Tag: Rare Rides

Rare Rides: The 1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe – Supreme Elegance (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1692396" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310.jpg" data-orig-size="1044,696" 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="1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Coupe" data-image-description=" https://www.thiesen-automobile.com/angebot_detailansicht34215.html?f=new ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692396 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21310.jpg 1044w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In Part I of this two-part edition of Rare Rides, we learned about historic manufacturer Talbot […]

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Rare Rides: The 1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe – Supreme Elegance (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1692388" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315.jpg" data-orig-size="1044,696" 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="1954 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Coupe" data-image-description=" https://www.thiesen-automobile.com/angebot_detailansicht34215.html?f=new ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692388 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/a_21315.jpg 1044w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Talbot’s history was a difficult one, fraught with adversity. Yet during the company’s earlier iterations it […]

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Rare Rides: A Ford Probe From 1991 – the Mustang Replacement

<img data-attachment-id="1692240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900.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="1991 Ford Probe" data-image-description=" https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/ctd/d/phoenix-ford-probe-lx-v6-low-77k-miles/6996383878.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692240 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01515_860zyNGDEXm_1200x900.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Probe is a significant name in the history of Rare Rides, as the series started off in early […]

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Rare Rides: A 1987 Dodge Raider, Lil’ Red Montero Sibling

<img data-attachment-id="1692000" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2500,1666" 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 Dodge Raider" data-image-description=" https://www.victorymotorsofcolorado.com/inventory/1987-dodge-raider-4×4/30975 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692000 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the rarely seen Dodge version of Mitsubishi’s most famous off-road SUV. It’s a Raider, from […]

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Rare Rides: Vintage England Via the 1957 Austin Cambridge

<img data-attachment-id="1691458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg" data-orig-size="1600,1068" 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="1957 Austin Cambridge" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/austin/cambridge/1957/685599 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-768×513.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently Rare Rides featured the Rolls-Royce powered Vanden Plas Princess, which was the very pinnacle of luxury offered […]

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Rare Rides: A 1967 Glas 2600 V8 (and Future BMW Coupe)

<img data-attachment-id="1691464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg" data-orig-size="762,456" 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="1967 Glas 2600 V8" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1141456?fbclid=IwAR1xE9i9gnjLuvHKKAd7Qx97pLboAZZRugCrt_z97VMSC6MSSFXEToznbhs ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”365″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg 762w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a German V8 luxury coupe that was designed in Italy and hails from a brand […]

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Rare Rides: The Original Audi 5000 From 1980

<img data-attachment-id="1690588" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,640" 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="1980 Audi 5000" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/262402381232809?view=permalink&id=535189163954128 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1690588 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Before Audi revolutionized rallying and four-wheel drive cars with the Ur-Quattro circa 1980, the company made front-drive vehicles […]

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Rare Rides: A 240SX From 1992, Where Stock Is Wonderful

<img data-attachment-id="1685512" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261.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="1992 Nissan 240SX" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/56339027 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685512 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/1448563261.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Along the winding road of automotive history, certain vehicles become targets for the sort of owners who want […]

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Rare Rides: The 2009 Invicta S1 Coupe – Not a Cheap Watch

<img data-attachment-id="1689730" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793.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="2009 Invicta S1" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1156128 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689730 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/12082793.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though this Rare Ride looks like it might’ve come from a design commissioned by a Russian businessman, it’s […]

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Rare Rides: A René Bonnet Le Mans From 1963 – French and Fiberglass

<img data-attachment-id="1689716" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.9","credit":"","camera":"FinePix XP80 XP81 XP85","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1541460255","copyright":"","focal_length":"5","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0095238095238095","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1963 Rene Bonnet Le Mans" data-image-description=" https://dyler.com/cars/9858/rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale#car-images-29 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689716 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is one of the more obscure vehicles seen on these […]

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Rare Rides: An Original 1988 Toyota MR2 – the Supercharged One

<img data-attachment-id="1685500" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="940,625" 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 Toyota MR2" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/toyota/mr2/2279311.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685500 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67079822-770-0@2X.jpg 940w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The mid-engine MR2 started out strong in the Eighties, but ended its life in the new century with […]

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Rare Rides: The 1989 Mitsubishi Sigma – Excellent Parts Availability Guaranteed

<img data-attachment-id="1689148" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_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="1989 Mitsubishi Sigma" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/488633418536403/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689148 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/70452878_10214224797315722_6835408320933658624_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Luxury, elegance, Mitsubishi: Three words that sound just right in a singular sentence. Similarly, one sedan expresses all three of […]

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Rare Rides: The Original Ford SVT Lightning From 1993

<img data-attachment-id="1688762" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542.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="1993 Ford SVT Lightning" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/57759864 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1688762 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1503720542.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a first-generation SVT Lightning from the first year of production. Let’s find out […]

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Rare Rides: A Bristol Beaufort – Timeless Beauty From 1984

<img data-attachment-id="1683756" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1800,1195" 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="1984 Bristol Beaufort" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1090977?fbclid=IwAR3EWFn31rz3vl-XEwVngfU83-oHTsQvJNiog1e__4qbZR5IFUfxUMIWGRQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683756 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-768×510.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is the very first Bristol featured in this series. Hand-crafted in a shed somewhere in England, Bristol […]

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Rare Rides: A Prototype Rover P6 From 1966

<img data-attachment-id="1682832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.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="1966 Rover P6" data-image-description=" https://www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk/rover/p6/288817 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_8060.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The P6 was an important leap forward in style and modernity for the small and independent Rover […]

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Rare Rides: The 1987 Shelby CSX, Not a Dodge

<img data-attachment-id="1683730" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg" data-orig-size="717,511" 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 Shelby CSX" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/243572956525851/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683730 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”435″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-120×86.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg 717w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rare Rides previously featured two vehicles that resulted from racing legend Carroll Shelby’s association with Chrysler in the Eighties. […]

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Rare Rides: A Pristine AMC Pacer Wagon From 1978

<img data-attachment-id="1687116" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_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="1978 AMC Pacer" data-image-description=" https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/laguna-beach-1978-amc-pacer-dl-wagon/6963650038.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687116 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00u0u_ehIqiciwRgc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Our most recent late-Seventies Rare Ride from AMC was a delightfully brougham Matador Barcelona from 1978. Today’s Rare […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 TVR 2500M – Regulatory Mishaps (Part II)

<img data-attachment-id="1687124" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@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="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687124 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666171-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In Part I of the TVR M Series story, we covered the new model range TVR developed based […]

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Rare Rides: The 1977 TVR 2500M, Continuing a Theme (Part I)

<img data-attachment-id="1687128" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@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="1977 TVR 2500M" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/tvr/2500m/2297214.html#&gid=1&pid=10 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687128 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/67666178-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently, Rare Rides featured its first-ever TVR, a wedge from the decade or so where all of TVR’s […]

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Rare Rides: A Vanden Plas Princess 4 Litre R – Overwhelming Britishness From 1966

<img data-attachment-id="1685686" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641.jpg" data-orig-size="790,524" 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="1966 Vanden Plas Princess" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1101736?fbclid=IwAR2gczOMDW23ncjxOuANm91AK-t32WZlCUtG-bY1u_mG17HykNHWvlHTfWc ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685686 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-768×509.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11386590-e1567126781641.jpg 790w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Vanden Plas. It rolls off the tongue the same way as other luxury words, like Ferrero Rocher. […]

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