The Truth About Cars » New Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » New Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/new-cars/ Who Will Build Sergio’s Next Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:05:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277738 FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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SPIED: 2017 Ford F-150 Diesel; Have Your Hybrid and Burn Oil, Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/spied-2017-ford-f-150-diesel-hybrid-burn-oil/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/spied-2017-ford-f-150-diesel-hybrid-burn-oil/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:20:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274913 That’s clearly a diesel gurgle coming out of that F-150’s lightly camo’d buttock. If our ears are to be believed, that would be the pending fulfillment of a prophecy made here two years ago: Ford is preparing a light-duty diesel to sell by 2018. I have so many questions to ask: What about EcoBoost? Where does […]

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That’s clearly a diesel gurgle coming out of that F-150’s lightly camo’d buttock. If our ears are to be believed, that would be the pending fulfillment of a prophecy made here two years ago: Ford is preparing a light-duty diesel to sell by 2018. I have so many questions to ask: What about EcoBoost? Where does […]

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Dart, 200 On The Way Out; Wrangler Truck, Wagoneer On the Way In http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:20:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274545 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Pickup Buyers Will Pay for Anything: GMC Sierra All Terrain X http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/pickup-buyers-will-pay-anything-gmc-sierra-terrain-x/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/pickup-buyers-will-pay-anything-gmc-sierra-terrain-x/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274305 In the war for ever-lucrative pickup truck money, conspicuous consumption is key. General Motors’ latest salvo in the pickup arms race has mudders, LED lamps, a spray-in bedliner and the letter “X” in its name, jack. GMC announced Wednesday that it would sell this spring a Sierra 1500 All Terrain X package, which is derived […]

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In the war for ever-lucrative pickup truck money, conspicuous consumption is key. General Motors’ latest salvo in the pickup arms race has mudders, LED lamps, a spray-in bedliner and the letter “X” in its name, jack. GMC announced Wednesday that it would sell this spring a Sierra 1500 All Terrain X package, which is derived […]

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Volkswagen’s Small Crossovers – Not New Golf – Are Probably Headed to Geneva http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-small-crossovers-not-new-golf-probably-headed-geneva/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-small-crossovers-not-new-golf-probably-headed-geneva/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 21:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273857 Volkswagen may bring to Geneva two new small crossovers to complement its aging crossover lineup —including a production version of the T-ROC Concept it showed off in Geneva two years ago — Autocar reported (via Car and Driver). The T-ROC and reported T-Cross would both be MQB-based crossovers. The T-ROC is Golf-sized and much more […]

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Volkswagen may bring to Geneva two new small crossovers to complement its aging crossover lineup —including a production version of the T-ROC Concept it showed off in Geneva two years ago — Autocar reported (via Car and Driver). The T-ROC and reported T-Cross would both be MQB-based crossovers. The T-ROC is Golf-sized and much more […]

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Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Sedan is Coming, On Sale This Spring in US http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mitsubishi-mirage-sedang4attrage-coming-canada/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mitsubishi-mirage-sedang4attrage-coming-canada/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272857 Mitsubishi in Canada on Monday posted a teaser shot of the rear end of the new Mitsubishi Attrage that’ll make its debut in Toronto at the 2016 Canadian International Auto Show next month before it goes on sale in the U.S. and Canada. Mitsubishi’s spokesman John Arnone posted a picture of himself standing next to […]

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Mitsubishi in Canada on Monday posted a teaser shot of the rear end of the new Mitsubishi Attrage that’ll make its debut in Toronto at the 2016 Canadian International Auto Show next month before it goes on sale in the U.S. and Canada. Mitsubishi’s spokesman John Arnone posted a picture of himself standing next to […]

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Minivan Sales Down By Half Over Last Decade, But All Is Well? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/minivan-sales-half-last-decade-well/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/minivan-sales-half-last-decade-well/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271577 Minivan sales in America fell 8 percent to only 513,000 units in 2015, less than half the number of MPVs sold in the United States a decade ago. Yet the number of sales produced by the three biggest players, across four nameplates, are more than healthy enough to suggest Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is wise to reinvest […]

