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Showing posts from July, 2014

CAR FYI: Bentley Continental GT3 at 2014 Honda Indy Toronto

Photo Credit: Chris Nagy The Bentley Continental GT3 is taking part in its inaugural season in the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge series' GT category. Fielded by Dyson Racing and piloted by veteran road racer Butch Leitzinger, the twin-turbocharged V-8 powered luxury car made its first street race appearance at the Honda Indy Toronto event. For the 2014 Honda Indy Toronto race weekend, the Dyson Racing Team Bentley organization experienced mixed results. During race one on Saturday, the Bentley Continental GT3 driven by Butch Leitzinger finished 19th overall after being caught in a turn three accident on lap 19. Sunday's second race concluded with a much more favourable result crossing the line in ninth place. Below is a video of the Bentley Continental GT3 car undergoing Friday preparations in Toronto.

Absent of Any Rough Edges: New 2015 Ford Edge to Set a Higher Plateau in Family Crossovers

Photo Credit: Ford Motor Company   Ford Motor Company has made an intense effort defining their vehicle line-up over almost a decade now. Turbocharged EcoBoost engines, dual-clutch transmissions, SYNC integration and heavy European small vehicle flair is presently the norm under the Blue Oval. In 2006, Ford’s late entrance into the crossover vehicle market conceded that the truck-like Escape and Explorer was not winning over a changing automotive customer seeking a car personality. Tardy to the party, the Ford Edge was nonetheless a hit, matching motorists with all-wheel drive, utility, reasonable fuel economy at a reasonable price. Nine years since its introduction, the Edge receives a massive upgrade reflecting an all-new set of Ford technology.   Edgy New Style  Photo Credit: Ford Motor Company The new Ford Edge remains decisively truck-like, however, the 2015 vehicle styling appears derived from the car line-up. The grille work and the headlamps hous

CAR FYI: McLaren 650S Spider at 2014 Motorexpo in Toronto

Photo Credit: Chris Nagy Introduced to the public at the Geneva Motor Show this past March, the McLaren 650S is a 641-horsepower supercar placed between the MP4 and the P1 hypercar. Presented in Spider form, the 650S was on display inside Brookfield Place in downtown Toronto as part of Motorexpo 2014. The attached video is compiled from my contact with a Mantis Green 650S Spider. Please enjoy!

CAR FYI: 2015 Ford Mustang Video from 2014 Georgian College Auto Show

Photo Credit: Chris Nagy Waiting anxious for the all-new Ford Mustang? I have been fortunate enough to be witness to a rare outside public appearance in Canada for the 2015 Mustang GT. For you, I have composed a video unveiling the beauty and brute of the new pony car. Please enjoy!

Celebrating Canadian Car Production on Canada Day

Photo Credit: Chris Nagy Members within a group that now totals hundreds of thousands of Canadians, auto workers are receiving a well-earned day off for Canada Day. Numerous automobile production facilities in Canada are recognized on a global scale for building solid vehicles. In 2014, Canada has entered its 115th year of major automobile production. Ford Motor Company is the longest, continuous foreign partner for manufacturing vehicles north of the 49th parallel closing in on 110 years. Besides the major auto companies, this country contains a bundle of hardworking suppliers. After 115 years, the presence of major auto companies in Canada has been a source of pride but also a threatened occupation. There has been some sources of optimism For reflection this Canada Day, I have decided to show off the major auto companies' existence in our great country. Just one quick thing I would like to make clear before you read this list, I am truly disappointed by the quality of