Tag: Classic Cars

Rare Rides: A Prototype Rover P6 From 1966

<img data-attachment-id="1682832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.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="1966 Rover P6" data-image-description=" https://www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk/rover/p6/288817 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The P6 was an important leap forward in style and modernity for the small and independent Rover […]

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Bentley Putting Depression Era Darling Back Into Production

<img data-attachment-id="1688028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/8-1929-Team-Blower-e1568054854841.jpg" data-orig-size="3211,2211" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"","camera":"IQ3 100MP Trichr","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1565885015","copyright":"","focal_length":"80","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.003125","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="8 – 1929 Team Blower" data-image-description=" Bentley ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/8-1929-Team-Blower-e1568054706290-450×310.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/8-1929-Team-Blower-e1568054706290-610×420.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1688028″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/8-1929-Team-Blower-e1568054706290-610×420.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”420″> Even if antique autos aren’t your jam, you’ve probably heard of the Blower Bentley. It’s the exceptionally rare racing variant of the brand’s pre-war 4½ Litre model. While perhaps not […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 TVR 2500M – Regulatory Mishaps (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1687124" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@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="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687124 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In Part I of the TVR M Series story, we covered the new model range TVR developed based […]

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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 1977 TVR 2500M, Continuing a Theme (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1687128" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@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="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687128 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently, Rare Rides featured its first-ever TVR, a wedge from the decade or so where all of TVR’s […]

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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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Rare Rides: The 1978 Ford Fiesta, a German Car

<img data-attachment-id="1686176" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_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="1978 Ford Fiesta" data-image-description=" https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/d/snohomish-1978-ford-fiesta-mk1/6959046157.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1686176 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Ford has executed an on-then-off strategy with regard to its Fiesta offering in the North American market. Currently […]

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QOTD: Level-set for the C8 Vette?

<img data-attachment-id="1684916" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road.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="2020 Chevrolet Corvette stingray road" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684916 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Between 1953 and a few weeks ago, the Chevrolet Corvette stuck to a very specific formula: Engine at […]

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Rare Rides: A 1986 Alfa Romeo GTV 6 – Black and Tan

<img data-attachment-id="1685320" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265.jpg" data-orig-size="800,536" 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="1986 Alfa Romeo GTV 6" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/56958713 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685320 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-768×515.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured Alfa Romeos from the Seventies (including this car’s sibling) and the Nineties, […]

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Rare Rides: A Citroën Van From 1972 Says HY

<img data-attachment-id="1682204" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_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="1972 Citroen HY" data-image-description=" https://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/cto/d/arlington-1972-citroen-hy-van/6932440966.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682204 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We’ve lately had some fun Citroën times here at Rare Rides, with the most recent entry being a custom-built […]

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Rare Rides: A Subaru XT Turbo 4WD From 1985

<img data-attachment-id="1682868" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02.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="1985 Subaru XT" data-image-description=" https://www.reezocar.com/en/voiture-occasion/subaru-xt-RZCATTNLA8A3B9A99B2F.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Subaru started its first full decade in North America in the Seventies, where it sold the microscopic rear-engined 360. […]

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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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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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Rare Rides: The 1985 MG Metro 6R4, a BL Rally Car Experiment

<img data-attachment-id="1680378" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.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="1985 MG Metro 6R4" data-image-description=" https://www.silverstoneauctions.com/events/2019-auctions/the-silverstone-classic-sale-2019/silverstone-classic-sale-saturday-27th-sunday-28th-july-2019/2pm-saturday-27th-july-2019-classic-cars-competition-cars/1985-mg-metro-6r4?fbclid=IwAR0zJmU_mcgkUVnTfdeGUw8KFkE2vIRK5RffXb-bw8C9DbWFqVC_TBNx3Xk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680378 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a rally car from 1985 which is brand new and pieced together from an […]

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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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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: The 1981 AMC Concord Keeps it on the D/L

<img data-attachment-id="1677038" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_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="1981 AMC Concord" data-image-description=" https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/mesa-1981-amc-concord-dl/6892673550.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677038 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Vehicles from plucky AMC are always welcome here at Rare Rides. Thus far, the series has featured a […]

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Rare Rides: A Pristine 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon, Shift-It-Yourself Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1676440" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572.jpg" data-orig-size="801,572" 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="1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon" data-image-description=" http://smclassiccars.com/oldsmobile/251270-ultra-rare-5-speed-survivor-1978-oldsmobile-cutlass-salon-34k-miles.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-610×436.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676440 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-610×436.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”436″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-610×436.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-75×54.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-768×548.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-120×86.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572.jpg 801w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Hearing the Cutlass name inspires visions of 442, of color-key rally wheels, or perhaps thoughts of tacky […]

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