Tag: Used Cars

Buy/Drive/Burn: Compact Japanese SUVs From 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1682210" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o.jpg" data-orig-size="1144,763" 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="1991 Suzuki Samurai" data-image-description=" suzuki ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682210 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o.jpg 1144w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last time on Buy/Drive/Burn, we considered three-door Japanese SUVs from 1989. In this edition, we move forward […]

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QOTD: Alternative History of Missed Automotive Opportunities?

<img data-attachment-id="1628464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" 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 Acura Legend Coupe" data-image-description=" Acura ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1628464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1988-acura-legend-coupe-wallpapers-hd-images-wsupercars-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today marks the first entry into a two-part Question of the Day series where we’ll step back in […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1682190" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1991 Citroen BX" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/citroen/unspecified/2028578.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682190 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/61035929-770-0@2X.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Citroën’s on-and-off history with North American importation make almost all of them rarities, and perfect for this […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1682028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1991 Provan Tiger GT" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1991-Tiger-GT-Provan-AWD-Class-B-Camper-Van-Pop-Top-Only-15-299-Acutal-Miles-/264392238546?oid=264365339653 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682028 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has touched on recreational vehicles twice in the past, when it featured […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1681740" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1994 Mazda B Series" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681740 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/oferta-parabrisas-mazda-b2200-1987-1997-D_NQ_NP_834405-MLV29475100215_022019-F.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s QOTD marks the last post in the Nineties design discussion on which we embarked in […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1681248" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1983 Chrysler Executive" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/724604734651801/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681248 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The demand for executive limousines in North America was once satisfied by OEM-lengthened versions of domestic sedans. […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Three-door Japanese SUVs in 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1681596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1067" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1989 Nissan Terrano/Pathfinder" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681596 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Do you remember what the compact SUV market looked like in 1989? Me either. But it was […]

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Rare Rides: The 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Quad 442 W41

<img data-attachment-id="1681262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900" data-image-description=" https://buffalo.craigslist.org/cto/d/depew-1991-oldsmobile-cutlass-calais/6926425117.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681262 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00F0F_fr8xvGdzuPh_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has visited a performance 442 Oldsmobile previously, when we took a look at a one-off […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1632332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,630" 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 Mercedes-Benz ML320" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1632332 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”320″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-768×403.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, in our Wednesday QOTD post, we switched over to the darker side of truck and […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1680364" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,675" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT" data-image-description=" https://greensboro.craigslist.org/cto/d/asheboro-1969-sunbeam-alpine-gt/6907178824.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680364 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00T0T_aH7zsBKbfKT_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Earlier this year, we took a look at the unique fastback style worn by the original Plymouth […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1680378" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg" data-orig-size="900,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1985 MG Metro 6R4" data-image-description=" https://www.silverstoneauctions.com/events/2019-auctions/the-silverstone-classic-sale-2019/silverstone-classic-sale-saturday-27th-sunday-28th-july-2019/2pm-saturday-27th-july-2019-classic-cars-competition-cars/1985-mg-metro-6r4?fbclid=IwAR0zJmU_mcgkUVnTfdeGUw8KFkE2vIRK5RffXb-bw8C9DbWFqVC_TBNx3Xk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680378 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a rally car from 1985 which is brand new and pieced together from an […]

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Rare Rides: The 1982 Plymouth TC3, Sporty Liftback Time

<img data-attachment-id="1680354" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1982 Plymouth Horizon TC3" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1982-Plymouth-Horizon-TC3-Miser-/223560723453?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l10137&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680354 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the much sportier (but mostly the same) liftback version of the Horizon […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From America?

<img data-attachment-id="1680152" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg" data-orig-size="950,489" 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="1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Orvis Edition" data-image-description=" Jeep ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680152 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”314″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-768×395.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-120×62.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg 950w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> We spent the last three Wednesday editions of Question of the Day discussing the […]

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Rare Rides: A Suzuki SC100, Delightfully Tiny

<img data-attachment-id="1679804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Suzuki SC100" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/451664711701419/permalink/1097696977098186/?sale_post_id=1097696977098186 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679804 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rear-engine, rear-drive cars are few and far between, limited mostly to excellent things like the Porsche 911, and […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1679818" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,583" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1970 AMC Rebel The Machine" data-image-description=" https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/rosenberg-1970-amc-rebel-the-machine/6916864561.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-450×219.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679818 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-450×219.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00J0J_cf1e9oIxIyc_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Independence Day nearly upon us, it seems fitting that Rare Rides take a look […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1679150" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.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="1996 Lexus LX 450" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In today’s QOTD we conclude the discussion started a couple of weeks ago when we asked […]

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Rare Rides: A 1974 Toyota Corona 2000 GT

<img data-attachment-id="1677858" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="640,429" 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="1974 Toyota Corona 2000 GT" data-image-description=" https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/ctd/d/shingle-springs-1974-toyota-corona-2000/6899592985.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-610×409.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677858 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-610×409.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-610×409.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00b0b_eFzqCg2EObj_1200x900.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is a case of forbidden fruit. Though North American consumers could buy something similar, this […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1678240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg" data-orig-size="630,420" 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="1998 Opel Monterey" data-image-description=" Image Opel ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678240 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg 630w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the Wednesday QOTD last week, we began our considerations of the truck and SUV models from the […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1677832" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1987 Ford Escort EXP" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/183844613272?ul_noapp=true&fbclid=IwAR2k4_BU9NaWHzavUUzvOvaFdB1dmZSlZghE4xKYM6KyoTHc_iFasxbNSBc ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677832 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-6.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rare Rides featured an EXP once before, in the form of a tidy first-generation example painted […]

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Rare Rides: The SUV Oddity Which is a 1998 Laforza

<img data-attachment-id="1677846" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7.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="1998 Laforza" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/FL18/Fort-Lauderdale/lots/r0225-1998-laforza-magnum-edition/652016 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677846 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Which SUV looked like a 1995 Range Rover at its debut in 1984, but was less reliable and more expensive? […]

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