Beintema, Rob


Metroland Newspapers, Hamilton Spectator, Metroland Digital


Recent Articles:

  1. Motorrad enters the Canadian cruiser market with the 2021 R18

    Rob Beintema

    Everything old is new again with BMW cruiser.


  2. First Drive - 2020 Corvette C8 Stingray Coupe

    Rob Beintema

    How about the first-ever mid-engined production Corvette. The new idea no doubt sounded like heresy to the Corvette faithful.

  3. Road Test - Jeep Compass Altitude 4X4 2020

    Rob Beintema

    What’s Best: Popular compact crossover pricing and dimensions, Jeep flavoured and tested here in blacked-out two-tone Altitude trim. What’s Worst: Middling power level, safety techs sold...

  4. First Drive – 2020 Porsche Macan GTS

    Rob Beintema

    Compact crossovers continue to be popular even in the upscale premium category. The Macan is Porsche’s best-seller.

  5. Road Test – 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander GT S-AWC PHEV

    Rob Beintema

    Forget about the adrenaline rush of racing through corners in some swanky sports car. Or bouncing monster 4X4s down rocky off-road ridges.

  6. Review: 2019 Yamaha Niken GT  –

    Rob Beintema

    Review 2019 Yamaha Niken GT: A Three-wheeled thrill ride but, will it resonate with Canadian riders the way it has with Europeans?

  7. First Drive: 2020 Kia Soul –

    Rob Beintema

    2020 Kia Soul First Drive: It’s a handsome package - familiar enough to carry the loyalist fan base while fresh enough to encourage even more converts with its winsome, quirky stylings and dare-to-be-different design.

  8. Review: 2019 Volkswagen Atlas Execline –

    Rob Beintema

    Review 2019 Volkswagen Atlas Execline:


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  10. Review: 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4 –

    Rob Beintema

    Review 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4: The 2019 Jeep Cherokee lineup offers Sport, North, Limited, Trailhawk, Trailhawk Elite and Overland trim levels ranging roughly from $26-$45K.

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