The Truth About Cars » autobahn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +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 » autobahn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Foreigners May Pay Toll to Storm the Autobahn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/foreigners-may-pay-toll-to-storm-the-autobahn/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/foreigners-may-pay-toll-to-storm-the-autobahn/#comments Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=676130 If you happen to live outside of Germany, you may soon find yourself paying a toll to do your best Burt Reynolds and Dom DeLuise impressions on the Autobahn. The reason? While residents living in the nine countries surrounding Germany make extensive use of the Autobahn in their travels, the Germans are left footing the […]

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If you happen to live outside of Germany, you may soon find yourself paying a toll to do your best Burt Reynolds and Dom DeLuise impressions on the Autobahn. The reason? While residents living in the nine countries surrounding Germany make extensive use of the Autobahn in their travels, the Germans are left footing the […]

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There’s Fast, And Then There’s Wagon Fast http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/theres-fast-and-then-theres-wagon-fast/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/theres-fast-and-then-theres-wagon-fast/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 03:22:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=669146 On the days when my Honda CB550 can be bothered to wake up and run properly for my daily commute, I’m frequently passed by everything from HEMI-powered Grand Cherokees to Vulcan-powered Mercury Sables. That’s because the Honda CB550 is only slightly more powerful than a KitchenAid mixer. This fellow, on the other hand, has a […]

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On the days when my Honda CB550 can be bothered to wake up and run properly for my daily commute, I’m frequently passed by everything from HEMI-powered Grand Cherokees to Vulcan-powered Mercury Sables. That’s because the Honda CB550 is only slightly more powerful than a KitchenAid mixer. This fellow, on the other hand, has a […]

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This Concept Brought To You By The Letters T,M,G,L,S, And Probably A, Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/this-concept-brought-to-you-by-the-letters-tmgls-and-probably-a-too/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/this-concept-brought-to-you-by-the-letters-tmgls-and-probably-a-too/#comments Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468175 My experience with the Lexus IS-F was both impressive and rather sterile. I was put in mind of Samuel Johnson’s observation regarding Milton’s Paradise Lost: “[it is] one of the books which the reader admires and puts down, and forgets to take up again. None ever wished it longer than it is.” The same might […]

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My experience with the Lexus IS-F was both impressive and rather sterile. I was put in mind of Samuel Johnson’s observation regarding Milton’s Paradise Lost: “[it is] one of the books which the reader admires and puts down, and forgets to take up again. None ever wished it longer than it is.” The same might […]

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Quote Of The Day: Hands Free At High Speeds Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/quote-of-the-day-hands-free-at-high-speeds-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/quote-of-the-day-hands-free-at-high-speeds-edition/#comments Wed, 31 Aug 2011 20:10:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=409638 [Skip ahead to 2:08 (or don’t)] It’s the stuff of a Ray LaHood nightmare. Automotive News [sub]’s lede comes screaming out of the blackness: BERLIN — Ford Motor Co. has adapted its Sync in-car connectivity system to cope with high speeds on German autobahns. But you can’t wake up, Mr Secretary of Transportation. For this is no […]

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[Skip ahead to 2:08 (or don’t)] It’s the stuff of a Ray LaHood nightmare. Automotive News [sub]’s lede comes screaming out of the blackness: BERLIN — Ford Motor Co. has adapted its Sync in-car connectivity system to cope with high speeds on German autobahns. But you can’t wake up, Mr Secretary of Transportation. For this is no […]

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Quote Of The Day: The Politics Of Limitless Speed Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/quote-of-the-day-the-politics-of-limitless-speed-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/quote-of-the-day-the-politics-of-limitless-speed-edition/#comments Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:45:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=354467 Deutsche Straßen sind nicht der Nürburgring. But there I go, quoting German Minister of Transportation Peter Ramsauer out of context, and in the original. Herr Ramsauer’s rebuke comes on news of a late-night crash involving a future Mercedes ML Class prototype, that resulted in the death of a 26-year old man over the weekend. The […]

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Deutsche Straßen sind nicht der Nürburgring. But there I go, quoting German Minister of Transportation Peter Ramsauer out of context, and in the original. Herr Ramsauer’s rebuke comes on news of a late-night crash involving a future Mercedes ML Class prototype, that resulted in the death of a 26-year old man over the weekend. The […]

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