Tag: QOTD

QOTD: Ever Gifted a Car to Your Replacement?

<img data-attachment-id="1619664" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/04/junkyard-find-1982-oldsmobile-cutlass-ciera/21-1982-oldsmobile-cutlass-ciera-in-california-wrecking-yard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/21-1982-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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="1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera in California wrecking yard, front view" data-image-description=" 1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera in California wrecking yard, front view – ©2018 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/21-1982-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/21-1982-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1619664 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/21-1982-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Ciera-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera in California wrecking yard, front view – […]

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QOTD: Is There a Ford in Your Past?

<img data-attachment-id="1697868" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/11/qotd-the-right-stuff-at-the-right-time/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b.jpg" data-orig-size="1023,796" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"HP Scanjet G3110","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1986 Ford Crown Victoria" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-450×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-610×475.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1697868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-610×475.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”475″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-610×475.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-75×58.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-450×350.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-768×598.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-120×93.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b.jpg 1023w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Achingly simple question today, folks. With the demise of the Ford Fusion last week, […]

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QOTD: Next Stop, Hyperbole?

<img data-attachment-id="1679436" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/06/2020-ford-f-series-super-duty-tremor-brings-7-3-liters-of-v8-power/all-new-2020-f-series-super-duty-6/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/20F350-SuperDutyTremor_01-e1584631068126.jpg" data-orig-size="1396,931" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"ILCE-7M2","caption":"The 2020 F-Series Super Duty is delivering next-level capability in an all-new way \u2013 the Tremor Off-Road Package. Tremor pushes the boundaries of Super Duty off-road capability with new hardware and tech to handle rough terrain, providing greater towing and payload than Ram Power Wagon. This is the most […]

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QOTD: Best-looking Awful Car?

<img data-attachment-id="1712120" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/giulia-gta-alfa-romeos-540-horsepower-super-sedan/14-5e5d30b85e87e/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/14-5e5d30b85e87e-e1583270002361.jpeg" data-orig-size="5015,3343" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5","credit":"ALDO_FERRERO","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1583055749","copyright":"ALDO_FERRERO_PHOTOGRAPHER_ITALY_TO","focal_length":"85","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="giulia gta" data-image-description=" alfa romeo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/14-5e5d30b85e87e-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/14-5e5d30b85e87e-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1712120 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/14-5e5d30b85e87e-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> “Awful” can mean a lot of things, some of them pretty benign. A car can simply a boring appliance, and to some, this makes said car awful. Others might disagree. Other vehicles […]

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QOTD: Out With the Old, In With a Funky New Name?

<img data-attachment-id="1651554" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/12/qotd-change-is-a-bad-thing/dtgli21wwaeupqf/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf.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="1987 Chevrolet Caprice Classic" data-image-description=" Image GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1651554 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DtgLi21WwAEUPQf.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the cinematic classic National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1, screen legend Kathy Ireland’s character is […]

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QOTD: Trouble Finding Yourself?

<img data-attachment-id="1573102" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/06/2017-bmw-x5-xdrive35i-review/1img_6179/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179.jpg" data-orig-size="4104,2736" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 6D","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1491150673","copyright":"","focal_length":"80","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2017 BMW X5 xDrive35i iDrive Navigation" data-image-description=" Image: © 2017 Jeff Wilson ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1573102 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 BMW X5 xDrive35i iDrive Navigation, Image: © 2017 Jeff Wilson” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1IMG_6179-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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QOTD: Know Any Hard Luck Automobiles?

<img data-attachment-id="1686456" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/08/qotd-stunning-nineties-sports-car-design-from-america/geo_storm-us-car-sales-statistics/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png" data-orig-size="600,400" 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="Geo Storm" data-image-description=" Image GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-450×300.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1686456 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png” alt width=”600″ height=”400″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics.png 600w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-75×50.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-450×300.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Geo_Storm-US-car-sales-statistics-120×80.png 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 600px) 100vw, 600px”> It’s a film I reference often, but in this case it fits. The absolutely fantastic movie Twelve O’Clock High concerns itself […]

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QOTD: Hard Feelings?

