Tag: 1980s

Junkyard Find: 1980 Plymouth Horizon

<img data-attachment-id="1673200" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1980-Plymouth-Horizon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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="1980 Plymouth Horizon in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1980 Plymouth Horizon in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1980-Plymouth-Horizon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1980-Plymouth-Horizon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673200″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1980-Plymouth-Horizon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1980 Plymouth Horizon in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – […]

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Rare Rides: This Chevrolet Beauville Is a Quigley 4×4 From 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1671950" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="720,481" 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/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671950 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”408″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900.jpg 720w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In The Current Year, new car lots are filled with family-friendly adventure vehicles. They’ve got lots of seats, […]

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Rare Rides: The Double-breasted 1983 Lincoln Continental Mark VI Bill Blass

<img data-attachment-id="1671976" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_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="1983 Lincoln Mark VI Bill Blass" data-image-description=" https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/d/santa-cruz-rare-1983-ford-lincoln/6872371043.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671976 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>A short while ago, we ran a QOTD post about special branded editions, gauging our […]

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Junkyard Find: 1989 Honda CRX

<img data-attachment-id="1673110" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1989-Honda-CRX-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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 Honda CRX in California wrecking yard, LH rear view" data-image-description=" 1989 Honda CRX in California wrecking yard, LH rear view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1989-Honda-CRX-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1989-Honda-CRX-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673110″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00-1989-Honda-CRX-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1989 Honda CRX in California wrecking yard, LH rear view – […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Rare Ferrari 348 Zagato Elaborazione, a Mouthful From 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1672004" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227.jpg" data-orig-size="980,653" 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="1990 Ferrari 348 TB Zagato Elaborazione" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/ve19/villa-erba/lots/r0028-1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione/769563?fbclid=IwAR3LwrdkCozraKGwL42pC1tjFOZUoL_gq40Ct_P5opctAdPWzLELnWyMnWk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672004 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227.jpg 980w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>By our count, Rare Rides has discussed Italian coach builder Zagato’s works on exactly two […]

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Rare Rides: The 1978 Innocenti Mini Is Both De Tomaso and Bertone

<img data-attachment-id="1672908" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3.jpg" data-orig-size="620,332" 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="Innocenti Mini De Tomaso" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/innocenti/mini/1978/551092?fbclid=IwAR0XMpk3WGqLZWqzC0p9f53tw2vdoHN_ox5zhQkkS_4lI-CVLXhK6Mk_ZSE ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-450×241.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672908 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-450×241.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-120×64.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3.jpg 620w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides returns again to De Tomaso, shortly after it covered the obscure Guarà Barchetta. This time, the subject vehicle […]

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The Best ’80s Movies On Netflix Right Now

Lucasfilm/Paramount Last Updated: May 3rd Films from the 1980s often get a bad reputation, culturally dominated as they were by family-friendly films (E.T.: The Extraterrestrial, Short Circuit), the rise of blockbuster franchises (Back to the Future, Star Wars, Indiana Jones) and lots of Reagan-era excess: Big hair, terrible fashion, and synthesizer music that’s done more […]

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Watch a Young Bernie Sanders Talk to Punks About How Society Is ‘Baloney’

The internet is mostly a depressing hellscape full of nightmarish Furbys and soul-crushing brand Twitter accounts, but every now and then, it unearths something wholly beautiful and pure for us all. And today, that something is Bernie Sanders’s forgotten TV show from the 1980s. On Friday, Politico dug up a massive trove of old footage […]

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Rare Rides: A 1981 Triumph TR8 That’s Both Beige and Brand New

<img data-attachment-id="1672556" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" 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="1981 Triumph TR8" data-image-description=" https://www.streetsideclassics.com/vehicles/1736-tpa/1981-triumph-tr8 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672556 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>You read the title correctly. There’s a Triumph TR8 for sale in the urbane and international city of Tampa, which […]

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Rare Rides: The Ultimate 8 Series BMW Is the Alpina B12 of 1992

