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Russell Purcell

Russell Purcell is an award-winning automotive journalist and photographer based in Vancouver, B.C. His passion for automobiles was sparked at the tender age of six, when a family friend gave the wide-eyed first grader a ride to school in a track prepared Porsche 911 RSR. He continues to fan the flames by building an impressive library of automotive related books as well as a vast collection of interesting automobilia and motoring artefacts. Russell is a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, and is active on Twitter as RoadTestRuss.

Contributions to TL:

2020 Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag Edition Review

Jaguar adds the new Checkered Flag Limited Edition model to the 2020 F-TYPE model line-up, celebrating 70 years of the brand’s rich sports car heritage.

Good Reads: F1 Mavericks May Just Be the Ultimate Book for Formula 1 Fans

F1 Mavericks examines the epitome of motorsport endeavors during the period of 1958-1982 through the lens of the late racing photographer Pete Biro.

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS53 AMG Review

The new CLS53 AMG is more of an evolution than a revolution this time around, but it still sets the standard for the sedan coupé segment it started.

2020 Range Rover Evoque Review

We put the new 2020 Range Rover Evoque P300 R-Dynamic HSE to the test, focusing on the subcompact luxury crossover's interior, exterior, engine, and more.

2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature Review

The CX-9 3-row utility is Mazda's largest offering. The 2nd-gen model arrived for 2016 and soldiers on in 2019. But is the top-end Signature model worth it?

2019 Jaguar XF-S Review

We review Jaguar's mid-size XF sedan with the 3.0L supercharged V6. The 2019 XF-S enters its 2nd-generation with minor tweaks since arriving in 2016.