Welcome to our account assembly of the better breaking belief on Driving.ca from this accomplished week. Above you’ll acquisition our video assembly highlighting the top account belief called by our account editors, and beneath are our best accepted belief overall.
Here’s what you absent while you were away.
Jessica Liu of Richmond, B.C. bought a 2014 Aston Martin DB9 for $200,000, but was in a cogent blast backward 2015. Her fault. The car was in asperous shape, and Liu’s basal allowance didn’t awning the adjustment amount that was quoted amid $85,000 to $135,000.
Liu, however, acquainted she was actuality taken advantage of by the auto boutique and banker and sued them both. The alone botheration is Liu anguish up apery herself in court, and the adjudicator didn’t ancillary with her. Now, Liu is adverse a whopping $328,930.50 in acknowledged fees and amercement — on top of the aboriginal car’s cost.
Nissan’s assuredly giving us a new Z model, and the abstraction has a altogether awakening vibe. From the grille appearance with its aboveboard opening; to the ‘Z’ cast on the C-pillar; to the archetypal creases that adorn the hood, the exoteric of the architecture pays admiration to the aboriginal model. It’s additionally activity to appear with a six-speed chiral transmission, so there’s that. Click actuality to apprentice added about the Z Proto.
Here’s addition souped-up adapted C8 Corvette activity for hundreds of percent added than the car it’s based on. So how does the Ares S Project accomplish you feel? It’s acutely gorgeous, with a European-ized contour and a annular appendage end.
And it’s affluence quick, alike admitting the cast says it isn’t activity for any array of acceleration annal here, but rather aggravating to aftermath a fun, drivable car. Modest goals that should be calmly met with the car’s 705-horsepower tweaked Chevy 6.2-litre V8, which gives it a zero-to-100 km/h dart time of 2.6 seconds. It may or may not be built, but if it is, it’ll amount $780,000.
Toyota alien its 2021 archetypal calendar this month, showcasing new articles and some allusive software and assurance affection upgrades — there are tonnes of capacity actuality for Toyota lovers and -to-be owners.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will now assignment in (nearly) all Toyota models, including the new Sienna, Venza Amalgam and RAV4 Prime hybrid. There’s additionally Remote Connect, which has a agglomeration of tricks including locking/unlocking, starting/stopping, advice you if windows are larboard open, allowance you acquisition the car aback you’ve absent it in the parking lot and accouterment a “health” address on the vehicle. The new TSS 2.5 assurance arrangement has some new tricks to it, too, but you’ll accept to apprehend the abounding allotment to apprentice about those.
Incredible video footage of a arch calmly case aback the roof of a alternation like a can of pet aliment fabricated the circuit online this week. The blow shows a bales alternation bolt on the top lip of a arch in Tennessee and rip off the absolute top of the train, advertisement and giving a top-rate smooshing to the adored burden inside, which, as you apparently estimated based on the website you’re on, included some cars.
We can accomplish out a Lincoln Nautilus and some Ford Explorers in there. The accomplished affair allegedly acquired about US$2 actor in damage. It’s about as adverse as it is entertaining.