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Abandoned History: The Cadillac Cimarron, a Good Mercedes-Benz Competitor

Sometimes car companies get a bit carried away with a new idea that, for a myriad of reasons, doesn’t translate so well in its execution. Toyota (and other Japanese companies) did exactly this when they invested in the very unsuccessful line of WiLL cars and other consumer products in the early 2000s. Today we look at […]

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2022 Ford Bronco Everglades Confirmed

<img data-attachment-id="1768950" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/07/ford-bronco-owners-noticing-issues-with-molded-roof/bronco_2dr_4dr_01/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" 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="Bronco_2dr_4dr_01" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1768950 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Think you have a hard time keeping track of all the trims and bodystyles on the Ford Bronco now? […]

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Rain or Shine: AAA Finds Out Advanced Driving Aids Still Suck

<img data-attachment-id="1776234" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/rain-or-shine-aaa-finds-out-advanced-driving-aids-still-suck/aaa-rain-adas-test/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936.png" data-orig-size="3331,1862" 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="AAA rain ADAS test" data-image-description=" AAA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-450×252.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-610×341.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776234″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-610×341.png” alt width=”610″ height=”341″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-610×341.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-75×42.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-450×252.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-768×429.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-120×67.png 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A new study from the American Automobile Association (AAA) has found that rain can severely impair advanced driver-assistance systems […]

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Analysis: How Rivian Beat EVERYONE to Market With the First Electric Pickup

Barely a month has passed since Rivian’s CEO first posted pictures of the company’s fully certified, in-production R1T electric pickup rolling down the Normal, Illinois assembly line. The R1T is here, it’s real, and it’s got the blessing of the NHTSA, EPA, and CARB to prove it – but the fact that the R1T made […]

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‘Made in America Auto Index’ Gives Ford Mustang GT the Crown

<img data-attachment-id="1776196" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/made-in-america-auto-index-gives-ford-mustang-gt-the-crown/2020-mustang-high-performance-package/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/JL52275-1.jpg" data-orig-size="5568,3712" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"James Lipman","camera":"","caption":"High Performance Package adds Mustang GT brakes, and GT Performance Package aerodynamics and suspension components to make it the highest-performing production four-cylinder Mustang ever.","created_timestamp":"1587002700","copyright":"James Lipman – jameslipman.com","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2020 Mustang High Performance Package","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Mustang GT High Performance Package" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/JL52275-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/JL52275-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776196″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/JL52275-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ […]

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Rare Rides: The 1987 Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible, Last of First

The Rare Rides series is a friend to the General Motors J-body. In 2018 we featured a 2000 Sunbird from ’83, in 2020 there was the ’84 Oldsmobile Firenza Cruiser, and earlier this year a ’91 Cavalier wagon. But we’ve never featured the OG J-body main event, a first-gen Cavalier. Let’s go. Introduced for the 1982 model […]

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Weird Wheels: United Nude’s ‘Lo-Res Car’ Up for Auction

<img data-attachment-id="1776172" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/weird-wheels-united-nudes-lo-res-car-up-for-auction/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled.jpg" data-orig-size="2048,1366" 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="16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled" data-image-description=" Bring a Trailer ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776172″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/16321666122a8bb67884d9388flores-11-scaled-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If anybody has a soft spot for wedge designs and the automotive future envisioned during the 1970s, it’s yours […]

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Dual Realities: VW CEO Claims Slow EV Shift Could Cost 30,000 Jobs

<img data-attachment-id="1756310" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/03/seat-positioned-to-head-development-on-vw-groups-littlest-evs/id-4-produktion/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/DB2020AU01865_large.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1296" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Oliver Killig","camera":"","caption":"Produktion des VW ID4 \/ ID Crozz am 18.09.2020 bei Volkswagen Sachsen in Zwickau . Foto: Oliver Killig","created_timestamp":"1600419041","copyright":"Volkswagen AG","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"ID 4 – Produktion","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="VW logo, VW Badge, Volkswagen logo, Volkswagen emblem, ID 4 – Produktion" data-image-description=" Volkswagen ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/DB2020AU01865_large-450×292.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/DB2020AU01865_large-610×395.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1756310″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/DB2020AU01865_large-610×395.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”395″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/DB2020AU01865_large-610×395.jpg 610w, […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Alternative Japanese Compacts From 1998

Our last two Buy/Drive/Burn entries covered the 1998 and 2008 versions of three mainstream Japanese compact sedans: Civic, Corolla, and Sentra. Today we look at the alternative offerings in 1998 from Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru. Our last comparison focused on the cheapest model of each compact. Here, because the Subaru has all-wheel drive standard and is […]

