Tag: Imports

Rare Rides: A 1969 Fiat 850 Special, by Vignale

<img data-attachment-id="1700968" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/12/rare-rides-a-1969-fiat-850-special-by-vignale/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe.jpg" data-orig-size="700,466" 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="60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe" data-image-description=" https://www.classic-trader.com/uk/cars/listing/fiat/850/850-speciale/1969/118855 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1700968″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/60ad4008-ff70-11e7-848f-31bef49b02fe.jpg 700w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Not long ago, Rare Rides featured a top-line Fiat 2100 sedan that was rebodied at the order of Abarth into the […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: American Two-doors for a New Century

<img data-attachment-id="1700494" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_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="2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5" data-image-description=" fca ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1700494″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2001-Chrysler-Sebring_5.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Buy/Drive/Burn is the first of two consecutive entries where we’ll be evaluating two-door offerings from the dawn of the […]

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Rare Rides: The 1992 Mazda 929 – Frameless Luxury Motoring

<img data-attachment-id="1700050" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9.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="1992 Mazda 929" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1992-Mazda-929-/312780572937?item=312780572937&vxp=mtr&ViewItem=&nma=true&si=dvYncvUPS3De28%252B4C3pYz61K01M%253D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1700050 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-9.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Remember when Mazda sold a rear-drive sedan as its flagship? Me either, but the internet assures me […]

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Rare Rides: A Mazda Bongo 4×4 – JDM Van Time From 1994

<img data-attachment-id="1697894" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o.jpg" data-orig-size="960,721" 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 Bongo 4×4" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/430748104463965/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1697894 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-768×577.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>For decades, the Japanese market has loved vans of all shapes and sizes, ranging from basic kei […]

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Rare Rides: A Panhard PL 17 Tigre Cabriolet From 1963

<img data-attachment-id="1697464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788.jpg" data-orig-size="1184,672" 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="1963 Panhard PL 17" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1171236 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-450×255.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-610×346.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1697464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-610×346.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”346″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-610×346.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-450×255.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-768×436.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788.jpg 1184w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides introduced the Panhard brand to the series a while back, showcasing the little 24. The […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Rare 1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTR

<img data-attachment-id="1696174" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4.jpg" data-orig-size="533,400" 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 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS" data-image-description=" https://www.lamborghinihouston.com/used-Houston-1981-Porsche-924+Carrera+GTR-1+of+17-0WP0ZZZ932BS72010?fbclid=IwAR2zAJL94cjg02i_X3bn_lMMQJmyfa0hc38ScARO11-ZPjdBkJTJUkGEPyQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1696174″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4.jpg” alt width=”590″ height=”443″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4.jpg 533w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/4-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 590px) 100vw, 590px”> TTAC’s own Sajeev Mehta gets the credit for discovering today’s Rare Ride. It’s the most special version of the Porsche 924, […]

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Rare Rides: A Lancia Delta HF Integrale From 1990 (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1693874" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1990 Lancia Delta HF Integralie" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/lancia/delta/2118311.html?fbclid=IwAR37Ww3UcKRjMQ2etu3GNKcrNpogyiyj4qilLuNUeQM7xYFRAH2K-aBdBSo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1693874 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952148-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We began our story of the Lancia Delta with its conception and birth. Taking its place […]

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Rare Rides: A Lancia Delta HF Integrale From 1990 (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1693896" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1990 Lancia Delta HF Integralie" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/lancia/delta/2118311.html?fbclid=IwAR37Ww3UcKRjMQ2etu3GNKcrNpogyiyj4qilLuNUeQM7xYFRAH2K-aBdBSo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1693896 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/62952149-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Lancia is one of the company’s final unique product offerings. In the finest tradition of creating a […]

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Rare Rides: A Panhard 24 From 1964 – Parental Problems

<img data-attachment-id="1693314" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025.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="1964 Panhard 24" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1134515 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1693314 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11791025.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides is partial to the unique motoring opportunities offered by French manufacturers. Among many Citroëns featured here, […]

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Rare Rides: The 1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe – Supreme Elegance (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1692388" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315.jpg" data-orig-size="1044,696" 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="1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Coupe" data-image-description=" https://www.thiesen-automobile.com/angebot_detailansicht34215.html?f=new ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692388 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315.jpg 1044w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Talbot’s history was a difficult one, fraught with adversity. Yet during the company’s earlier iterations it […]

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Rare Rides: Vintage England Via the 1957 Austin Cambridge

<img data-attachment-id="1691458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg" data-orig-size="1600,1068" 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="1957 Austin Cambridge" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/austin/cambridge/1957/685599 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-768×513.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently Rare Rides featured the Rolls-Royce powered Vanden Plas Princess, which was the very pinnacle of luxury offered […]

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Rare Rides: A 1967 Glas 2600 V8 (and Future BMW Coupe)

<img data-attachment-id="1691464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg" data-orig-size="762,456" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1967 Glas 2600 V8" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1141456?fbclid=IwAR1xE9i9gnjLuvHKKAd7Qx97pLboAZZRugCrt_z97VMSC6MSSFXEToznbhs ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”365″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg 762w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a German V8 luxury coupe that was designed in Italy and hails from a brand […]

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Rare Rides: The Original Audi 5000 From 1980

<img data-attachment-id="1690588" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,640" 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="1980 Audi 5000" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/262402381232809?view=permalink&id=535189163954128 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1690588 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Before Audi revolutionized rallying and four-wheel drive cars with the Ur-Quattro circa 1980, the company made front-drive vehicles […]

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QOTD: Stunning Nineties Sports Car Design From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1690870" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1.jpg" data-orig-size="744,489" 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":"0"}" data-image-title="1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1-450×296.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1-610×401.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1690870 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1-610×401.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”401″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1-610×401.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1-450×296.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/1993_Mazda_RX7JM1FD1.jpg 744w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We return to our Nineties sports car design discussion this week. Previously, we covered America and Europe; this week we end on […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1689730" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2009 Invicta S1" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1156128 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689730 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though this Rare Ride looks like it might’ve come from a design commissioned by a Russian businessman, it’s […]

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Rare Rides: A René Bonnet Le Mans From 1963 – French and Fiberglass

<img data-attachment-id="1689716" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.9","credit":"","camera":"FinePix XP80 XP81 XP85","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1541460255","copyright":"","focal_length":"5","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0095238095238095","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1963 Rene Bonnet Le Mans" data-image-description=" https://dyler.com/cars/9858/rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale#car-images-29 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689716 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is one of the more obscure vehicles seen on these […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: $60,000 Luxury Sedans in 2020

Say you’re an auto shopper of wealth and taste who has around $60,000 to spend. Now, let’s assume the usual options from Japan and Germany are not for you. Would you turn to America or Sweden to fill your luxury needs? Lincoln Continental Lincoln’s Continental enters 2020 in three trims spanning three engine options. Prices start at […]

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Rare Rides: The 1989 Mitsubishi Sigma – Excellent Parts Availability Guaranteed

<img data-attachment-id="1689148" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_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="1989 Mitsubishi Sigma" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/488633418536403/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689148 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Luxury, elegance, Mitsubishi: Three words that sound just right in a singular sentence. Similarly, one sedan expresses all three of […]

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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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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 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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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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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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