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BuzzWatch: Toyota Camry Rolls Over Inside a Car Wash
When was the last time you heard about a car crashing and flipping over at a car wash? Likely never. Of course, there’s a first time for everything. A 77-year-old driver in Colmar, Pennsylvania learned that the hard way in what is already one of the top automotive fails of …
BuzzStudents Build Z-Inspired Crossover, Will Nissan Listen?
Nissan revived and reinvented the Z for 2023 , using a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engine that generates 400 horsepower and design cues from iconic Z models of the past to create something enthusiasts would be really excited about. But since SUVs and crossovers are immensely popular these days, and Nissan …
BuzzThis Stranded Corvette is Your Reminder Not to Fool Around in a Snowstorm
Unless you’re swamped with work or in the midst of a Netflix marathon, you’ve probably heard that a major storm is sweeping across the country. Environment Canada has issued weather watches and warnings that stretch from Ontario to the Atlantic Coast. The timing couldn’t be worse, of course, just ahead …
Buzz1989 Batmobile From First Two “Batman” Movie up for Sale
Fans of the Caped Crusader with an awful lot of money to spare will be thrilled to learn that the actual Batmobile from the first two Batman movies released in 1989 and 1992—at least one of the prop cars used for the shooting—is currently up for sale. Arguably one of …
BuzzWatch: Ken Block Silently Drifts Around Vegas in “Electrikhana”
As promised, master drift artist and the star of Gymkhana movies, Ken Block, has released another spectacular installment in the series. This one is arguably more electrifying than all the previous ones since it features the fully electric Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron we covered last December. In Electrikhana , …
BuzzThis is a Dodge Challenger for People Who Can’t Pick a Colour
The Dodge Challenger as we know it will head into retirement after the 2023 model year, but it’s far from done grabbing the spotlight. The company has already unveiled six “Last Call” special editions and a seventh will follow later this fall—though not at the SEMA Show as initially planned …
BuzzThieves Snatch 4 Keyless Ram Pickups in 1 Hour in Fergus, Ontario
Keyless technology has many advantages. You don’t have to scramble for your keys in your pocket, and it lets you start your vehicle at the push of a button, among other perks. However, like anything electronic that emits a signal, key fobs are vulnerable to hacking. And while thieves used …
BuzzThis C5 Corvette Turned Off-Roader Could be Yours For Small Bucks
Fans of the Chevrolet Corvette and off-road vehicles now have a golden opportunity to combine their two passions for a small amount of money. A tuning enthusiast in Illinois, who specializes in Corvette conversions, is selling on Marketplace a fifth-generation (C5) 1999 Corvette built to venture far away from paved …
BuzzPorsche Once Envisioned a Cayenne Convertible
So you think the Murano CrossCabriolet was a crazy idea only Nissan could come up with? You’re wrong. About a decade earlier, soon after its first-ever SUV hit the market in 2022, Porsche thought about making a convertible variant of the Cayenne . It was actually more than just sketches …
BuzzOPP Busts Car Theft Ring, ServiceOntario Employees Charged
After a two-year investigation, Ontario Provincial Police announced this week that 28 people have been charged with 242 offences related to a vehicle theft and resale ring which was operating mainly within the province. Police say they recovered 214 vehicles valued at more than $12 million, thanks to "Project MYRA.” …
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