The Truth About Cars » Facelift http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +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 » Facelift http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 2014 Volvo Facelifts See The Light Of Day http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/2014-volvo-facelifts-see-the-light-of-day/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/2014-volvo-facelifts-see-the-light-of-day/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475048 Volvo’s XC90 may be the oldest Volvo on sale but is it the Swede gettin’ some facelift-love? Nej. Swedish spy photographers over at Teknikens Värld have snapped some shots of the mid-sized S60 being refreshed for 2014. Want to know what they said without grabbing a babel fish? Click past the jump and see how […]

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Volvo’s XC90 may be the oldest Volvo on sale but is it the Swede gettin’ some facelift-love? Nej. Swedish spy photographers over at Teknikens Värld have snapped some shots of the mid-sized S60 being refreshed for 2014. Want to know what they said without grabbing a babel fish? Click past the jump and see how […]

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Honda CR-Z Debuts Amid Unprecedented Apathy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/honda-cr-z-debuts-amid-unprecedented-apathy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/honda-cr-z-debuts-amid-unprecedented-apathy/#comments Fri, 21 Sep 2012 17:56:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461164 Just to pre-empt the inevitable; you could go out and buy a 25 year old Honda CRX HF and get superior fuel economy to a CR-Z. You could also wind up having your legs amputated after a fender bender, thanks to the wonderful “light weight” construction of the CRX. Now that we’ve got that out of the […]

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Just to pre-empt the inevitable; you could go out and buy a 25 year old Honda CRX HF and get superior fuel economy to a CR-Z. You could also wind up having your legs amputated after a fender bender, thanks to the wonderful “light weight” construction of the CRX. Now that we’ve got that out of the […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Lord Love A Lincoln Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-lord-love-a-lincoln-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-lord-love-a-lincoln-edition/#comments Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:17:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418907 What can you even say about Lincoln at this point? The brand talks up its new design studio, and then releases a “spot the changes” facelift. Critics bash the brand’s waterfall grille as “cetacean,” so for the facelift Lincoln goes and makes it look even more like baleen. Lincolns have little identity beyond Fords loaded up with there-for-the-sake-of-it […]

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What can you even say about Lincoln at this point? The brand talks up its new design studio, and then releases a “spot the changes” facelift. Critics bash the brand’s waterfall grille as “cetacean,” so for the facelift Lincoln goes and makes it look even more like baleen. Lincolns have little identity beyond Fords loaded up with there-for-the-sake-of-it […]

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These 2013 Hyundai Genesis Pictures Are As Real As They Come http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/these-2013-hyundai-genesis-pictures-are-as-real-as-they-come/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/these-2013-hyundai-genesis-pictures-are-as-real-as-they-come/#comments Wed, 09 Nov 2011 00:16:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=417266 The last time we posted a photo of the forthcoming Genesis Coupe facelift, we soon found that Hyundai Motor America staff were quietly informing other blogs that it was a photoshopped fake. I inserted a warning into the post, cursed myself for having been had, and moved on. So, how do I know these pictures […]

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The last time we posted a photo of the forthcoming Genesis Coupe facelift, we soon found that Hyundai Motor America staff were quietly informing other blogs that it was a photoshopped fake. I inserted a warning into the post, cursed myself for having been had, and moved on. So, how do I know these pictures […]

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2012 Toyota Tacoma: It’s A Facelift (Of Course) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/2012-toyota-tacoma-its-a-facelift-of-course/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/2012-toyota-tacoma-its-a-facelift-of-course/#comments Wed, 17 Aug 2011 17:57:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=407667 A new Toyota Tacoma is scheduled for release this fall, and pickuptrucks.com reckons this is it. And because this appears to be nothing more than a relatively mild facelift, we believe it. What would have been too surprising to be true: a completely redesigned, ground-up new compact truck from any automaker in the US market. […]

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A new Toyota Tacoma is scheduled for release this fall, and pickuptrucks.com reckons this is it. And because this appears to be nothing more than a relatively mild facelift, we believe it. What would have been too surprising to be true: a completely redesigned, ground-up new compact truck from any automaker in the US market. […]

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Volvo Updates Interiors: Will It Move The Needle? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/volvo-updates-interiors-will-it-move-the-needle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/volvo-updates-interiors-will-it-move-the-needle/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2011 18:05:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=390411 TTAC’s resident Volvo freak ALex Dykes points us to some first images of Volvo’s updated V70, which boasts a new interior and an updated exterior. There will be new engines for Europe, as well as a few new features like rear-seat entertainment and the City Safety system, but it’s a mild change. Is it enough […]

