The Truth About Cars » Chevrolet Caprice http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +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 » Chevrolet Caprice http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Junkyard Find: 1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic, Rabid 49ers Fan Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/junkyard-find-1996-chevrolet-caprice-classic-rabid-49ers-fan-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/junkyard-find-1996-chevrolet-caprice-classic-rabid-49ers-fan-edition/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1168266 Like art cars, vehicles that have been turned into team-color-painted, sticker-bedecked sports-team fanmobiles tend to spend their lives just one minor mechanical problem away from that final tow-truck ride. This “whale” Caprice was, we can assume, the life of the tailgate party at freezing-ass Candlestick Park and maybe that new stadium that’s nowhere near San […]

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Like art cars, vehicles that have been turned into team-color-painted, sticker-bedecked sports-team fanmobiles tend to spend their lives just one minor mechanical problem away from that final tow-truck ride. This “whale” Caprice was, we can assume, the life of the tailgate party at freezing-ass Candlestick Park and maybe that new stadium that’s nowhere near San […]

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Chart Of The Day: GM Set A Chevrolet SS Sales Record In June, Caprice PPV Sales Plunge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/chart-day-gm-set-chevrolet-ss-sales-record-june-caprice-ppv-sales-plunge/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/chart-day-gm-set-chevrolet-ss-sales-record-june-caprice-ppv-sales-plunge/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1118497 Often criticized for flopping in the U.S. marketplace, Chevrolet set a sales record with the Aussie-built SS in June 2015. Prior to June’s “surge” up to a still rather paltry 354 units, Chevrolet hadn’t sold more than 300 SS sedans since March of last year, the only other time the SS has crested the 300-unit […]

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Often criticized for flopping in the U.S. marketplace, Chevrolet set a sales record with the Aussie-built SS in June 2015. Prior to June’s “surge” up to a still rather paltry 354 units, Chevrolet hadn’t sold more than 300 SS sedans since March of last year, the only other time the SS has crested the 300-unit […]

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Junkyard Find: 1988 Chevrolet Caprice Classic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/junkyard-find-1988-chevrolet-caprice-classic/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/junkyard-find-1988-chevrolet-caprice-classic/#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1107577 The third-gen Chevy Caprice, made for the 1977 through 1990 model years, was the last of the traditional box Caprices. Those of us who came of driving age during the Late Malaise Era came to fear the rear-view-mirror sight of the grille of this car, the early Panther Ford LTD, and the Dodge Diplomat, due […]

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The third-gen Chevy Caprice, made for the 1977 through 1990 model years, was the last of the traditional box Caprices. Those of us who came of driving age during the Late Malaise Era came to fear the rear-view-mirror sight of the grille of this car, the early Panther Ford LTD, and the Dodge Diplomat, due […]

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Not Aussiely Influenced: Big Chevrolet Sedans Struggle All The More In January 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/not-aussiely-influenced-big-chevrolet-sedans-struggle-january-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/not-aussiely-influenced-big-chevrolet-sedans-struggle-january-2015/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:22:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1002890 In September, we told you the Chevrolet SS didn’t sell as often as the dreadfully unpopular Cadillac ELR in August, the first time the SS failed to do so during the period of coexistence. They tied in September before the ELR outsold the SS again in each of the following months. In December, we told you […]

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In September, we told you the Chevrolet SS didn’t sell as often as the dreadfully unpopular Cadillac ELR in August, the first time the SS failed to do so during the period of coexistence. They tied in September before the ELR outsold the SS again in each of the following months. In December, we told you […]

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Businesses Band Together To Donate $8 Million Worth Of Vehicles For Detroit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/businesses-band-together-to-donate-8-million-worth-of-vehicles-for-detroit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/businesses-band-together-to-donate-8-million-worth-of-vehicles-for-detroit/#comments Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:35:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482341 Over 100 emergency vehicles will hit Detroit’s streets in the next few months, including 23 ambulances and more than 100 police cruisiers, thanks to a coalition of private sector donors that pitched in for the vehicles. The Detroit Free Press reports that companies like Penske, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Quicken Loans, the Kresge Foundation, […]

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Over 100 emergency vehicles will hit Detroit’s streets in the next few months, including 23 ambulances and more than 100 police cruisiers, thanks to a coalition of private sector donors that pitched in for the vehicles. The Detroit Free Press reports that companies like Penske, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Quicken Loans, the Kresge Foundation, […]

