Tag: 1990s

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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Rare Rides: A Very Special 1979 Saab 900

<img data-attachment-id="1681032" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578.jpg" data-orig-size="800,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1979 Saab 900" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/55796348 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681032 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Portland seems to be a relative hot spot for old, well-maintained Saabs, and Rare Rides covered this […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1632332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,630" 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="2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1632332 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”320″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-768×403.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, in our Wednesday QOTD post, we switched over to the darker side of truck and […]

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Rare Rides: The 1982 Plymouth TC3, Sporty Liftback Time

<img data-attachment-id="1680354" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.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="1982 Plymouth Horizon TC3" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1982-Plymouth-Horizon-TC3-Miser-/223560723453?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l10137&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680354 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the much sportier (but mostly the same) liftback version of the Horizon […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From America?

<img data-attachment-id="1680152" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg" data-orig-size="950,489" 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="1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Orvis Edition" data-image-description=" Jeep ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680152 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”314″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-768×395.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-120×62.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg 950w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> We spent the last three Wednesday editions of Question of the Day discussing the […]

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Junkyard Find: 1994 Mazda Navajo LX

<img data-attachment-id="1679736" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-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="1994 Mazda Navajo in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view" data-image-description=" 1994 Mazda Navajo in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679736″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1994 Mazda Navajo in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view – […]

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Rare Rides: Discovering the Honda Crossroad of 1993

Throughout the 1980s, and into the middle of the nineties, Honda reassured themselves that the sports utility vehicle craze was just a fad. The company spent years refusing to develop their own SUVs of any caliber, and instead turned to other companies (eventually) to fill gaps in the model lineup. Honda did rebadging work to […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1679150" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.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="1996 Lexus LX 450" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In today’s QOTD we conclude the discussion started a couple of weeks ago when we asked […]

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Rare Rides: A 1990 UMM Alter II, Lots of Lime

<img data-attachment-id="1678772" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1067" 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 UMM Altar II" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1990-UMM-ALTER-II-TURBO-DIESEL-LAND-CRUISER-DEFENDER-UNIMOG-1-of-3-/173915753826?oid=392283000722 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678772 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> What would you call a car designed in France out of parts from a Jeep, then […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1678240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg" data-orig-size="630,420" 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="1998 Opel Monterey" data-image-description=" Image Opel ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678240 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg 630w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the Wednesday QOTD last week, we began our considerations of the truck and SUV models from the […]

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Rare Rides: The SUV Oddity Which is a 1998 Laforza

<img data-attachment-id="1677846" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7.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="1998 Laforza" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/FL18/Fort-Lauderdale/lots/r0225-1998-laforza-magnum-edition/652016 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677846 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Which SUV looked like a 1995 Range Rover at its debut in 1984, but was less reliable and more expensive? […]

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Rare Rides: This Midas Gold From 1998 Is Grey

<img data-attachment-id="1677018" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.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="1998 Midas Gold" data-image-description=" 1998 MIDAS GOLD ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677018 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Every once in a while, a car surfaces from the vast internet that truly deserves the title of […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in America?

<img data-attachment-id="1677300" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307.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="1994 Ford Bronco NITE" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677300 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed 1990s car design on Wednesday’s Question of the Day entry. […]

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Junkyard Find: 1996 Isuzu Hombre

<img data-attachment-id="1676590" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1996-Isuzu-Hombre-in-Denver-wrecking-yard-photograph-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="1996 Isuzu Hombre in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1996 Isuzu Hombre in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1996-Isuzu-Hombre-in-Denver-wrecking-yard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1996-Isuzu-Hombre-in-Denver-wrecking-yard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676590″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1996-Isuzu-Hombre-in-Denver-wrecking-yard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1996 Isuzu Hombre in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – […]

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QOTD: Terribly Aged Nineties Vehicles From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1676446" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX.jpg" data-orig-size="1800,1080" 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="1997 Toyota Cavalier" data-image-description=" Image GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-450×270.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-610×366.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676446 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-610×366.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”366″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-610×366.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-450×270.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-768×461.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-120×72.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Question of the Day is a continuation of the styling theme we’ve had of late. The discussion centers […]

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QOTD: Terribly Aged Europeans of the Nineties?

<img data-attachment-id="1671206" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,768" 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 BMW 735i" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671206 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Lately, we’ve featured a succession of posts relating to automotive style in the Nineties here at Question of […]

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Rare Rides: The 1994 Mercury Capri – Miata’s Serious Competitor

<img data-attachment-id="1675398" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_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="1994 Mercury Capri" data-image-description=" https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-1994-mercury-capri/6877324471.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675398 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series has featured two Capri-adjacent vehicles in past: This car’s immediate predecessor, the ASC McLaren […]

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You Can’t Suppress the Data

Look at what Johnson & Johnson (parent company of McNeil, the makers of Tylenol) did when the Tylenol scare took place in the early 1980s. They didn’t try and cover up the fact that some of their product bottles were tampered with and led to some people’s deaths. No, they looked at the long-term value […]

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