The Truth About Cars » exotic cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » exotic cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Aston Martin Gets U.S. Government Exemption on Safety Standards http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/aston-martin-gets-u-s-government-exemption-safety-standards/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/aston-martin-gets-u-s-government-exemption-safety-standards/#comments Sun, 02 Nov 2014 21:14:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=939465 Aston Martin won a crucial exemption from the U.S. government regarding safety standards, allowing them to continue selling their line-up of sports cars in America. By denying an exemption to Aston Martin, the government would have effectively prevented Aston Martin from selling their products in the United States market, as the cost of retrofitting or […]

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Aston Martin won a crucial exemption from the U.S. government regarding safety standards, allowing them to continue selling their line-up of sports cars in America. By denying an exemption to Aston Martin, the government would have effectively prevented Aston Martin from selling their products in the United States market, as the cost of retrofitting or […]

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Editorial: The Best Laid Plans Of Lotus And Men http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/editorial-best-laid-plans-lotus-men/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/editorial-best-laid-plans-lotus-men/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:35:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=917850 Reports of the demise of Lotus in America have been greatly exaggerated. Lotus will revive the Evora for a 2016 model year run, complete with up-to-spec airbags, while dealers will be held over by whatever remaining inventory is left from the 2014 model year (or earlier). The big question for Lotus USA is whether that […]

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Reports of the demise of Lotus in America have been greatly exaggerated. Lotus will revive the Evora for a 2016 model year run, complete with up-to-spec airbags, while dealers will be held over by whatever remaining inventory is left from the 2014 model year (or earlier). The big question for Lotus USA is whether that […]

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Paging Dr. Ferraristein: Wrecked exotic goes up for salvage auction in Connecticut http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/paging-dr-ferraristein-wrecked-exotic-goes-up-for-salvage-auction-in-connecticut/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/paging-dr-ferraristein-wrecked-exotic-goes-up-for-salvage-auction-in-connecticut/#comments Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=625129 It’s amazing what having a ton of cash can buy you these days. For example, if you have a tween daughter with big dreams to be on stage singing about her favorite Asian foods, up to $4,000 can buy her a music video featuring a clown in a panda costume, plus the music and lyrics. That […]

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It’s amazing what having a ton of cash can buy you these days. For example, if you have a tween daughter with big dreams to be on stage singing about her favorite Asian foods, up to $4,000 can buy her a music video featuring a clown in a panda costume, plus the music and lyrics. That […]

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QOTD: Is The V12 Really Dead? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/qotd-is-the-v12-really-dead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/qotd-is-the-v12-really-dead/#comments Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:34:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455895 “The V12 engine is a thing of the past. The engine belongs in a museum.” Those are the words of Antony Sheriff, managing director of McLaren, who spoke to a Dutch publication regarding the future of its supercars. The new Mclaren MP4-12C, with its compact, turbocharged V8, is an impressive machine, but Sheriff may be […]

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“The V12 engine is a thing of the past. The engine belongs in a museum.” Those are the words of Antony Sheriff, managing director of McLaren, who spoke to a Dutch publication regarding the future of its supercars. The new Mclaren MP4-12C, with its compact, turbocharged V8, is an impressive machine, but Sheriff may be […]

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Copper Canyon Classics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/copper-canyon-classics/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/copper-canyon-classics/#comments Sun, 13 May 2012 13:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444037 This being metro Detroit, you’d think that weekly car meets would be thick on the ground. But, perhaps because I spend too much time attached to a computer, I’m not aware of one in the northwest suburbs. So I was quite happy to trip across the inaugural event of the “Copper Canyon Classics” on Saturday […]

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This being metro Detroit, you’d think that weekly car meets would be thick on the ground. But, perhaps because I spend too much time attached to a computer, I’m not aware of one in the northwest suburbs. So I was quite happy to trip across the inaugural event of the “Copper Canyon Classics” on Saturday […]

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Capsule Review: Aston Martin V8 Vantage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/capsule-review-aston-martin-v8-vantage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/capsule-review-aston-martin-v8-vantage/#comments Fri, 27 Apr 2012 17:44:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=441848 If you are an automotive journalist who socializes with people who don’t have a bizarre fascination with the automobile and its associated trivia (there’s not many of us, believe me), you will inevitably be asked a few stock questions at parties. Among them; 1) Wow, you have the best job in the world, don’t you? […]

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If you are an automotive journalist who socializes with people who don’t have a bizarre fascination with the automobile and its associated trivia (there’s not many of us, believe me), you will inevitably be asked a few stock questions at parties. Among them; 1) Wow, you have the best job in the world, don’t you? […]

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Ferrari: We Won’t Do Crossovers Or Sedans http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/ferrari-we-wont-do-crossovers-or-sedans/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/ferrari-we-wont-do-crossovers-or-sedans/#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2012 20:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=431295 As Porsche prepares to launch yet another product that’s not a sports car, Ferrari has steadfastly ruled out diluting their brand with anything approaching a crossover or a sedan. The closest we’ll ever get is the all-wheel drive FF shooting brake (above). Ferrari CEO Amadeo Felisa made an explicit statement closing the door on anything […]

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As Porsche prepares to launch yet another product that’s not a sports car, Ferrari has steadfastly ruled out diluting their brand with anything approaching a crossover or a sedan. The closest we’ll ever get is the all-wheel drive FF shooting brake (above). Ferrari CEO Amadeo Felisa made an explicit statement closing the door on anything […]

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