2004-2006 Scion xB Pre-Owned

Toyota’s Scion brand might be unfamiliar to most Canadians– though many copies of their models have found their way across the border from the US, and Toyota is planning to start Scion sales in major Canadian cities soon. The Japanese brand started in the US a few years ago, and intended to focus on a youthful and expressive shopper that demands uniqueness, customizability and a sense of community.

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2011 Infiniti M56

2011 Infiniti M56
2011 Infiniti M56 - Editor's Notebook - Automobile Magazine
A masterpiece of style.

The new Infiniti M56 is a masterpiece of style, both inside and out. The great curves over the front wheels give way to an opulent cabin with wonderful leather and wood in a spacious, airy package. This Infiniti interior is essentially my definition of luxury. I find the controls easy to use, but it seems that by now the rotary controller should be located on the center console, not a full arm’s length away perched atop the center stack.

Photo Gallery: 2011 Infiniti M56 – Editor’s Notebook – Automobile Magazine

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2009 BMW 750Li – Four Seasons Wrap-Up – July 2010

2009 BMW 750Li – Four Seasons Wrap-Up – July 2010
2009 BMW 750Li - BMW Long Term Review - Automobile Magazine
Three weddings and a funeral.

It’s no surprise that this limousine-sized BMW 750Li spent the last year serving as our favorite escort to formal events. It attended three weddings and a funeral, even acting as the matrimonial limo for one happy bride and groom. But those trips alone account for only part of the 38,739 miles this large barge gobbled up during the last four seasons – a far greater number of miles than we put on most sedans.

Photo Gallery: 2009 BMW 750Li – BMW Long Term Review – Automobile Magazine

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2011 Ford F-250 King Ranch 4×4

2011 Ford F-250 King Ranch 4×4
2011 Ford F-250 King Ranch 4x4 - Automobile Magazine
This thing is a total workhorse.

This thing is a total workhorse. I must have put 500 miles on this truck during my time behind the wheel and put it through all kinds of scenarios. One weekend I hauled my race car, trailer, and equipment to the track; the next weekend I crammed the cab full of people and the bed with their camping gear for a weekend trip to Michigan International Speedway for the NASCAR race. Both weekends the truck proved to be right in its element and received numerous compliments from other Ford truck owners, and a few snarls from Chevy and Dodge guys.

Photo Gallery: 2011 Ford F-250 King Ranch 4×4 – Automobile Magazine

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2009 Nissan Cube SL – Four Seasons Update – June 2010

2009 Nissan Cube SL – Four Seasons Update – June 2010
2009 Nissan Cube SL - Four Seasons Update - June 2010 - Automobile Magazine
Our Cube went on its first significant road trip in mid-June with our newest staffer, associate web editor Jeffrey Jablansky.

Months in Fleet: Six
Mileage to Date: 14,295 miles

Photo Gallery: 2009 Nissan Cube SL – Four Seasons Update – June 2010 – Automobile Magazine

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Driven: 2011 Ford Fiesta

Driven: 2011 Ford Fiesta
2011 Ford Fiesta - Ford Compact Hatch Review - Automobile Magazine
The real news at Ford.

No offense to CNBC junkies, but the people who love cars – and most car buyers – don’t really care about exploiting synergies, maximizing verticals, or any of the other corporate jargon that comes from the business side of the car business. At best, all consumers want to know is: Is it well-engineered? Is it screwed together tightly? And is it wrapped in some I-gotta-have-it sheetmetal?

Photo Gallery: 2011 Ford Fiesta – Ford Compact Hatch Review – Automobile Magazine

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Driven: 2011 Buick Regal CXL

Driven: 2011 Buick Regal CXL
2011 Buick Regal CXL - Buick Luxury Sedan Review - Automobile Magazine
At home on the racetrack as well as at the country club.

As soon as Joachim Winkelhock burst out of the pits and toward Hatzenbach, it was clear that this was not going to be one of those tame exercises where a racing driver leads a procession of journalists at a funereal pace around the track, trying to familiarize them with every corner and desired racing line in a boring game of follow-the-leader. There was no time for such formalities, since the Nordschleife was booked and we were squeezing our drives into someone’s lunch hour. Not to mention the fact that the ‘Ring has some seventy-three turns and is thirteen miles around. Winkelhock’s voice came crackling over the two-way radio with these simple instructions: “Try to stay close to me and follow my line as best you can.” And with that, I followed Winkelhock’s Opel Insignia OPC performance sedan out onto the track in a four-cylinder Buick.

Photo Gallery: 2011 Buick Regal CXL – Buick Luxury Sedan Review – Automobile Magazine

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi SLS AWD – Four Seasons Update – June 2010

2010 Suzuki Kizashi SLS AWD – Four Seasons Update – June 2010
2010 Suzuki Kizashi SLS AWD - Four Seasons Update - June 2010 - Automobile Magazine
Exhaustive journeys often bring expensive bills, but that wasn’t the case for our Four Seasons Kizashi.

Months in Fleet: Four
Mileage to Date: 19,976

Photo Gallery: 2010 Suzuki Kizashi SLS AWD – Four Seasons Update – June 2010 – Automobile Magazine

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