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Jil McIntosh
Interests: horse racing, fountain pens, antique cars, automobiles, tattoo
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Last spring I got to have a rather exclusive look at the upcoming 2023 BMW XM, and now that it's been introduced to the public by the automaker, I can finally tell you about it. Read up on it in my "First Look" story at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Of the smaller all-electrics available today, I really like the Chevrolet Bolt, and the EUV model I drove has more rear-seat legroom if you're hauling some friends along. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Gas engine in the front, electric motor at the rear, and a combined 671 horsepower: The upcoming Mercedes-AMG C 63 looks like it's going to be awesome. Find out more in my story at Sharp. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WomanOnWheels.ca
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The Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance, held in Owen Sound, Ontario, started up again for 2022 after the pandemic cancelled the last two. There were some incredible cars on display, and you can see some of them in my story at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Minivans are still the winners for hauling a full house - so much more so than three-row SUVs - and I really like the Toyota Sienna, which comes exclusively as a hybrid. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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The Audi TT Roadster has been around a long time, and there's a reason for that: It's good-looking and it's great to drive, and of course there's that drop-top roof. Find out more in my review at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Few car shows are more fun than the Jalopy Jam Up, back after the pandemic shutdown at the Rockton Fairgrounds in Ontario. Some 500 cars showed up, including mine, and I had something to say about it in my story over at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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The 2022 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 four-door is officially called a "coupe" by the automaker, but when it look this good, hey, call it whatever you want. It's a joy to drive and with only a few downsides; find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Honda is taking an unusual path with its 2022 Pilot and its new TrailSport trim: It's going to be a more rugged off-roader eventually, but right now it's just some styling cues. Nevertheless, it's a great driver and you can find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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I'm sure it all looked really good hanging on the vendor's wall in the flea market or in the online store... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Mercedes-Benz does small vehicles very well, including the GLB, which I drove as an AMG model. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Having unveiled the all-new 2023 Chevrolet Colorado, GM has now taken the wraps off the GMC Canyon. I saw it in Detroit, including the new AT4X - find out more in my story at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Jeep has gone upscale and then some for 2022 with the new Wagoneer, which represents a new luxury sub-brand for the automaker. I drove it for a week; find out my thoughts at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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The Chevrolet Colorado gets the job done, but it's an aging design, and for 2023, there's an all-new truck that looks like it's going to be very interesting. Have a look at my "first look" at it over at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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If you want big and luxurious with lots of passenger space, there are a few body-on-frame SUVs still around, including the Lincoln Navigator. Find out what it's all about in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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For 2022, the GMC Sierra adds two new trims, both built on existing trims but with more stuff: The AT4X and Denali Ultimate. I drove them both on a trip to northern Ontario - find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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It's an older design and not as tech-heavy inside as some, but the Nissan Murano remains relevant in the market as a pleasant driver with long-distance-comfortable seats. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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With the price of fuel these days, efficiency is everything. So what are the fuel-sippiest pickup trucks on the market, and the thirstiest? Find out in my story at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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You've found the vehicle you want, but now you have to make a decision: Should you finance it with your bank, or through the dealership? Find out the pros and cons in my story at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Big and comfortable is the best way to describe the Ford Expedition Max, which comfortably holds seven or eight people and their luggage, thanks to extra rear length over the regular Expedition. Find out more in my review at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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An all-new model for 2023, the CX-50 is a great driver and a bit more rugged than its CX-5 sibling. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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It's no longer sold south of the border, but Canadians appreciate small vehicles and so the Mazda CX-3 lives on. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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Who makes the most reliable vehicles, and who makes those that aren't? Sometimes it all depends on who you ask - which is why you should check out my story at Driving.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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The 2022 Toyota Venza comes only as a hybrid and fits into a niche of "premium mainstream" - you could put its interior into a Lexus and it would look appropriate. But it's not quite perfect - find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca
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You take your vehicle into the shop, and now they want to check your alignment. Should you agree to it? Find out in my story at AutoTRADER.ca. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2022 at WomanOnWheels.ca