The Truth About Cars » brown http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +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 » brown http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Capsule Review: 1983 Ford Sierra Ghia 2.0 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/capsule-review-1983-ford-sierra-ghia-2-0/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/capsule-review-1983-ford-sierra-ghia-2-0/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:44:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=981897     “Wait! Is that a…” “Are you British?”  “I haven’t seen one of these since I left Venezuela as a teenager, only rich people had Sierras!” Behold random responses from gawkers of TTAC’s Project Car. The surprises continue after several hundred miles under the Ford Sierra’s belt, as life with this fish out of water is […]

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    “Wait! Is that a…” “Are you British?”  “I haven’t seen one of these since I left Venezuela as a teenager, only rich people had Sierras!” Behold random responses from gawkers of TTAC’s Project Car. The surprises continue after several hundred miles under the Ford Sierra’s belt, as life with this fish out of water is […]

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PPG: White Most Popular In 2014, Brown On The Rise http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/ppg-white-popular-2014-brown-rise/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/ppg-white-popular-2014-brown-rise/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=956778 It’s official: White is the most popular color the world over, while the B&B’s favorite shade is making some inroads into the global palette. Per PPG, white took the gold with 28 percent among those surveyed, with black taking silver, and silver and gray sharing the bronze on the global podium. Silver is also declining […]

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It’s official: White is the most popular color the world over, while the B&B’s favorite shade is making some inroads into the global palette. Per PPG, white took the gold with 28 percent among those surveyed, with black taking silver, and silver and gray sharing the bronze on the global podium. Silver is also declining […]

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Piston Slap: Crystal Ballin’ With Yo Tranny! (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/piston-slap-crystal-ballin-with-yo-tranny-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/piston-slap-crystal-ballin-with-yo-tranny-part-ii/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:24:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=789569 Aaron writes: Hey Sajeev, Huge fan of TTAC and the piston slap articles. My problem is that I noticed my car(2007 honda civic)would shudder, under light throttle and low rpms especially when going up a slight slope. This usually happens at 30km/hr or 40km/hr. I took it to the honda dealer(4 months ago) and he […]

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Aaron writes: Hey Sajeev, Huge fan of TTAC and the piston slap articles. My problem is that I noticed my car(2007 honda civic)would shudder, under light throttle and low rpms especially when going up a slight slope. This usually happens at 30km/hr or 40km/hr. I took it to the honda dealer(4 months ago) and he […]

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Ford, King Ranch “Brownout” the Houston Rodeo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/ford-king-ranch-add-extra-brown-to-the-houston-rodeo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/ford-king-ranch-add-extra-brown-to-the-houston-rodeo/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:03:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=779481 Perhaps you haven’t lived in a flyover state where brown leather gear dominates your town during Rodeo season.  While the Ford+King Ranch press release celebrating the 15th Anniversary of those famous brown leather pickups reached the autoblogosphere, only a local writer with an internationally known knack for automotive snark both finds the sweet mochalicious lede and […]

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Perhaps you haven’t lived in a flyover state where brown leather gear dominates your town during Rodeo season.  While the Ford+King Ranch press release celebrating the 15th Anniversary of those famous brown leather pickups reached the autoblogosphere, only a local writer with an internationally known knack for automotive snark both finds the sweet mochalicious lede and […]

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Capsule Review: 2013 Volvo XC70 T6 Polestar – Brown Wagon Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/capsule-review-2013-volvo-xc70-t6-polestar-brown-wagon-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/capsule-review-2013-volvo-xc70-t6-polestar-brown-wagon-edition/#comments Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=501161 If you had to pick a Q-Car, the vehicle you see above would be nobody’s first choice. Something like a Camry V6, a Pentastar Avenger, or perhaps even a Verano Turbo with a Trifecta tune would be a more suitably anonymous roller skate with enough power to pummel most “civilian” cars on the street. Or […]

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If you had to pick a Q-Car, the vehicle you see above would be nobody’s first choice. Something like a Camry V6, a Pentastar Avenger, or perhaps even a Verano Turbo with a Trifecta tune would be a more suitably anonymous roller skate with enough power to pummel most “civilian” cars on the street. Or […]

