Articles Written By Jonathan Yarkony

Test Drive: 2016 Nissan 370Z Coupe
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 26, 2015

It’s rare that a car can make this big a splash so late in its life cycle, but a $10,000 price cut on a $40K car will raise some eyebrows.

Test Drive: 2015 Tesla Model S P85D
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 22, 2015

Without a doubt, one of the most common questions I get asked, when people find out what I do, is: “Have you driven a Tesla?” For what...

Comparison Test: Compact Crossover SUVs - 2015
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 19, 2015

A lot can happen in a year. Just ask anyone who’s gone from recent graduate to getting his or her first grown-up job (and salary).

Quick Spin: 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 19, 2015

First we tasted the forbidden fruit. Then we spent some time in the sure thing. Now we look at the long shot. But really, don’t hold your br

In Pictures: Canadian Grand Prix Weekend
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 08, 2015

As a sport I’ve watched from a distance since childhood, an invitation from Infiniti Canada to spend the Canadian Grand Prix weekend with...

First Drive: 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 05, 2015

There we were, off the map, where the squiggly line vanishes into a murky greenish grey. It was the perfect demonstration of the...

Test Drive: 2015 Volvo XC60 T6 Drive-E
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 04, 2015

It could easily be argued that Volvo’s XC60 is fast approaching its expiration date, though you might not be able to tell from looking at...

Tesla Model S P85D In Pictures
By Jonathan Yarkony
June 03, 2015

Photos by Ronnie Fung and Jonathan Yarkony Okay, let’s just get this out of the way up front: Insane Mode is insane.

Test Drive: 2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali
By Jonathan Yarkony
May 29, 2015

Break out your ‘big’ jokes, because this is one colossal rig. The 2015 GMC Yukon XL is surely one of the largest land vehicles still...

In Pictures: GTI Treffen at Worthersee, Austria
By Jonathan Yarkony
May 27, 2015

For the past 34 years now, European GTI and Volkswagen fans have been congregating in a sleepy little lakeside town in the Austrian Alps...

Preview: Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport Concept
By Jonathan Yarkony
May 25, 2015

The first instalment of our VW European adventure covered the almighty Golf R Variant, but that was simply part of the journey.

First Drive: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R Variant
By Jonathan Yarkony
May 20, 2015

Sorry, you can’t have one. Yet. But you know you want one anyway. And maybe, just maybe, you’ll be able to get one a couple years down...

Quick Spin: 2015 Audi S3
By Jonathan Yarkony
May 15, 2015

So wraps up my trio of Audi fast cars. First we had the S4 sedan in the deep of winter. Then we turned the volume up to RS and revisited the

Test Drive: 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country
By Jonathan Yarkony
May 08, 2015

Wagon love is a beautiful thing. In a world of crossovers and SUVs and pickups and family sedans, the wagon is a dying breed, but a few smal

Test Drive: 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i
By Jonathan Yarkony
May 06, 2015

Sometimes, outside of the crucible of an autoTRADER Comparison Test, a car can redeem itself as a very good car in its own right, merely...

Jonathan Yarkony

Jonathan Yarkony

Jonathan Yarkony is the former Senior Editor for and, AJAC member, a Brampton-based automotive writer with years of experience evaluating cars and installing child car seats.