Tag: Editorials

Ask Bark: Breaking The Cycle Of Negative Equity

<img data-attachment-id="1579077" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/bigstock-182738065-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Money Trolley. Shopping cart full of money bills. 3d illustration","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Bigstock","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Money Trolley. Shopping cart full of money bills. 3d illustration","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Shopping cart full of cash money bills" data-image-description=" Shopping cart full of cash money bills ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/bigstock-182738065-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/bigstock-182738065-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1579077″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/bigstock-182738065-1-610×458.jpg” alt=”Shopping cart full of cash money bills, Image: […]

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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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The Hunt For BMW’s New CEO Begins

<img data-attachment-id="1681946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" 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="BMW Logo" data-image-description=" Cineberg/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Harald Krüger out, BMW needs a new CEO — one that can effectively transition the company into becoming and […]

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The Fastest Version is Not the Best Version

We’re living in a golden age of performance where somehow, despite all the focus on electrification and sport-utility development, you can still buy a nearly 800 horsepower coupe off the showroom floor for less than six figures. All of the so-called “Detroit 3” manufacturers are offering supercharged V8’s that start with the Camaro ZL1 and […]

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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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Elon Musk Now Suggesting Tesla Roadster Will Fly With SpaceX Package

When Elon Musk announced Tesla was developing a new Roadster, he promised us the moon. When released, the car is supposed to yield a 0-to-60 time of just 1.9 seconds and possess an all-electric range over 620 miles, thanks to its sizable, 200-kWh battery pack. As if that wasn’t ambitious enough, he spent last week […]

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Rare Rides: Be a Real Businessman With the 1983 Chrysler Executive Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1681248" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_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="1983 Chrysler Executive" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/724604734651801/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681248 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The demand for executive limousines in North America was once satisfied by OEM-lengthened versions of domestic sedans. […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Three-door Japanese SUVs in 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1681596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1067" 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 Nissan Terrano/Pathfinder" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681596 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Do you remember what the compact SUV market looked like in 1989? Me either. But it was […]

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Listen Up: Amazon Putting Alexa Into More Automobiles

<img data-attachment-id="1681516" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AmazonAlexa_8026.jpg" data-orig-size="3200,2069" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"18","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D810","caption":"Ford and Amazon team up to offer consumers the ability to access their car from home, and call up other features from their vehicle via Alexa \u2013 Amazon\u2019s cloud-based voice service","created_timestamp":"1483506000","copyright":"","focal_length":"45","iso":"2000","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"2017 CES – Ford offers Amazon Alexa","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2017 CES – Ford offers Amazon Alexa" data-image-description=" Ford Motor Co […]

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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 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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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1632332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,630" 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="2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1632332 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”320″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-768×403.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, in our Wednesday QOTD post, we switched over to the darker side of truck and […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Rare 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT, Barracuda Lite?

<img data-attachment-id="1680364" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,675" 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="1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT" data-image-description=" https://greensboro.craigslist.org/cto/d/asheboro-1969-sunbeam-alpine-gt/6907178824.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680364 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Earlier this year, we took a look at the unique fastback style worn by the original Plymouth […]

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Mild Misinformation About the Gas War: Governors Unite, Automakers Compromise

<img data-attachment-id="1663198" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.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="gas pump fuel pump shutterstock_1118002874" data-image-description=" CC7/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663198″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, 23 governors signed a joint statement urging the Trump administration to reconsider the proposed […]

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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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The Pettiness of Pickup Sales

<img data-attachment-id="1674984" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"Chevrolet\/Fets","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","created_timestamp":"1554561310","copyright":"","focal_length":"115","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674984″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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Rare Rides: The 1982 Plymouth TC3, Sporty Liftback Time

<img data-attachment-id="1680354" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.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="1982 Plymouth Horizon TC3" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1982-Plymouth-Horizon-TC3-Miser-/223560723453?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l10137&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680354 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the much sportier (but mostly the same) liftback version of the Horizon […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From America?

<img data-attachment-id="1680152" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg" data-orig-size="950,489" 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="1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Orvis Edition" data-image-description=" Jeep ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680152 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”314″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-768×395.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-120×62.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg 950w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> We spent the last three Wednesday editions of Question of the Day discussing the […]

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Rare Rides: Aston Martin’s Incredibly Rare 2017 Lagonda Taraf

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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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