Tag: Rare Rides

Rare Rides: The Gran Turismo Dream – a 1990 Mazda Eunos Cosmo

<img data-attachment-id="1671962" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="798,532" 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 Mazda Eunos Cosmo" data-image-description=" https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/ctd/d/garland-jdm-rhd-1990-mazda-eunos-cosmo/6861247441.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671962″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900.jpg 798w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a sporting luxury coupe with a complex rotary engine. It’s a car which […]

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Rare Rides: This Chevrolet Beauville Is a Quigley 4×4 From 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1671950" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="720,481" 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 Chevy Beauville Quigley 4×4" data-image-description=" https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/eugene-89-chev-quigley-4×4-beauville/6877047150.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671950 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”408″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-610×408.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_luKFtkAZzBa_1200x900.jpg 720w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In The Current Year, new car lots are filled with family-friendly adventure vehicles. They’ve got lots of seats, […]

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Rare Rides: The Double-breasted 1983 Lincoln Continental Mark VI Bill Blass

<img data-attachment-id="1671976" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_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="1983 Lincoln Mark VI Bill Blass" data-image-description=" https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/d/santa-cruz-rare-1983-ford-lincoln/6872371043.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671976 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00E0E_djcRS5pZPIz_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>A short while ago, we ran a QOTD post about special branded editions, gauging our […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Rare Ferrari 348 Zagato Elaborazione, a Mouthful From 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1672004" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227.jpg" data-orig-size="980,653" 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 Ferrari 348 TB Zagato Elaborazione" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/ve19/villa-erba/lots/r0028-1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione/769563?fbclid=IwAR3LwrdkCozraKGwL42pC1tjFOZUoL_gq40Ct_P5opctAdPWzLELnWyMnWk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672004 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1990-ferrari-348-tb-zagato-elaborazione-29-1555948227.jpg 980w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>By our count, Rare Rides has discussed Italian coach builder Zagato’s works on exactly two […]

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Rare Rides: The 1978 Innocenti Mini Is Both De Tomaso and Bertone

<img data-attachment-id="1672908" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3.jpg" data-orig-size="620,332" 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="Innocenti Mini De Tomaso" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/innocenti/mini/1978/551092?fbclid=IwAR0XMpk3WGqLZWqzC0p9f53tw2vdoHN_ox5zhQkkS_4lI-CVLXhK6Mk_ZSE ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-450×241.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672908 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-610×327.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-450×241.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3-120×64.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cd_61342_autoscout-61342-5628603_12_3.jpg 620w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides returns again to De Tomaso, shortly after it covered the obscure Guarà Barchetta. This time, the subject vehicle […]

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Rare Rides: A 1981 Triumph TR8 That’s Both Beige and Brand New

<img data-attachment-id="1672556" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" 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="1981 Triumph TR8" data-image-description=" https://www.streetsideclassics.com/vehicles/1736-tpa/1981-triumph-tr8 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672556 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1981-triumph-tr8-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>You read the title correctly. There’s a Triumph TR8 for sale in the urbane and international city of Tampa, which […]

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Rare Rides: A Studebaker Wagonaire From 1964 – aka the Earliest GMC Envoy XUT

<img data-attachment-id="1671988" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_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="1964 Studebaker Wagonaire" data-image-description=" https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/cto/d/willernie-1964-studebaker-wagonaire/6874097854.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671988 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00t0t_6ioMw34xXgt_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Sometimes car companies have radical ideas that don’t really pan out when it comes time to persuade consumers […]

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Rare Rides: An International Truck Experience With the 2008 MXT

<img data-attachment-id="1671666" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976.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="2008 International MXT" data-image-description=" https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/49130098 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671666 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1163467976.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series doesn’t often venture into Tough Trucks land, but when it does, it goes all […]

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Rare Rides: The Ultimate 8 Series BMW Is the Alpina B12 of 1992

<img data-attachment-id="1667850" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1440" 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 BMW Alpina B12" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/es19/essen/lots/r0025-1992-bmw-alpina-b12-50-coup%C3%A9/733419?fbclid=IwAR273u3yv6tt9-SRmbdc4yl22HTp5WbkPHG6cFeICtHVqrl9fr_zUSdfBs4 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667850 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/f0c7bb257312ed7bd804292dbbc3b1f66225d488-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides featured an Alpina once before: the in-house performance tuner’s take on the late-Eighties 6 Series — the […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Rare De Tomaso Guarà Barchetta From 1995

<img data-attachment-id="1667758" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130.jpg" data-orig-size="500,375" 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="1995 De Tomaso Guara Barchetta" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C971707?fbclid=IwAR1w__bHod_2LeaGu2SI7mULcloVMi6jtAjlxJI_Pl5-CFRAd5J-OD7gWQg ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667758″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130.jpg” alt width=”550″ height=”413″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130.jpg 500w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/9864130-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 550px) 100vw, 550px”>The Rare Rides series has broached the subject of De Tomaso a few times before. The luxurious Longchamp coupe was accompanied […]

