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Buy/Drive/Burn: Rear-drive V8 Lexus Time in 2020

<img data-attachment-id="1690568" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75.jpg" data-orig-size="1204,677" 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="2020 Lexus GS F" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1690568 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75-120×67.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lexus-GSF-flare-yellow-gallery-overlay-1204×677-LEX-GSF-MY20-0006_M75.jpg 1204w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Did you know that in these modern and fuel-conscious times, Lexus presently offers three different rear drive, […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: $60,000 Luxury Sedans in 2020

Say you’re an auto shopper of wealth and taste who has around $60,000 to spend. Now, let’s assume the usual options from Japan and Germany are not for you. Would you turn to America or Sweden to fill your luxury needs? Lincoln Continental Lincoln’s Continental enters 2020 in three trims spanning three engine options. Prices start at […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: The $13,000 Sporty Car Question of 1988

<img data-attachment-id="1437121" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,960" 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="1987 Shelby CSX (P)" data-image-description=" Image: Shelby Automobiles ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1437121 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-610×458.jpg” alt=”1987 Shelby CSX (P), Image: Shelby Automobiles” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/shelby_csx_4.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In the recent Shelby CSX Rare Rides entry, long-term […]

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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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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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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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Buy/Drive/Burn: Three-door Japanese SUVs in 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1681596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.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="1989 Nissan Terrano/Pathfinder" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681596 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Do you remember what the compact SUV market looked like in 1989? Me either. But it was […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Forgotten Offerings From Lexus in 2012

<img data-attachment-id="1677308" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l.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="2012 Lexus HS" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677308 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Car manufacturers don’t always strike a chord with consumers, and even studious brand Lexus is not immune from […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Ace of Base A-Bodies From 1979

<img data-attachment-id="1676796" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036.jpg" data-orig-size="2100,1500" 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="1979 Buick Century Turbo Coupe" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676796 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”436″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-75×54.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-768×549.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-120×86.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>After our most recent Rare Rides post, your author perused The Big List of BDB Ideas and discovered […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: 2019 American Sports Cars, Ace of Base Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1674552" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl.png" data-orig-size="925,453" 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="2019 Dodge Challenger" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-450×220.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1674552 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png” alt width=”610″ height=”299″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-75×37.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-450×220.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-768×376.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-120×59.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl.png 925w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Buy/Drive/Burn returns this week with three American sports cars in their most basic, purest form. The Big Three […]

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