The Truth About Cars » for sale http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Cheech And Chong’s 1992 Toyota Low Boy Is For Sale In Spokane, Apparently http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cheech-chongs-1992-toyota-low-boy-sale-spokane-apparently/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cheech-chongs-1992-toyota-low-boy-sale-spokane-apparently/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:47:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1228017 Or is it a 1991? We could pore over the details of a Toyota pickup festooned with more weed than the University of Colorado Boulder campus, or we could just admire the grapes on “Mike” for selling his truck “not used for much than errands” with that kind of photo in Washington on Craigslist. What […]

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Or is it a 1991? We could pore over the details of a Toyota pickup festooned with more weed than the University of Colorado Boulder campus, or we could just admire the grapes on “Mike” for selling his truck “not used for much than errands” with that kind of photo in Washington on Craigslist. What […]

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Crapwagon Outtake: 1980 Datsun 280ZX Black Gold Anniversary Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/crapwagon-outtake-1980-datsun-280zx-black-gold-anniversary-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/crapwagon-outtake-1980-datsun-280zx-black-gold-anniversary-edition/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1106337 Like most sports cars, the Z got fat as it aged. The one/two combo punch of emissions and safety regulations worked over many a performance car throughout the ’70s, some not surviving the decade. The Z changed from SU-clone carbs, to finicky Hitachi flat-tops, to a Bosch fuel injection system over three years, all the […]

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Like most sports cars, the Z got fat as it aged. The one/two combo punch of emissions and safety regulations worked over many a performance car throughout the ’70s, some not surviving the decade. The Z changed from SU-clone carbs, to finicky Hitachi flat-tops, to a Bosch fuel injection system over three years, all the […]

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Lifted Rally Miata Proves It’s Still The Answer To Everything http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/lifted-rally-miata-proves-still-answer-everything/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/lifted-rally-miata-proves-still-answer-everything/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 13:59:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1059482 The ongoing automotive journalist meme that Mazda’s nearly perfect Miata is the answer to everything may not technically be true. But, this “Lifted Rally” Miata sure makes a good case in its favor. This example is an original NA Miata featuring none other than British Racing Green paint. It’s been lifted with longer springs and FM upper […]

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The ongoing automotive journalist meme that Mazda’s nearly perfect Miata is the answer to everything may not technically be true. But, this “Lifted Rally” Miata sure makes a good case in its favor. This example is an original NA Miata featuring none other than British Racing Green paint. It’s been lifted with longer springs and FM upper […]

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Defeat The DHS With This Diesel Nissan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/defeat-the-dhs-with-this-diesel-nissan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/defeat-the-dhs-with-this-diesel-nissan/#comments Thu, 23 May 2013 14:21:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=489376 The Department of Homeland Security may have the Land Rover Defender on their radar, but one Houston truck enthusiast has another pretty cool off-roader for sale, one that’s apparently legally imported too. The Nissan Patrol is Nissan’s version of the Toyota Land Cruiser – while not quite as popular as the LC, you can still […]

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The Department of Homeland Security may have the Land Rover Defender on their radar, but one Houston truck enthusiast has another pretty cool off-roader for sale, one that’s apparently legally imported too. The Nissan Patrol is Nissan’s version of the Toyota Land Cruiser – while not quite as popular as the LC, you can still […]

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Celebrate the 4th Of July With A Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkey Hot Hatch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/celebrate-the-4th-of-july-with-a-cheese-eating-surrender-monkey-hot-hatch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/celebrate-the-4th-of-july-with-a-cheese-eating-surrender-monkey-hot-hatch/#comments Wed, 04 Jul 2012 15:14:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=451225 Here’s to all my American friends and readers; your glorious country is 236 years old, still the land of opportunity, where immigrants from all over the world flock to make their dreams come true. But you must wait an absurdly long time to import clapped-out world-market hot hatches, like this Peugeot 106 GTI. Soviet Canuckistan […]

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Here’s to all my American friends and readers; your glorious country is 236 years old, still the land of opportunity, where immigrants from all over the world flock to make their dreams come true. But you must wait an absurdly long time to import clapped-out world-market hot hatches, like this Peugeot 106 GTI. Soviet Canuckistan […]

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FS: One-of-a-kind Mercedes “Benzamino” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/fs-one-of-a-kind-mercedes-benzamino/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/fs-one-of-a-kind-mercedes-benzamino/#comments Sat, 31 Mar 2012 13:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=437165 While attending a preview drive in Charleston, SC, I spied a most unique vehicle parked near a major thoroughfare: a pickup based on a W124 Mercedes-Benz wagon. Some people still regard the W124 as the best all-around car the company ever made. A quick Internet search will find a few other “Benzaminos,” but this could […]

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While attending a preview drive in Charleston, SC, I spied a most unique vehicle parked near a major thoroughfare: a pickup based on a W124 Mercedes-Benz wagon. Some people still regard the W124 as the best all-around car the company ever made. A quick Internet search will find a few other “Benzaminos,” but this could […]

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Mid-Engined Brown Car For Sale: $1,100 OBO http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/mid-engined-brown-car-for-sale-1100-obo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/mid-engined-brown-car-for-sale-1100-obo/#comments Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:23:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428604 One of the neighborhood characters growing up was “Toyota Van Man”, a middle-aged gentleman who drove a denim blue Toyota van. We never knew much about him, but assumed based on his vehicle choice that he was some kind of pederast. More likely, he was a hard working immigrant from Vietnam who lived on top […]

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One of the neighborhood characters growing up was “Toyota Van Man”, a middle-aged gentleman who drove a denim blue Toyota van. We never knew much about him, but assumed based on his vehicle choice that he was some kind of pederast. More likely, he was a hard working immigrant from Vietnam who lived on top […]

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New or Used: Wagon + Stick = Trouble? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/new-or-used-wagon-stick-trouble/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/new-or-used-wagon-stick-trouble/#comments Fri, 13 Jan 2012 13:32:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=425712   Aaron writes: Hi! I’ll try to be concise. I have a 2003 A4 manual sedan with 78K. I wanted a wagon but couldn’t find one and was in a hurry for wheels. Well, now I found one: 2003, manual, 107K. It’s at a dealer lot. Plus it’s got some desirable performance modifications, including exhaust. […]

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  Aaron writes: Hi! I’ll try to be concise. I have a 2003 A4 manual sedan with 78K. I wanted a wagon but couldn’t find one and was in a hurry for wheels. Well, now I found one: 2003, manual, 107K. It’s at a dealer lot. Plus it’s got some desirable performance modifications, including exhaust. […]

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