<img data-attachment-id="1667850" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1440" 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="1992 BMW Alpina B12" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/es19/essen/lots/r0025-1992-bmw-alpina-b12-50-coup%C3%A9/733419?fbclid=IwAR273u3yv6tt9-SRmbdc4yl22HTp5WbkPHG6cFeICtHVqrl9fr_zUSdfBs4 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667850 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides featured an Alpina once before: the in-house performance tuner’s take on the late-Eighties 6 Series — the […]

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Junkyard Find: Big Sexxy, the V8-6-4-powered 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

<img data-attachment-id="1670280" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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="1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1670280″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – […]

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Rare Rides: This 1987 Fiat Is Ritmo, Abarth, 130, and TC

<img data-attachment-id="1667832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,805" 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="1987 Fiat Ritmo 130 Abarth" data-image-description=" https://newyork.craigslist.org/jsy/cto/d/west-new-york-1987-fiat-ritmo-130tc/6831314407.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-610×409.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-610×409.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-610×409.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-768×515.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-120×81.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride wears a lot of different badges. The most important ones are Fiat, Ritmo, […]

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Rare Rides: A Beige Plymouth Champ – American Malaise From 1980

<img data-attachment-id="1667868" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="900,900" 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="1980 Plymouth Champ" data-image-description=" https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/portland-1980-plymouth-champ-rare/6852999373.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-350×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-610×610.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-610×610.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”610″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-610×610.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-75×75.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-350×350.jpg 350w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-768×768.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-120×120.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured a couple of Plymouths before, both of which were sporty and boasted two doors. Today’s Plymouth […]

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QOTD: The Least Sporty Muscle Car Ever?

<img data-attachment-id="1636213" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655.jpg" data-orig-size="1276,1078" 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="1994 Ford Mustang GT coupe" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-414×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-610×515.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1636213 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-610×515.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”515″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-610×515.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-75×63.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-414×350.jpg 414w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-768×649.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655-120×101.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1994-Ford-Mustang-GT-coupe-e1533759280655.jpg 1276w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>TTAC’s Slack channel honed in on muscle cars the other day. As the discussion progressed, a […]

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’80s, Baby: Check out the Totally Rad Retro Makeovers One Artist Gave a Few of Our Faves

Recording artists Cardi B and Bruno Mars attend the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Christopher Polk (Getty Images for NARAS) No, it’s not #ThrowbackThursday—but we’re willing to call it #WayBackWednesday, because we’re knee-deep in nostalgia after seeing a series of artworks immortalizing some of […]

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Junkyard Find: 1981 Toyota Corona Wagon

<img data-attachment-id="1665756" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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="1981 Toyota Corona in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1981 Toyota Corona in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665756″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1981 Toyota Corona in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view – […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Brown Talbot Tagora From 1982

Today’s Rare Ride is the European luxury sedan you’ve never heard of. Plush, brown, and boxy, it’s the Talbot Tagora from 1982. The Tagora was born at a difficult time for its owner, Chrysler Europe. Chrysler’s European branch was formed in 1967 from a combination of three brands, all hailing from different countries in Europe. […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Volkswagen Fox

If you’re a European car manufacturer in the middle 1980s, what do you do when Tercels and Excels and Justys make your value-priced econobox seem too expensive in North America? If you’re Volkswagen, you call up your Brazilian operation and start building Americanized versions of the VW Gol, successor to the Type 1 Beetle in […]

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Junkyard Find: 1989 Pontiac Sunbird GT Turbo

Since The General built cars on the J Platform from the 1982 through 2005 model years, I still see numerous examples of the J during my junkyard travels. Most of those are late-production Cavaliers and Sunfires — not so interesting — but today we’ve got a genuine high-performance Sunbird bearing one of the most important […]

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Rare Rides: The Mercedes-Benz SEC AMG of 1986

What happens when a tuning company takes an already luxurious coupe and adds more of everything? The answer is this Mercedes-Benz SEC AMG from 1986. The now-legendary W126 sedan debuted in late 1979, a successor to the company’s flagship W116 platform. A year later, the S-Class range expanded to include a hardtop coupe. Unlike its sedan […]

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