Tag: 1960s

Rare Rides: A Luxurious Lancia Aurelia From 1953

<img data-attachment-id="1721776" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/06/rare-rides-a-luxurious-lancia-aurelia-from-1953/528202163_1_1/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,768" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1953 Lancia Aurelia" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/lancia/aurelia/1953/653476 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1721776 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/528202163_1_1.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides recently featured this car’s successor — the lovely Zagato-built Flaminia coupe from 1965. Today we’ll jump a […]

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Rare Rides: The Grandiose Cadillac Eldorado Seville, From 1960

<img data-attachment-id="1720666" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/rare-rides-the-grandiose-cadillac-eldorado-seville-from-1960/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2.jpg" data-orig-size="790,593" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville (2)" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1960-Cadillac-Eldorado-CLEAN-CALIFORNIA-TITLE/274333719727?hash=item3fdf905caf:g:ed0AAOSwkfVekc36 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1720666 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1960-cadillac-eldorado-seville-2.jpg 790w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>A light dew suspends itself on finely manicured lawns as you glide past. Lucky Strike in hand, Miles Davis […]

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Rare Rides: The 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta – Building a Brand

<img data-attachment-id="1719776" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/rare-rides-the-1969-de-tomaso-mangusta-building-a-brand/3111439954_1_0/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0.jpg" data-orig-size="855,570" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1969 De Tomaso Mangusta" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/de-tomaso/mangusta/1969/745971 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1719776 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3111439954_1_0.jpg 855w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has covered a few De Tomaso vehicles in past, but today’s Italian classic predates all […]

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Junkyard Find: 1967 Chevrolet Impala Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1721408" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/junkyard-find-1967-chevrolet-impala-sedan/00-1967-chevrolet-impala-in-colorado-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/00-1967-Chevrolet-Impala-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.4","credit":"","camera":"SM-G960U1","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1580387132","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.0032362459546926","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1967 Chevrolet Impala in Denver junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1967 Chevrolet Impala in Denver junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/00-1967-Chevrolet-Impala-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/00-1967-Chevrolet-Impala-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1721408″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/00-1967-Chevrolet-Impala-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1967 Chevrolet Impala in Denver junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin […]

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Rare Rides: An Incredibly Rare 1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport Zagato

<img data-attachment-id="1719152" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/rare-rides-an-incredibly-rare-1965-lancia-flaminia-super-sport-zagato/1_3524/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524.jpg" data-orig-size="1754,1170" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport Zagato" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/lancia/flaminia/1965/721271 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1719152 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_3524-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>By my count, Rare Rides has featured exactly four Lancias in the past. Ranging in scope from […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Rare Bizzarrini Strada From 1967

<img data-attachment-id="1717206" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/rare-rides-a-very-rare-bizzarrini-strada-from-1967/70290348-770-02x/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1967 Bizzarrini Strada" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/bizzarrini/5300-gt-strada/2358476.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1717206 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/70290348-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>If the Bizzarrini name seems familiar, it’s because we previously learned about one of the very […]

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Rare Rides: A Stunning 1960 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE

<img data-attachment-id="1717224" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/rare-rides-a-stunning-1960-mercedes-benz-220-se/w640h480/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480.jpg" data-orig-size="640,480" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"","camera":"DSC-WX350","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1537620264","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.3","iso":"80","shutter_speed":"0.0025","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1960 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE" data-image-description=" http://usimotors.com/Knoxville-Tennessee-37919/Used-1960-Mercedes-Benz-220-SE/VDP/ad429f5a-e3d9-4b77-ba75-7853b0206b2b ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1717224 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/w640h480.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride wears styling so classic it needs little introduction. Its finned, upright grille, chromed bumpers, and collection […]

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Rare Rides: The Unique Looking 1955 Nash Statesman

<img data-attachment-id="1715034" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/rare-rides-the-unique-looking-1955-nash-statesman/1955-nash-statesman-special-1/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1.jpg" data-orig-size="790,526" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1955-nash-statesman-special (1)" data-image-description=" https://classiccars.com/listings/view/1218254/1955-nash-statesman-for-sale-in-kentwood-michigan-49512 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1715034 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1955-nash-statesman-special-1.jpg 790w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>About a year ago Rare Rides featured its first Nash, the tiny Metropolitan. Today we take a look at […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 Bitter CD – Elder Bitter

