Beintema, Rob


Metroland Newspapers, Hamilton Spectator, Metroland Digital


Recent Articles:

  1. First Look: 2021 Honda CMX1100 Rebel –

    Rob Beintema

    First Look 2021 Honda CMX1100 Rebel: A new middleweight cruiser from Honda that blends “old school” with new cool. It arrives March 2021.

  2. Review: 2021 GMC Canyon Crew Cab AT4 –

    Rob Beintema

    Review 2021 GMC Canyon AT4: A premium mid-size pickup truck with off-road ambitions, shown here in Summit White and in Crew Cab Short Box configuration.

  3. First Look: 2021 Yamaha MT-09      –

    Rob Beintema

    Naked bikes, stripped of plastic and pretension, have caught the imagination of next-gen riders, Yamaha has just upped the ante with the 2021 Yamaha MT-09.

  4. Review: 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo North Edition 4X4 –

    Rob Beintema

    Review 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo: an excellent starting point in the mid-size sport utility market and the North Edition’s added amenities boost both capability and comfort.

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

    Rob Beintema

    Everything old is new again with BMW cruiser.


  6. 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.

  7. 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...

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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?

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