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Junkyard Find: Bubble Caprice, Gucci Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/junkyard-find-bubble-caprice-gucci-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/junkyard-find-bubble-caprice-gucci-edition/#comments Sun, 19 Aug 2012 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456822 After discussing Kreayshawn‘s love for the Buick Reatta in the recent ’88 Buick Reatta Junkyard Find post, it seemed only fitting that I would find a car at the very same Denver self-serve yard that appears to be an homage to Kreayshawn’s greatest hit. While the 1991-96 “Bubble” Caprice isn’t a particularly common sight in […]

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After discussing Kreayshawn‘s love for the Buick Reatta in the recent ’88 Buick Reatta Junkyard Find post, it seemed only fitting that I would find a car at the very same Denver self-serve yard that appears to be an homage to Kreayshawn’s greatest hit. While the 1991-96 “Bubble” Caprice isn’t a particularly common sight in […]

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Is Chevy Launching SS Sub-Brand?Does Autoblog Know that Trademarks and Patents are Two Different Things? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/is-chevy-launching-ss-sub-branddoes-autoblog-know-that-trademarks-and-patents-are-two-different-things/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/is-chevy-launching-ss-sub-branddoes-autoblog-know-that-trademarks-and-patents-are-two-different-things/#comments Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:16:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=440895 Last week General Motors filed an application with United States Patent & Trademark Office to register SS as a trademark (search for 85597402 here). Though Chevrolet has used the SS designation since the early 1960s, first appearing on the ’61 Impala SS, it has apparently never before taken the steps to protect it as a trademark. […]

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Last week General Motors filed an application with United States Patent & Trademark Office to register SS as a trademark (search for 85597402 here). Though Chevrolet has used the SS designation since the early 1960s, first appearing on the ’61 Impala SS, it has apparently never before taken the steps to protect it as a trademark. […]

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Chevrolet To Get New NASCAR Entrant – And All New Product For Showrooms http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/chevrolet-to-get-new-nascar-entrant-and-all-new-product-for-showrooms/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/chevrolet-to-get-new-nascar-entrant-and-all-new-product-for-showrooms/#comments Wed, 14 Mar 2012 15:15:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434956 The Chevrolet Caprice might be second to the Toyota FT-86 in the sheer volume of rumors surrounding when and where it will go on sale. The rear-drive, 6.0L V8 powered Caprice is currently sold only to fleet customers, but the “detective’s cars” sold as unmarked units look suspiciously like civilian-ready full size sedans. Chevrolet announced […]

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The Chevrolet Caprice might be second to the Toyota FT-86 in the sheer volume of rumors surrounding when and where it will go on sale. The rear-drive, 6.0L V8 powered Caprice is currently sold only to fleet customers, but the “detective’s cars” sold as unmarked units look suspiciously like civilian-ready full size sedans. Chevrolet announced […]

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Down On The Mile High Street: 1967 Chevrolet Impala http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/down-on-the-mile-high-street-1967-chevrolet-impala/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/down-on-the-mile-high-street-1967-chevrolet-impala/#comments Tue, 03 May 2011 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=393463 With all the relatively solid big Detroit cars from the 1960s getting eaten by The Crusher in these days of $4/gallon gasoline and $250/ton scrap steel prices, how does a rough survivor like this sedan manage to stay out of the Chinese steel foundries? The probable answer: because it keeps running! The mid-to-late-1960s full-sized Chevy […]

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With all the relatively solid big Detroit cars from the 1960s getting eaten by The Crusher in these days of $4/gallon gasoline and $250/ton scrap steel prices, how does a rough survivor like this sedan manage to stay out of the Chinese steel foundries? The probable answer: because it keeps running! The mid-to-late-1960s full-sized Chevy […]

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Sometimes We Pay The Price For Looking Cool http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/sometimes-we-pay-the-price-for-looking-cool/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/sometimes-we-pay-the-price-for-looking-cool/#comments Thu, 02 Dec 2010 02:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=375248 Now that my ’66 Dodge A100 runs and drives, I’m contemplating what sort of stance it’s going to have once I install the new wheels. Certified Rambler-racin’ madman and Denver chop-n-channel artist Cadillac Bob suggests that I jack up the front end for that solid-axle gasser look, and he’s probably onto something. However, a cool […]

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Now that my ’66 Dodge A100 runs and drives, I’m contemplating what sort of stance it’s going to have once I install the new wheels. Certified Rambler-racin’ madman and Denver chop-n-channel artist Cadillac Bob suggests that I jack up the front end for that solid-axle gasser look, and he’s probably onto something. However, a cool […]

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