I am sorry to hear that;
Every contract has an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, meaning that the parties cannot make false representations. In fact, if they do so (with intent), in order to induce the other party to sign the contract, this is called "fraud in the inducement".
The problem is that if there is a legal document stating as is, and the other representations were verbal, it will come down to a matter of proof- for example who the particular judge believes. Any advertisements on, for example, internet sites or newspapers, can help prove that there were misrepresentations made so if you can find some kind of concrete proof, that will be very helpful. Declarations from third parties are also helpful (but if it is from a friend, for example, the judge may not give it credibility- that comes down to the specific judge).
If the bill of sale simply states as is and does not mention the washed title, that would presumably raise red flags in the judge's eyes, because most people will clearly put that on the bill of sale unless they are trying to be deceptive. The court may also look at the price paid, and that may cause the judge to believe the buyer, because presumably that is a substantial sum for a car that had a salvage title.
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