Tag: Imports

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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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 1978 Ford Fiesta, a German Car

<img data-attachment-id="1686176" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_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 Ford Fiesta" data-image-description=" https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/d/snohomish-1978-ford-fiesta-mk1/6959046157.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1686176 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/00U0U_anAG09ChYo7_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Ford has executed an on-then-off strategy with regard to its Fiesta offering in the North American market. Currently […]

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Automakers Sweating After China Announces 25-percent Tariff on U.S. Autos

<img data-attachment-id="1577777" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar.jpg" data-orig-size="600,387" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="BMW Spartanburg Assembly Plant Factory" data-image-description=" Image: BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar-450×290.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1577777 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar.jpg” alt=”BMW Spartanburg Assembly Plant Factory” width=”600″ height=”387″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar.jpg 600w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar-450×290.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/P90264507_lowRes_bmw-group-plant-spar-120×77.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 600px) 100vw, 600px”> The trade war between the United States and China heated up again Friday, with […]

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Rare Rides: A 1986 Alfa Romeo GTV 6 – Black and Tan

<img data-attachment-id="1685320" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265.jpg" data-orig-size="800,536" 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="1986 Alfa Romeo GTV 6" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/56958713 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685320 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-610×409.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-768×515.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1472317265.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured Alfa Romeos from the Seventies (including this car’s sibling) and the Nineties, […]

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Rare Rides: The 2003 Citroën Xsara Picasso, Too Hot to Title

<img data-attachment-id="1684860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_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="2003 Citroen Xsara Picasso" data-image-description=" https://sierravista.craigslist.org/cto/d/sierra-vista-rare-import-citroen-xsara/6954176009.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684860 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride follows a trio of recent Citroën entries in this series. But unlike the other […]

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Rare Rides: A Subaru XT Turbo 4WD From 1985

<img data-attachment-id="1682868" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02.jpg" data-orig-size="640,480" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1985 Subaru XT" data-image-description=" https://www.reezocar.com/en/voiture-occasion/subaru-xt-RZCATTNLA8A3B9A99B2F.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SUBARU-XT-02.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Subaru started its first full decade in North America in the Seventies, where it sold the microscopic rear-engined 360. […]

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