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Minivan sales in America fell 8 percent to only 513,000 units in 2015, less than half the number of MPVs sold in the United States a decade ago. Yet the number of sales produced by the three biggest players, across four nameplates, are more than healthy enough to suggest Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is wise to reinvest […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford Leaving Japan, Indonesia; Detroit’s Big Show; Kia Rio GT Coming? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272793 The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Alright, Who Asked For a Backseat In The Ford Mustang GT350R? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/alright-asked-backseat-ford-mustang-gt350r/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/alright-asked-backseat-ford-mustang-gt350r/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:45:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271281 Ford will sell a backseat kit for its Ford Mustang GT350R because it’s the family car you’ve been asking for, the automaker announced Thursday. Ford will sell the backseat it removed back to you for $999 (before installation), and it’s even made from the same herd of Alcantaras as the front seats. The rear seats will sport […]

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Ford will sell a backseat kit for its Ford Mustang GT350R because it’s the family car you’ve been asking for, the automaker announced Thursday. Ford will sell the backseat it removed back to you for $999 (before installation), and it’s even made from the same herd of Alcantaras as the front seats. The rear seats will sport […]

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2002-2015: For 14 Years The Toyota Camry Has Reigned As America’s Best-Selling Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2002-2015-14-years-toyota-camry-reigned-americas-best-selling-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2002-2015-14-years-toyota-camry-reigned-americas-best-selling-car/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:10:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270577 The streak began in 2002 and remains unbroken. Yes, 2002, which began with the Patriots winning the Super Bowl and ended after George W. Bush’s GOP was strengthened during the first mid-term elections of his presidency. The Toyota Camry was America’s best-selling car. And the Camry has topped the best-selling cars leaderboard every year since. […]

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The streak began in 2002 and remains unbroken. Yes, 2002, which began with the Patriots winning the Super Bowl and ended after George W. Bush’s GOP was strengthened during the first mid-term elections of his presidency. The Toyota Camry was America’s best-selling car. And the Camry has topped the best-selling cars leaderboard every year since. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Talk Carbon Emissions, Volkswagen’s Bigger Headache, and Plug-in Porsches http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269977 FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Latest Headache for Volkswagen, New E-Class From $50K, and Dealers Surprised That You’re Surprised http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269257 Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Mid-Engine Corvette Closer Than Ever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267985 It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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Cheap Car Wars Canada: 2016 Chevrolet Spark Gets $9,995 CAD Price Tag, and Americans Should Be Seriously Pissed Off http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267561 Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon is Coming to North America* http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/the-mercedes-benz-c-class-wagon-is-coming-to-north-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/the-mercedes-benz-c-class-wagon-is-coming-to-north-america/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:43:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267065 * But not the U.S. — at least, not yet. Add the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon to the list of vehicles available in Canada and not the United States. Mercedes-Benz Canada announced Thursday it would begin selling the long-roof version of the C-Class this year. To add insult to injury, it will be a diesel with […]

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* But not the U.S. — at least, not yet. Add the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon to the list of vehicles available in Canada and not the United States. Mercedes-Benz Canada announced Thursday it would begin selling the long-roof version of the C-Class this year. To add insult to injury, it will be a diesel with […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Kia’s Big Show, Porsche’s Diesel Fix and Müller Says VW Just Misunderstood The Law, You Guys http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265769 Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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2015’s Most Popular Vehicles in America – Segment by Segment by Segment http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2015s-popular-vehicles-america-segment-segment-segment/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2015s-popular-vehicles-america-segment-segment-segment/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264809 American consumers, businesses, and government agencies registered a record-setting 17.5 million new vehicles in 2015. That takes into account more than 2.5 million pickup trucks, half a million minivans, more than 420,000 commercial vans, more than 420,000 subcompact crossovers, and nearly 2.4 million midsize cars. But as SUV/CUV sales increased rapidly, pickup trucks strengthen, and […]

