Articles Written By Simon Hill

First Drive: 2017 Nissan Armada
By Simon Hill
August 18, 2016

After taking a hiatus for 2016, Nissan's full-size Armada SUV is back for 2017 in all-new form.

2017 Nissan Titan By the Numbers
By Simon Hill
August 15, 2016

Nissan steps up its truck game.

Test Drive: 2016 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan
By Simon Hill
August 09, 2016

Ford's Focus may not be first compact car in the minds of Canadian buyers – it ranked seventh in sales behind the Honda Civic, Hyundai...

Epic Spec Battle: 2017 Nissan Armada vs. 1588 Spanish Armada
By Simon Hill
August 09, 2016

You sunk my battleship.

Test Drive: 2016 Jaguar XJL Portfolio
By Simon Hill
July 26, 2016

Think "large luxury sedan" and it's hard not to picture the German 1-2-3 hit parade consisting of the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series and...

Top 10 Cars for Pokemon Go
By Simon Hill
July 14, 2016

The best rides to help catch 'em all.

First Drive: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider
By Simon Hill
June 22, 2016

Sitting behind the wheel of the new Fiat 124 Spider while blasting along one of the twisting canyon roads surrounding San Diego...

2017 Fiat 124 Spider, By the Numbers
By Simon Hill
June 20, 2016

One car. Two seats. Four wheels.

Test Drive: 2016 Fiat 500 1957 Edition
By Simon Hill
June 16, 2016

Fiat always has done things a little differently, and the North American–market 2016 Fiat 500 1957 Edition is a case in point.

Test Drive: 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Five-Door
By Simon Hill
June 10, 2016

While Volkswagen has lately been in the news for all the wrong reasons thanks to its self-inflicted Dieselgate scandal, the company's...

Test Drive: 2016 Lincoln MKX 2.7 EcoBoost
By Simon Hill
June 02, 2016

Sumptuous comfort, practical utility, technological wizardry, ease of entry/egress, a commanding driving position, social status and, for...

Test Drive: 2016 Lexus RC F
By Simon Hill
May 20, 2016

Bland. Bland is non-threatening, inoffensive and uncontroversial. Sure, some people may find it dull or unattractive, but not in a...

Test Drive: 2016 Cadillac ATS Coupe
By Simon Hill
May 09, 2016

Given that Cadillac debuted its ATS Coupe only last year as a 2015 model (two years after the ATS Sedan arrived), you'd be forgiven for...

Rites of Spring Maintenance
By Simon Hill
April 20, 2016

The traditional tune-up may be a thing of the past, but that doesn't mean you should ignore your car this spring.

Preview: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime
By Simon Hill
April 01, 2016

Toyota's Prius Prime, which debuted at the New York International Auto Show on March 23, isn't strictly speaking a new model but it does...

Simon Hill

Simon Hill

Simon Hill rebuilt his first engine, an air-cooled Volkswagen, at 14. He started writing professionally about cars in 2009 and was also the editor of Boat Journal magazine. He lives in Vancouver, BC.