Los Angeles is a cauldron where cars, culture, style, and automotive engineering know-how coexist and interact in totally unique ways. Year-round good weather, the influence (and money) of the entertainment business, great roads, and a diverse population have given birth to an incredibly vibrant car culture. From lowriders cruising working-class neighbourhoods, to wannabe racers plying […]

Review: Porsche 911 restored by Singer Vehicle Design

December 11, 2017

One of the things I’ve most admired about BMW over the years is its steadfast refusal to look backward. Oh, the company has a deep respect for its own history – a trip to their museum in Munich will tell you just how deep. But, limited-run Z8 excepted, it’s one of the few car brands […]

Review: BMW i3

November 04, 2017

HIROSHIMA, Japan, /CNW/ – Mazda unveiled two concept models, the Mazda KAI CONCEPT and the Mazda VISION COUPE at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show. Organized by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, the show will be open to the public from Oct. 28 through Nov. 5. Mazda has scheduled a press conference for 1:40 p.m. today.
The […]

Mazda Unveils KAI CONCEPT and VISION COUPE at Tokyo Motor Show

October 26, 2017

Even within the ranks of Porsche enthusiasts, the name Ruf has a certain special connotation. Based in the small German town of Pfaffenhausen, Ruf is well-known as one of the world’s premier Porsche upgrade and modification outfits, but it’s actually recognized by the German government as a vehicle manufacturer in its own right.
Founded in 1974, […]

Retro review: 1997 Ruf Turbo R

October 19, 2017

A bumper crop of accomplished Canadians was honoured during the 23rd Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame’s Induction Ceremonies at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.’s Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto on Oct. 14, 2017.
Chris Pfaff, President and CEO of Pfaff Automotive Partners, was one of nine inductees into the Hall of Fame this year.
“Saying that the list of […]

Chris Pfaff inducted into Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

October 17, 2017

If ever there was an award for bang for the buck, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep’s SRT products would surely top the standings. From the inception of SRT, the brand has stood for incredible performance credentials at surprisingly accessible prices. Over the years, some of the group’s standout products have included the Viper, which offers power levels that eclipse […]

Review: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

October 15, 2017

(From Steve Bortolotti with photos from Mark Harris)

On Saturday, September 30, Pfaff Motorsports participated in a three-hour endurance race as part of the CASC regional race weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. For the first time, Canadian racing legend, former Indycar driver, and Pfaff Motorsports alumnus Scott Goodyear paired up with his youngest son Michael in […]

Scott and Michael Goodyear score class win in Pfaff BMW M235iR

October 02, 2017

I’ve driven quite a lot of Porsche 911 Turbos over the years, but I’m almost ashamed to admit that, until this weekend, I’d never driven an old-school Turbo – one with rear-wheel drive and only your right foot as traction control. From 1996 onwards, the 911 Turbo has been Porsche’s all-seasons, all-conditions, all-conquering range-topper, with […]

Retro review: 1991 Porsche 911 Turbo

October 01, 2017