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Neil Moore

Auto Features Writer

Neil Moore is a seasoned automotive journalist who is hesitant to reveal just how many ‘seasons.’ His passion for all things automotive has been published in many newspapers, magazines and websites – a mix of articles that inform, entertain and occasionally stir the pot. Neil is also a member of AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada).
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All-new 5-Series bolsters BMW’s ‘driver’s car’ reputation

All-new 5-Series bolsters BMW’s ‘driver’s car’ reputation

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: BMW’s all-new seventh generation 5-Series may not look radically different than its predecessor, but it’s now lighter and more powerful, with its turbocharged 3.0-litre inline six delivering 335 hp and 332 lb/ft of torque. It may be “all new,” [...]

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Titan half-ton ready to take on best from Detroit Three

Titan half-ton ready to take on best from Detroit Three

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: With a colossal chrome grille, big slab sides and wheelwells, and an overall “square-jawed” look, Nissan’s Titan pickup has taken on a similar look to its Detroit Three competition. Pickup trucks are big business in North America. You’d [...]

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Continental showcases long-awaited reboot for Lincoln

Continental showcases long-awaited reboot for Lincoln

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: The 2017 Continental features Lincoln’s new, one-piece signature grille. Also significant in this makeover is its clean side profile, with a chrome strip that almost seamlessly blends door handles into its high beltline. When Cadillac launched the CTS [...]

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Focus ST continues adding sizzle to Ford lineup

Focus ST continues adding sizzle to Ford lineup

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature photo: A large, black grille, swept-back headlamps and steeply-raked windshield give Focus ST the impression of forward motion. If you’re going to build a hot hatch, it should be based on one worthy of the added muscle and exterior bling. On appearances alone, [...]

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Ford C-Max shows why it pays to plug in

Ford C-Max shows why it pays to plug in

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature photo: Ford C-Max is available in both hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions. Shown here is the latter – the 2017 Energi in SE trim. What’s in a name? Ford is one of several automakers that still uses real words to badge its cars. Mustang the wild horse, Taurus [...]

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Ford continues to refine best-selling F-150

Ford continues to refine best-selling F-150

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: The Ford F-150 4x4 SuperCrew continues to cast a big shadow. Pictured here is the Lariat Special Edition package with 20-inch alloys, black running boards, body-coloured bumpers, and dark grille with red accents. I had a large contraption to move. A trade show [...]

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“Are we there yet?” never asked during father-son road trip

“Are we there yet?” never asked during father-son road trip

Photos by Neil and Adam Moore / Feature photo: The race begins. Micra Cup, now in its third season, is a series that features Nissan’s Micra subcompact – fully fitted for the track. I’ve heard it said that in the hearts of today’s youngsters, particularly teenage boys, electronics [...]

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This Mini offers ‘go-kart’ handling and room for four

This Mini offers ‘go-kart’ handling and room for four

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature photo: Although significantly larger than the original pop culture icon, today’s 5-door Mini retains its cuteness, character and go-kart-like handling. In today’s world of Mini, there are five major ways to order one: 3-door, 5-door, Clubman, Convertible [...]

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Hyundai continues to refine popular mid-size Sonata

Hyundai continues to refine popular mid-size Sonata

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature photo: Sonata’s mid-cycle refresh for 2018 includes a larger grille (mesh on the 2.0T Sport – as shown), along with vertical LEDs and narrower-cut headlamps. It’s a nameplate that has come far in three decades. Sonata has evolved from a facelifted [...]

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Volvo offers choice of flagship wagons for town and country

Volvo offers choice of flagship wagons for town and country

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: Long, low and wide, the Volvo V90 flagship wagon gets high marks for styling. The Volvo V90 Cross Country has nearly the same visuals as its sibling: the V90 wagon. Differences are in the higher ride height, and chip-resistant wheel arch and body extensions. [...]

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