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American consumers, businesses, and government agencies registered a record-setting 17.5 million new vehicles in 2015. That takes into account more than 2.5 million pickup trucks, half a million minivans, more than 420,000 commercial vans, more than 420,000 subcompact crossovers, and nearly 2.4 million midsize cars. But as SUV/CUV sales increased rapidly, pickup trucks strengthen, and […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 GMC Acadia Saves on Fuel, Spends on Gym Membership http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:21:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264417 Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Lexus LC500 – Ur-Lexus for Next Generation? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2017-lexus-lc500-ur-lexus-next-generation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2017-lexus-lc500-ur-lexus-next-generation/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:08:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264169 Four years after Lexus unveiled its LF-LC at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, the automaker announced Monday that it would put into production largely the same car and call it the LC 500. Powered by a 5-liter V-8 lifted from the RC-F and GS-F, the LC 500 will be the brand’s largest two-door […]

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Four years after Lexus unveiled its LF-LC at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, the automaker announced Monday that it would put into production largely the same car and call it the LC 500. Powered by a 5-liter V-8 lifted from the RC-F and GS-F, the LC 500 will be the brand’s largest two-door […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Infiniti Q60 – The G37 is Finally Dead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-infiniti-q60-the-g37-is-finally-dead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-infiniti-q60-the-g37-is-finally-dead/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:45:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1263953 After keeping the G37 Coupe on life support past its sell-by date, the Q60 two-door sport coupe is finally getting a complete overhaul for 2017. Just one question: How many hundreds of horsepower do you want? 200? 300? 400? The new Infiniti Q60 closely follows its Q50 sedan counterpart, with a grille that would make […]

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After keeping the G37 Coupe on life support past its sell-by date, the Q60 two-door sport coupe is finally getting a complete overhaul for 2017. Just one question: How many hundreds of horsepower do you want? 200? 300? 400? The new Infiniti Q60 closely follows its Q50 sedan counterpart, with a grille that would make […]

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NAIAS: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is The Bulldozer for Your Sandcastle http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2017-ford-f-150-raptor-bulldozer-sandcastle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2017-ford-f-150-raptor-bulldozer-sandcastle/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:29:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262857 Ford unveiled Monday its 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew complete with four doors, a 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 and 10-speed transmission because more numbers always wins, all the time — except for when that number is power output, because apparently we still don’t know that yet. The supersized truck with a supersized engine shaved 500 pounds […]

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Ford unveiled Monday its 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew complete with four doors, a 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 and 10-speed transmission because more numbers always wins, all the time — except for when that number is power output, because apparently we still don’t know that yet. The supersized truck with a supersized engine shaved 500 pounds […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Honda Ridgeline is Your Party Truck Right Cha http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-honda-ridgeline-is-your-party-truck-right-cha/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-honda-ridgeline-is-your-party-truck-right-cha/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:04:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1263081 Few segments are as hot as mid-sized trucks right now, and the 2017 Honda Ridgeline couldn’t come at a better time for Honda. After a two-year hiatus, Honda is propping up its new truck on a massive stage to sway mid-size buyers unfazed by the new General Motors twin mid–sized pickups, or Toyota’s new Tacoma, […]

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Few segments are as hot as mid-sized trucks right now, and the 2017 Honda Ridgeline couldn’t come at a better time for Honda. After a two-year hiatus, Honda is propping up its new truck on a massive stage to sway mid-size buyers unfazed by the new General Motors twin mid–sized pickups, or Toyota’s new Tacoma, […]

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NAIAS 2016: Nissan Titan Warrior Concept is Probably Not What You Expected http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-nissan-titan-warrior-concept-is-probably-not-what-you-expected/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-nissan-titan-warrior-concept-is-probably-not-what-you-expected/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:01:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262529 After revealing the kinda, sorta heavy-duty, kinda, sorta light-duty Titan XD at the North American International Auto Show last year, Nissan is looking to continue its pickup truck momentum with a concept that builds upon the new XD’s strengths. Unfortunately, that isn’t the light-duty Titan we thought would bow in Detroit. Instead, the Titan Warrior […]

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After revealing the kinda, sorta heavy-duty, kinda, sorta light-duty Titan XD at the North American International Auto Show last year, Nissan is looking to continue its pickup truck momentum with a concept that builds upon the new XD’s strengths. Unfortunately, that isn’t the light-duty Titan we thought would bow in Detroit. Instead, the Titan Warrior […]

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