The Truth About Cars » Ten Best http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 15:01:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 It’s Time to Vote for TTAC’s Ten Best and Worst Automobiles Today http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/its-time-to-vote-for-ttacs-ten-best-and-worst-automobiles-today/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/its-time-to-vote-for-ttacs-ten-best-and-worst-automobiles-today/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334114 You’ve nominated them. We’ve voted on them. Now it’s your turn to select the Ten Best and Ten Worst Automobiles Today. Yesterday, we posted the 20 candidates in each category, according to your nominations and our Cray-computer number cruncher (okay, it was Excel on a Mac). I don’t necessarily agree with all the picks you’ve made, […]

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You’ve nominated them. We’ve voted on them. Now it’s your turn to select the Ten Best and Ten Worst Automobiles Today. Yesterday, we posted the 20 candidates in each category, according to your nominations and our Cray-computer number cruncher (okay, it was Excel on a Mac). I don’t necessarily agree with all the picks you’ve made, […]

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The Votes Are In! Here Are Your Candidates for Best Automobiles of 2016, Along with Your Nomination Comments http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-votes-are-in-here-are-your-choices-for-best-automobiles-of-2016-along-with-your-nomination-comments/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-votes-are-in-here-are-your-choices-for-best-automobiles-of-2016-along-with-your-nomination-comments/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:15:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333242 We’re getting to the homestretch for TTAC’s 2016 Best and Worst Automobiles Today. Our writers have voted diligently, and a couple of tie-breaking votes were cast to give us an even 20 contestants in each category. I present you the 20 Best (and 20 Worst, later) Automobiles Today, as chosen by you and our writers, in alphabetical […]

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We’re getting to the homestretch for TTAC’s 2016 Best and Worst Automobiles Today. Our writers have voted diligently, and a couple of tie-breaking votes were cast to give us an even 20 contestants in each category. I present you the 20 Best (and 20 Worst, later) Automobiles Today, as chosen by you and our writers, in alphabetical […]

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All the Cars You Nominated for Ten Best and Worst of 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/here-are-the-best-and-worst-cars-of-2016-as-nominated-by-you/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/here-are-the-best-and-worst-cars-of-2016-as-nominated-by-you/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:15:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331994 After cleaning up the data as much as I could considering this smashing headache I’m managing today, I’ve crunched the numbers and come out with a magic number: 242. That’s the total number of vehicles you nominated that were eligible for this year’s Ten Best and Ten Worst. Here they are, in order of Best to Worst, […]

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After cleaning up the data as much as I could considering this smashing headache I’m managing today, I’ve crunched the numbers and come out with a magic number: 242. That’s the total number of vehicles you nominated that were eligible for this year’s Ten Best and Ten Worst. Here they are, in order of Best to Worst, […]

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And the Winner of a $100 Amazon Gift Card is … http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/and-the-winner-of-a-100-amazon-gift-card-is/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/and-the-winner-of-a-100-amazon-gift-card-is/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:50:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331170 … a person I will announce after the jump. First, here are some stats from all your nominations. You nominated … 165 different vehicles for Ten Best, not including derivatives. 174 different vehicles for Ten Worst, not including derivatives, entire brands (of which there were many nominations), technologies (lookin’ at you, diesel) and platforms. 12 of […]

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… a person I will announce after the jump. First, here are some stats from all your nominations. You nominated … 165 different vehicles for Ten Best, not including derivatives. 174 different vehicles for Ten Worst, not including derivatives, entire brands (of which there were many nominations), technologies (lookin’ at you, diesel) and platforms. 12 of […]

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Last Day to Nominate Your Ten Best/Worst Autos of 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/last-day-to-nominate-your-ten-bestworst-autos-of-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/last-day-to-nominate-your-ten-bestworst-autos-of-2016/#comments Sun, 24 Apr 2016 16:30:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330625 You’ve nominated almost every vehicle sold in the United States for TTAC’s Ten Best and Worst Autos for 2016 — but your nominations still count. On the line is a $100 Amazon gift card and your chance to be immortalized in Internet glory as we use your nomination reasons for content fodder. Consider this your last […]

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You’ve nominated almost every vehicle sold in the United States for TTAC’s Ten Best and Worst Autos for 2016 — but your nominations still count. On the line is a $100 Amazon gift card and your chance to be immortalized in Internet glory as we use your nomination reasons for content fodder. Consider this your last […]

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2016 Ten Best/Worst Automobiles Today Nominations Open! Vote Now! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-ten-bestworst-automobiles-today-nominations-open-vote-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-ten-bestworst-automobiles-today-nominations-open-vote-now/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:05:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326554 Nearly 10 years ago, Robert Farago and Frank Williams stumbled upon a grand idea: to counter all those other websites, media outlets, and blogs competing to see who could fellate automakers the quickest and fastest, TTAC decided instead to put on a pair of size 12 steel-toe boots and swing its leg where the sun […]

