Articles Written By Peter Bleakney

Doors Gone Wild
By Peter Bleakney
November 09, 2015

The craziest doors the car world has ever seen.

First Drive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris
By Peter Bleakney
October 14, 2015

Daimler introduced North America to the concept of a higher priced, higher quality diesel-powered Euro commercial van almost 15 years ago...

Inside Infiniti's California Design Studio
By Peter Bleakney
October 05, 2015

A behind-the scenes look at Infiniti’s studio and design fundamentals.

First Drive: 2016 Toyota Yaris Sedan
By Peter Bleakney
October 01, 2015

Who consistently makes some of the best driving small cars on the planet? Mazda.

First Drive: 2016 Infiniti QX50
By Peter Bleakney
September 25, 2015

The 2016 sees an 80 mm wheelbase stretch that translates to an extra 109 mm of rear knee room – enough to make the back seat experience now

Preview: 2017 Audi A4
By Peter Bleakney
September 18, 2015

If we were to tell you this ninth-generation Audi A4 sedan is bigger, lighter, more powerful, more efficient and further tech-laden...

Preview: 2017 Jaguar F-Pace
By Peter Bleakney
September 16, 2015

It’s a sexy thing, and will likely jump right to the top of the Jaguar sales chart. They’re probably wishing they had done this years ago.

Concept Preview: 2018 Audi E-tron Quattro Concept
By Peter Bleakney
September 15, 2015

At the Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi pulled the wraps off its all-electric E-tron Quattro Concept – a sleek SUV-thingy sporting stylishly huge w

Preview: 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan
By Peter Bleakney
September 15, 2015

Since coming on the scene in 2007, the Volkswagen Tiguan has lived between the cracks, being a little too big to be a subcompact CUV yet not

Test Drive: 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS
By Peter Bleakney
September 11, 2015

At the risk of sounding blasphemous, it’s all too easy to be a bit “What’s the big deal?” when first jumping in a Porsche 911.

The Wonderful World of Woodcraft
By Peter Bleakney
September 08, 2015

The wooden dashboard has been around for just about as long as the motorcar.

Find of the Week: 1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole
By Peter Bleakney
August 28, 2015

Review by Peter Bleakney, photos courtesy Caliber Automobiles. Caliber Automobiles Ltd.

Comparison Test: 2015 BMW 740Ld vs Audi A8 TDI
By Peter Bleakney
August 16, 2015

If the idea of spending well over a hundred grand on a diesel powered uber-lux German sedan just to save a few hundred bucks in fuel...

First Drive: 2016 Mini John Cooper Works 3-Door
By Peter Bleakney
August 12, 2015

Looking at the all-new 2016 John Cooper Works, Mini has engineered out the unruly, making this third-generation hyper-hatch a relatively...

Test Drive: 2015 Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4
By Peter Bleakney
July 21, 2015

Lamborghini has fashioned a highly addictive piece in its new “entry-level” exotic, the 2015 Huracan LP 610-4.

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).