Tag: Question of the Day

QOTD: Alfa Romeo’s Time Come Due?

<img data-attachment-id="1700384" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI-.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="Alfa Romeo 164" data-image-description=" alfa romeo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1700384 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI–120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/EEtYNmYWkAAqsI-.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>An article posted yesterday on these renowned pages really got me thinking about how certain brands seem […]

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QOTD: Towing Trouble?

<img data-attachment-id="1603398" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR.jpg" data-orig-size="989,646" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 Ford Super Duty" data-image-description=" 2018 Ford Super Duty ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-450×294.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-610×398.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1603398 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-610×398.jpg” alt=”2018 Ford Super Duty, Image: Ford” width=”610″ height=”398″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-610×398.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-450×294.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-768×502.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR-120×78.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18FordSuperDuty-Limited_12_HR.jpg 989w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Depending on your lifestyle, hanging something off the […]

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QOTD: Missed Opportunities, Thy Name Is Grand Wagoneer?

<img data-attachment-id="1699652" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010.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":"1"}" data-image-title="Jeep Grand Wagoneer" data-image-description=" Jeep ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1699652 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Question of the Day was generated by some comments on yesterday’s post regarding the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer. There, […]

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QOTD: Worried About Expressing Yourself?

Last week’s Tesla Cybertruck introduction is still dominating discourse, and in classic Tesla fashion, it’s doing so in a truly annoying way. Following a sketchy tug-of-war with a downslope-pointed, rear-drive F-150 intended to show the cockroach-shaped Cybertruck’s brawn, Ford has demanded a do-over on a (literal) level playing field. Again, it’s annoying. While “polarized” doesn’t […]

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QOTD: What’s Lurking in Your Trunk?

<img data-attachment-id="1635256" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-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="1968 Ford LTD in Colorado wrecking yard, trunk" data-image-description=" 1968 Ford LTD in Colorado wrecking yard, trunk – ©2018 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1635256 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1968 Ford LTD in Colorado wrecking yard, trunk – ©2018 Murilee Martin – The Truth […]

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QOTD: The Right Stuff at the Right Time?

In our question of the day post last Wednesday, we asked you to submit the vehicles that left you wondering what the manufacturers behind them were thinking. Today, we’ll take the opposite tack and focus our attention on the automotive products which came along at exactly the right time. My selection today was an example […]

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QOTD: You Knew This Was Coming…

<img data-attachment-id="1697606" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Mach-E-GT-e1574104044300.jpg" data-orig-size="4393,2656" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"ANDREW WHITE","camera":"Canon EOS-1D X","caption":"Ford Motor Company introduces the Mustang Mach-E GT SUV at Jet Center Los Angeles in Hawthorne, California on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. The GT Performance Edition brings the thrills Mustang is famous for, targeting 0-60 mph in the mid-3-second range and an estimated 342 kW (459 […]

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QOTD: Recalling the Ignorance of Youth?

<img data-attachment-id="1560409" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.2","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS-1D Mark III","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1201943104","copyright":"","focal_length":"24","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1979 Lincoln Continental Bill Blass Edition Profile" data-image-description=" Image: © Forest Casey ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1560409 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-610×407.jpg” alt=”1979 Lincoln Continental Bill Blass Edition Profile, Image: © Forest Casey” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MkV_BillBlass5-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, […]

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QOTD: Wondering What They Were Thinking?

<img data-attachment-id="1570922" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640.jpg" data-orig-size="640,360" 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="2008 Ford Expedition Funkmaster Flex Edition" data-image-description=" Image via eBay. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1570922 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640-610×343.jpg” alt=”Image: Ford Expedition Funkmaster Flex Edition” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ng_640.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Bad product decisions cost auto manufacturers money, yet history provides […]

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QOTD: No Going Back?

<img data-attachment-id="1599950" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,874" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"2018 Ford F-150 Media Drive","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2018 Ford F-150 Media Drive","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Ford F-150" data-image-description=" 2018 Ford F-150 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-450×307.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-610×417.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1599950 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-610×417.jpeg” alt=”2018 Ford F-150 , Image: Ford” width=”610″ height=”417″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-610×417.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-75×51.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-450×307.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-768×524.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106-120×82.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SV2_2106.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A family […]

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QOTD: Automotive Facelifts Done Right?

<img data-attachment-id="1694366" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014.jpg" data-orig-size="640,476" 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="2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014-450×335.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014-610×454.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1694366 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014-610×454.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”454″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014-610×454.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014-450×335.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014-120×89.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2008-ford-taurus-x-limited-photo-36520-s-986×603-1557787014.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In last Wednesday’s Question of the Day post, we discussed vehicles ruined by the facelifts foisted upon them by their manufacturers. This week […]

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QOTD: Pass the Fromage?

<img data-attachment-id="1583554" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261.jpg" data-orig-size="2576,1932" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.2","credit":"","camera":"SAMSUNG-SM-J320A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1500119123","copyright":"","focal_length":"3.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.0013812154696133","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="Pontiac Firebird Trans Am" data-image-description=" Image (C) Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1583554 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-610×458.jpg” alt=”Image: Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, by Corey Lewis” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/20170715_114523-e1501892450261-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> “How can anyone govern a nation that has […]

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QOTD: Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram-Dream Fodder?

<img data-attachment-id="1583304" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr.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="Citroen C4 Cactus" data-image-description=" Citroen C4 Cactus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1583304 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-610×407.jpg” alt=”Citroen C4 Cactus, Image: PSA Group” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As you learned yesterday, Fiat Chrysler and France’s Groupe PSA […]

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QOTD: Automotive Face Lifts Gone Wrong?

<img data-attachment-id="1694350" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3.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="1999 Range Rover" data-image-description=" lr ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1694350 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/U9LAGEB3.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Face lifts are a tricky balancing act when it comes to automobiles. A well-done lift can enhance looks while […]

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