The Truth About Cars » coupes 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 The Penalty for 50,000 Feet of Freedom? About 200 Pounds http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/penalty-50000-feet-freedom-200-pounds/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/penalty-50000-feet-freedom-200-pounds/#comments Mon, 26 Oct 2015 19:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1204433 Jared Gall at Car and Driver has compiled a fantastic list of coupe vs. convertible weights and found that, on average, roughly 200 pounds is needed to give God a direct look into your car. But there’s hardly any consensus among different automakers. Porsche, for example, has no difference in weight between its Cayman and Boxster, […]

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Jared Gall at Car and Driver has compiled a fantastic list of coupe vs. convertible weights and found that, on average, roughly 200 pounds is needed to give God a direct look into your car. But there’s hardly any consensus among different automakers. Porsche, for example, has no difference in weight between its Cayman and Boxster, […]

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It’s Time To End The Non-Sporty Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/its-time-to-end-the-non-sporty-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/its-time-to-end-the-non-sporty-coupe/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 12:12:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1071410 Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to bring an end to an automotive segment that simply needs to die: the non-sporty coupe. For those of you who aren’t sure what I mean when I say “non sporty coupe,” allow me to describe the two types of coupes that currently exist today. One is the sporty coupe. […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to bring an end to an automotive segment that simply needs to die: the non-sporty coupe. For those of you who aren’t sure what I mean when I say “non sporty coupe,” allow me to describe the two types of coupes that currently exist today. One is the sporty coupe. […]

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Junkyard Find: 1973 Mercedes-Benz 280C http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/junkyard-find-1973-mercedes-benz-280c-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/junkyard-find-1973-mercedes-benz-280c-2/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1023561 There’s a lot of talk going around about how every restorable example of the Mercedes-Benz W114 coupe is worth plenty these days. Five grand? Ten grand? The junkyard tells me that the real-world prices for these cars in non-perfect condition is still quite low, because I see them regularly. Here’s a solid, fairly complete ’73 […]

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There’s a lot of talk going around about how every restorable example of the Mercedes-Benz W114 coupe is worth plenty these days. Five grand? Ten grand? The junkyard tells me that the real-world prices for these cars in non-perfect condition is still quite low, because I see them regularly. Here’s a solid, fairly complete ’73 […]

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What’s Bigger Than A Bentley And Twice As Cool? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/whats-bigger-than-a-bentley-and-twice-as-cool/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/whats-bigger-than-a-bentley-and-twice-as-cool/#comments Sun, 11 Aug 2013 03:08:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498948 Welcome to Atlanta, where the players play. But if you want to ride on those streets like ev-er-y day, your ride has arrived. Which leads to a question: Full-sized coupes disappeared a long time ago. I’m sure many TTAC readers don’t remember ever seeing one in a new-car showroom. Conventional wisdom says the market for […]

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Welcome to Atlanta, where the players play. But if you want to ride on those streets like ev-er-y day, your ride has arrived. Which leads to a question: Full-sized coupes disappeared a long time ago. I’m sure many TTAC readers don’t remember ever seeing one in a new-car showroom. Conventional wisdom says the market for […]

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Are Midsize Coupes Dead and Buried? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/are-midsize-coupes-dead-and-buried/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/are-midsize-coupes-dead-and-buried/#comments Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:57:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=497056 Well, folks, I’m sure you’ve heard the news: Nissan is cancelling the Altima Coupe. This, I believe, will affect many of us. You, for instance, might read my opening line and think: I MUST GET ONE BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE. If that’s the case, I strongly suggest visiting a Nissan dealer before supplies dry up, […]

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Well, folks, I’m sure you’ve heard the news: Nissan is cancelling the Altima Coupe. This, I believe, will affect many of us. You, for instance, might read my opening line and think: I MUST GET ONE BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE. If that’s the case, I strongly suggest visiting a Nissan dealer before supplies dry up, […]

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Toyota 86 Priced At $25,848 In Japan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/toyota-86-priced-at-25848-in-japan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/toyota-86-priced-at-25848-in-japan/#comments Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:49:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428162 As if the Ford Escape pricing details weren’t exciting enough, Toyota has priced their new 86 sports car in Japan, with a base price of $25,848. But to get anything approaching normal equipment levels, you’ll pay $31,000 Four trim levels – Customize Grade, G, GT and GT Limited – will be offered. The Customize Grade […]

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As if the Ford Escape pricing details weren’t exciting enough, Toyota has priced their new 86 sports car in Japan, with a base price of $25,848. But to get anything approaching normal equipment levels, you’ll pay $31,000 Four trim levels – Customize Grade, G, GT and GT Limited – will be offered. The Customize Grade […]

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