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Rare Rides: This 1987 Fiat Is Ritmo, Abarth, 130, and TC

<img data-attachment-id="1667832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,805" 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 Fiat Ritmo 130 Abarth" data-image-description=" https://newyork.craigslist.org/jsy/cto/d/west-new-york-1987-fiat-ritmo-130tc/6831314407.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-610×409.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-610×409.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-610×409.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-768×515.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900-120×81.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01313_4DEt6hywZgc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride wears a lot of different badges. The most important ones are Fiat, Ritmo, […]

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Rare Rides: Patrol the Desert in This 1989 Nissan Safari

<img data-attachment-id="1667804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" 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 Nissan Safari" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1989-Nissan-Safari-4WD-DIesel-Limited-Slip-Diff-/113701916311?oid=113664934284 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667804 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-9.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Patrol has forever been Nissan’s answer to the Toyota Land Cruiser, as both brands compete for rough […]

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Rare Rides: The Paseo-adjacent 1991 Toyota Sera

<img data-attachment-id="1667792" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727.jpg" data-orig-size="618,460" 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 Toyota Sera" data-image-description=" https://www.duncanimports.com/used/Toyota/1991-Toyota-Sera-8eff81900a0e08bb4ed3428128aa110d.htm ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727-450×335.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727-610×454.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667792 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727-610×454.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”454″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727-610×454.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727-450×335.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727-120×89.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12869261-1991-toyota-sera-srcset-xl-e1554918431727.jpg 618w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Only one car combines cheap and cheerful motoring with economical driving and butterfly doors. Fittingly, its Tercel and Paseo siblings […]

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Rare Rides: A Beige Plymouth Champ – American Malaise From 1980

<img data-attachment-id="1667868" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="900,900" 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="1980 Plymouth Champ" data-image-description=" https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/portland-1980-plymouth-champ-rare/6852999373.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-350×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-610×610.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-610×610.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”610″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-610×610.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-75×75.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-350×350.jpg 350w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-768×768.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900-120×120.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00k0k_48hjCJmVPeu_1200x900.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured a couple of Plymouths before, both of which were sporty and boasted two doors. Today’s Plymouth […]

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Rare Rides: A 1977 Datsun F-10 – It’s Sporty Beige Wagon Time

<img data-attachment-id="1667780" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,683" 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 Datsun F-10" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/233176860188?ul_noapp=true&autorefresh=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667780 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-1-1.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series has featured just two magnificent Datsuns in prior entries. The first was a 720 […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Tiny Toyota 800 Sports Coupe From 1968

<img data-attachment-id="1666398" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/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="1968 Toyota 800" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/303072128648?fbclid=IwAR2X-PGy2gIjPSTdFUiYh94w88M-fsQpDEFylK9zwIrEkbiqdmkbzQY7SLE ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1666398 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>What coupe is 140 inches long, bright red, and was never sold in North America? It’s this Toyota […]

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Rare Rides: Hop in a 1955 Studebaker Conestoga Wagon

<img data-attachment-id="1666410" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1124,749" 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="1955 Studebaker Conestoga" data-image-description=" https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/la-jolla-rare-1955-studebaker-conestoga/6826181049.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1666410 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00s0s_aSKgfwEX3wE_1200x900.jpg 1124w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a peachy two-door wagon from a company in South Bend, Indiana that would cease […]

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Rare Rides: A Microscopic American Motors Metropolitan From 1962

<img data-attachment-id="1666386" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938.png" data-orig-size="1280,832" 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 Nash Metropolitan" data-image-description=" https://www.conquestclassiccars.com/1962-Nash-Metropolitan/Used-ClassicCar/Greeley-CO/12292829/Details.aspx?fbclid=IwAR1hdsxbrVBPi09OF78hR-Yahx2ovv7PBxALBGDCwZUTwnsgvCSD1O8llZY ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-450×293.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-610×397.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1666386 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-610×397.png” alt width=”610″ height=”397″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-610×397.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-75×49.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-450×293.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-768×499.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938-120×78.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/636869545777521994-e1553232534938.png 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently, we featured a grandiose convertible Hudson once owned by actor and car enthusiast Steve McQueen. Today’s Rare Ride […]

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Rare Rides: The Saab 9-4x – One Last Gasp From 2011

<img data-attachment-id="1665204" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_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="2011 Saab 9-4x" data-image-description=" https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/d/holiday-2011-saab-9-4x-aero-68k-miles/6828514304.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1665204 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/01414_a0ZHdp5uyK4_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Would you like a luxury CUV that’s based on a Cadillac, but contains many unique and unobtainium parts? […]

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Rare Rides: The 1993 Toyota Caldina Wagon, Featuring Four-wheel Drive and Five Sunroofs

It may look like someone blended together the wagon versions of the Toyota Corolla and the Subaru Legacy, but today’s Rare Ride is something rarely (or never) seen on North American shores. Presenting the 1993 Toyota Caldina, with Sky Canopy. The Toyota Caldina was born of a need to simplify product offerings. Prior to 1992, […]

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