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Nearly 10 years ago, Robert Farago and Frank Williams stumbled upon a grand idea: to counter all those other websites, media outlets, and blogs competing to see who could fellate automakers the quickest and fastest, TTAC decided instead to put on a pair of size 12 steel-toe boots and swing its leg where the sun […]

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TTAC Announces World’s Top Ten Largest Automakers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/ttac-announces-world%e2%80%99s-top-ten-automakers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/ttac-announces-world%e2%80%99s-top-ten-automakers/#comments Tue, 01 Jun 2010 21:23:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=357790 Some time in summer, OICA will announce the world production ranking of all automakers and answer that all-important question: Who are the world’s largest auto makers? TTAC readers are an impatient bunch and are used to hear and know stuff before anybody else. TTAC is pleased to announce the preliminary, unofficial world ranking of 2009 […]

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Some time in summer, OICA will announce the world production ranking of all automakers and answer that all-important question: Who are the world’s largest auto makers? TTAC readers are an impatient bunch and are used to hear and know stuff before anybody else. TTAC is pleased to announce the preliminary, unofficial world ranking of 2009 […]

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TTAC’s Ten Best for 2008: Time to Vote! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/08/ttacs-ten-best-for-2008-time-to-vote/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/08/ttacs-ten-best-for-2008-time-to-vote/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2008 11:49:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=62881 It may be good, but is it good enough to make the cut?TTAC's Best and Brightest have spoken. You provided us with 81 nominations for our Ten Best award, from the Aston Martin Vanquish to the HUMMER H2. From this cornucopia of cars, our ever-eager writers selected the short list of 20 finalists. As you might expect, the final list leans heavily towards vehicles notable for their performance and driving excellence. Half of this year's contenders were also finalists last year [indicated by an asterisk]. So here they are, along with some of your more "colorful" comments. Once you've had a look, please step into the e-voting booth and choose TTAC's Ten Best.

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It may be good, but is it good enough to make the cut?TTAC's Best and Brightest have spoken. You provided us with 81 nominations for our Ten Best award, from the Aston Martin Vanquish to the HUMMER H2. From this cornucopia of cars, our ever-eager writers selected the short list of 20 finalists. As you might expect, the final list leans heavily towards vehicles notable for their performance and driving excellence. Half of this year's contenders were also finalists last year [indicated by an asterisk]. So here they are, along with some of your more "colorful" comments. Once you've had a look, please step into the e-voting booth and choose TTAC's Ten Best.

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TTAC’s Ten Best for 2008: Nominations are Now Open http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/08/ttacs-ten-best-for-2008-nominations-are-open/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/08/ttacs-ten-best-for-2008-nominations-are-open/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2008 12:48:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=61012 Will someone knock the king off of the hill?

Ten Best Nominations Are Now Closed

The truth hurts. But not always. Sometimes the truth about cars is the key to genuine insight and automotive ecstasy. This is one of those times, when TTAC's Best and Brightest select their annual Ten Best automobiles. In other words, this is your chance to help the wider world discover genuine automotive excellence, and reward those who produce it with a much-deserved hat tip. The name of this collective endeavor changes, but the rules remain the same: you nominate the cars, our writers narrow your selection to 20, then you get the final say on the Ten Best [more details below]. But before we get stuck in, here's a recap of last year's winners...

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Will someone knock the king off of the hill?

Ten Best Nominations Are Now Closed

The truth hurts. But not always. Sometimes the truth about cars is the key to genuine insight and automotive ecstasy. This is one of those times, when TTAC's Best and Brightest select their annual Ten Best automobiles. In other words, this is your chance to help the wider world discover genuine automotive excellence, and reward those who produce it with a much-deserved hat tip. The name of this collective endeavor changes, but the rules remain the same: you nominate the cars, our writers narrow your selection to 20, then you get the final say on the Ten Best [more details below]. But before we get stuck in, here's a recap of last year's winners...

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TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles 2007 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-2007/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-2007/#comments Tue, 22 May 2007 10:48:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=3789 ractingcarpot.jpgYou heeded our call. You nominated the cars you considered the best of the best. Without fear or favor, TTAC’s tenacious tribe of telic keyboard tappers selected twenty vehicles from your list of over a hundred superlative automobiles. You voted for 10 of them, creating our first annual Ten Best Automobiles. The voting was often extremely close, but the end result was never in doubt: a selection of ten automobiles that any self-respecting motorist would be proud to own, and delighted to drive. Ladies and gentlemen, raise your tea mugs as I present to you: TTAC’s Ten Best for 2007.

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ractingcarpot.jpgYou heeded our call. You nominated the cars you considered the best of the best. Without fear or favor, TTAC’s tenacious tribe of telic keyboard tappers selected twenty vehicles from your list of over a hundred superlative automobiles. You voted for 10 of them, creating our first annual Ten Best Automobiles. The voting was often extremely close, but the end result was never in doubt: a selection of ten automobiles that any self-respecting motorist would be proud to own, and delighted to drive. Ladies and gentlemen, raise your tea mugs as I present to you: TTAC’s Ten Best for 2007.

