Tag: 1970s

Rare Rides: Vintage England Via the 1957 Austin Cambridge

<img data-attachment-id="1691458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg" data-orig-size="1600,1068" 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="1957 Austin Cambridge" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/austin/cambridge/1957/685599 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-768×513.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently Rare Rides featured the Rolls-Royce powered Vanden Plas Princess, which was the very pinnacle of luxury offered […]

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Rare Rides: The Original Audi 5000 From 1980

<img data-attachment-id="1690588" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,640" 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="1980 Audi 5000" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/262402381232809?view=permalink&id=535189163954128 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1690588 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Before Audi revolutionized rallying and four-wheel drive cars with the Ur-Quattro circa 1980, the company made front-drive vehicles […]

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Junkyard Find: 1970 Alvis Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked)

<img data-attachment-id="1689734" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/IMG_2141.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2345" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.7","credit":"","camera":"Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1418230186","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.3","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0025","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Alvis CVR(T) in Southern California wrecking yard" data-image-description=" Alvis CVR(T) in Southern California wrecking yard – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/IMG_2141-448×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/IMG_2141-610×477.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689734″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/IMG_2141-610×477.jpg” alt=”Alvis CVR(T) in Southern California wrecking yard – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The […]

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Rare Rides: A Bristol Beaufort – Timeless Beauty From 1984

<img data-attachment-id="1683756" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1800,1195" 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="1984 Bristol Beaufort" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1090977?fbclid=IwAR3EWFn31rz3vl-XEwVngfU83-oHTsQvJNiog1e__4qbZR5IFUfxUMIWGRQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683756 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-768×510.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is the very first Bristol featured in this series. Hand-crafted in a shed somewhere in England, Bristol […]

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Rare Rides: A Prototype Rover P6 From 1966

<img data-attachment-id="1682832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.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="1966 Rover P6" data-image-description=" https://www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk/rover/p6/288817 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The P6 was an important leap forward in style and modernity for the small and independent Rover […]

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Rare Rides: A Pristine AMC Pacer Wagon From 1978

<img data-attachment-id="1687116" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900.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="1978 AMC Pacer" data-image-description=" https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/laguna-beach-1978-amc-pacer-dl-wagon/6963650038.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687116 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Our most recent late-Seventies Rare Ride from AMC was a delightfully brougham Matador Barcelona from 1978. Today’s Rare […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 TVR 2500M – Regulatory Mishaps (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1687124" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@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="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687124 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In Part I of the TVR M Series story, we covered the new model range TVR developed based […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 TVR 2500M, Continuing a Theme (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1687128" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@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="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687128 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently, Rare Rides featured its first-ever TVR, a wedge from the decade or so where all of TVR’s […]

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Junkyard Find: 1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV

<img data-attachment-id="1686952" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-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="1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV in Denver junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV in Denver junkyard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1686952″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV in Denver junkyard, LH […]

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Rare Rides: A Vanden Plas Princess 4 Litre R – Overwhelming Britishness From 1966

<img data-attachment-id="1685686" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641.jpg" data-orig-size="790,524" 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 Vanden Plas Princess" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1101736?fbclid=IwAR2gczOMDW23ncjxOuANm91AK-t32WZlCUtG-bY1u_mG17HykNHWvlHTfWc ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685686 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-768×509.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641.jpg 790w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Vanden Plas. It rolls off the tongue the same way as other luxury words, like Ferrero Rocher. […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Yellow 1988 TVR 350i

<img data-attachment-id="1686186" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" 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="1988 TVR 350i" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/374465249938854?ref=share_attachment ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1686186 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67156454_10219403302781062_4746009677500776448_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Somehow, Rare Rides has never covered a single TVR in the past. It was just a matter of […]

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Rare Rides: The 1978 Ford Fiesta, a German Car

<img data-attachment-id="1686176" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900.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="1978 Ford Fiesta" data-image-description=" https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/d/snohomish-1978-ford-fiesta-mk1/6959046157.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1686176 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Ford has executed an on-then-off strategy with regard to its Fiesta offering in the North American market. Currently […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Full-size Van Time in 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1671952" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900.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="1989 Chevy Beauville Quigley 4×4" data-image-description=" https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/eugene-89-chev-quigley-4×4-beauville/6877047150.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671952 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The year is 1990, and you live in Utah or someplace similar and find yourself with […]

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Rare Rides: A 1986 Alfa Romeo GTV 6 – Black and Tan

<img data-attachment-id="1685320" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265.jpg" data-orig-size="800,536" 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="1986 Alfa Romeo GTV 6" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/56958713 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685320 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-768×515.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured Alfa Romeos from the Seventies (including this car’s sibling) and the Nineties, […]

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Rare Rides: A Citroën Van From 1972 Says HY

<img data-attachment-id="1682204" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900.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="1972 Citroen HY" data-image-description=" https://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/cto/d/arlington-1972-citroen-hy-van/6932440966.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682204 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We’ve lately had some fun Citroën times here at Rare Rides, with the most recent entry being a custom-built […]

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QOTD: Alternative History of Missed Automotive Opportunities?

<img data-attachment-id="1628464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" 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="1988 Acura Legend Coupe" data-image-description=" Acura ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1628464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today marks the first entry into a two-part Question of the Day series where we’ll step back in […]

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Rare Rides: A Micro Machine, the Off-roading 1967 Ferves Ranger

<img data-attachment-id="1682318" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.jpg" data-orig-size="640,360" 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 Ferves Ranger" data-image-description=" https://www.autoscout24.com/offers/ferrari-others-ferves-ranger-ferrari-veicoli-speciali-gasoline-orange-d2179482-dc01-6a19-e053-e250040a12c4?cldtidx=6&fbclid=IwAR37lR6vnqdHV3vIIyNg6PImpSBr-2YslEFRuces-yEwEIZ8TfHz-17zo48 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682318 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a microscopic multipurpose off-road car that’s not much larger than a lawnmower? Well have we got a […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Special 1979 Saab 900

<img data-attachment-id="1681032" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578.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="1979 Saab 900" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/55796348 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681032 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Portland seems to be a relative hot spot for old, well-maintained Saabs, and Rare Rides covered this […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Rare 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT, Barracuda Lite?

<img data-attachment-id="1680364" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,675" 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 Sunbeam Alpine GT" data-image-description=" https://greensboro.craigslist.org/cto/d/asheboro-1969-sunbeam-alpine-gt/6907178824.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680364 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Earlier this year, we took a look at the unique fastback style worn by the original Plymouth […]

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Rare Rides: The 1985 MG Metro 6R4, a BL Rally Car Experiment

<img data-attachment-id="1680378" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg" data-orig-size="900,600" 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="1985 MG Metro 6R4" data-image-description=" https://www.silverstoneauctions.com/events/2019-auctions/the-silverstone-classic-sale-2019/silverstone-classic-sale-saturday-27th-sunday-28th-july-2019/2pm-saturday-27th-july-2019-classic-cars-competition-cars/1985-mg-metro-6r4?fbclid=IwAR0zJmU_mcgkUVnTfdeGUw8KFkE2vIRK5RffXb-bw8C9DbWFqVC_TBNx3Xk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680378 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a rally car from 1985 which is brand new and pieced together from an […]

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