Weekly Roundup: Most popular stories and new car reviews

Most popular stories:

5. A peek into Japanese Yakuza/custom Lamborghini subculture: After having a memorable experience with a Countach, one Japanese Yakuza member talks about why he loves Lamborghinis so much

4. The dos and don’ts of “borrowing” a pickup truck: Having a friend who owns a pickup truck can be a real blessing. Just make sure you don’t become the dreaded “pickup moocher”

3. Jay Leno drives Steve McQueen’s vintage Jaguar: Steve McQueen is the King of Cool, and his stunning Jaguar is definitely fit for a king

Steve McQueen's Jaguar.

Steve McQueen’s Jaguar.
Screengrab, Jay Leno's Garage/YouTube

2. Six oddball ’80 cars on Kijiji for under $5,000: Many cars of the ’80s are fast becoming classics

1. Collection of 200 classic cars re-discovered after 61 years: An incredible stash of classic cars, mainly from the 1930s and ’40s, has been untouched since 1953

New car reviews:

2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker: It’s bigger, heavier and slower than its rivals, but this muscle car holds true to tradition

2014 Audi S1 Quattro: Audi’s smallest sports car is a no-nonsense pocket rocket. Too bad it’s not coming to Canada — at least not yet

2015 BMW X4: BMW’s newest “Sports Activity Coupe” keeps the utility of the X3, but adds stunning good looks to the mix

Is it a coupe or an SUV? Neither, the 2015 BMW X4
 is BMW's newest

Is it a coupe or an SUV? Neither, the 2015 BMW X4
 is BMW’s newest “Sports Activity Coupe,” which combines the utility of an SUV with the aggressive and stunning looks of a coupe. Compared to the X3, the X4 amps up the coupe-like styling with a raked roofline and lower stance.
Handout, BMW

2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid SE: Hybrid version of Ford’s handsome mid-size sedan combines big gas savings with a firm, controlled ride

Reader Review: 2014 Nissan Altima – The Sanz family is in the market for a new car, so we asked them to help us review the Nissan Altima

2014 Jeep Cherokee North 4

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