Tag: Classic Cars

Rare Rides: 1968 Toyota Corona Coupe – an End of Luxury

<img data-attachment-id="1708896" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/rare-rides-1968-toyota-corona-coupe-an-end-of-luxury/s-l1600-71/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1066" 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="1968 Toyota Corona Coupe" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1968-Toyota-Corona-/184157431702 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1708896 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride hails from the first two decades of Toyota’s North American tenure. The Corona line […]

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Rare Rides: The 1971 Tatra 2-603 II, East Germany’s Stasi Transport

<img data-attachment-id="1708472" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/rare-rides-the-1971-tatra-2-603-ii-east-germanys-stasi-transport/32700169-770-02x/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,794" 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="1971 Tatra 2-603 II" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/tatra/2-603/2338873.html?refer=home&fbclid=IwAR3M79fHlpU_VwwV63HtteDQbC8WxXBZ1NRzu5OSgHxdBUiU_V-l-PmCWzw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1708472 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/32700169-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride has a checkered history, as it served as quiet shuttle for secret police and […]

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Rare Rides: The Singular 1960 BMW 3200 Cabriolet Sedan

Today’s Rare Ride is a coachbuilt one-of-one BMW. A rebodied conversion of the very luxurious 3200 sedan, it’s the only convertible BMW with four doors in existence. What became the 502 (and subsequently 3200) started out in life as the 501. When it entered production in the fourth quarter of 1952, it carried a number […]

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Rare Rides: A 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

<img data-attachment-id="1707150" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-a-1964-alfa-romeo-giulia-sprint-speciale/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13.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="1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/alfa-romeo/giulia/1964/683357?fbclid=IwAR1uIYzPNDkvSC1Il16gzJyQAn2HndMgvlSkY41Hi1W08y5K9707jNIFewQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1707150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though Rare Rides featured five Alfa Romeos previously, four of them coupes, none were quite as shapely and stylish as […]

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Rare Rides: A First-generation Maserati Quattroporte From 1967

<img data-attachment-id="1705438" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-a-first-generation-maserati-quattroporte-from-1967/mas00003-3_1/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1.jpg" data-orig-size="1712,1080" 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="1967 Maserati Quattroporte" data-image-description=" https://www.ruotedasogno.com/en_gb/cars/maserati/1967-maserati-quattroporte.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-450×284.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-610×385.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1705438 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-610×385.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”385″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-610×385.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-450×284.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-768×484.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/mas00003-3_1-120×76.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Maserati’s Quattroporte has always been a large, sports-oriented luxury sedan, though the sports part occasionally waned in its influence. Through six […]

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