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Rare Rides: The 1996 Vector M12, an Elusive Supercar (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1684492" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126.png" data-orig-size="1085,821" 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="1996 Vector M12" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/mo19/monterey/lots/r0058-1996-vector-m12/779028?fbclid=IwAR0a7S95dEohkUiloI-26xV1Aqz74m9PbnXeArPEIPSjD1E-ZPhIiXGqCJ8 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-450×341.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-610×462.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684492 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-610×462.png” alt width=”610″ height=”462″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-610×462.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-75×57.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-450×341.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-768×581.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126-120×91.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm126.png 1085w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today is the second portion of the Vector story, which we began in our most recent Rare Rides […]

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Rare Rides: The 1996 Vector M12, an Elusive Supercar (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1684500" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121.png" data-orig-size="1079,823" 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="1996 Vector M12" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/mo19/monterey/lots/r0058-1996-vector-m12/779028?fbclid=IwAR0a7S95dEohkUiloI-26xV1Aqz74m9PbnXeArPEIPSjD1E-ZPhIiXGqCJ8 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-450×343.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-610×465.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684500 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-610×465.png” alt width=”610″ height=”465″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-610×465.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-75×57.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-450×343.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-768×586.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121-120×92.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/vm121.png 1079w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Which elite-class supercar features the marker lights from a Miata, rear lamps from a Cavalier, and the steering […]

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Rare Rides: A 1990 UMM Alter II, Lots of Lime

<img data-attachment-id="1678772" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1067" 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="1990 UMM Altar II" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1990-UMM-ALTER-II-TURBO-DIESEL-LAND-CRUISER-DEFENDER-UNIMOG-1-of-3-/173915753826?oid=392283000722 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678772 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2205782-0-revo.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> What would you call a car designed in France out of parts from a Jeep, then […]

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Rare Rides: The 1986 Ford Escort EXP, for Driving Enjoyment

<img data-attachment-id="1677832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6.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="1987 Ford Escort EXP" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/183844613272?ul_noapp=true&fbclid=IwAR2k4_BU9NaWHzavUUzvOvaFdB1dmZSlZghE4xKYM6KyoTHc_iFasxbNSBc ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rare Rides featured an EXP once before, in the form of a tidy first-generation example painted […]

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Rare Rides: The 1994 Mercury Capri – Miata’s Serious Competitor

<img data-attachment-id="1675398" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_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="1994 Mercury Capri" data-image-description=" https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-1994-mercury-capri/6877324471.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675398 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series has featured two Capri-adjacent vehicles in past: This car’s immediate predecessor, the ASC McLaren […]

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