Tag: economy cars

QOTD: Ready to Share Your Ride?

<img data-attachment-id="1675168" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"The all-new high tech 2020 Nissan Versa features Nissan Safety Shield 360 and a new design with lower, wider and longer exterior dimensions.","created_timestamp":"1554911186","copyright":"","focal_length":"65","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.0025","title":"2020 Nissan Versa","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Nissan Versa youngster sex appeal" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675168 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg 610w, […]

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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: 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 1974 Toyota Corona 2000 GT

<img data-attachment-id="1677858" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="640,429" 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="1974 Toyota Corona 2000 GT" data-image-description=" https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/ctd/d/shingle-springs-1974-toyota-corona-2000/6899592985.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-610×409.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677858 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-610×409.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-610×409.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is a case of forbidden fruit. Though North American consumers could buy something similar, this […]

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Rare Rides: The 1986 Ford Escort EXP, for Driving Enjoyment

<img data-attachment-id="1677832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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="1987 Ford Escort EXP" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/183844613272?ul_noapp=true&fbclid=IwAR2k4_BU9NaWHzavUUzvOvaFdB1dmZSlZghE4xKYM6KyoTHc_iFasxbNSBc ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rare Rides featured an EXP once before, in the form of a tidy first-generation example painted […]

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Rare Rides: This Midas Gold From 1998 Is Grey

<img data-attachment-id="1677018" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.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="1998 Midas Gold" data-image-description=" 1998 MIDAS GOLD ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677018 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Every once in a while, a car surfaces from the vast internet that truly deserves the title of […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Ace of Base A-Bodies From 1979

<img data-attachment-id="1676796" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036.jpg" data-orig-size="2100,1500" 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="1979 Buick Century Turbo Coupe" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676796 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”436″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-75×54.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-768×549.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-120×86.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>After our most recent Rare Rides post, your author perused The Big List of BDB Ideas and discovered […]

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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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