Tag: Editorials

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 Original Ford SVT Lightning From 1993

<img data-attachment-id="1688762" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542.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="1993 Ford SVT Lightning" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/57759864 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1688762 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a first-generation SVT Lightning from the first year of production. Let’s find out […]

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Lincoln’s ‘Fresh Take’ Campaign Traps Matthew McConaughey Inside Pink Mist

<img data-attachment-id="1688660" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey.jpg" data-orig-size="3168,1782" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"\u201cFresh Take\u201d campaign features spokesman Matthew McConaughey in a colorful, surreal setting to highlight how the all-new Lincoln Aviator stands on its own","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"\"Fresh Take\" Aviator Campaign","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="“Fresh Take” Aviator Campaign" data-image-description=" Ford motor co ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1688660″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-450×253.jpg […]

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Rare Rides: A Bristol Beaufort – Timeless Beauty From 1984

<img data-attachment-id="1683756" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1800,1195" 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="1984 Bristol Beaufort" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1090977?fbclid=IwAR3EWFn31rz3vl-XEwVngfU83-oHTsQvJNiog1e__4qbZR5IFUfxUMIWGRQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683756 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-768×510.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is the very first Bristol featured in this series. Hand-crafted in a shed somewhere in England, Bristol […]

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Not Coming to America: 2020 Ford Puma

I don’t understand what Ford is doing anymore. While the company is branding itself as this tech-savvy mobility firm, bent on delivery cutting-edge electrics that will save the planet, it has also removed its most-economical models from the U.S. market — leaving us with the EcoSport, some plug-ins, and the soon-to-be-gone Fiesta. Meanwhile, an ocean away, Europe is […]

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Rare Rides: A Prototype Rover P6 From 1966

<img data-attachment-id="1682832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.jpg" data-orig-size="800,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1966 Rover P6" data-image-description=" https://www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk/rover/p6/288817 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The P6 was an important leap forward in style and modernity for the small and independent Rover […]

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Rare Rides: 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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Buy/Drive/Burn: Floaty American Luxury Sedans From 1988

<img data-attachment-id="1687910" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2.jpg" data-orig-size="2048,1536" 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="88 Lincoln Continental" data-image-description=" Lincoln ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687910 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the late Eighties, American auto manufacturers still sold large, traditional luxury sedans in decent numbers. Their aging sedan […]

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Rare Rides: A Pristine AMC Pacer Wagon From 1978

<img data-attachment-id="1687116" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1978 AMC Pacer" data-image-description=" https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/laguna-beach-1978-amc-pacer-dl-wagon/6963650038.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687116 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Our most recent late-Seventies Rare Ride from AMC was a delightfully brougham Matador Barcelona from 1978. Today’s Rare […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 TVR 2500M – Regulatory Mishaps (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1687124" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687124 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In Part I of the TVR M Series story, we covered the new model range TVR developed based […]

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Changing Trajectory: In Giving Lincoln Its Own Space, Can Ford Combat the Wandering Eye?

<img data-attachment-id="1620436" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713.jpg" data-orig-size="3295,2268" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D810","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"17","iso":"2500","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="lincoln navigator grille badge lincoln logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Co. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-450×310.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-610×420.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1620436″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-610×420.jpg” alt=”lincoln navigator grille badge lincoln logo” width=”610″ height=”420″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-610×420.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-75×52.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-450×310.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-768×529.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-120×83.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> My father has historically been a Ford […]

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QOTD: Stunning Nineties Sports Car Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1687346" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1440" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"Remi Dargegen \u00a92016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's","camera":"NIKON D800","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1469718129","copyright":"Remi Dargegen \u00a92016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's","focal_length":"120","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.001","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1993 Porsche 911 Turbo" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/lf16/london/lots/r184-1993-porsche-911-turbo-s-lightweight/384589 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687346 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/7f85d3a78f308fcc04f240ba1b136aaa8e7d8767-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In last Wednesday’s QOTD post, […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 TVR 2500M, Continuing a Theme (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1687128" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687128 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently, Rare Rides featured its first-ever TVR, a wedge from the decade or so where all of TVR’s […]

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Automakers Asks NHTSA to Remove Autonomous Hurdles

<img data-attachment-id="1675948" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/waymo-fleet-chandler_depot-e1559322664263.jpg" data-orig-size="2076,1198" 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="waymo fleet chandler_depot" data-image-description=" waymo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/waymo-fleet-chandler_depot-450×260.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/waymo-fleet-chandler_depot-610×352.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675948″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/waymo-fleet-chandler_depot-610×352.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”352″> The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been pretty good about letting companies test autonomous vehicles on public roads. And yet pretty much every automotive manufacturer, ride sharing firm and tech giant still […]

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Rare Rides: A Vanden Plas Princess 4 Litre R – Overwhelming Britishness From 1966

<img data-attachment-id="1685686" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641.jpg" data-orig-size="790,524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1966 Vanden Plas Princess" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1101736?fbclid=IwAR2gczOMDW23ncjxOuANm91AK-t32WZlCUtG-bY1u_mG17HykNHWvlHTfWc ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685686 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-768×509.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641.jpg 790w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Vanden Plas. It rolls off the tongue the same way as other luxury words, like Ferrero Rocher. […]

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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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Buy/Drive/Burn: Full-size Van Time in 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1671952" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_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="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/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671952 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00x0x_6aOB9tu8PBR_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The year is 1990, and you live in Utah or someplace similar and find yourself with […]

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Shareholders No Longer Riding Shotgun, Say American Automakers

<img data-attachment-id="1684824" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,600" 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":"1"}" data-image-title="ford mustang chevrolet camaro" data-image-description=" Sergey Akhrameev/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-450×270.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-610×366.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1684824″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-610×366.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”366″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-610×366.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-450×270.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-768×461.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1405170377.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> This week, General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Ford CEO Jim Hackett were among 181 […]

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QOTD: Level-set for the C8 Vette?

<img data-attachment-id="1684916" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" 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 Chevrolet Corvette stingray road" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684916 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Between 1953 and a few weeks ago, the Chevrolet Corvette stuck to a very specific formula: Engine at […]

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