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Rare Rides: The 1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe – Supreme Elegance (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1692396" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310.jpg" data-orig-size="1044,696" 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="1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Coupe" data-image-description=" https://www.thiesen-automobile.com/angebot_detailansicht34215.html?f=new ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692396 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310.jpg 1044w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In Part I of this two-part edition of Rare Rides, we learned about historic manufacturer Talbot […]

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Rare Rides: The 1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe – Supreme Elegance (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1692388" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315.jpg" data-orig-size="1044,696" 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="1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Coupe" data-image-description=" https://www.thiesen-automobile.com/angebot_detailansicht34215.html?f=new ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692388 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315.jpg 1044w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Talbot’s history was a difficult one, fraught with adversity. Yet during the company’s earlier iterations it […]

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QOTD: Terrible Nineties Sports Car Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1692546" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70.jpg" data-orig-size="750,500" 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="Ford Cougar" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692546 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70.jpg 750w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>On last Wednesday’s Question of the Day post, we began our examination of terrible styling on sporty cars of the 1990s. […]

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Rare Rides: A Ford Probe From 1991 – the Mustang Replacement

<img data-attachment-id="1692240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900.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="1991 Ford Probe" data-image-description=" https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/ctd/d/phoenix-ford-probe-lx-v6-low-77k-miles/6996383878.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692240 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Probe is a significant name in the history of Rare Rides, as the series started off in early […]

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QOTD: Terrible Nineties Sports Car Design From America?

<img data-attachment-id="1615904" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456.jpg" data-orig-size="700,456" 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 Chevrolet Beretta GTU" data-image-description=" Image via GM. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-450×293.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-610×397.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1615904 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-610×397.jpg” alt=”Image: 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU” width=”610″ height=”397″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-610×397.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-450×293.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-120×78.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456.jpg 700w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Last week, we wrapped up a trio of posts about the best sporty […]

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Rare Rides: Vintage England Via the 1957 Austin Cambridge

<img data-attachment-id="1691458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg" data-orig-size="1600,1068" 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="1957 Austin Cambridge" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/austin/cambridge/1957/685599 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-768×513.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently Rare Rides featured the Rolls-Royce powered Vanden Plas Princess, which was the very pinnacle of luxury offered […]

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Rare Rides: A 1967 Glas 2600 V8 (and Future BMW Coupe)

<img data-attachment-id="1691464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg" data-orig-size="762,456" 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 Glas 2600 V8" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1141456?fbclid=IwAR1xE9i9gnjLuvHKKAd7Qx97pLboAZZRugCrt_z97VMSC6MSSFXEToznbhs ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”365″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg 762w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a German V8 luxury coupe that was designed in Italy and hails from a brand […]

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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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Rare Rides: A Pristine AMC Pacer Wagon From 1978

<img data-attachment-id="1687116" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_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 AMC Pacer" data-image-description=" https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/laguna-beach-1978-amc-pacer-dl-wagon/6963650038.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687116 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Our most recent late-Seventies Rare Ride from AMC was a delightfully brougham Matador Barcelona from 1978. Today’s Rare […]

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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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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: The 1996 Vector M12, an Elusive Supercar (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1684492" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126.png" data-orig-size="1085,821" 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 Vector M12" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/mo19/monterey/lots/r0058-1996-vector-m12/779028?fbclid=IwAR0a7S95dEohkUiloI-26xV1Aqz74m9PbnXeArPEIPSjD1E-ZPhIiXGqCJ8 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-450×341.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-610×462.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684492 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-610×462.png” alt width=”610″ height=”462″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-610×462.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-75×57.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-450×341.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-768×581.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-120×91.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126.png 1085w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today is the second portion of the Vector story, which we began in our most recent Rare Rides […]

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Rare Rides: The 1996 Vector M12, an Elusive Supercar (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1684500" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121.png" data-orig-size="1079,823" 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 Vector M12" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/mo19/monterey/lots/r0058-1996-vector-m12/779028?fbclid=IwAR0a7S95dEohkUiloI-26xV1Aqz74m9PbnXeArPEIPSjD1E-ZPhIiXGqCJ8 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-450×343.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-610×465.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684500 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-610×465.png” alt width=”610″ height=”465″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-610×465.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-75×57.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-450×343.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-768×586.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-120×92.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121.png 1079w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Which elite-class supercar features the marker lights from a Miata, rear lamps from a Cavalier, and the steering […]

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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: The Very Rare Morgan Aero 8 America, From 2007

<img data-attachment-id="1682844" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" 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="2007 Morgan Aero 8" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/morgan/aero-8/2240353.html?fbclid=IwAR1cYOGIwNXgW03Nr8xIZnZysBjxxyIbwjfMYgS55rX7fPoO3TnnBbuxRZg ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682844 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Morgan is a carmaker for traditionalists who wear tweeds, enjoy wooden car frames, and shun modern […]

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