Tag: 1970s

Rare Rides: A 1986 Izuzu P’up, Coming With Length and Turbodiesel

<img data-attachment-id="1726672" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/rare-rides-a-1986-izuzu-pup-coming-with-length-and-turbodiesel/00x0x_lz60whyihui_0ci0t2_1200x900/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_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="1986 Isuzu P’up Turbodiesel" data-image-description=" https://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/cto/d/lubbock-1986-isuzu-pup-factory-turbo/7141431290.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1726672 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/00x0x_lz60WHYIhuI_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is from the period in the Eighties when many compact pickup trucks […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Rare 1982 Mazda 626 Two-door Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1721800" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/06/rare-rides-the-very-rare-1982-mazda-626-two-door-sedan/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o.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="1982 Mazda 626" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2315192792064636/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1721800 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/60359712_10216830639851736_7307753946381025280_o.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is boxy, brown, and well-equipped. It’s an unpopular variant of a less-than-mainstream midsize car of […]

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Rare Rides: The Practical and Luxurious 1979 Mercury Zephyr Villager

<img data-attachment-id="1723734" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/06/rare-rides-the-practical-and-luxurious-1979-mercury-zephyr-villager/00s0s_3clvhlzj8z9_0ci0sv_1200x900/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,896" 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 Mercury Zephyr Villager" data-image-description=" https://longisland.craigslist.org/cto/d/patchogue-1979-mercury-zephyr-station/7135029255.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-450×336.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-610×455.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1723734 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-610×455.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”455″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-610×455.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-450×336.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-768×573.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/00s0s_3clVhlzj8Z9_0CI0sV_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride comes from a time when the family wagon segment was alive and well and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1977 Mercury Bobcat 3-Door

You’d think that examples of the Ford Pinto and its Mercury-badged twin, the Bobcat, would have disappeared from the American junkyard ecosystem by now, given the cheapness of these cars and the decades of exploding-Pinto punchlines since “Pinto Madness” came out in 1977. No doubt due to the huge quantities sold during the Pinto/Bobcat’s 10-year […]

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Rare Rides: The 1984 Ferrari 400 GTi – Luxurious Ruching for Four

<img data-attachment-id="1720638" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/rare-rides-the-1984-ferrari-400-gti-luxurious-ruching-for-four/a_26409/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409.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="1984 Ferrari 400" data-image-description=" https://www.thiesen-automobile.com/en/angebot_detailansicht39128.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1720638 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/a_26409.jpg 1044w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Ferrari 400 took a more upscale approach than its contemporaries wearing the prancing horse badge. The engine […]

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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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Rare Rides: The Especially Forgotten 1978 Dodge Aspen Kit Car

<img data-attachment-id="1719170" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/rare-rides-the-especially-forgotten-1978-dodge-aspen-kit-car/71199419-770-02x/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@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="1978 Dodge Aspen Kit Car" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/dodge/aspen/2380080.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1719170 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/71199419-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The standard Dodge Aspen and Plymouth Volare are primarily remembered (and not seen) because […]

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Rare Rides: An Incredibly Rare 1982 Alpina B7 S Turbo Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1717166" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/rare-rides-an-incredibly-rare-1982-alpina-b7-s-turbo-sedan/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079.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="1982 Alpina B7S Turbo Sedan" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/bmw/alpina/1982/611062 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1717166 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/808e6b5d9acf812c1f4a29abcabf0085c5256079-800×450.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured exactly two Alpinas in the past, both coupes. From the Eighties came […]

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Rare Rides: Aggressive Luxury With the 1977 Pontiac Can Am

<img data-attachment-id="1716898" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/rare-rides-aggressive-luxury-with-the-1977-pontiac-can-am/484_main_l/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,673" 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 Pontiac Can Am" data-image-description=" https://www.primoclassicsllc.com/1977-pontiac-can-am-c-484.htm ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-450×296.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-610×401.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1716898 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-610×401.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”401″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-610×401.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-450×296.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-768×505.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/484_main_l.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides reviews another Pontiac today. And much like the recently featured Bonneville, it’s large and in […]

