Articles Written By Brendan McAleer

First Drive: 2016 Honda Pilot
By Brendan McAleer
May 20, 2015

Under a smothering Kentucky sun, our Honda heads West; smooth, glittering, reeking of turtle urine.

2016 Honda Pilot: 10 things you need to know
By Brendan McAleer
May 20, 2015

New models, new transmissions, the promise of turbocharged engines, and the return of the Type-R Civic; no-one can accuse Honda of...

The Quick and the Dad: 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet GTS
By Brendan McAleer
May 08, 2015

What would you do if you had a Porsche convertible for a single day – phone a friend and go out for a rip, right? Would you spend the...

Road Trip: The Spring Thaw in My Father’s 1967 MGB
By Brendan McAleer
May 04, 2015

The road is perfection, a twisting ribbon that follows the path of the river, flowing along its bank with much the same jounce, wriggle...

Evolution of the Subaru STI
By Brendan McAleer
April 30, 2015

Coming up on a nearly a quarter century of Subaru's rally-bred rocketship.

Preview: 2017 Acura NSX (Updated)
By Brendan McAleer
April 28, 2015

You know the schtick Jerry Seinfeld did whenever Newman (Wayne Knight) threw a wrench in his plans? "Newman!" Seinfeld'd hiss under his...

Test Drive: 2016 Nissan 370Z
By Brendan McAleer
April 24, 2015

On the mountaintop, the warriors meet. “Oh ancient grandfather,” cries the samurai with the red banner, “How may I regain my vital...

Final Drive: 1977 Datsun 280Z
By Brendan McAleer
April 24, 2015

“Thirteen years this thing sat in our garage. But I just couldn't let it go.” This is Larry's Z.

Test Drive: 2016 Hyundai Tucson FCEV
By Brendan McAleer
April 22, 2015

First, an argument: what is a motor, and what is an engine? This is the sort of debate that tends to plague the comments on any sort of...

Final Drive: Mad Max “Big Bopper” MFP 1976 Ford Falcon
By Brendan McAleer
April 21, 2015

This is James McMillan's 1976 Ford Falcon XB, done up in MFP livery and wearing the names of two of its finest on the front fender: Roop and

Preview: 2016 Kia Optima
By Brendan McAleer
April 10, 2015

The New York show has special significance for Kia - the company launched both the Soul and the Optima here.

Preview: 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE
By Brendan McAleer
April 08, 2015

With a new car comes a new nomenclature: the GLE is what the ML-class one was.

Test Drive: 2015 Nissan Rogue SL
By Brendan McAleer
April 07, 2015

Rogue! She was a high-spirited noble, heir to a vast fortune, yet imprisoned by the bonds of propriety.

Preview: Lincoln Continental Concept
By Brendan McAleer
April 07, 2015

Once, they made fine road-going yachts - sumptuous velour-lined boats that rolled through the corners with a certain majesty.

Test Drive: 2015 Dodge Journey
By Brendan McAleer
April 03, 2015

No-one really knows how the dinosaurs died. The most interesting theory I've heard is that a massive asteroid, the size of Mt.

About Brendan McAleer

Brendan McAleer is a Vancouver-based automotive writer, a member of AJAC and a ginger.