The Truth About Cars » captive import 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 16:30:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1986 Chevrolet Sprint http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1986-chevrolet-sprint-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1986-chevrolet-sprint-2/#comments Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491921 Yesterday, we admired this El Camino-ized Geo Metro, which probably got all of you wondering about the badge-engineered Suzuki Cultus that The General sold before the Geo marque existed. Wonder no more— here’s a genuine Chevy Sprint awaiting consumption by The Crusher! Three cylinders, unapologetically cheap interior, sticker price even lower than that of the […]

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Yesterday, we admired this El Camino-ized Geo Metro, which probably got all of you wondering about the badge-engineered Suzuki Cultus that The General sold before the Geo marque existed. Wonder no more— here’s a genuine Chevy Sprint awaiting consumption by The Crusher! Three cylinders, unapologetically cheap interior, sticker price even lower than that of the […]

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Junkyard Find: 1982 Plymouth Sapporo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/junkyard-find-1982-plymouth-sapporo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/junkyard-find-1982-plymouth-sapporo/#comments Thu, 15 Dec 2011 14:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422454 When you find a ’72 Dodge Colt wagon and an ’83 Mitsubishi Cordia within 15 feet of one another in a self-service junkyard, what more could you ask for? Why, you could go for the Mitsubishi Trifecta and ask for a Plymouth Sapporo right next to both of them! During my recent trip to California, […]

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When you find a ’72 Dodge Colt wagon and an ’83 Mitsubishi Cordia within 15 feet of one another in a self-service junkyard, what more could you ask for? Why, you could go for the Mitsubishi Trifecta and ask for a Plymouth Sapporo right next to both of them! During my recent trip to California, […]

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Junkyard Find: 1986 Plymouth Colt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/junkyard-find-1986-plymouth-colt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/junkyard-find-1986-plymouth-colt/#comments Mon, 08 Aug 2011 13:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=406236 Chrysler spent a couple of decades selling Mitsubishis and Simcas with Dodge and Plymouth badges in North America, and the Mitsubishi Galant/Lancer-based Colt line went through the most twists and turns. At first, Plymouth-branded Colts were sold as Champs, but by the mid-1980s both the Dodge and Plymouth versions were called Colts. The difference? Damn […]

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Chrysler spent a couple of decades selling Mitsubishis and Simcas with Dodge and Plymouth badges in North America, and the Mitsubishi Galant/Lancer-based Colt line went through the most twists and turns. At first, Plymouth-branded Colts were sold as Champs, but by the mid-1980s both the Dodge and Plymouth versions were called Colts. The difference? Damn […]

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Regal: More Than Just Bred On the Autobahn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/regal-more-than-just-bred-on-the-autobahn/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/regal-more-than-just-bred-on-the-autobahn/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2009 14:51:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=335086 The single trim level is what tipped us off, and if we’d looked closer at its spec sheet, we’d have seen that its manufacturing location is listed as “Rüsselsheim, Germany.” Automotive News [sub] reports that Regal will be built in Germany for 15 months before production shifts to Oshawa. Which makes the Regal even more […]

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The single trim level is what tipped us off, and if we’d looked closer at its spec sheet, we’d have seen that its manufacturing location is listed as “Rüsselsheim, Germany.” Automotive News [sub] reports that Regal will be built in Germany for 15 months before production shifts to Oshawa. Which makes the Regal even more […]

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