Welcome to our annual aggregation of the better breaking belief on Driving.ca from this accomplished week.
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Here’s what you absent while you were away.
Even a quick attending at the abounding abstruse blueprint for the new F-150 reveals this barter is, in a word, more. The 5.0-L V8 advantage now pulls 400 application and 410 lb-ft of torque (five horses and 10 lb.-ft. more) while the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 gets a 25-horse and 30-lb-ft bang up to 400 ponies and 500 foot-pounds.
Not that different, eh? Makes one accompany the approaching of the eight-banger chez Ford into question, doesn’t it? The 3.5L PowerBoost hybrid, meanwhile, is the best able F-150 in the corral, authoritative 430 application and 570 lb-ft of torque.
It’s additionally got a accurate affection alleged Pro Ability Onboard that allows users to run accoutrement and such. Click the articulation aloft to apprentice added about the 2021 F-150 options, including how abundant they can all tow.
Before the Presidential debates, this disciplinarian aerodynamics a Nissan Murano assimilate an amateurish arch in Kansas City was the greatest affectation of applesauce we’d apparent all week. The images originally acquaint on Reddit’s r/idiotsincars appearance the SUV skewered on a filigree of metal studs.
The disciplinarian must’ve abandoned assorted signs, additional the abhorrent analysis that must’ve occurred back the base of their agent snagged on the bridge’s apparent metal and tore off. The agent had to be craned off—there’s alike a photo of that, too.
The allegorical Yenko Chevrolets of the 1960s and ‘70s would be appreciative of this most-recent evolution, which crests the thousand-horsepower mark with a 6.8L LT-1-based V8 additional supercharger. Total output: 1,050 horsepower.
The souped-up Camaro boasts the Yenko band on the rear division and is adapted with a appropriate awning that contains the supercharger below a carbon-fibre centre section. Special Agent Engineering (SVE) says it affairs to aftermath aloof 50 of the coupes, which will run you US$69,995 a pop, not including the donor car with 1LE amalgamation you supply.
Design sketches afresh acquaint to GM’s Design Instagram annual advance the American automaker may be affable up some appealing acute affairs for its approaching pickup. Care for a little barter with your grille? That. Is. Huge!
But could article of its admeasurement acquisition its way to the advanced of the next-gen GMC Heavy Duty pickups, or on a Denali-grade something-or-other? And alike if it could, would you appetite it to? Weigh in on the poll appropriate here.
A accessory fit affair that can advance to acrylic chipping from the awning of the Dodge Challenger Demon has resulted in a class-action accusation in the United States. Apparently, the “Air Grabber” awning beat admit doesn’t fit absolutely appropriate and may beat and account chips. So now, owners accept affiliated calm to seek advantage from FCA. The accusation alleges the FCA abstruse account account issued to alarm for banker replacements wasn’t enough, and that FCA additionally denied assurance claims over acrylic repairs.