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TTAC’s resident Volvo freak ALex Dykes points us to some first images of Volvo’s updated V70, which boasts a new interior and an updated exterior. There will be new engines for Europe, as well as a few new features like rear-seat entertainment and the City Safety system, but it’s a mild change. Is it enough […]

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Spot The Facelift: 2011 Mercedes C-Class Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/spot-the-facelift-2011-mercedes-c-class-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/spot-the-facelift-2011-mercedes-c-class-edition/#comments Thu, 23 Dec 2010 00:13:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=378339 Mercedes may have taken a light hand with the exterior design of the facelifted 2011 C-Class, but under the skin some big changes await. According to Auto Motor und Sport, all updated C-Classes will have stop-start-equipped direct-injection engines, as well as the option of upgrading to all ten of the latest driver-assistance systems from the […]

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Mercedes may have taken a light hand with the exterior design of the facelifted 2011 C-Class, but under the skin some big changes await. According to Auto Motor und Sport, all updated C-Classes will have stop-start-equipped direct-injection engines, as well as the option of upgrading to all ten of the latest driver-assistance systems from the […]

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Spot The Rebadge: 2011 BMW 1 Series Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/spot-the-rebadge-2011-bmw-1-series-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/spot-the-rebadge-2011-bmw-1-series-edition/#comments Fri, 17 Dec 2010 18:17:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=377609 Yes, it’s changed… but could you tell?

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Yes, it’s changed… but could you tell?

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Maybach’s Last Gasp http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/maybachs-last-gasp/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/maybachs-last-gasp/#comments Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:50:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353716 We all knew this day was coming. We knew that Maybach would receive one final facelift before disappearing in a puff of garish pretentiousness. And really, we should have been prepared for this last aesthetic update to live up to the Maybach brand’s already-high standards for tastelessness. But could anything have prepared us for this […]

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We all knew this day was coming. We knew that Maybach would receive one final facelift before disappearing in a puff of garish pretentiousness. And really, we should have been prepared for this last aesthetic update to live up to the Maybach brand’s already-high standards for tastelessness. But could anything have prepared us for this […]

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New Maybach Already In Beijing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/new-maybach-already-in-beijing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/new-maybach-already-in-beijing/#comments Wed, 07 Apr 2010 11:48:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=351659 Despite rumors of Maybach’s imminent demise, or, even more shocking, a sell-off to China’s BYD (a rumor that had been debunked the next day) Maybach is alive and well. Why, we don’t know. But anyway, Maybach will introduce a facelifted model at the upcoming Beijing Auto Show. The car is already in town. Today, Daimler’s […]

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Despite rumors of Maybach’s imminent demise, or, even more shocking, a sell-off to China’s BYD (a rumor that had been debunked the next day) Maybach is alive and well. Why, we don’t know. But anyway, Maybach will introduce a facelifted model at the upcoming Beijing Auto Show. The car is already in town. Today, Daimler’s […]

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2011 Mercedes R Class: You Can Facelift Ugly (Sort Of) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/2011-mercedes-r-class-you-can-facelift-ugly-sort-of/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/2011-mercedes-r-class-you-can-facelift-ugly-sort-of/#comments Mon, 29 Mar 2010 14:02:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=350628 Mercedes has released official images of its hinted-at R-Class facelift, which brings the unloved crossover’s looks closer to the brand’s better-selling SUVs. But will it improve the model’s moribund sales? Probably not. Status-seeking family-haulers in the US will keep buying GLs, and sniggering softly when they drive past folks in their Pacifica-like Rs. Sometimes it’s […]

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Mercedes has released official images of its hinted-at R-Class facelift, which brings the unloved crossover’s looks closer to the brand’s better-selling SUVs. But will it improve the model’s moribund sales? Probably not. Status-seeking family-haulers in the US will keep buying GLs, and sniggering softly when they drive past folks in their Pacifica-like Rs. Sometimes it’s […]

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2011 Scion xB: You Can’t Fix (Or Facelift) Ugly http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/2011-scion-xb-you-cant-fix-or-facelift-ugly/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/2011-scion-xb-you-cant-fix-or-facelift-ugly/#comments Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:21:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=350597 The post 2011 Scion xB: You Can’t Fix (Or Facelift) Ugly appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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