Tag: Used Cars

Rare Rides: The Singular 1960 BMW 3200 Cabriolet Sedan

Today’s Rare Ride is a coachbuilt one-of-one BMW. A rebodied conversion of the very luxurious 3200 sedan, it’s the only convertible BMW with four doors in existence. What became the 502 (and subsequently 3200) started out in life as the 501. When it entered production in the fourth quarter of 1952, it carried a number […]

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1982 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS Is An Automotive Unicorn That Comes With Steep Price Tag

Truth to be told, Porsche’s 924 series is one of the lesser (for some even ‘least’) desirable models to come out from Stuttgart, but this specific model deserves your attention, as long as you can swallow the high estimated selling price. Every once in a while, Porsche builds limited edition specials of its sports cars […]

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Where Your Author Encounters a Sleazy 1980s Car Dealership in 2020

<img data-attachment-id="1669666" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/04/chinese-auto-market-continues-its-decline-u-s-future-also-looking-bleak/shutterstock_749118631/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" 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="dealer lot" data-image-description=" welcomia/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1669666″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> We’re not talking about my Golf Sportwagen purchase today; they were slow to negotiate, but not sleazy. The topic […]

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A 1990 Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo II Could Be Your Family Friendlier Alternative To An E30 M3

When it comes to iconic nameplates that also happen to be limited edition models, they’re bound to cost you an arm and a leg regardless of how many miles they’ve been driven. Take this 1990 Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II for instance. It’s been with its original owner for 29 years, according to the Bring […]

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This 1996 Chevy Impala SS Was Stored In A Barn Brand New For 24 Years

What are the odds of finding a near delivery-mileage 1996 Chevy Impala SS in brand new condition, just waiting for you to give its 5.7-liter V8 the first proper drive? Pretty slim, we’d say, but this is your lucky day if good ol’ American muscle sedans are your thing. That’s because we found on eBay […]

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Oklahoma Auctioning Possibly Fake Classic Ford Mustangs Seized From Counterfeiter

The Pottawatomie County District Attorney’s office in Oklahoma is auctioning off six Ford Mustangs they believe could be counterfeits. Fox News reports that the vehicles were seized during an investigation into a car cloning operation run by lawyer Kermit Milburn who killed himself in 2016 after being accused of trying to pass off fake Shelby […]

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Rare Rides: A 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

<img data-attachment-id="1707150" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-a-1964-alfa-romeo-giulia-sprint-speciale/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13.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="1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/alfa-romeo/giulia/1964/683357?fbclid=IwAR1uIYzPNDkvSC1Il16gzJyQAn2HndMgvlSkY41Hi1W08y5K9707jNIFewQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1707150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1964_alfa_romeo_giulia_1600_sprint_speciale_by_bertone-13.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though Rare Rides featured five Alfa Romeos previously, four of them coupes, none were quite as shapely and stylish as […]

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Rare Rides: The Luxurious 1972 Fiat 130 Coupe

<img data-attachment-id="1706534" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-the-luxurious-1972-fiat-130-coupe/fiat-130-002/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002.jpg" data-orig-size="800,533" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1972 Fiat 130" data-image-description=" https://www.classic-trader.com/uk/cars/listing/fiat/130/130-coupe/1972/111688 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1706534 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fiat-130-002.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured a couple of Fiat coupes lately, their special, swoopy bodies representing redesign work carried […]

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One Of The Most Original 1955 Jaguar D-Types Could Sell For Over $7 Million In Paris

A gorgeous 1955 Jaguar D-Type will be auctioned off by RM Sotheby’s next month in Paris, France. It is expected to sell for between €5,900,000 ($6,547,466) and €6,400,000 ($7,103,040). This D-Type is chassis number XKD 520 and was the seventh customer D-Type ever manufactured and ordered new in June 1955 through Australian importer Jack Bryson. […]

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The Very First Production Ferrari-Based New Stratos Is For Sale

A rare New Stratos will be auctioned off by Bonhams in Paris in February and is expected to sell for between $780,000 and $1 million. Manifattura Automobili Torino (MAT), the company responsible the New Stratos, only intends on manufacturing 25 units worldwide. The example in question is the first one it created and has only […]

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Stretched Mercedes-AMG G63 Is Fit For A Dictator, Has It All Save For A Nuclear Button

If you can afford blowing more than half-a-million on a new set of wheels with a high ground clearance, then we’re guessing you probably have your sights set on one of the Lamborghini Urus, Aston Martin DBX, Bentley Bentayga, Rolls-Royce Cullinan or Range Rover SVAutobiography. But why be seen in one of the above when […]

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Mansory Carbonado Is A Flashy Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster With A Matching Price Tag

While most of us can agree that the Lamborghini Aventador does not need an aftermarket boost to become more appealing, Mansory begs to differ offering their Carbonado upgrade for the Italian supercar. Applied in this case to the 2018 Aventador S Roadster, the flashy package includes a carbon fiber makeover, as well as optimized air […]

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2007 Bentley Arnage Wants To Treat You Like A Royalty For New Audi A6 Money

Before the Mulsanne entered production in 2010, Bentley’s flagship sedan was the Arnage. It was assembled between 1998 and 2009, receiving multiple updates throughout its life including powertrain improvements three years before production ceased, and has aged quite fine, if you ask us. Getting to look at that timeless design on a daily basis requires […]

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Rare Rides: The Stunning 1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette, in Teal

<img data-attachment-id="1706274" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-the-stunning-1992-oldsmobile-silhouette-in-teal/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090.jpeg" data-orig-size="1726,1156" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS REBEL T3","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1576514199","copyright":"","focal_length":"45","iso":"1250","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette" data-image-description=" https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1992-oldsmobile-silhouette/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-450×301.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-610×409.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1706274 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-610×409.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-610×409.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-450×301.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-768×514.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-120×80.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>A special day has arrived here at Rare Rides. Our subject is modern, sleek, and the Cadillac […]

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Rare Rides: A 2002 Ronart Lightning, Euro Mustang Relative

<img data-attachment-id="1706060" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-a-2002-ronart-lightning-euro-mustang-relative/attachment/12346478/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478.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="2002 Ronart Lightning" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1175524?fbclid=IwAR2A880HFv9xOTNuqNzmCV4uEbsGIV_jomN7ugsOJxd6nNPaGRHlChqY4qw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1706060 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478.jpg” alt width=”500″ height=”375″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478.jpg 500w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12346478-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px”>What sports car has Aston Martin and TVR-adjacent looks, but is neither of those things? Why, it’s a Ronart! Let’s find out […]

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