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Suzuki Does TTAC A Solid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/suzuki-does-ttac-a-solid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/suzuki-does-ttac-a-solid/#comments Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:20:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=478064 Despite our relentless Death Watch against Suzuki, the company decided to throw TTAC a bone by displaying a brown Grand Vitara at the Canadian International Auto Show. This is actually one of two shades of brown available on the GV. While you can no longer get a rear-drive or stick shift configuration on the GV […]

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Despite our relentless Death Watch against Suzuki, the company decided to throw TTAC a bone by displaying a brown Grand Vitara at the Canadian International Auto Show. This is actually one of two shades of brown available on the GV. While you can no longer get a rear-drive or stick shift configuration on the GV […]

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Piston Slap: Of Panther Love, and a Fox Love Supreme (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/piston-slap-of-panther-love-and-a-fox-love-supreme-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/piston-slap-of-panther-love-and-a-fox-love-supreme-part-ii/#comments Tue, 06 Nov 2012 17:16:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=466038 Sajeev writes: This is an update to a previous Piston Slap query about buying one of the last great American sedans. And there’s no Panther bias here, you insane Rotary guys are free to buy this beast and share your thoughts the same manner. We’ll listen to ANY great story.  And go vote while you’re at […]

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Sajeev writes: This is an update to a previous Piston Slap query about buying one of the last great American sedans. And there’s no Panther bias here, you insane Rotary guys are free to buy this beast and share your thoughts the same manner. We’ll listen to ANY great story.  And go vote while you’re at […]

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Piston Slap: The Last Insane Interior Color? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/piston-slap-the-last-insane-interior-color/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/piston-slap-the-last-insane-interior-color/#comments Mon, 27 Aug 2012 11:53:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457902 TTAC commentator econobiker writes: Related to my comment here, the Japanese makers were early on this common car interior colors. But when did the US makers kill the goof-ball color combos? Like the white Cornithinan leather seats in a brown interior Cordoba posting the other day. Regards, econobiker Sajeev answers: Porno Red velour.  Deep Blue […]

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TTAC commentator econobiker writes: Related to my comment here, the Japanese makers were early on this common car interior colors. But when did the US makers kill the goof-ball color combos? Like the white Cornithinan leather seats in a brown interior Cordoba posting the other day. Regards, econobiker Sajeev answers: Porno Red velour.  Deep Blue […]

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Attention Brown Car Fans: The Rarest Unicorn Of Them All http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/attention-brown-car-fans-the-rarest-unicorn-of-them-all/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/attention-brown-car-fans-the-rarest-unicorn-of-them-all/#comments Tue, 01 May 2012 15:39:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=442311   I do not subscribe to  the school of Panther Love, nor do I pledge allegiance to the Brown Car Gods, but this is just too good. A brown Acura ZDX, spotted at Honda Canada.  

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  I do not subscribe to  the school of Panther Love, nor do I pledge allegiance to the Brown Car Gods, but this is just too good. A brown Acura ZDX, spotted at Honda Canada.  

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Mid-Engined Brown Car For Sale: $1,100 OBO http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/mid-engined-brown-car-for-sale-1100-obo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/mid-engined-brown-car-for-sale-1100-obo/#comments Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:23:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428604 One of the neighborhood characters growing up was “Toyota Van Man”, a middle-aged gentleman who drove a denim blue Toyota van. We never knew much about him, but assumed based on his vehicle choice that he was some kind of pederast. More likely, he was a hard working immigrant from Vietnam who lived on top […]

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One of the neighborhood characters growing up was “Toyota Van Man”, a middle-aged gentleman who drove a denim blue Toyota van. We never knew much about him, but assumed based on his vehicle choice that he was some kind of pederast. More likely, he was a hard working immigrant from Vietnam who lived on top […]

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TTAC Project: The Zombie Sierra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/ttac-project-the-zombie-sierra/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/ttac-project-the-zombie-sierra/#comments Sat, 30 Oct 2010 16:29:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=370876 I’m going drifting. I’m going drifting dressed in the finest English brown velour ever to roll out of Dagenham, England. I’m going drifting in what this week’s Curbside Classic should have been, a 1983 Ford Sierra. And with that, I rejoin TTAC after a long hiatus due to our wonderful country sending me to various […]

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I’m going drifting. I’m going drifting dressed in the finest English brown velour ever to roll out of Dagenham, England. I’m going drifting in what this week’s Curbside Classic should have been, a 1983 Ford Sierra. And with that, I rejoin TTAC after a long hiatus due to our wonderful country sending me to various […]

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