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Rare Rides: A Gigantic 1979 Lincoln Continental Town Car Williamsburg Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1677024" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,684" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"Martin Yannollou","camera":"NIKON D750","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1554292508","copyright":"www.martinpetersphotography.co.uk","focal_length":"24","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0008","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1979 Lincoln Continental Town Car Williamsburg Edition" data-image-description=" 1979 Lincoln Continental “Williamsburgh” Limited edition ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677024 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The end of the Seventies was 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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Rare Rides: The 1979 Ford Pinto European Sports Sedan Is None of Those Things

<img data-attachment-id="1676274" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,497" 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 Ford Pinto ESS" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1979-Ford-Other-ESS-/333185774222?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l44720&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-450×218.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676274 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-610×296.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-450×218.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In an interesting case of historical marketing, this very yellow Rare Ride seems to have adjectives applied […]

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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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Rare Rides: The Extremely Sporty Yugo GVX From 1988

<img data-attachment-id="1675052" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1030" 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 Yugo GVX" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1988-Yugo-GVX-/133052302373?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l44720&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-450×290.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-610×393.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675052 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-610×393.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”393″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-610×393.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-450×290.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-768×494.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600-120×77.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Everyone’s heard of Yugo — the Yugoslavian brand that tried to shift cheap cars on North American shores […]

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