The Truth About Cars » Eyes On Design http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Stout Scarab – An Art Deco Automotive Artifact That Was Ahead of Its Time http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/the-stout-scarab-an-art-deco-automotive-artifact-that-was-ahead-of-its-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/the-stout-scarab-an-art-deco-automotive-artifact-that-was-ahead-of-its-time/#comments Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=858489 In looking at Henry Ford’s forays into the airplane and aviation industries we’ve touched on the story of William Bushnell Stout. Stout was the man behind Ford’s successful endeavor into aviation with the Ford Trimotor. Car enthusiasts, though, might be more familiar with the small run of Stout Scarab automobiles, said to be the “first […]

The post The Stout Scarab – An Art Deco Automotive Artifact That Was Ahead of Its Time appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
In looking at Henry Ford’s forays into the airplane and aviation industries we’ve touched on the story of William Bushnell Stout. Stout was the man behind Ford’s successful endeavor into aviation with the Ford Trimotor. Car enthusiasts, though, might be more familiar with the small run of Stout Scarab automobiles, said to be the “first […]

The post The Stout Scarab – An Art Deco Automotive Artifact That Was Ahead of Its Time appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/the-stout-scarab-an-art-deco-automotive-artifact-that-was-ahead-of-its-time/feed/ 30
Oddball Car Collector Extraordinaire Myron Vernis’ 1972 Mazda Cosmo and 1968 Toyota Sports 800 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/oddball-car-collector-extraordinaire-myron-vernis-1972-mazda-cosmo-and-1968-toyota-sports-800/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/oddball-car-collector-extraordinaire-myron-vernis-1972-mazda-cosmo-and-1968-toyota-sports-800/#comments Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:02:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=844777 A while back while researching the topic of automotive scams and scoundrels, I came across the story of the Amectran Exar-1, a proposed electric car, of which only a prototype was made from a Frua built concept car. It turns out that the Exar-1 still exists and it’s in the collection of Myron Vernis, who […]

The post Oddball Car Collector Extraordinaire Myron Vernis’ 1972 Mazda Cosmo and 1968 Toyota Sports 800 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
A while back while researching the topic of automotive scams and scoundrels, I came across the story of the Amectran Exar-1, a proposed electric car, of which only a prototype was made from a Frua built concept car. It turns out that the Exar-1 still exists and it’s in the collection of Myron Vernis, who […]

The post Oddball Car Collector Extraordinaire Myron Vernis’ 1972 Mazda Cosmo and 1968 Toyota Sports 800 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/oddball-car-collector-extraordinaire-myron-vernis-1972-mazda-cosmo-and-1968-toyota-sports-800/feed/ 15
Eyes On Design Announces Aliterative Show: Mustangs, Maseratis, Mass Market, Military, Muscle & Movies – Cars and Pop Culture http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/eyes-on-design-announces-aliterative-show-mustangs-maseratis-mass-market-military-muscle-movies-cars-and-pop-culture/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/eyes-on-design-announces-aliterative-show-mustangs-maseratis-mass-market-military-muscle-movies-cars-and-pop-culture/#comments Sat, 31 May 2014 16:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=831425 The Eyes On Design car show, held every Father’s Day on the grounds of the Eleanor and Edsel Ford estate in Grosse Pointe Shores, just north of Detroit, is a unique event. While many, perhaps most, of the cars on display there are of concours level quality, the show is not about perfection, authenticity or […]

The post Eyes On Design Announces Aliterative Show: Mustangs, Maseratis, Mass Market, Military, Muscle & Movies – Cars and Pop Culture appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
The Eyes On Design car show, held every Father’s Day on the grounds of the Eleanor and Edsel Ford estate in Grosse Pointe Shores, just north of Detroit, is a unique event. While many, perhaps most, of the cars on display there are of concours level quality, the show is not about perfection, authenticity or […]

The post Eyes On Design Announces Aliterative Show: Mustangs, Maseratis, Mass Market, Military, Muscle & Movies – Cars and Pop Culture appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/eyes-on-design-announces-aliterative-show-mustangs-maseratis-mass-market-military-muscle-movies-cars-and-pop-culture/feed/ 6
Look What I Found!: A JDM R34 Nissan Skyline in Detroit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/look-what-i-found-a-jdm-r34-nissan-skyline-in-detroit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/look-what-i-found-a-jdm-r34-nissan-skyline-in-detroit/#comments Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:05:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493278 People that don’t live in the Detroit area often assume that car shows and similar events in the region are all focused on American iron and Detroit muscle. The fact is that car guys in Detroit are pretty much like car guys everywhere and most can appreciate all automotive excellence. That’s true within the auto […]

The post Look What I Found!: A JDM R34 Nissan Skyline in Detroit appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
People that don’t live in the Detroit area often assume that car shows and similar events in the region are all focused on American iron and Detroit muscle. The fact is that car guys in Detroit are pretty much like car guys everywhere and most can appreciate all automotive excellence. That’s true within the auto […]

The post Look What I Found!: A JDM R34 Nissan Skyline in Detroit appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/look-what-i-found-a-jdm-r34-nissan-skyline-in-detroit/feed/ 19