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TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles Going (TBAG): Cast Your Vote Now! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-cast-your-vote-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-cast-your-vote-now/#comments Wed, 16 May 2007 13:12:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=3752 tbag.jpgYou’ve made your nominations. At final count, we received over one hundred entries for our Ten Best Automobiles Going (TBAG). They ranged from the sublime (Ferrari F430 drop top) to the ridiculous (I'm not THAT stupid). Twenty-one of our most expert TTAC writers surveyed each and every entry, and then cast their votes from your list. They narrowed the field to twenty most excellent finalists (listed after the jump). Now it’s your turn. We need you, our well-informed and insightful readers, to link-on-over to our e-poll, cast ten votes and select TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles Going (TBAG) for 2007.

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tbag.jpgYou’ve made your nominations. At final count, we received over one hundred entries for our Ten Best Automobiles Going (TBAG). They ranged from the sublime (Ferrari F430 drop top) to the ridiculous (I'm not THAT stupid). Twenty-one of our most expert TTAC writers surveyed each and every entry, and then cast their votes from your list. They narrowed the field to twenty most excellent finalists (listed after the jump). Now it’s your turn. We need you, our well-informed and insightful readers, to link-on-over to our e-poll, cast ten votes and select TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles Going (TBAG) for 2007.

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TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles for 2007: Final Nominations Please! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-final-nominations-please/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-final-nominations-please/#comments Fri, 11 May 2007 16:13:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=3721 headlight2.jpgNominations for the Ten Best Automobiles for 2007 remain open ‘til midnight tonight (Friday). So far you’ve nominated over 100 praise-worthy (if occasionally dubious) rides. Over the next week, TTAC’s writers will vote on which 20 vehicles deserve your final selection. You, our core of persnickety pistonheads, will then be charged with choosing ten cars from this list. We will announce the winners here, of course, and send a press release to our devoted fans in the automotive media. Meanwhile, we’ve had plenty of pithy comments and observations.

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headlight2.jpgNominations for the Ten Best Automobiles for 2007 remain open ‘til midnight tonight (Friday). So far you’ve nominated over 100 praise-worthy (if occasionally dubious) rides. Over the next week, TTAC’s writers will vote on which 20 vehicles deserve your final selection. You, our core of persnickety pistonheads, will then be charged with choosing ten cars from this list. We will announce the winners here, of course, and send a press release to our devoted fans in the automotive media. Meanwhile, we’ve had plenty of pithy comments and observations.

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TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles for 2007: So Far, So Good http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-so-far-so-good/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-so-far-so-good/#comments Wed, 09 May 2007 10:35:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=3687 light.jpgNominations for our Ten Best Automobiles  for 2007 proceed apace. So far, you’ve nominated 96 different [sold as] new vehicles, from the A3 to the Z4. We thought you might appreciate some fresh cyberspace in which to nominate, elucidate and participate in this automotive love-fest. Nominations are open until midnight (EST) this Friday; feel free to forward any further contenders or add your comments up until the deadline. Our writers will then select twenty finalists so you can choose the Ten Best. Meanwhile, here are some highlights from your nominations for the best of the best.   

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light.jpgNominations for our Ten Best Automobiles  for 2007 proceed apace. So far, you’ve nominated 96 different [sold as] new vehicles, from the A3 to the Z4. We thought you might appreciate some fresh cyberspace in which to nominate, elucidate and participate in this automotive love-fest. Nominations are open until midnight (EST) this Friday; feel free to forward any further contenders or add your comments up until the deadline. Our writers will then select twenty finalists so you can choose the Ten Best. Meanwhile, here are some highlights from your nominations for the best of the best.   

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TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles for 2007: Nominations http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-your-nominations-please/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/05/ttacs-ten-best-automobiles-going-tbag-your-nominations-please/#comments Mon, 07 May 2007 10:36:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=3650 led.jpgNOMINATIONS FOR TTAC's TBAG ARE NOW CLOSED

I recently wrote a “where are they now” update for the winners of TTAC’s first annual Ten Worst Automobiles Today (TWAT) awards. Commentators Cellman and Drew shook their metaphorical heads at our negativity and challenged us to look at the other end of the spectrum. And so TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles Going (TBAG) awards were born. Yes, yes; all the buff books and big sites do it. But TTAC readers are more discerning, our selection process more democratic and our timing… enigmatic. So read the rules below and then tell us which vehicles you consider worthy of a TTAC TBAG.

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led.jpgNOMINATIONS FOR TTAC's TBAG ARE NOW CLOSED

I recently wrote a “where are they now” update for the winners of TTAC’s first annual Ten Worst Automobiles Today (TWAT) awards. Commentators Cellman and Drew shook their metaphorical heads at our negativity and challenged us to look at the other end of the spectrum. And so TTAC’s Ten Best Automobiles Going (TBAG) awards were born. Yes, yes; all the buff books and big sites do it. But TTAC readers are more discerning, our selection process more democratic and our timing… enigmatic. So read the rules below and then tell us which vehicles you consider worthy of a TTAC TBAG.

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