Tag: Editorials

Rare Rides: The Gran Turismo Dream – a 1990 Mazda Eunos Cosmo

<img data-attachment-id="1671962" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="798,532" 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="1990 Mazda Eunos Cosmo" data-image-description=" https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/ctd/d/garland-jdm-rhd-1990-mazda-eunos-cosmo/6861247441.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671962″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900.jpg 798w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a sporting luxury coupe with a complex rotary engine. It’s a car which […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: 2019 American Sports Cars, Ace of Base Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1674552" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl.png" data-orig-size="925,453" 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="2019 Dodge Challenger" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-450×220.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1674552 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png” alt width=”610″ height=”299″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-75×37.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-450×220.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-768×376.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-120×59.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl.png 925w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Buy/Drive/Burn returns this week with three American sports cars in their most basic, purest form. The Big Three […]

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Rare Rides: This Chevrolet Beauville Is a Quigley 4×4 From 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1671950" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="720,481" 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 Chevy Beauville Quigley 4×4" data-image-description=" https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/eugene-89-chev-quigley-4×4-beauville/6877047150.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671950 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”408″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900.jpg 720w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In The Current Year, new car lots are filled with family-friendly adventure vehicles. They’ve got lots of seats, […]

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QOTD: Graceful Nineties Aging From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1596208" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960.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="1996 Toyota Camry Coupe" data-image-description=" Image via Toyota. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1596208 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg” alt=”Image: 1996 Toyota Camry Coupe” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The past couple of Wednesday editions of Question of the Day […]

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Rare Rides: The Double-breasted 1983 Lincoln Continental Mark VI Bill Blass

<img data-attachment-id="1671976" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_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="1983 Lincoln Mark VI Bill Blass" data-image-description=" https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/d/santa-cruz-rare-1983-ford-lincoln/6872371043.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671976 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>A short while ago, we ran a QOTD post about special branded editions, gauging our […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Rare Ferrari 348 Zagato Elaborazione, a Mouthful From 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1672004" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227.jpg" data-orig-size="980,653" 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="1990 Ferrari 348 TB Zagato Elaborazione" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/ve19/villa-erba/lots/r0028-1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione/769563?fbclid=IwAR3LwrdkCozraKGwL42pC1tjFOZUoL_gq40Ct_P5opctAdPWzLELnWyMnWk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672004 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227.jpg 980w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>By our count, Rare Rides has discussed Italian coach builder Zagato’s works on exactly two […]

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QOTD: Graceful Nineties Aging From Places European?

<img data-attachment-id="1673262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1.jpg" data-orig-size="960,679" 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 Audi A8l W12" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1673262 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-768×543.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-120×85.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In a QOTD post last week, we walked down Nineties memory lane. The topics of discussion were […]

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Two Tribes: When a Suburban Crossover Owner Butts Heads With Urban/Environmental Advocates, Who Wins?

<img data-attachment-id="1670696" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,683" 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="CX-5_skyactiv d" data-image-description=" mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1670696 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> That headline is only the second 1980s musical reference of the day, which might point to a lack […]

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Rare Rides: The 1978 Innocenti Mini Is Both De Tomaso and Bertone

<img data-attachment-id="1672908" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3.jpg" data-orig-size="620,332" 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="Innocenti Mini De Tomaso" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/innocenti/mini/1978/551092?fbclid=IwAR0XMpk3WGqLZWqzC0p9f53tw2vdoHN_ox5zhQkkS_4lI-CVLXhK6Mk_ZSE ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-450×241.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672908 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-450×241.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-120×64.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3.jpg 620w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides returns again to De Tomaso, shortly after it covered the obscure Guarà Barchetta. This time, the subject vehicle […]

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Rare Rides: A 1981 Triumph TR8 That’s Both Beige and Brand New

<img data-attachment-id="1672556" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" 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="1981 Triumph TR8" data-image-description=" https://www.streetsideclassics.com/vehicles/1736-tpa/1981-triumph-tr8 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672556 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>You read the title correctly. There’s a Triumph TR8 for sale in the urbane and international city of Tampa, which […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Expensive Trucks You Won’t Use for Truck Things

Today’s truck trio includes three very expensive rigs that aren’t likely be used for hauling duties or any other truck-type responsibilities. And that’s a good thing, because they’re loaded up on equipment and leather, and covered in nice metallic paint. Which nice truck gets used as kindling? Let’s find out. Today we proceed in order […]

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QOTD: Graceful Aging of the Nineties Variety?

<img data-attachment-id="1672336" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,719" 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="1997 Buick Regal" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672336 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”428″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-450×316.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-768×539.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-120×84.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We’ve talked about the Nineties in a couple of recent QOTDs, and today we’ll do it once more. This […]

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Rare Rides: A Studebaker Wagonaire From 1964 – aka the Earliest GMC Envoy XUT

<img data-attachment-id="1671988" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_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="1964 Studebaker Wagonaire" data-image-description=" https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/cto/d/willernie-1964-studebaker-wagonaire/6874097854.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671988 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Sometimes car companies have radical ideas that don’t really pan out when it comes time to persuade consumers […]

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Behold Ford’s Futuristic Shopping Cart

<img data-attachment-id="1672140" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555.jpg" data-orig-size="2477,1517" 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":"\u2018Self-Braking Trolley\u2019 Could Help to Make Supermarket Shoppi","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="‘Self-Braking Trolley’ Could Help to Make Supermarket Shoppi" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-450×276.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-610×374.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1672140″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-610×374.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”374″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-610×374.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-75×46.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-450×276.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-768×470.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/4.-TrolleyMustang-e1556572237555-120×73.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> This author absolutely loves Ford Europe’s extracurricular mobility […]

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How Are Autonomous Vehicles Supposed to Make Automakers Money?

<img data-attachment-id="1672114" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866.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="self driving car mockup" data-image-description=" By metamorworks/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1672114″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As we continue reporting on how costly mobility projects, connectivity, and autonomous development are weighing […]

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Rare Rides: An International Truck Experience With the 2008 MXT

<img data-attachment-id="1671666" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976.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="2008 International MXT" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/49130098 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671666 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series doesn’t often venture into Tough Trucks land, but when it does, it goes all […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Big German Luxury Sedans of 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1671206" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,768" 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="1991 BMW 735i" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671206 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>They’re large, expensive, and hail from a time when the sedan was king of the luxury pyramid. German exclusivity […]

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QOTD: Additional Branding for the Special Vehicular Feels?

<img data-attachment-id="1671442" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop.jpg" data-orig-size="940,504" 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 Cadillac Seville Gucci" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-450×241.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671442 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-450×241.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-768×412.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-120×64.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop.jpg 940w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>They used to be commonplace, but the last decade or so has seen this automotive phenomenon fade […]

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Rare Rides: The Ultimate 8 Series BMW Is the Alpina B12 of 1992

<img data-attachment-id="1667850" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1440" 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 BMW Alpina B12" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/es19/essen/lots/r0025-1992-bmw-alpina-b12-50-coup%C3%A9/733419?fbclid=IwAR273u3yv6tt9-SRmbdc4yl22HTp5WbkPHG6cFeICtHVqrl9fr_zUSdfBs4 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667850 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides featured an Alpina once before: the in-house performance tuner’s take on the late-Eighties 6 Series — the […]

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