Tag: 1990s

Rare Rides: The 1996 Heuliez Intruder Concept – a G-Wagen Derivation

Today’s Rare Ride popped up on the Internet recently, hailing from the archive of Long Forgotten Concept Cars. This particular concept happens to be a high-riding off-road cabriolet, created from a Frankenstein-like amalgam of Mercedes-Benz parts and custom fabrications by French alteration firm Heuliez. Buckle up — it’s gonna get weird. As a business concern, […]

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Strong Black Sitcoms: Yes, You Can Watch Some of Your Fave ’90s and ’00s Black TV Shows on Netflix Soon

Netflix logo, Moesha, The Game, Sister Sister, Girlfriends, The Parkers, Half & Half, One on OneGraphic: Netflix, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Paramount Domestic Television Remember when UPN was considered a Black mecca for TV shows back in the day? Well, nowadays, the ‘N’ stands for Netflix because it looks like the popular streaming platform is […]

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Rare Rides: A 2001 Spectre Supersport R45, One of Two

<img data-attachment-id="1728922" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/rare-rides-a-2001-spectre-supersport-r45-one-of-two/2001-spectre-supersport-ltd-r45-7/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6.jpg" data-orig-size="900,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2001 Spectre Supersport Ltd R45,,,,," data-image-description=" http://allcarsforsellnz.blogspot.com/2016/04/2001-spectre-supersport-ltd-r45-for.html?m=1 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1728922 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2001-Spectre-Supersport-Ltd-R45-6.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Ever hear of a sporting automotive manufacturer called Spectre? I hadn’t either, until I watched a […]

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Salt-N-Pepa Reveal Tupac Was Edited Out of the ‘Whatta Man’ Video Because of His Reputation: ‘You Can’t Fight the Record Company’

Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images) Do me a solid and go watch Salt-N-Pepa’s 1994 music video for “Whatta Man.” Around the 1:07 mark, Salt is getting loved on by a faceless gentleman. That faceless gentleman just so happens to be the late Tupac Shakur. Surprise! He appears around the 3:16 mark as well. During an […]

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Unsolved Mysteries Is a Story of American Television’s Evolution

Unsolved Mysteries was made in the opposite style. Its episodes spooled through schlocky reenactments done by actors (including Matthew McConaughey, in his first credited screen role), extracting maximum drama from minimal fact. One segment, building on the era’s “Satanic Panic,” argued that a teenage boy’s suicide was a Dungeons and Dragons–based murder plot. By the […]

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Rare Rides: A 1995 Ford Falcon XR6 Ute – Trucking With Tickford

<img data-attachment-id="1728618" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/rare-rides-a-1995-ford-falcon-xr6-ute-trucking-with-tickford/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg.jpg" data-orig-size="3600,2700" 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="1995 Ford Falcon XR6 Ute" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/auction/1995-ford-falcon?fbclid=IwAR363jABxb6gsU2R3HAosqK7THRWRs1ZibY0BIASfpGo_sGbhgJdTSsut8Q ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1728618 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-800×600.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though North Americans were offered a few car-turned-truck vehicles like the Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El […]

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Rare Rides: The 1994 Subaru Vivio – Microscopic Convertible Fun for Four

<img data-attachment-id="1728028" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/rare-rides-the-1994-subaru-vivio-microscopic-convertible-fun-for-four/1994-subaru-vivio-import-classics-car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491.jpg" data-orig-size="735,551" 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-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics–Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491" data-image-description=" https://classics.autotrader.com/classic-cars/1994/subaru/vivio/101113008 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-450×337.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-610×457.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1728028 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-610×457.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”457″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-610×457.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-450×337.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491.jpg 735w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Would you enjoy piloting a tiny car that combines sultry coupe styling with t-tops, a powered metal convertible roof, and room for […]

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