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2022 Ford Mustang V8 Will Be Down on Power

<img data-attachment-id="1776104" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/2022-ford-mustang-v8-will-be-down-on-power/2021-mustang-mach-1/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/wdmp_200510_00746-e1634077306186.jpg" data-orig-size="5896,4233" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"22","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"After a 17-year hiatus, the all-new Mustang Mach 1 fastback coupe makes its world premiere – becoming the modern pinnacle of style, handling and 5.0-liter V-8 pony car performance.","created_timestamp":"1592330880","copyright":"","focal_length":"32","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.076923076923077","title":"2021 Mustang Mach 1","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2021 Mustang Mach 1" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/wdmp_200510_00746-e1634077306186-450×323.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/wdmp_200510_00746-e1634077306186-610×438.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776104″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/wdmp_200510_00746-e1634077306186-610×438.jpg” […]

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Car Loans Get Longer, Rentals Vehicles Get Older

<img data-attachment-id="1769266" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/07/carmax-on-used-car-buying-spree-as-market-madness-continues/windshieldpricestickeronausedcarlotforsale/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058.jpg" data-orig-size="3888,2592" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2011 Gunter Nezhoda\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Windshield,Price,Sticker,On,A,Used,Car,Lot,For,Sale","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Windshield,Price,Sticker,On,A,Used,Car,Lot,For,Sale" data-image-description=" Gunter Nezhoda/Shutterstock.com ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1769266″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_76962058-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While nobody needs to tell you that the economy isn’t in good […]

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Infiniti Schedules Updates to Wireless Apple CarPlay

You know it’s a slow news week — at least so far — when you get an embargoed release from Infiniti mentioning software updates that will now enable wireless Apple CarPlay on vehicles that came from the factory without that functionality and find it worth a post. The meat of the release is pretty straightforward. […]

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Manual Transmission for 2022 Ford Bronco Sasquatch Confirmed

An order guide for the 2022 Ford Bronco confirms that the Sasquatch off-road package will be available with a manual transmission. Ford had already indicated it would listen to consumer demand and give three-pedal fans the option of rowing their own, but now it’s official. It’s coming even with the Bronco’s well-covered production delays and […]

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Rare Rides Icons: Daimler’s Flagship Cars and the DS420 Limousine, Elder Statesman

Welcome to Rare Rides Icons, a spinoff of Rare Rides where we take a more in-depth look at those particularly interesting cars throughout history. Today’s large and luxurious Icon is the first time we present a Daimler in this series. The DS420 was the flagship of the brand; a car for heads of state. And […]

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The Right Spec: 2022 Toyota 4Runner

<img data-attachment-id="1775836" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/the-right-spec-2022-toyota-4runner/2022-4runner-front/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front.png" data-orig-size="768,323" 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="2022 4Runner front" data-image-description=" 2022 4Runner front ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front-450×189.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front-610×257.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1775836″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front-610×257.png” alt=”2022 4Runner front” width=”610″ height=”257″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front-610×257.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front-75×32.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front-450×189.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-4Runner-front-120×50.png 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With every mainstream automaker on the planet seeking to pad their bottom line with tasty […]

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2022 Lexus LX 600: Return of the Toyota Land Cruiser

<img data-attachment-id="1775812" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/2022-lexus-lx-600-return-of-the-toyota-land-cruiser/lx_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844.jpg" data-orig-size="1500,844" 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="LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-610×343.jpg” class=”size-large wp-image-1775812 aligncenter” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844-800×450.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LX_teaser_image_16x9-1500×844.jpg 1500w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> When Toyota announced that the Land Cruiser wouldn’t be coming back to the United States, off-road people […]

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Tesla Officially Moving to Texas, Elon Musk Confirms Austin HQ

<img data-attachment-id="1737140" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/10/elon-musk-says-tesla-to-enter-india-next-year/shutterstock_420663502/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502.jpg" data-orig-size="7000,4667" 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="tesla chargers tesla logo" data-image-description=" Jag_cz/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1737140″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Tesla CEO Elon Musk has officially announced that his company would be moving house this week. Currently nestled […]

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Report: Apple Wants iPhone to Have More Control Over Cars

<img data-attachment-id="1765642" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/06/return-of-the-apple-car-almost-there-or-vaporware/siemreapcambodia-june282014thelogotypeapple/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,665" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2014 withGod\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Siem,Reap,,Cambodia,-,June,28,,2014:,The,Logotype,Apple","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="apple logo apple car" data-image-description=" withGod/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1765642″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Most of us have synced our phones to a […]

