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Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X6 xDrive35i

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X6 xDrive35i

Words by Jay Kana History has provided us with a plethora of successful combinations, including: Peanut butter and jam; Fruit and yogurt; Burger, fries and a shake; Abbott and Costello;…

Motoring Review: 2015 MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4

Motoring Review: 2015 MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4

Words by Jay Kana For a brand of car named MINI, having the Countryman ALL4 in its lineup isn’t exactly an accurate simile.  Classified as a “sport-ute,” the 2015 offering…

Motoring Review: 2015 Kia Sedona SXL

Motoring Review: 2015 Kia Sedona SXL

Words by Jay Kana Ah, the minivan. Created as a solution to house growing families, sports equipment, musical instruments, and as to the go-to vehicle on moving days, this utilitarian…

Motoring Review: 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

Motoring Review: 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

Simplicity and power. Words by Jay Kana In life and in cars, I love functionality and simplicity. Maybe I’m just old-fashioned; the first car I remember being in was an…

Motoring Review: 2015 Ford Mustang 2.3

Motoring Review: 2015 Ford Mustang 2.3

Words by Jay Kana I must admit, I’m a bit stingy at times. I try to do more with less as often as possible to maximize what I have and…

Motoring Review: 2015 Mini Cooper 5S

Motoring Review: 2015 Mini Cooper 5S

Words by Jay Kana For those who don’t know much about me, let me give you a quick rundown: I like chicken wings, chocolate milk (not together though), my small…

Motoring Review: 2015 Hyundai Genesis: 3.8 Tech

Motoring Review: 2015 Hyundai Genesis: 3.8 Tech

Words by Jay Kana It’s hard being the underdog: All the odds are against you, nearly everyone’s put money on their favourite, the Rocky theme song continuously plays in your…

Motoring Review: 2015 Infiniti Q70

Motoring Review: 2015 Infiniti Q70

Words by Jay Kana I remember how excited my mother was to bring home her brand new 2000 Maxima. She was smiling for days and loved that car for the…

Motoring Review: Porsche Macan: No Compromises

Motoring Review: Porsche Macan: No Compromises

The luxurious 2015 Macan S blends power, prestige and practicality. Words by Jay Kana Porsche has earned such a rich and storied history as a premier global automobile brand with…

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW M235i

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW M235i

Words by Jay Kana The thought of taking a 1,500-kilometre (total) road trip to Philadelphia in mid-February may not excite many of you as it does me. It’s the last…

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE

Words by Jay Kana If anyone knows the hybrid market, it’s certainly Toyota. Plenty of innovation has come from them when it comes to hybrid technology—the Prius series of vehicles…

Motoring Review: 2015 Jaguar XF

Motoring Review: 2015 Jaguar XF

Words by Jay Kana You know, I wonder if the folks over at the English TV show Top Gear would consider having me on the show for an episode or…

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Words by Jay Kana Years ago, Laura and I took a road trip to Grove City, Pennsylvania, and it was one of the best trips I’ve ever had. We didn’t…

Hyundai: Above the Bar

Hyundai: Above the Bar

The 2015 Sonata harmonizes elegance, power, technology and fun. Words by Jay Kana I’ll always remember the first car I bought, back in 2002: a Hyundai Elantra GT, fully loaded in black. It…

Motoring Review: 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Motoring Review: 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Words by Jay Kana Many mechanical children have been born as a result of Volvo’s partnership with Polestar, founded in 1996—most recently, the S60 and V60 models. They’re offering limited…

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW 435i Gran Coupe

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW 435i Gran Coupe

Words and photography by Jay Kana Through 35 Christmases, tried and true, an artificial tree was hauled up from the unfinished basement at my parents’ house, placed in the living…

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 5 December 31-January 4

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 5 December 31-January 4

Words by Jay Kana December 31 Here’s my final installment for my three-week long test drive in the 2015 BMW M4. I ended up having the day to myself on…

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 4 December 26-31

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 4 December 26-31

Words by Jay Kana December 26 Well, Christmas came and left in a single day. All the preparations—the tree, decorations, shopping, baking, eating, spending time with family, more eating and…

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 3 December 22-25

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 3 December 22-25

Words by Jay Kana December 22 Three days until Christmas and now begins the last push of Christmas shopping. Good thing the list of recipients isn’t as long as in…

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 2 December 18-21

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 2 December 18-21

It’s been a great first week with the 2015 BMW M4. There’s been a lot of head turning from strangers (maybe I was having a bad hair day?) and I’m…

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 1 December 15-17

BMW M4 Holiday Moments: Chapter 1 December 15-17

Words by Jay Kana  The wonderful folks over at BMW Canada were kind enough to give me an early and extended Christmas present this year by letting me have the…

Motoring Review: 2015 Range Rover Evoque

Motoring Review: 2015 Range Rover Evoque

Words by Jay Kana The first snowfall of November 2014 was just like every other first snowfall of winter—the roads become a black-and-white platform that robs otherwise mostly good drivers…

Motoring Review: 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

Motoring Review: 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

Words by Jay Kana “If I had a million dollars, if I had a million dollars, I’d buy you a house, I would buy you a house. If I had…

BMW: On the Road (Trip) Again

BMW: On the Road (Trip) Again

Take a ride with Jay in the new BMW X3—just don’t let him sing! Words by Jay Kana The day my younger sister got her first car, a 2005 Altima, she put diesel…

Motoring Review: 2015 Volvo V60 Drive-E T5 Premium Plus

Motoring Review: 2015 Volvo V60 Drive-E T5 Premium Plus

Words by Jay Kana A speeding ticket, an out-of-province or in-province road trip, bringing a baby home from the hospital (no, no, not mine), my first break-up, my first drive-in…

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X3 xDrive28d

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X3 xDrive28d

Words by Jay Kana The day my younger sister got her first car, a 2005 Altima, she put diesel in the tank of a regular gas car. I could include…

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