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Rare Rides: A 1976 AMC Gremlin, Fully Covered in Jeans

<img data-attachment-id="1716166" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/rare-rides-a-1976-amc-gremlin-fully-covered-in-jeans/00505_hsd56whkxjk_1200x900/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,583" 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="1976 AMC Gremlin" data-image-description=" https://grandrapids.craigslist.org/cto/d/sparta-owner-gremlin-levis-edition/7087624336.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-450×219.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1716166 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-610×296.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-450×219.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00505_hSd56WHKxjK_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The AMC Gremlin celebrated its 50th birthday recently, a fact which would have passed by without notice were […]

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Junkyard Find: 1973 Cadillac Sedan DeVille

<img data-attachment-id="1716380" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/junkyard-find-1973-cadillac-sedan-deville/00-1973-cadillac-sedan-deville-in-colorado-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00-1973-Cadillac-Sedan-DeVille-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":"1583761849","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.00051948051948052","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1973 Cadillac Sedan DeVille in Denver junkyard, LH view" data-image-description=" 1973 Cadillac Sedan DeVille in Denver junkyard, LH view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00-1973-Cadillac-Sedan-DeVille-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00-1973-Cadillac-Sedan-DeVille-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1716380″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/00-1973-Cadillac-Sedan-DeVille-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1973 Cadillac Sedan DeVille in Denver junkyard, LH view – ©2020 Murilee Martin […]

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Rare Rides: Extended Luxury With the 1986 Zimmer Quicksilver

<img data-attachment-id="1716010" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/rare-rides-extended-luxury-with-the-1986-zimmer-quicksilver/1986-zimer-quicksilver/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver.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="1986 Zimmer Quicksilver" data-image-description=" https://buy.motorious.com/vehicles/188250/1986-zimer-quicksilver?fbclid=IwAR2bZWjdpXukd_bT127jM0su0eleVlUyrGWOlWLab31GIRkO-KsxRrt3ezI ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1716010 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1986-zimer-quicksilver-800×450.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Have you ever wished for a very luxurious coupe for grand touring purposes — one with an unconventional […]

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Rare Rides: A 1979 Volvo 242 GT, Ready for Sports Driving

<img data-attachment-id="1715758" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/rare-rides-a-1979-volvo-242-gt-ready-for-sports-driving/5-95/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5.jpg" data-orig-size="1093,900" 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="1979 Volvo 242 GT" data-image-description=" Volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-425×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-610×502.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1715758 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-610×502.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”502″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-610×502.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-75×62.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-425×350.jpg 425w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-768×632.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-120×99.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5.jpg 1093w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is from a time when a few of the sensible people at the Volvo […]

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QOTD: Youthful Recollections of Superbly Disappointing Automobiles?

<img data-attachment-id="1289177" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1986-oldsmobile-cutlass-ciera-brougham/07-1986-oldsmobile-cutlass-ciera-in-california-junkyard-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/07-1986-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-junkyard-©-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,899" 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Brougham emblem in California junkyard" data-image-description=" 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Brougham emblem in California junkyard – © 2016 Murilee Martin/The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/07-1986-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-junkyard-©-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/07-1986-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-junkyard-©-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1289177 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/07-1986-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-junkyard-©-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Brougham emblem in California junkyard – © 2016 Murilee Martin/The […]

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Rare Rides: The 1982 De Tomaso Deauville – Quattroporte Meets XJ?

<img data-attachment-id="1714814" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/rare-rides-the-1982-de-tomaso-deauville-quattroporte-meets-xj/img_8499/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499.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="1982 De Tomaso Deauville" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C953458 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1714814 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/IMG_8499.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has shown several vehicles which owe their creation to retired racing driver Alejandro […]

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QOTD: Youthful Recollections of Cool Cars Gone By?

