News Roundup: A Jeep Grand Wagoneer, a Toyota Venza price tag and more

first_img The Limited, the most high-end trim, has a hang tag of $47,690 and gets you all the bells and whistles, including an impressive panoramic glass roof and added safety features, like the brand’s 360-degree camera system. PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Take a look at the Jeep Grand Wagoneer ConceptJeep is charging back into the full-size premium SUV segment with the Grand Wagoneer, recently revealed in concept form. What we’ve seen is a three-row model that’s bigger and more expensive than Jeep’s other products, and that comes fitted with a plug-in hybrid powertrain our experts don’t expect will arrive directly, but might eventually. American pricing has been set around US$60,000 for the Wagoneer and around US$100,000 for the longer, trimmed-out Grand Wagoneer, but no word yet on how many Canadian bucks they’ll run. Lots more details in the video above. American faces $750,000 in fines for illegally sightseeing in Canada during COVIDAn American traveller who was under the impression the rules didn’t apply to him isfacing some pretty hefty fines for taking the scenic route through Canada on the way to Alaska. First, Kentucky’s John Pennington was fined $1,200 on June 25 for staying the night at the Banff Hotel when he was not supposed to be stopping at all on his way to the Northern U.S. state. Message clearly not received, he was hit again the next day when his Ohio plates were spotted at a nearby lake. Now the stubborn sightseer is facing jail time of up to six months and fines up to $750,000. I guess our country is just too damn beautiful for its own good. Robert Downey Jr.’s Speedkore BMW is one polarizing machineIron Man isn’t the kind of guy to leave any of his gadgets or toys un-tinkered with. Making unique machines is kind of his thing, an MO shared by the man behind the Marvel mask, actor Robert Downey Jr. The 55-year-old recently ordered this custom 1974 BMW 3.0CS from Milwaukee-based tuner Speedkore and like the goatee that seems to be permanently attached to his face, we’re not entirely sure whether it’s cool or just ugly. The muted orange paint is on point, but the wood-grain wraparound trim? Why? Take a closer look here and then answer the poll at the bottom of the story to help rate RDJ’s automotive tastes. The new Kia Telluride Nightsky looks super-stealthyThe limited-edition Nightsky trim for Kia’s 2021 Telluride is taking “all black everything” to the next level. The SUV’s decked-out dark features include a black grille, 20-inch wheels with black lug nuts and center caps, and even fog lamps with black inner bezels. The added package is just a $1,000 more than the top SXL model. And if black isn’t your thing, it’s also available in the exterior finishes of Glacial White Pearl, Gravity Grey, Ebony Black Sangria, Dark Moss, the Canada-only Black Copper and the highly depressing-sounding Everlasting Grey. The 2021 Kia Telluride Nightsky is expected to arrive this fall. Here’s what the three 2021 Toyota Venza trims will cost in CanadaThe 2021 Toyota Venza is already on the floor in dealerships across the country, and this week the Japanese automaker released Canadian prices for its three models. The entry-level Venza LE, which gets you 18-inch wheels, heated front seats, and standard tech like Safety Connect, starts at $38,490. The middle-of-the-road trim, the Venza XLE, has an MSRP of $44,490, which means larger wheels (19 inches) and interior upgrades like a heated steering wheel, luxe leather and more dash touchscreen. See More Videos RELATED TAGSFlexNew VehiclesFlexcenter_img The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever Trending Videos COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Welcome to our weekly roundup of the biggest breaking stories on Driving.ca from this past week. Above you’ll find our video roundup highlighting the top news stories selected by our news editors, and below are our most popular stories overall.Here’s what you missed while you were away. last_img read more

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