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Peter Cheney does his civic duty to pick the correct car to represent each Canadian party leader

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The GMC Yukon XL: This full-sized SUV favoured by hockey parents and third-world dictators manages to be both imposing and dull. Which means it could only be ...

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to a crowd during a campaign event in Richmond, B.C., April 17, 2011.

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The Citroen SM is an exotic import with highly advanced features and surprisingly limited appeal. Yes, we're talking about ...

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... Liberal leader Michael Ingatieff.

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The Volvo wagon, best known for its focus on passive safety, is the pre-eminent brand in a narrow but important demographic dominated by tenured academics with trust funds, vacation properties and a deep attachment to progressive social causes. Hmm. Sounds like ...

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... New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton.

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The French Peugot 505 was unique but prone to failure. Oui, oui, can't you see? It could only be ...

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... Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe.

Graham Hughes/Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

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The future is green for the all-electric Mitsubishi i MiEV. Unfortunately, it doesn't have enough battery range to cross the finish line. Who could this car possibly represent?

Mitsubishi/Mitsubishi

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Green Party leader Elizabeth May walks to the train as she departs Toronto on Friday April 8, 2011.

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