The Truth About Cars » Auction Day http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » Auction Day http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Auction Day : Pullin’ A 1080 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/auction-day-pullin-a-1080/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/auction-day-pullin-a-1080/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=784601   Auto enthusiasts often dream of taking an exotic car through some of the nicest stretches of winding roads the world can offer. Hairpin turns… beautiful smooth roads…. nice scenery… and all the power and finesse one can summon in a car made for the perfection of that very moment. Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, the list […]

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  Auto enthusiasts often dream of taking an exotic car through some of the nicest stretches of winding roads the world can offer. Hairpin turns… beautiful smooth roads…. nice scenery… and all the power and finesse one can summon in a car made for the perfection of that very moment. Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, the list […]

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Auction Day: Seconds! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/auction-day-seconds/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/auction-day-seconds/#comments Mon, 11 Mar 2013 19:36:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480779 There comes a time when the prices for used cars at the auto auctions go the way of an exuberant bubble. A small army of consumers get their tax refunds. The car lots wake up from their winter slumber, and values for vehicles go the netheregions of the human imagination. I sell cars during this […]

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There comes a time when the prices for used cars at the auto auctions go the way of an exuberant bubble. A small army of consumers get their tax refunds. The car lots wake up from their winter slumber, and values for vehicles go the netheregions of the human imagination. I sell cars during this […]

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Auction Day: The Euro Bailout http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/auction-day-the-euro-bailout/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/auction-day-the-euro-bailout/#comments Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:36:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465500 What percentage of new cars sold this year in the United States have European badges? 3%… 5% maybe? Not even close! Through September 2012 it stands at approximately 9.5% The recent successes of VW, Audi and BMW/Mini are quite noteworthy. 10 years ago, European marketshare in the U.S. was only at 7.1%. However this isn’t the […]

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What percentage of new cars sold this year in the United States have European badges? 3%… 5% maybe? Not even close! Through September 2012 it stands at approximately 9.5% The recent successes of VW, Audi and BMW/Mini are quite noteworthy. 10 years ago, European marketshare in the U.S. was only at 7.1%. However this isn’t the […]

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Auction Day: From Hydrogen to Helium http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/auction-day-from-hydrogen-to-helium/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/auction-day-from-hydrogen-to-helium/#comments Wed, 07 Sep 2011 15:03:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=410544 This market has ceased to make sense.  $7300 (plus auction fee) for a 2003 Honda Accord EX coupe with 220k and a bad rear bumper. $8800 (plus auction fee) for a 2003 Chevy Tahoe with 102k and scrapes along the side. $23,800 (plus auction fee) for a 2003 Corvette Z06 with 16k and some really […]

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This market has ceased to make sense.  $7300 (plus auction fee) for a 2003 Honda Accord EX coupe with 220k and a bad rear bumper. $8800 (plus auction fee) for a 2003 Chevy Tahoe with 102k and scrapes along the side. $23,800 (plus auction fee) for a 2003 Corvette Z06 with 16k and some really […]

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Auction Day: A Z3 Surprise Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/auction-day-a-z3-surprise-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/auction-day-a-z3-surprise-edition/#comments Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:12:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=404475 The BMW Z3. In my mind this model is the only convertible of the late-90’s that made the 2nd gen MX-5 seem… a bit plain. Even with a near 10k premium when it was released, this car was quite a hot commodity for those willing to pay for the privelege. But what if we could […]

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The BMW Z3. In my mind this model is the only convertible of the late-90’s that made the 2nd gen MX-5 seem… a bit plain. Even with a near 10k premium when it was released, this car was quite a hot commodity for those willing to pay for the privelege. But what if we could […]

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