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About justdrivethere

Automotive enthusiast, Travel seeker, Whisky aficionado

The Hire is back! Or how to make a good advert

How do you make a good advertisement for a car? GM would make you beleive they can sell you a car by showing some “real” people being excited, because their pickup has a couple more horsepower than its rival, or its … Continue reading

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Alpine America: Keeping the flame alive

There is something about classic cars. Thinking of it objectively, they are just hunks of metal, through which fluids flow, combustion happens and they move. When you think about it, they have more in common with a lawn mower than … Continue reading

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Buying an old car (in Canada), what could go wrong?

So as you may have realized, I really wanted to get a car. I even dedicated a post to musing on what would be best for Canada, and the conclusion was the Porsche 944. As is custom with me, when … Continue reading

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Eurokracy. What is it?

So last weekend was the fourth edition of Eurokracy Montreal, at the home of the Bombardier CSeries, Mirabel. What is it? To be brief, it is basically a huge car festival, where people meet-up, talk about European cars, show off … Continue reading

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The 2016 Mini Cooper: Can it still blow the doors off?

We all love the classic Mini Cooper. It was a true icon, transcending classes, countries and taste. Designed as a means to get Britain motoring after the war, it went on to define a generation, and more so. A few … Continue reading

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