Tag: Rare Rides

Rare Rides: The 2003 Citroën Xsara Picasso, Too Hot to Title

<img data-attachment-id="1684860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_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="2003 Citroen Xsara Picasso" data-image-description=" https://sierravista.craigslist.org/cto/d/sierra-vista-rare-import-citroen-xsara/6954176009.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684860 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/01414_1LNXPv9ULsX_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride follows a trio of recent Citroën entries in this series. But unlike the other […]

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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: The Fanciest Mondeo – a 2007 Jaguar X-Type Sportwagon

<img data-attachment-id="1684286" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480.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="2007 Jaguar X-Type Sportwagon" data-image-description=" https://www.carfax.com/vehicle/SAJWA54A97WJ27572 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684286 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/640×480.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series has touched on Jaguars multiple times previously. But perhaps those beautiful and powerful sporting vehicles […]

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Rare Rides: A Citroën Van From 1972 Says HY

<img data-attachment-id="1682204" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_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="1972 Citroen HY" data-image-description=" https://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/cto/d/arlington-1972-citroen-hy-van/6932440966.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682204 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We’ve lately had some fun Citroën times here at Rare Rides, with the most recent entry being a custom-built […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Rare Morgan Aero 8 America, From 2007

<img data-attachment-id="1682844" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X.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="2007 Morgan Aero 8" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/morgan/aero-8/2240353.html?fbclid=IwAR1cYOGIwNXgW03Nr8xIZnZysBjxxyIbwjfMYgS55rX7fPoO3TnnBbuxRZg ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682844 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66028324-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Morgan is a carmaker for traditionalists who wear tweeds, enjoy wooden car frames, and shun modern […]

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Rare Rides: A Stunning 1962 Citroën ID19, Le Dandy

<img data-attachment-id="1683270" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="620,390" 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="1962 Citroen ID19" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/citro%C3%ABn/id19/2288617.html?refer=blog ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-450×283.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-610×384.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683270 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-610×384.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”384″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-610×384.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-450×283.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X-120×75.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/67582677-770-0@2X.jpg 620w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Our most recently featured Citroën was a BX five-door hatchback, which made its way to Maine on a plane […]

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Rare Rides: A Subaru XT Turbo 4WD From 1985

<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 wp-image-1682868 size-large” 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”> Subaru started its first full decade in North America in the Seventies, where it sold the microscopic rear-engined 360. […]

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Rare Rides: A Micro Machine, the Off-roading 1967 Ferves Ranger

<img data-attachment-id="1682318" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.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="1967 Ferves Ranger" data-image-description=" https://www.autoscout24.com/offers/ferrari-others-ferves-ranger-ferrari-veicoli-speciali-gasoline-orange-d2179482-dc01-6a19-e053-e250040a12c4?cldtidx=6&fbclid=IwAR37lR6vnqdHV3vIIyNg6PImpSBr-2YslEFRuces-yEwEIZ8TfHz-17zo48 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682318 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a microscopic multipurpose off-road car that’s not much larger than a lawnmower? Well have we got a […]

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Rare Rides: There’s a 1991 Citroën BX 14 in Maine

<img data-attachment-id="1682190" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X.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="1991 Citroen BX" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/citroen/unspecified/2028578.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682190 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Citroën’s on-and-off history with North American importation make almost all of them rarities, and perfect for this […]

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Rare Rides: An All-wheel Drive Chevrolet Astro RV From 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1682028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.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="1991 Provan Tiger GT" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1991-Tiger-GT-Provan-AWD-Class-B-Camper-Van-Pop-Top-Only-15-299-Acutal-Miles-/264392238546?oid=264365339653 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682028 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has touched on recreational vehicles twice in the past, when it featured […]

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Rare Rides: Be a Real Businessman With the 1983 Chrysler Executive Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1681248" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" 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="1983 Chrysler Executive" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/724604734651801/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681248 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The demand for executive limousines in North America was once satisfied by OEM-lengthened versions of domestic sedans. […]

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Rare Rides: The 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Quad 442 W41

<img data-attachment-id="1681262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_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="00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900" data-image-description=" https://buffalo.craigslist.org/cto/d/depew-1991-oldsmobile-cutlass-calais/6926425117.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681262 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has visited a performance 442 Oldsmobile previously, when we took a look at a one-off […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Special 1979 Saab 900

<img data-attachment-id="1681032" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578.jpg" data-orig-size="800,600" 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="1979 Saab 900" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/55796348 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681032 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/1426123578.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Portland seems to be a relative hot spot for old, well-maintained Saabs, and Rare Rides covered this […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Rare 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT, Barracuda Lite?

<img data-attachment-id="1680364" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,675" 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="1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT" data-image-description=" https://greensboro.craigslist.org/cto/d/asheboro-1969-sunbeam-alpine-gt/6907178824.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680364 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Earlier this year, we took a look at the unique fastback style worn by the original Plymouth […]

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Rare Rides: The 1985 MG Metro 6R4, a BL Rally Car Experiment

<img data-attachment-id="1680378" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg" data-orig-size="900,600" 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 MG Metro 6R4" data-image-description=" https://www.silverstoneauctions.com/events/2019-auctions/the-silverstone-classic-sale-2019/silverstone-classic-sale-saturday-27th-sunday-28th-july-2019/2pm-saturday-27th-july-2019-classic-cars-competition-cars/1985-mg-metro-6r4?fbclid=IwAR0zJmU_mcgkUVnTfdeGUw8KFkE2vIRK5RffXb-bw8C9DbWFqVC_TBNx3Xk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680378 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a rally car from 1985 which is brand new and pieced together from an […]

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Rare Rides: The 1982 Plymouth TC3, Sporty Liftback Time

<img data-attachment-id="1680354" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.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="1982 Plymouth Horizon TC3" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1982-Plymouth-Horizon-TC3-Miser-/223560723453?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l10137&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680354 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the much sportier (but mostly the same) liftback version of the Horizon […]

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Rare Rides: Aston Martin’s Incredibly Rare 2017 Lagonda Taraf

<img data-attachment-id="1680188" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1.jpg" data-orig-size="644,428" 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 Lagonda Taraf" data-image-description=" https://www.dupontregistry.com/autos/listing/2017/aston–martin/lagonda/2040920?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Post&utm_campaign=VDP2040920&fbclid=IwAR0R139mgL4yN5iHTAIF-wMShN4IrWrBY2-fAAOnZkW2DfpJd6bn0X9DgaI ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680188 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/remote.jpg-1.jpg 644w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Sometimes, motorcars of high specification end up off-limits to some markets due to issues relatively outside the manufacturer’s control: […]

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Rare Rides: A Suzuki SC100, Delightfully Tiny

<img data-attachment-id="1679804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" 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="Suzuki SC100" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/451664711701419/permalink/1097696977098186/?sale_post_id=1097696977098186 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679804 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rear-engine, rear-drive cars are few and far between, limited mostly to excellent things like the Porsche 911, and […]

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Rare Rides: Ultimate Americana via the 1970 AMC Rebel, The Machine

<img data-attachment-id="1679818" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,583" 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="1970 AMC Rebel The Machine" data-image-description=" https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/rosenberg-1970-amc-rebel-the-machine/6916864561.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-450×219.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679818 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-450×219.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Independence Day nearly upon us, it seems fitting that Rare Rides take a look […]

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