Tag: Question of the Day

QOTD: Did You Leave It Too Late?

<img data-attachment-id="1691130" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11-1988-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Cruiser-in-North-Dakota-wrecking-yard-photograph-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="1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser wagon in North Dakota junkyard, rust" data-image-description=" 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser wagon in North Dakota junkyard, rust – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11-1988-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Cruiser-in-North-Dakota-wrecking-yard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11-1988-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Cruiser-in-North-Dakota-wrecking-yard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691130 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11-1988-Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Cruiser-in-North-Dakota-wrecking-yard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser wagon in North Dakota junkyard, rust – […]

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QOTD: Terrible Nineties Sports Car Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1692546" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70.jpg" data-orig-size="750,500" 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="Ford Cougar" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692546 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70.jpg 750w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>On last Wednesday’s Question of the Day post, we began our examination of terrible styling on sporty cars of the 1990s. […]

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QOTD: Have You Ever Saved Someone?

<img data-attachment-id="1500737" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1632,1224" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.2","credit":"","camera":"iPhone 6","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1483955407","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.15","iso":"40","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Ford EcoSport Greenhouse Roofline" data-image-description=" Image: © 2016 Sajeev Mehta/The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1500737 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-610×458.jpg” alt=”Ford EcoSport Greenhouse Roofline, Image: © 2016 Sajeev Mehta/The Truth About Cars” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/12-1-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, […]

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QOTD: Terrible Nineties Sports Car Design From America?

<img data-attachment-id="1615904" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456.jpg" data-orig-size="700,456" 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="1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU" data-image-description=" Image via GM. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-450×293.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-610×397.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1615904 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-610×397.jpg” alt=”Image: 1989 Chevrolet Beretta GTU” width=”610″ height=”397″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-610×397.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-450×293.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456-120×78.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/C5909-R405-0017-700×456.jpg 700w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Last week, we wrapped up a trio of posts about the best sporty […]

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QOTD: Dealing With Depression?

<img data-attachment-id="1478705" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/00-2001-Pontiac-Sunfire-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="2001 Pontiac Sunfire in California wrecking yard, front view" data-image-description=" 2001 Pontiac Sunfire in California wrecking yard, front view – ©2016 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/00-2001-Pontiac-Sunfire-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/00-2001-Pontiac-Sunfire-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1478705 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/00-2001-Pontiac-Sunfire-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”2001 Pontiac Sunfire in California wrecking yard, front view – ©2016 Murilee Martin […]

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QOTD: Wheely Good Choices?

<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 size-large wp-image-1682868″ 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”> For an age, car manufacturers were stuck with trying to package an airbag into the centre hub of a […]

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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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QOTD: Doing the Shuttle Shuffle?

<img data-attachment-id="1663154" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" 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="Genesis G90 limousine b and w" data-image-description=" Genesis Motors/Hyundai Motor Group ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663154″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Genesis-G90-limousine-b-and-w-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There’s an excellent chance that, based on pure statistical probability, most of us […]

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QOTD: Living Beyond One’s Reasonable Years?

A new trim level here, a revised bumper there, general fiddling. Sometimes, there’s just no way around it — a manufacturer’s vehicular offering is overdue for replacement. Today we want to discuss the models on sale in The Current Year that have lived past their reasonable shelf life. The idea behind refresh-not-replace is of course […]

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QOTD: Winning at Rental Car Roulette?

<img data-attachment-id="1211793" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb.jpg" data-orig-size="3600,2400" 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="Porsche cayenne diesel" data-image-description=" Porsche ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1211793 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg” alt=”Porsche cayenne diesel” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Last week, we took a moment to recount our worst rental car memories — those times when the desk attendant at […]

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QOTD: Trouble With Words?

<img data-attachment-id="1487833" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692.jpg" data-orig-size="1896,1280" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 6D","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1483964506","copyright":"","focal_length":"24","iso":"800","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Audi Q8 Concept NAIAS Rear" data-image-description=" Image: © 2017 Jeff Wilson/The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-450×304.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-610×412.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1487833 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-610×412.jpg” alt=”Audi Q8 Concept NAIAS Rear, Image: © 2017 Jeff Wilson/The Truth About Cars” width=”610″ height=”412″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-610×412.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-450×304.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-768×518.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2IMG_4692-120×81.jpg 120w” […]

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