Dog chews £80,000 Aston Martin

Owner gives dog away after she took chunks out of his expensive car.
 
  • Aston Martin chewed by dog
    Last updated: 20 February 2014, 14:25 GMT

    A chew toy clearly wasn’t good enough for this munchy border collie spaniel cross.

    Owner, Royston Grimstead came home to find that the usually-docile four-year-old Luce had chewed through the fibreglass.

    The 42-year-old from Chedzoy in Somerset said: ‘I came home and saw her covered in white stuff and I thought she had got a bird and it was feathers – but it was the fibreglass from the car.

    Aston Martin chewed by dog

    “I’m not a crier and she knew she had done something wrong because she had this guilty look on her face.”

    The builder had already planned to sell Luce because she didn’t get along with his ten-year-old border collie Jess.

    ‘She must have overheard me talking about re-homing her because she’s normally friendly and never really chewed on anything before,’ he said.

    Aston Martin chewed by dog

    Mr Gimstead had bought the Aston Martin DB9 Volante 15 months ago, and luckily, is insured for the £3,000 worth of damage.

    Last updated: 20 February 2014, 14:25 GMT

    Related stories  

     

Previous
Next

Motoring news 

Older women go topless – in their choice of car

Older women go topless – in their choice of car

Women in their 50s are more likely to drive convertible cars than younger drivers and men in the same age group.

 

Most popular

 

Please note: comments aren't published automatically between 11pm and 8am. Please read our House Rules