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Class Act

Vintage car collector Hassan Moghadam loves nothing more than to share his passion for a good cause Story and photos by Derek McNaughton One of Ottawa’s highly skilled surgeons has a disease—one that afflicts many men...

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The Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Top of the line –and one seriously fast SUV By Derek McNaughton Sergio Pininfarina, the Italian designer whose artistry gave shape to the Giulietta Spider, the first mass-produced Alfa Romeo, was no doubt wincing in his grave at hearing about the plans for the first-ever Alfa SUV. In the car world...

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Purity with Less

Porsche 911 T By Derek McNaughton | Photos by Derek McNaughton In the dead of winter, the promise of spring is a lie. Cold permeates everything so deeply there is no way anything could emerge from winter’s grip. Green leaves, or warmth from the sun, seem but a dream. And, yet here I am...

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Summer-ready with BMW’s new M550i

Highway 417 from Ottawa to Montreal is about as boring as they come. Long straights flanked by fallow farm fields and few trees. Only speed cures the boredom. Luckily, our 2018 BMW M550i XDrive is a very fast car.

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Evolution of Excellence

Porsche aficionado Hartmut de Witt takes a spin in a 2017 911 C4 GTS and discovers some things never change By Derek McNaughton Hartmut de Witt, the only owner of this Porsche since it rolled off the factory floor in Stuttgart, Germany in 1969, doesn’t mind the mess. He is, after all, 88 years old...

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Out of the shadows

The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster takes open-top motoring to a higher plateau By Derek McNaughton Scottsdale, Arizona Convertibles always require compromises. When a car company takes one of its coupes and shears off the structural support of a roof, the engineering challenges mount. There’s also...

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