Bailie, Lee


Ignition Luxury & Performance Magazine (ILP),, Canadian Auto Dealer Magazine, Toronto Star Wheels,, TractionLife


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Recent Articles:

  1. Review: 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Outdoor –

    Lee Bailie

    Review 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Outdoor: More power, combined with a healthy amount of standard kit for just under $30K? Sign me up.

  2. Review: 2019 BMW X7 xDrive 40i  –

    Lee Bailie

    Review 2019 BMW X7 xDrive 40i: I can understand why people of means with big families and lot of stuff to lug around would find it appealing. My gas mileage return was disappointing.

  3. Nokian Tyres Opens U.S. Plant –

    Lee Bailie

    Founded in 1898 in Nokia, Finland as Nokian Rubber Works, Nokian Tyres is one of the oldest in the industry, predating both Firestone and Bridgestone and the same age as Goodyear.

  4. Review: 2019 BMW M850i xDrive Cabriolet –

    Lee Bailie

    Review 2019 BMW M850i xDrive Cabriolet: I think if one envisions the M850i cab as a grand tourer for long-haul trips to the cottage or weekend getaways to wine country in comfort and fine style, it represents an ideal choice.

  5. Volkswagen Group Canada’s Charge Network Subsidiary Opens its First Station –

    Lee Bailie

    Electrify Canada is a subsidiary of Volkswagen Group Canada and was founded in July 2018 with the aim of building out a charging station network in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec. The plan is to open a total of 32 sites by the end of 2020.

  6. FCA Canada’s ARDC Houses the Most Advanced Driving Simulator in the World –

    Lee Bailie

    FCA Canada’s ARDC Houses the Most Advanced Driving Simulator in the World: The simulator, formally known as the Vehicle Dynamics Simulator (VDS), represents a $10.1 million CAD investment

  7. There’s More to the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Than Meets the Eye –

    Lee Bailie

    Review 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: Because the Sprinter is designed to serve the commercial market, there are a seemingly endless number of configurations from cargo van to crew van, passenger van, and cab chassis.

  8. Review: 2019 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4 –

    Lee Bailie

    Review 2019 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4: CA doesn’t put much marketing muscle behind the Renegade these days and it does take time for units to arrive in dealerships from Italy, but it’s priced right, is smartly packaged and has Jeep capability and versatility.

  9. Review: 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque R-Dynamic HSE –

    Lee Bailie

    Review 2020 Evoque: Land Rover Range Rover Evoque R-Dynamic HSE is an SUV, so performance really isn’t its game. However, my tester proved to be reasonably athletic within the confines of its configuration.

  10. Review: 2019 Buick Encore –

    Lee Bailie

    Review 2019 Buick Encore Sport Touring AWD: In sum, it’s not hard to see why the Encore is so appealing. It’s handsomely styled, comes with a decent level of content for money, and costs less than offerings from other premium brands.

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