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Rare Rides: The 1980 Sbarro Super Eight, Not Your Standard Hatchback

The Eighties were the decade that saw the dawn of the hot hatchback. Today’s little red hatchback is really very hot, because it’s entirely a Ferrari 308 underneath. Called the Super Eight, the ride you see here was a custom creation of Francisco Sbarro, whose work we featured for the first time the other day in the […]

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Confusing Choices: Chevrolet Silverado EV to Debut at CES 2022

<img data-attachment-id="1775702" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/confusing-choices-chevrolet-silverado-ev-to-debut-at-ces-2022/the-first-ever-2022-chevrolet-silverado-zr2-5/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"Chevrolet","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"The First-Ever 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2","created_timestamp":"1625025600","copyright":"","focal_length":"97","iso":"640","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"The First-Ever 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="The First-Ever 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1775702″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Chevrolet-Silverado-ZR2-008.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> All-electric pickup […]

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2022 Ford Mustang Sports New Fashions for EcoBoost and GT

<img data-attachment-id="1775596" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/2022-ford-mustang-sports-new-fashions-for-ecoboost-and-gt/2022-ford-mustang-stealth-edition-appearance-package-2/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01.jpg" data-orig-size="8192,4328" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS R5","caption":"2022 Ford Mustang Stealth Edition Appearance Package . Preproduction model shown. Available 1st quarter 2022","created_timestamp":"1630784419","copyright":"","focal_length":"50","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"2022 Ford Mustang Stealth Edition Appearance Package","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2022 Ford Mustang Stealth Edition Appearance Package" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01-450×238.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01-610×322.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1775596″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01-610×322.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”322″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01-610×322.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01-450×238.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2022-Ford-Mustang-Stealth-Edition_01-768×406.jpg […]

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Rare Rides: The 1986 Pulse Litestar Autocycle, Michigan’s Finest

Today’s Rare Ride is technically our first ever motorcycle, even though it has four wheels. Called the Pulse, it kind of looks like someone cut the wings off a small plane. Designed in Michigan and with a fiberglass body built in Iowa, the Litestar (later Pulse) was the sole product of the Owosso Motor Car […]

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Rare Rides: The 2003 GMC Yukon 2500 XL, a Quadrasteer Experience

Today’s Rare Ride coverage was prompted when your author saw an unusual pickup truck on the roads of Cincinnati. The truck in question was a black Sierra Denali from the early 2000s, with a telltale feature on its rear fenders: little lights on either side. Let’s talk Quadrasteer. Quadrasteer was developed at Delphi Automotive Systems […]

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UK Vehicle Registrations Fall Into Bottomless Pit

<img data-attachment-id="1678584" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/06/ask-bark-did-i-throw-away-the-key-to-a-new-car/shutterstock_731078407/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="inflatable tube man wacky waving style dealer lot" data-image-description=" Gretchen Gunda Enger/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678584″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Despite manufacturers still managing to turn a profit, the automotive […]

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General Motors Plans Battery-Cell Lab in Southeast Michigan

We’ve written about the lofty promises automakers are making when it comes to EVs, but regardless of whether you think they’ll make their targets or not, they’re at least putting plans in motion. Ford has its Blue Oval City. Meanwhile, General Motors has plans to open a battery-cell lab in suburban Detroit. According to Automotive News, […]

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2022 Honda Civic Type R Prototype Previewed

<img data-attachment-id="1775374" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/2022-honda-civic-type-r-prototype-previewed/01-2023-honda-civic-type-r-camo/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"ILCE-7RM4","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1632996328","copyright":"","focal_length":"74","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0028571428571429","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="01 2023 Honda Civic Type R – Camo" data-image-description=" Honda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1775374″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-2023-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Camo.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Honda has previewed the upcoming Civic Type R, now that it has prototypes […]

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Volvo Announces IPO, Polestar Does SPAC Merger

<img data-attachment-id="1476985" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/12/volvo-heading-ipo/volvo-emblem-logo-grille/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469.jpeg" data-orig-size="1247,854" 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="volvo emblem logo grille" data-image-description=" Image Volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-450×308.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-610×418.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1476985″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-610×418.jpeg” alt=”volvo emblem logo grille” width=”610″ height=”418″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-610×418.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-75×51.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-450×308.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-768×526.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-120×82.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469.jpeg 1247w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volvo Cars has confirmed months of speculation by announcing that it’s planning […]

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