Stringback Driving Gloves are a classic statement of a simpler time of everyday motoring.

labour day weekend essentials 29Gear for the Labour Day Long Weekend: Weekend Essentials #29

Get the Labour Day long-weekend started right. Here are four news things including a knife, motorcycle, bag, & hammock. What else do you need?

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Honda SuperHawkThe Honda SuperHawk: Bring Japanese Bikes to the Masses

Legendary 305cc Honda Super Hawk machine helped bring the Japanese brand to the masses.

By Greg Williams
AgustaReigniting the passion: A 1975 MV Agusta Motorcycle Feature

Reigniting the Passion — They say men respond to visual stimuli, but the late owner of this 1975 MV Agusta was aroused by the aural…

By Greg Williams
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Out of the Woodwork — This Harley-Davidson Board Track Replica Recreates Motorcycle Racing’s Blood Sport Past

By Greg Williams

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The 1991 SHACKLETON Defender D110 Adventure Edition by UK’s Arkonik
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Land Rover Discovery SVXAll-Terrain Champ: Land Rover’s New 525-hp Discovery SVX Adventure SUV

With increased ground clearance & new off-road dynamics, Land Rover’s new 525-hp Discovery SVX is the all-terrain SUV fans have yearned for.

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Watches to Vehicles, based out of Warsaw, Poland, design team 2sympleks build the ultimate rescue machine – the Surgo.

Bentley Continental GT Rally EditionBentley Continental GT Rally Edition: A Dakar Inspired Off-Roader

Originally built as part of National Geographic’s “Supercar Megabuild” show, this Bentley Continental GT Rally Edition mixes luxury with dirt.

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