The Truth About Cars » Collector http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Piston Slap: Beaucoup Patience for a Worthy Corolla? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/piston-slap-beaucoup-patience-for-a-worthy-corolla/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/piston-slap-beaucoup-patience-for-a-worthy-corolla/#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:15:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=430567 Jeff writes: Hi Sajeev: I enjoy your articles advising people on what cars to buy or avoid.  I have a bit of a different problem. My mother recently passed away, and I inherited her 1989 Corolla down in Florida.  She bought it used down there, it has a little over 100,000 miles on it.  The […]

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Jeff writes: Hi Sajeev: I enjoy your articles advising people on what cars to buy or avoid.  I have a bit of a different problem. My mother recently passed away, and I inherited her 1989 Corolla down in Florida.  She bought it used down there, it has a little over 100,000 miles on it.  The […]

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New or Used: THE PRICE IS WRONG! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/new-or-used-the-price-is-wrong/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/new-or-used-the-price-is-wrong/#comments Fri, 27 Jan 2012 12:02:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428229 Bing writes: I am a financially stable 27 year old engineer living in the Bay Area, where it seems BMWs and Audis are about as pedestrian as Camrys.  I’ve been getting the car itch, but I don’t like the idea of getting an entry level luxury car like everyone else. Almost by accident, I stumbled […]

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Bing writes: I am a financially stable 27 year old engineer living in the Bay Area, where it seems BMWs and Audis are about as pedestrian as Camrys.  I’ve been getting the car itch, but I don’t like the idea of getting an entry level luxury car like everyone else. Almost by accident, I stumbled […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: The Automotive “Farb” Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-the-automotive-farb-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-the-automotive-farb-edition/#comments Thu, 16 Jun 2011 01:06:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=398886 Photos courtesy of Cars In Depth Serious Civil War reenactors have a term for folks who don’t measure up to those activists’ high standards for authenticity. They call them “farbs”, as in “far be it from me to criticize another enactor but if they want to be authentic they should be wearing hand stitched woolen […]

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Photos courtesy of Cars In Depth Serious Civil War reenactors have a term for folks who don’t measure up to those activists’ high standards for authenticity. They call them “farbs”, as in “far be it from me to criticize another enactor but if they want to be authentic they should be wearing hand stitched woolen […]

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Two Million Dollars In Motion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/two-million-dollars-in-motion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/two-million-dollars-in-motion/#comments Wed, 27 Oct 2010 14:43:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=370400 As the über-ridiculous Aston Martin One-77 approaches final production-readiness, watching the thing run hot laps is finally becoming as much fun as wrapping your head around its €1.4m ($1.9m) pricetag. Especially because we’re extremely unlikely to ever see one of these things on the street. According to Auto Motor und Sport, Aston has already received […]

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As the über-ridiculous Aston Martin One-77 approaches final production-readiness, watching the thing run hot laps is finally becoming as much fun as wrapping your head around its €1.4m ($1.9m) pricetag. Especially because we’re extremely unlikely to ever see one of these things on the street. According to Auto Motor und Sport, Aston has already received […]

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