Forbidden Fruit: 2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC Wagon

July 10, 2018 – 5:27 pm | Edit Post

Every once in a while, living in Canada bears unexpectedly delicious – and occasionally forbidden – automotive fruit. For some reason, Mercedes-Benz doesn’t sell its excellent C300 wagon in the United States, but it does make it available to Canadians, who have traditionally embraced the long-roof lifestyle.

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If it's got wheels and an engine, you'll find it in here.

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Montreal’s Mount Royal Road Closure Reveals Shades Of L’Acadie Wall Incompetence At City Hall

February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management.

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Unnamed Automotive Podcast Episode 55 – Live From The 2018 Detroit Auto Show

January 18, 2018 – 5:12 pm | Edit Post

This week we are live from the Detroit Auto Show. Sami and I discuss the best, worst, and weirdest debuts at North America’s largest gathering of automakers.

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Taking A Classic Car To The Race Track, Part 1: Suspension Maintenance on the Datsun

August 30, 2017 – 4:29 pm | Edit Post

One of the reasons I bought my 1978 Datsun 280Z was because I was looking for a platform that was light, had strong aftermarket support, and was light-years away from the brand new cars I drive every day as an automotive journalist.

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Unnamed Automotive Podcast Episode 35 is live!

August 30, 2017 – 1:46 pm | Edit Post

The latest Unnamed Automotive Podcast episode is live! This week Sami Haj-Assaad goes to Pebble Beach and drives the Lamborghini Aventador at Monterey Car Week, while I hit the track at Club Motorsports in the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the long-awaited Hellcat-powered SUV.