Articles Written By Peter Bleakney

Test Drive: 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
By Peter Bleakney
March 09, 2015

After spending a wintery week in a $34,999 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.4 Luxury AWD (now that’s a mouthful), I can see why just over 27...

Junkyard Visit: 2015 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
By Peter Bleakney
February 23, 2015

In retrospect, it might not have been the wisest decision to pull into a Texas scrapyard in a half a million dollar 2015 Rolls-Royce...

Preview: 2016 Lincoln MKX
By Peter Bleakney
February 11, 2015

Not long ago, Lincoln promised four new vehicles in four years. The first in this product rollout was the MKZ sedan – a reskinned Ford...

First Drive: 2015 BMW X6M
By Peter Bleakney
February 05, 2015

When I first spied the gen-one BMW X6 SAC (Sport Activity Coupe) at the 2007 Geneva Auto Show, I thought “Gawd, what hath BMW...

Test Drive: 2015 Audi S8
By Peter Bleakney
February 03, 2015

Audi’s flagship executive sedan, the A8, is nearing the end of its product cycle.

Test Drive: 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Dynamic
By Peter Bleakney
January 30, 2015

The Land Rover Range Rover Evoque may be into it fourth model year, but its concept-car rakish roofline, leering front end and butch stance

Test Drive: 2015 Toyota Avalon Limited
By Peter Bleakney
January 21, 2015

You don’t usually buy a Toyota to be different. In fact, one could argue that Toyota products are the very definition of mainstream...

Test Drive: 2015 BMW Alpina B6
By Peter Bleakney
January 06, 2015

While filling up the admittedly thirsty 2015 BMW Alpina B6 at my local gas station, an elderly gentleman pulled up in an old Fusion and...

Wish List Car: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S 550 4Matic Coupe
By Peter Bleakney
December 22, 2014

Mercedes-Benz recently crowned its S-Class lineup up with the flagship 2015 S 550 Coupe.

In Pictures: The Making of a Rolls-Royce
By Peter Bleakney
October 28, 2014

In 1998 BMW acquired the rights to use the Rolls-Royce brand name, logo, Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament and grille shape.

2015 Volkswagen Jetta - 9 Things You Need to Know
By Peter Bleakney
September 17, 2014

Volkswagen invited us to the picturesque, historical and very horsey green hills of northern Virginia for a preview of the “new” 2015...

2014 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4
By Peter Bleakney
August 15, 2014

As I was about to find out, three days in a 2014 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Coupe amounts to a thrill ride in a parallel universe...

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe in the Spanish Pyrenees Slideshow
By Peter Bleakney
July 31, 2014

Gentlemen, start your engines. The base Coupe at $72,900 Canadian gets a 340 hp, 332 lb-ft supercharged 3.0L V6.

Find of the Week: 2011 Ferrari 599 V12 GTB Alonso Edition
By Peter Bleakney
July 29, 2014

A Toyota dealership in Welland Ontario is not the first place you’d go to find an exceedingly rare limited edition Ferrari.

First Drive: 2014 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4
By Peter Bleakney
May 27, 2013

An Italian cat with a nove lives, Maserati has skirted the Grim Reaper more than a few times in its almost 100-year history.

About Peter Bleakney

Peter Bleakney is a Toronto-based automotive journalist. He is also a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).