Tag: 1990s

Rare Rides: The Original Ford SVT Lightning From 1993

<img data-attachment-id="1688762" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542.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="1993 Ford SVT Lightning" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/57759864 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1688762 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a first-generation SVT Lightning from the first year of production. Let’s find out […]

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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: The 1987 Shelby CSX, Not a Dodge

<img data-attachment-id="1683730" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg" data-orig-size="717,511" 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 Shelby CSX" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/243572956525851/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683730 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”435″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-120×86.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg 717w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rare Rides previously featured two vehicles that resulted from racing legend Carroll Shelby’s association with Chrysler in the Eighties. […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Floaty American Luxury Sedans From 1988

<img data-attachment-id="1687910" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2.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":"1"}" data-image-title="88 Lincoln Continental" data-image-description=" Lincoln ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687910 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the late Eighties, American auto manufacturers still sold large, traditional luxury sedans in decent numbers. Their aging sedan […]

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Junkyard Find: 1993 Chevrolet Lumina Z34

<img data-attachment-id="1687858" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1993-Chevrolet-Lumina-Z34-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="1993 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view" data-image-description=" 1993 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1993-Chevrolet-Lumina-Z34-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1993-Chevrolet-Lumina-Z34-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1687858″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1993-Chevrolet-Lumina-Z34-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1993 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 in Colorado wrecking yard, RH […]

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QOTD: Stunning Nineties Sports Car Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1687346" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1440" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"Remi Dargegen \u00a92016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's","camera":"NIKON D800","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1469718129","copyright":"Remi Dargegen \u00a92016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's","focal_length":"120","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.001","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1993 Porsche 911 Turbo" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/lf16/london/lots/r184-1993-porsche-911-turbo-s-lightweight/384589 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687346 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In last Wednesday’s QOTD post, […]

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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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QOTD: Stunning Nineties Sports Car Design From America?

<img data-attachment-id="1686456" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png" data-orig-size="600,400" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Geo Storm" data-image-description=" Image GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-450×300.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1686456 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png” alt width=”600″ height=”400″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png 600w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-75×50.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-450×300.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-120×80.png 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 600px) 100vw, 600px”>We’ve had four different Questions of the Day focused on design over the past few months. Starting with good and bad Nineties […]

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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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Buy/Drive/Burn: Very Expensive Luxury SUVs From 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1685056" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x.jpg" data-orig-size="820,615" 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 Jeep Grand Wagoneer" data-image-description=" https://wagonmaster.com/products/1989-final-series-jeep-grand-wagoneer-4×4-iv-1970 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685056 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x.jpg 820w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Our last couple of Buy/Drive/Burn posts covered two different flavors of compact Japanese SUVs from the 1990s. […]

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QOTD: Automotive Cooperation Done Right?

<img data-attachment-id="1684736" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" 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":"1"}" data-image-title="1992 Geo Prizm" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684736 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In last Wednesday’s QOTD post we covered all the worst examples of automotive collaboration. Commenters racked up the examples, […]

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Rare Rides: The Fanciest Mondeo – a 2007 Jaguar X-Type Sportwagon

<img data-attachment-id="1684286" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480.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="2007 Jaguar X-Type Sportwagon" data-image-description=" https://www.carfax.com/vehicle/SAJWA54A97WJ27572 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684286 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series has touched on Jaguars multiple times previously. But perhaps those beautiful and powerful sporting vehicles […]

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QOTD: The Worst Examples of Automotive Cooperation?

<img data-attachment-id="1683868" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15.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="SAAB-9-2X" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/SAAB-9-2X-527_15-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Automakers are keen to pursue partnerships with one another when it means saving money via economies of scale, or when it supports […]

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QOTD: Alternative History of Avoiding Disastrous Consequences?

<img data-attachment-id="1683220" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14.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":"1"}" data-image-title="1989 Saab 900 Turbo Cabriolet" data-image-description=" saab ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683220 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/autowp.ru_saab_900_turbo_convertible_14-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week we played a round of Armchair Alternative History where we discussed missed opportunities in the automotive […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Compact Japanese SUVs From 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1682210" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o.jpg" data-orig-size="1144,763" 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":"1"}" data-image-title="1991 Suzuki Samurai" data-image-description=" suzuki ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682210 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o.jpg 1144w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last time on Buy/Drive/Burn, we considered three-door Japanese SUVs from 1989. In this edition, we move forward […]

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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: There’s a 1991 Citroën BX 14 in Maine

<img data-attachment-id="1682190" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@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="1991 Citroen BX" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/citroen/unspecified/2028578.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682190 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Citroën’s on-and-off history with North American importation make almost all of them rarities, and perfect for this […]

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Rare Rides: An All-wheel Drive Chevrolet Astro RV From 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1682028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" 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="1991 Provan Tiger GT" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1991-Tiger-GT-Provan-AWD-Class-B-Camper-Van-Pop-Top-Only-15-299-Acutal-Miles-/264392238546?oid=264365339653 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682028 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has touched on recreational vehicles twice in the past, when it featured […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1681740" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" 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 Mazda B Series" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681740 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s QOTD marks the last post in the Nineties design discussion on which we embarked in […]

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Rare Rides: The 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Quad 442 W41

<img data-attachment-id="1681262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_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="00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900" data-image-description=" https://buffalo.craigslist.org/cto/d/depew-1991-oldsmobile-cutlass-calais/6926425117.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681262 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has visited a performance 442 Oldsmobile previously, when we took a look at a one-off […]

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