Tag: coupes

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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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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Rare Rides: A 240SX From 1992, Where Stock Is Wonderful

<img data-attachment-id="1685512" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261.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="1992 Nissan 240SX" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/56339027 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685512 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Along the winding road of automotive history, certain vehicles become targets for the sort of owners who want […]

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Rare Rides: The 2009 Invicta S1 Coupe – Not a Cheap Watch

<img data-attachment-id="1689730" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793.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="2009 Invicta S1" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1156128 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689730 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though this Rare Ride looks like it might’ve come from a design commissioned by a Russian businessman, it’s […]

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QOTD: Living Beyond One’s Reasonable Years?

A new trim level here, a revised bumper there, general fiddling. Sometimes, there’s just no way around it — a manufacturer’s vehicular offering is overdue for replacement. Today we want to discuss the models on sale in The Current Year that have lived past their reasonable shelf life. The idea behind refresh-not-replace is of course […]

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Rare Rides: An Original 1988 Toyota MR2 – the Supercharged One

<img data-attachment-id="1685500" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="940,625" 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 Toyota MR2" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/toyota/mr2/2279311.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685500 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X.jpg 940w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The mid-engine MR2 started out strong in the Eighties, but ended its life in the new century with […]

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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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Rare Rides: The 1987 Shelby CSX, Not a Dodge

<img data-attachment-id="1683730" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg" data-orig-size="717,511" 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="1987 Shelby CSX" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/243572956525851/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683730 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”435″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-120×86.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg 717w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rare Rides previously featured two vehicles that resulted from racing legend Carroll Shelby’s association with Chrysler in the Eighties. […]

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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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Rare Rides: The Very Luxurious 1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk

<img data-attachment-id="1686154" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std.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":"0"}" data-image-title="1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/af19/auburn-fall/lots/r0139-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk/795359?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=AF19&fbclid=IwAR2r1FJwy7YGG6qKQZlMuxF2zSkZQw4Sa8AtdVrF4fK9UIMpq49NfrY9730 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1686154 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/17227408-1958-studebaker-golden-hawk-std.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured a couple of Studebaker offerings in the past, both of which were family-hauling […]

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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 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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Rare Rides: A Stunning 1962 Citroën ID19, Le Dandy

<img data-attachment-id="1683270" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="620,390" 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="1962 Citroen ID19" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/citro%C3%ABn/id19/2288617.html?refer=blog ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-450×283.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-610×384.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683270 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-610×384.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”384″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-610×384.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-450×283.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-120×75.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X.jpg 620w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Our most recently featured Citroën was a BX five-door hatchback, which made its way to Maine on a plane […]

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QOTD: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Nissan?

The news of Nissan’s recent financial trouble brought attention right where it needs to be: on lackluster product. In our most recent reporting regarding Nissan’s sales woes, I was asked in the comments whether I had any ideas for improvement. Well that got me thinking (and worked up), and it turns out I do have ideas, […]

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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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Coupe de Grâce? Mazda Files for ‘MX-30’ Name in Europe

<img data-attachment-id="1682110" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" 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="mazda logo mazda grille" data-image-description=" Colin Hui/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682110″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mazda has filed the term “MX-30” with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). While […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1681740" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F.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="1994 Mazda B Series" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681740 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s QOTD marks the last post in the Nineties design discussion on which we embarked in […]

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Rare Rides: The 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Quad 442 W41

<img data-attachment-id="1681262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_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="00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900" data-image-description=" https://buffalo.craigslist.org/cto/d/depew-1991-oldsmobile-cutlass-calais/6926425117.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681262 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has visited a performance 442 Oldsmobile previously, when we took a look at a one-off […]

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Rare Rides: A Suzuki SC100, Delightfully Tiny

<img data-attachment-id="1679804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_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="Suzuki SC100" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/451664711701419/permalink/1097696977098186/?sale_post_id=1097696977098186 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679804 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rear-engine, rear-drive cars are few and far between, limited mostly to excellent things like the Porsche 911, and […]

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Rare Rides: Ultimate Americana via the 1970 AMC Rebel, The Machine

<img data-attachment-id="1679818" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,583" 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="1970 AMC Rebel The Machine" data-image-description=" https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/rosenberg-1970-amc-rebel-the-machine/6916864561.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-450×219.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679818 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-450×219.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Independence Day nearly upon us, it seems fitting that Rare Rides take a look […]

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