<img data-attachment-id="1645572" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/10/qotd-the-most-boring-car-of-them-all/u6olgee3/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3.jpg" data-orig-size="640,480" 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="1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme" data-image-description=" Image GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1645572 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/u6olgee3.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today we take a little trip down memory lane and consider the cars which impressed us most in […]

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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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Junkyard Find: 1977 BMW 320i

<img data-attachment-id="1712962" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/junkyard-find-1977-bmw-320i/00-1977-bmw-320i-in-california-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00-1977-BMW-320i-in-California-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="1977 BMW 320i in California junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1977 BMW 320i in California junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00-1977-BMW-320i-in-California-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00-1977-BMW-320i-in-California-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1712962″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00-1977-BMW-320i-in-California-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1977 BMW 320i in California junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin […]

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Rare Rides: A Stunning 1978 Pontiac Bonneville Coupe

<img data-attachment-id="1713036" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/rare-rides-a-stunning-1978-pontiac-bonneville-coupe/00b0b_f3w08g5zbsj_1200x900/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_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 Pontiac Bonneville" data-image-description=" https://boston.craigslist.org/nwb/cto/d/pelham-1978-pontiac-bonneville-landau/7080742573.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1713036 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/00B0B_f3w08g5zbsJ_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Pontiac is one of the most featured marques of the Rare Rides series, and to date […]

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Rare Rides: The Extra THICC 1970 Mercury Marauder X-100

<img data-attachment-id="1711862" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/rare-rides-the-extra-thicc-1970-mercury-marauder-x-100/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659.jpg" data-orig-size="2048,1536" 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="1970 Mercury Marauder X-100" data-image-description=" https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1970-mercury-marauder-2/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1711862 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1970_mercury_marauder_158223514166817ffa20200220_161659-800×600.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We all recall the Panther-based Mercury Marauder as the last gasp of large, sporty motoring from Mercury. […]

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Rare Rides: A Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Spider From 1972

<img data-attachment-id="1710674" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/rare-rides-a-ferrari-365-gtc-4-spider-from-1972/71014403-770-02x/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X.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="1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Spider" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/ferrari/365/2376254.html#&gid=1&pid=3 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1710674 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/71014403-770-0@2X.jpg 790w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The original and well-known Ferrari 365 was a V12 grand tourer in production from 1966 to […]

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Junkyard Find: 1977 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham Hardtop Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1710068" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/junkyard-find-1977-chrysler-new-yorker-brougham-hardtop-sedan/00-1977-chrysler-new-yorker-in-colorado-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-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="1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, RH side view" data-image-description=" 1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, RH side view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1710068″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, RH side view – […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Compact and Captive Pickup Trucks From 1982

In the last edition of Buy/Drive/Burn we pitted three compact pickup trucks from Japan against one another. The year was 1972 — still fairly early in Japan’s truck presence on North American shores. The distant year caused many commenters to shout “We are young!” and then claim a lack of familiarity. Fine! Today we’ll move it […]

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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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Rare Rides: The Luxurious 1972 Fiat 130 Coupe

<img data-attachment-id="1706534" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-the-luxurious-1972-fiat-130-coupe/fiat-130-002/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002.jpg" data-orig-size="800,533" 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 Fiat 130" data-image-description=" https://www.classic-trader.com/uk/cars/listing/fiat/130/130-coupe/1972/111688 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1706534 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured a couple of Fiat coupes lately, their special, swoopy bodies representing redesign work carried […]

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Junkyard Find: 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle

<img data-attachment-id="1704748" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/junkyard-find-1973-volkswagen-super-beetle-2/00-1973-volkswagen-super-beetle-in-california-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-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="1973 VW Super Beetle in California junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1973 VW Super Beetle in California junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1704748″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1973 VW Super Beetle in California junkyard, LH front view – […]

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