The Truth About Cars » edsel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +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 » edsel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Did Sputnik Doom the Edsel? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/sputnik-doom-edsel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/sputnik-doom-edsel/#comments Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1086329 When I noticed Michael Beschloss did a piece on the failure of the Edsel, I thought it was pretty cool that a historian of his reputation would write about cars. Beschloss is better known for writing about U.S. presidents than automobiles. After reading his piece in the New York Times, Hubris, and Sputnik, Doomed the […]

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When I noticed Michael Beschloss did a piece on the failure of the Edsel, I thought it was pretty cool that a historian of his reputation would write about cars. Beschloss is better known for writing about U.S. presidents than automobiles. After reading his piece in the New York Times, Hubris, and Sputnik, Doomed the […]

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Curbside Classic Special: 1959 Edsel “Eco-Boost” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/curbside-classic-special-1959-edsel-%e2%80%9ceco-boost%e2%80%9d/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/curbside-classic-special-1959-edsel-%e2%80%9ceco-boost%e2%80%9d/#comments Wed, 08 Jun 2011 23:47:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=397846 Editor’s note: Ladies and gentlemen, for one night only, it’s the return of Curbside Classics to TTAC. You can catch Paul Niedermeyer’s work (along with contributions from an ever expanding crew of TTAC commenters and more) on a regular basis at the new Curbside Classics site. But this piece? It just had to be on […]

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Editor’s note: Ladies and gentlemen, for one night only, it’s the return of Curbside Classics to TTAC. You can catch Paul Niedermeyer’s work (along with contributions from an ever expanding crew of TTAC commenters and more) on a regular basis at the new Curbside Classics site. But this piece? It just had to be on […]

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Junkyard Find: 1958 Edsel Villager http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/junkyard-find-1958-edsel-villager/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/junkyard-find-1958-edsel-villager/#comments Thu, 03 Mar 2011 23:14:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=386132 How cool does a junkyard car have to be before we acknowledge that it’s just too far gone to return to street duty? A first-year Edsel wagon? Very, very cool. This one, however, appears to have been baking/freezing in a Great Plains field for a few decades, and there isn’t a whole lot of Edsel-ness […]

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How cool does a junkyard car have to be before we acknowledge that it’s just too far gone to return to street duty? A first-year Edsel wagon? Very, very cool. This one, however, appears to have been baking/freezing in a Great Plains field for a few decades, and there isn’t a whole lot of Edsel-ness […]

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Edsel: The Official Pace Car of 2011 Gator-O-Rama 24 Hours of LeMons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/edsel-the-official-pace-car-of-2011-gator-o-rama-24-hours-of-lemons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/edsel-the-official-pace-car-of-2011-gator-o-rama-24-hours-of-lemons/#comments Sun, 27 Feb 2011 07:21:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=385440 The post Edsel: The Official Pace Car of 2011 Gator-O-Rama 24 Hours of LeMons appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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The Curbside Classics Graveyard: May They Rust In Peace http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/the-curbside-classic-graveyard-may-they-rust-in-peace/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/the-curbside-classic-graveyard-may-they-rust-in-peace/#comments Sat, 13 Nov 2010 16:02:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=372530 Even in Eugene, where Curbside Classics miraculously soldier along on the streets for decades beyond their normal life expectancy, the forces of entropy cannot be forestalled forever. If it’s still running enough to get there, you could donate it to the official CC Sales Lot, and pass that slipping and leaking transmission on to the […]

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Even in Eugene, where Curbside Classics miraculously soldier along on the streets for decades beyond their normal life expectancy, the forces of entropy cannot be forestalled forever. If it’s still running enough to get there, you could donate it to the official CC Sales Lot, and pass that slipping and leaking transmission on to the […]

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