<img data-attachment-id="1713732" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/rare-rides-the-1977-bitter-cd-elder-bitter/a_25338/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338.jpg" data-orig-size="1044,696" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1977 Bitter CD" data-image-description=" https://www.thiesen-automobile.com/en/angebot_detailansicht35158.html?f=new ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1713732 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/a_25338.jpg 1044w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides featured its first Bitter last year, when a golden SC coupe from 1984 graced these pages. […]

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Rare Rides: A Ford Consul From 1954 – Little Beige Bathtub

<img data-attachment-id="1703624" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/rare-rides-a-ford-consul-from-1954-little-beige-bathtub/img_0435-600×400/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400.jpg" data-orig-size="600,400" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1954 Ford Consul" data-image-description=" 1953 FORD CONSUL ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1703624 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400.jpg” alt width=”600″ height=”400″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400.jpg 600w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IMG_0435-600×400-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 600px) 100vw, 600px”>Today’s Rare Ride put me immediately in mind of the Austin Cambridge featured in this series last year. Both were […]

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Rare Rides: The Extremely Valuable 1967 Toyota 2000GT

<img data-attachment-id="1711542" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/rare-rides-the-extremely-valuable-1967-toyota-2000gt/2000gt02/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,562" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1967 Toyota 2000GT" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/el20/the-elkhart-collection/lots/r0088-1967-toyota-2000gt/820802 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1711542 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-120×67.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02-800×450.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2000gt02.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Toyota 2000GT’s been a legend for decades now. A simple mention of its name conjures […]

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Rare Rides: 1968 Toyota Corona Coupe – an End of Luxury

<img data-attachment-id="1708896" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/rare-rides-1968-toyota-corona-coupe-an-end-of-luxury/s-l1600-71/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1066" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1968 Toyota Corona Coupe" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1968-Toyota-Corona-/184157431702 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1708896 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride hails from the first two decades of Toyota’s North American tenure. The Corona line […]

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Rare Rides: The 1971 Tatra 2-603 II, East Germany’s Stasi Transport

<img data-attachment-id="1708472" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/rare-rides-the-1971-tatra-2-603-ii-east-germanys-stasi-transport/32700169-770-02x/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,794" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1971 Tatra 2-603 II" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/tatra/2-603/2338873.html?refer=home&fbclid=IwAR3M79fHlpU_VwwV63HtteDQbC8WxXBZ1NRzu5OSgHxdBUiU_V-l-PmCWzw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1708472 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride has a checkered history, as it served as quiet shuttle for secret police and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero

<img data-attachment-id="1707322" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/junkyard-find-1961-ford-falcon-ranchero/00-1961-ford-ranchero-in-denver-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1961-Ford-Ranchero-in-Denver-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero in Denver junkyard, RH front view" data-image-description=" 1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero in Denver junkyard, RH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1961-Ford-Ranchero-in-Denver-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1961-Ford-Ranchero-in-Denver-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1707322″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1961-Ford-Ranchero-in-Denver-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero in Denver junkyard, RH front view – […]

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Rare Rides: A 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

<img data-attachment-id="1707150" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-a-1964-alfa-romeo-giulia-sprint-speciale/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13.jpg" data-orig-size="800,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/alfa-romeo/giulia/1964/683357?fbclid=IwAR1uIYzPNDkvSC1Il16gzJyQAn2HndMgvlSkY41Hi1W08y5K9707jNIFewQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1707150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though Rare Rides featured five Alfa Romeos previously, four of them coupes, none were quite as shapely and stylish as […]

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Rare Rides: A First-generation Maserati Quattroporte From 1967

<img data-attachment-id="1705438" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-a-first-generation-maserati-quattroporte-from-1967/mas00003-3_1/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1.jpg" data-orig-size="1712,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1967 Maserati Quattroporte" data-image-description=" https://www.ruotedasogno.com/en_gb/cars/maserati/1967-maserati-quattroporte.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-450×284.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-610×385.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1705438 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-610×385.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”385″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-610×385.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-450×284.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-768×484.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-120×76.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Maserati’s Quattroporte has always been a large, sports-oriented luxury sedan, though the sports part occasionally waned in its influence. Through six […]

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Rare Rides: An Elegant 1966 ASA 411 Berlinetta, Founded by Ferrari

<img data-attachment-id="1703612" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-an-elegant-1966-asa-411-berlinetta-founded-by-ferrari/attachment/9684463/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463.jpg" data-orig-size="2560,1440" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1966 ASA 144 Berlinetta" data-image-description=" http://www.venividivici.info/en/collection/asa/411-berlinetta ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1703612 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/9684463-800×450.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>A short-lived Italian experiment, the ASA brand was created by Enzo Ferrari himself. Think of it as […]

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