Articles Written By Peter Bleakney

Chasing Maserati’s History in Four Doors
By Peter Bleakney
June 27, 2016

Tracing Targa Florio.

First Drive: 2017 Audi S4
By Peter Bleakney
June 21, 2016

We here at have a soft spot for the current-generation supercharged Audi S4 sedan.

Comparison Test: 2017 Ford Escape vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson
By Peter Bleakney
June 20, 2016

Hyundai’s redone Tucson zooms up on the Ford Escape’s tail

Comparison Test: 2017 Audi Q7 vs 2016 Volvo XC90
By Peter Bleakney
June 13, 2016

Beauty and the Feast

First Drive: 2017 Audi A3/S3
By Peter Bleakney
June 08, 2016

The Audi A3, a classy hatchback based on the Volkswagen Golf platform, came into the world in 1996.

First Drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300 4Matic Coupe
By Peter Bleakney
June 06, 2016

Purchasing a coupe over a sedan is a right-brain manoeuver. It’s all about aesthetics.

By the Numbers: Porsche Cayman GT4 vs Alfa Romeo 4C
By Peter Bleakney
June 03, 2016


Test Drive: 2016 Mazda3 Sport GS
By Peter Bleakney
May 30, 2016

Compact family cars may be small, affordable and somewhat cuddly, but the arena in which they duke it out is a bloody battlefield.

Test Drive: 2016 Toyota Prius c
By Peter Bleakney
May 19, 2016

Might as well cut to the chase. Anyone kicking the skinny tires of a Toyota Prius c will be interested in one thing – parsimonious...

Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe XL Limited AWD
By Peter Bleakney
April 26, 2016

As luck would have it, the newly refreshed 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe XL was not available for our recent mega seven-seat CUV comparison test.

Steering Wheels Gone Wild
By Peter Bleakney
April 06, 2016

A history of the weird.

Mercedes reveals AMG-powered GLC43
By Peter Bleakney
March 28, 2016

Mercedes adds an AMG-lite model to its GLC SUV lineup.

The Genesis of Genesis
By Peter Bleakney
March 24, 2016

The first Genesis Concept unveiled.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe lands in New York
By Peter Bleakney
March 23, 2016

There are oxymorons, and then there are four-door fastback SUV coupes.

First Ride: 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster
By Peter Bleakney
March 17, 2016

No one is more concerned than this writer about the Porsche Boxster/Cayman duo’s switch from naturally aspirated flat-six engines to...

Peter Bleakney

Peter Bleakney

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