Articles Written By Dan Ilika

2023 Genesis GV60 Review and Video
By Dan Ilika
August 12, 2022

The GV60 is yet another competitive offering from this burgeoning premium brand; however, it’s not without its flaws.

Ford Launches ‘60s-Inspired Bronco, Bronco Sport Trims
By Dan Ilika
August 11, 2022

The Heritage Edition trims are a nod to the original Ford Bronco that was introduced in 1966.

2022 Ford F-150 Tremor Review and Video
By Dan Ilika
August 05, 2022

The Tremor package is an off-road lite offering with decent road manners, but the cost of entry can be quite prohibitive.

2022 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review and Video
By Dan Ilika
July 29, 2022

Packed with practicality and offering decent electric driving range, this plug-in hybrid is worth the wait that comes with it – but not for everyone.

Mini Concept Aceman Hints at Brand’s Tweaked Design Direction
By Dan Ilika
July 26, 2022

Mini promises a proper crossover is joining the lineup in the not-too-distant future.

Saying Goodbye Is Bittersweet – Even When It’s to a Car
By Dan Ilika
July 25, 2022

Cars can be significant sources of happiness, which makes moving on easier said than done. Just ask me how I know.

Getting the Full Maybach Experience
By Dan Ilika
July 22, 2022

Restraint is an admirable quality. It’s also one that evaporates the moment you lay eyes on the 2022 Mercedes-Maybach S 580. Rather than drive it’s a car that’s best enjoyed from the back seat – so that’s exactly what I did.

2022 Honda Passport Review
By Dan Ilika
July 22, 2022

For the few places the Honda CR-V comes up short, the larger Passport swoops in with a focus on adventure. Brimming with space for people and stuff, there’s lots to like about this five-seater – but be prepared for the sticker shock that comes with it.

2022 Chrysler Pacifica AWD Review and Video
By Dan Ilika
July 15, 2022

The 2022 Chrysler Pacifica AWD is a fantastic family hauler with all the practicality imaginable stuffed inside a stylish package. Unfortunately, a high cost of entry takes away some of the lustre from this shining star of sensibility.

Hyundai’s Latest N Models Are Outstanding on the Race Track
By Dan Ilika
July 11, 2022

The Elantra N and Kona N take the torch from their quirky three-door sibling, providing confidence-filled thrills. A day at the track also revealed how different they are to drive despite all they have in common.

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition Review and Video
By Dan Ilika
July 08, 2022

The Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition is not a sports car, but it delivers excitement that extends beyond straight-line speed.

The Inspiring Story of Canadian Racer Robert Wickens
By Dan Ilika
July 05, 2022

After a devastating IndyCar crash left him paralyzed from the waist down, Wickens is taking on new challenges – and he’s doing it with the same clever, competitive, and resilient spirit that has been so instrumental to his success.

2022 Ford Mustang Convertible Review
By Dan Ilika
June 27, 2022

Top of the shortlist, and not by default

2022 Toyota GR86 Review and Video
By Dan Ilika
June 24, 2022

You say you want an evolution

How to Sell Your Car
By Dan Ilika
June 22, 2022

Simplifying the sales process so you can feel more confident

Dan Ilika

Dan Ilika

Dan has been working in the automotive industry for the better part of the last decade, splitting his time between automotive media and public relations. Dan graduated from Toronto’s Humber College with an advanced diploma in journalism – print and broadcast. His work as a journalist spans from newspaper to television and the web, reviewing cars in writing and in front of the camera. In his role as Road Test Editor, Dan provides expert insight and analysis of the Canadian new car market.