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:

Review: Toyo Open Country H/T II All-Season Light Truck Tires

A full review of the Toyo Open Country HT II all-season tire. So, how did these all-season truck tires perform after 3,100 miles / 5,000 kms?

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4Matic Review

Review: Mercedes-Benz knew its largest offering, the GLS-class, needed a complete redesign for 2020. Here's a close look at the GLS450 4Matic.

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet Review

Porsche has just released the eighth generation of its venerable 911. We put the 443-horsepower 2020 Porsche Carrera S Cabriolet to the test - in winter.

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.