Tag: Used Cars

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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QOTD: Terribly Aged Americans of the Nineties?

<img data-attachment-id="1674868" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,680" 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 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1674868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-768×510.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/15189564949_508039b7dc_b.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The past three Wednesday editions of our Question of the Day post centered around the most […]

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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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QOTD: Graceful Nineties Aging From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1596208" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960.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="1996 Toyota Camry Coupe" data-image-description=" Image via Toyota. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1596208 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg” alt=”Image: 1996 Toyota Camry Coupe” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The past couple of Wednesday editions of Question of the Day […]

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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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QOTD: Graceful Nineties Aging From Places European?

<img data-attachment-id="1673262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1.jpg" data-orig-size="960,679" 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="2000 Audi A8l W12" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1673262 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-768×543.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-120×85.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In a QOTD post last week, we walked down Nineties memory lane. The topics of discussion were […]

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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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QOTD: Graceful Aging of the Nineties Variety?

<img data-attachment-id="1672336" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,719" 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="1997 Buick Regal" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672336 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”428″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-610×428.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-450×316.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-768×539.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03-120×84.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BUICK_REGAL_2000_03.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We’ve talked about the Nineties in a couple of recent QOTDs, and today we’ll do it once more. This […]

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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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The 340,000-mile 2004 Toyota Camry Is Finally Gone, But It’s Far From Dead

<img data-attachment-id="1671028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6-.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,982" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.8","credit":"","camera":"iPhone 7","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1555592718","copyright":"","focal_length":"3.99","iso":"20","shutter_speed":"0.00042808219178082","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2004 Toyota Camry LE V6" data-image-description=" © Image: Timothy Cain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671028 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–610×428.jpg” alt=”2004 Toyota Camry LE V6 – Image: © Timothy Cain” width=”610″ height=”428″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–610×428.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–450×316.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–768×539.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6–120×84.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2004-Toyota-Camry-LE-V6-.jpg 1400w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The story of […]

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QOTD: Additional Branding for the Special Vehicular Feels?

<img data-attachment-id="1671442" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop.jpg" data-orig-size="940,504" 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 Cadillac Seville Gucci" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-450×241.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671442 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-610×327.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-450×241.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-768×412.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop-120×64.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cadillac_Seville_Gucci_01pop.jpg 940w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>They used to be commonplace, but the last decade or so has seen this automotive phenomenon fade […]

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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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QOTD: Your Least Favorite Rear-drive Nineties Ride?

<img data-attachment-id="1593002" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium.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":"1"}" data-image-title="1996 Chevrolet Impala SS" data-image-description=" Image: Chevrolet ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1593002 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-610×407.jpg” alt=”1996 Chevrolet Impala SS – Image: Chevrolet” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Last week, we accepted suggestions for our readers’ least favorite […]

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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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Where Your Author Makes a Quick Purchase (and a Long Trip)

<img data-attachment-id="1669362" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map.png" data-orig-size="1147,605" 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="map" data-image-description=" google ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-450×237.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1669362 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png” alt width=”610″ height=”322″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-75×40.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-450×237.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-768×405.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-120×63.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map.png 1147w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>What happens when specific used car requirements combine with some old fashioned encouragement from TTAC staff? A one-way road trip […]

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QOTD: Your Least Favorite Front-drive Nineties Ride?

Last week, Steph penned a QOTD where he let commenters loose on front-drive American cars made between 1980 and 2010. The ask was to pick a favorite from the wide selection; one you’d buy today as new. This week we’re going to take the opposite tack and talk about the front-drive car you like the […]

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