<img data-attachment-id="1710110" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/junkyard-find-1977-chrysler-new-yorker-brougham-hardtop-sedan/48-1977-chrysler-new-yorker-in-colorado-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/48-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" 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 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, front view" data-image-description=" 1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/48-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/48-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1710110 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/48-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin […]

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QOTD: The One That Got Away?

Surfing around the Twitter machine the other day, I saw a reference to the late, not-so-great Pontiac Aztek. It occurred to me that despite working in the service trenches at a Pontiac store for a summer, and despite once working alongside someone who owned an Aztek, I’m not sure I’ve ever driven one. Which got […]

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QOTD: Ready to Go One-on-One?

<img data-attachment-id="1693334" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/10/rare-rides-the-lancia-beta-hpe-a-reliable-shooting-brake-dream-from-1977/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n.jpg" data-orig-size="600,450" 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 Lancia Beta HPE" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/498009510763566/?refid=7&_ft_=qid.6748902418945922632%3Amf_story_key.-9218407812069486187%3Agroup_id.451664711701419%3Atop_level_post_id.1203639539837262%3Acontent_owner_id_new.1839467735%3Aoriginal_content_id.2262614557169994%3Aoriginal_content_owner_id.1151514629%3Asrc.22%3Aphoto_id.10219595267929561%3Astory_location.5%3Astory_attachment_style.native_templates%3Aview_time.1571351294%3Afilter.h_nor&__tn__=*s-R ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1693334 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n.jpg” alt width=”600″ height=”450″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n.jpg 600w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/71259056_10219671758921788_593526250803298304_n-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 600px) 100vw, 600px”> The setting: a dimly lit bar, which is the best kind of bar, and one that seems to have stepped […]

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QOTD: Ready to Play the Name Game?

<img data-attachment-id="1726632" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/supersonic-sedan-dodge-charger-srt-hellcat-redeye/2021-dodge-charger-srt-hellcat-redeye-with-797-horsepower-the-c/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DG021_002CHshl0vj4sofat3v7a9c3kupuqc9-e1593713924518.jpg" data-orig-size="2865,1935" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye: With 797 horsepower the Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye is the most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world and features a newly designed, functional performance hood.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye: With 797 horsepower the C","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye: […]

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QOTD: What’s a General to Do?

<img data-attachment-id="1629838" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/06/2019-chevrolet-blazer-forget-past-future/2019-chevrolet-blazer-features-a-distinctive-lighting-execution/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2019-Chevrolet-Blazer-009.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,851" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"2019 Chevrolet Blazer features a distinctive lighting execution on all models that separates the headlamps and LED daytime running lamps.","created_timestamp":"1524077810","copyright":"","focal_length":"91","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.2","title":"2019 Chevrolet Blazer features a distinctive lighting execution","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Chevrolet Blazer features a distinctive lighting execution" data-image-description=" Image: GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2019-Chevrolet-Blazer-009-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2019-Chevrolet-Blazer-009-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1629838 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2019-Chevrolet-Blazer-009-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ […]

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QOTD: Many Happy Journeys?

<img data-attachment-id="1580184" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/07/qotd-new-vehicle-worst-waste-base/iris/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris.jpg" data-orig-size="960,540" 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="2017 Dodge Journey SE" data-image-description=" Image via FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1580184 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-610×343.jpg” alt=”Image: 2017 Dodge Journey SE, via FCA” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/iris.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> By now you’ve heard, been told, or simply […]

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QOTD: Under Pressure?

<img data-attachment-id="1629924" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/06/price-right-gm-axes-cost-suvs/the-all-new-2018-chevrolet-equinox-is-a-fresh-and-modern-suv-siz-3/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Chevrolet-Equinox-018-e1540913944379.jpg" data-orig-size="2214,1323" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Jessica Lynn Walker","camera":"","caption":"The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is a fresh and modern SUV sized and designed to meet the needs of the compact SUV customer. Its expressive exterior has an all-new, athletic look echoing the global Chevrolet design cues seen on vehicles such as the Cruze, Bolt EV and […]

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