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Feb 17

Lexus Debuts A Trio Of Concepts At Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) In Toronto

Including the hydrogen fuel cell-powered flagship sedan LF-FC, the UX luxury compact SUV, and the ergonomic marvel that is the Lexus Kinetic SeatLexus Debuts A Trio Of Concepts At CIAS, Road-Test.org, Iain Shankland

(TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 16, 2017) Three head-turning Concepts will make their Canadian debut in the Lexus exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show – February 17-26, 2017 (CIAS) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, proving that the relentless attention to detail, thoughtful engineering and amazing design are the future of luxury automobiles. Canadians attending the show won’t want to miss the LF-FC hydrogen fuel cell sedan, the UX compact SUV or the Kinetic Seat – a revolutionary concept that combats driver fatigue and introduces an entirely new level of comfort as they make their rounds on the Auto Show floor. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

2017 Mazda CX-5 Makes Canadian Debut In Toronto

Road-Test.org, Iain Shankland, #2017CIAS

Powertrain lineup will include new 2.2L turbo-diesel engine

Yesterday Mazda Canada introduced the new 2017 Mazda CX-5 crossover to the Canadian market during a press conference at the Canadian International Auto Show. This second generation compact crossover features Mazda’s SKYACTIV Technology, an evolutionary KODO – Soul of Motion design theme, and will launch Mazda’s first passenger vehicle with a diesel engine in Canada in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Concept Cars Get Imaginations Racing At The 2017 Canadian International AutoShow

Road-Test.org, Concept Cars CIAS2017, Iain ShanklandConcept models spring from the imagination of design engineers given the freedom to think outside the box. But the concept cars manufacturers’ roll onto the show floor at the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow, aren’t just the stuff of dreams – some of them will ultimately make it into production and onto the road someday – and AutoShow visitors play an important role in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

40 Vehicles To Get Canadian Launch At 2016 Canadian International AutoShow

Road-Test.org, #CIAS2016The count-down begins today…. In just one week it will be time to make the yearly pilgrimage to the 2016 Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) in Toronto!!

We’ll be there on the 11th – Media Day, so watch for regular updates via our Twitter (@Road_Test) and our Facebook feed (www.facebook.com/RoadTest.org) using #CIAS2016.

Here’s a preview of what you can expect this year….. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

2015 Canadian International AutoShow – The AUTOEXOTICA VEHICLES

Don’t forget…. We’ll be tweeting live from the show – including pictures from the vehicle launches as well as other auto-related information/pictures. The Tweets will simultaneously be fed to our Facebook page if you’d rather follow us there.  Follow us on Twitter: @Road_Test or follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/RoadTest.org using the hashtag: #cias2015

The following exotic vehicles will be on display at the 42nd edition of the Canadian International AutoShow:

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PFAFF
2015 MCLAREN 650S Coupe, 2015 650S Spider & a 2012 12C
Pfaff | McLaren is thrilled to be back at the 2015 Canadian International Auto Show for another successful year. Guests can look forward to seeing 3 McLaren models at this year’s show, including a 2015 650S Coupe, a 2015 650S Spider and a 2012 12C Coupe that features a custom MSO (McLaren Special Operations) front bumper. 

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LOTUS
Evora Sports Racer
The Evora Sports Racer is available (Canada only) with the Supercharged 3.5 liter DOHC V6 VVTi 24-valve power train, and with either 6 speed manual or IPS transmission.  Loaded with optional extras and the 2+2 seating option as standard. The ‘Sports Pack’ provides switchable sports mode with sharper throttle response, increased rpm limit and sportier setting for Dynamic Performance Management (DPM), sports diffuser and cross-drilled brake discs. The ‘Tech Pack’ provides upgraded speakers and stereo system, DVD player, 7″ WVGA touch screen display, Bluetooth® mobile phone connection, USB connection for various iPod® models, MP3 players and memory sticks, tyre pressure monitoring, cruise control and rear parking sensors.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Preview 2 – 2015 Canadian International AutoShow

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As promised, here are some more details of the vehicles you’ll see at the 2015 CIAS in Toronto running February 13-22, 2015. Tomorrow we’ll preview the AUTOEXOTICA VEHICLES from the show..

The following vehicle premieres will take place at the 42nd edition of the Canadian International AutoShow:

ACURA
NSXRoad-Test.org, @autoshowcanada, #CIAS2015

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AUDI
2016 Audi RS7
Dynamics in a new top form – Audi has honed the RS 7 Sportback. The large five-door coupé comes with new LED headlights and even more enhanced infotainment features. With 560 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, its 4.0 TFSI engine provides for an impressive driving performance.

2016 Audi TTS Coupe
A modern classic re-launched: Audi introduces the third generation of the TT to the road. The compact sports car captivates as a design icon with the driving dynamics of a genuine sports car and a revolutionary, fully digital cockpit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Preview – 2015 Canadian International Auto Show

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Once again the Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) is about to arrive in Toronto for 9 days, and we’ll be there for the Media Day on Thursday February 12th. Last year we tried something a little different and we’ll continue expanding on that again this year.

We’ll be tweeting live from the show – including pictures from the vehicle launches as well as other auto-related information/pictures. The Tweets will simultaneously be fed to our Facebook page if you’d rather follow us there.  Follow us on Twitter: @Road_Test or follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/RoadTest.org using the hashtag: #cias2015

45 Canadian premieres
So what are we going to see at the show this year?
Here’s a quick overall view of the show… Next week we’ll expand and give you more details. This is going to be the best show yet!

The Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) has been redefining “car shows” since 1974, bringing more dynamic, interactive content and an expanded lineup of spectacular new metal to Toronto every year.

The CIAS is the largest consumer show of any kind in Canada — in size and attendance, with more female visitors than any other show. Read the rest of this entry »