The Truth About Cars » Four Door http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2016 Honda Civic Sedan First Drive – Pick Your Flavor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-honda-civic-sedan-first-drive-pick-flavor/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-honda-civic-sedan-first-drive-pick-flavor/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 16:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1205305 It only took Honda 15 years to get the Civic right again. After Honda, a company known for engineering prowess in the 1990s, attempted to make the Civic a more palatable option for plain jack and janes — enthusiasts either hung on to what they had or went elsewhere. To me, the last real Civic […]

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It only took Honda 15 years to get the Civic right again. After Honda, a company known for engineering prowess in the 1990s, attempted to make the Civic a more palatable option for plain jack and janes — enthusiasts either hung on to what they had or went elsewhere. To me, the last real Civic […]

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Review: 2014 Buick Regal GS AWD (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/review-2014-buick-regal-gs-awd-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/review-2014-buick-regal-gs-awd-with-video/#comments Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=698417 In my mind, Volkswagens used to be the “Euro Buick.” Positioned one note above the mass market rabble,  VW’s Passat shared parts with Audi’s A4, while the Touareg and Phaeton were luxury cars with a mass market logo on the hood. Then Volkswagen decided this was the wrong strategy for them, so they repositioned VW […]

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In my mind, Volkswagens used to be the “Euro Buick.” Positioned one note above the mass market rabble,  VW’s Passat shared parts with Audi’s A4, while the Touareg and Phaeton were luxury cars with a mass market logo on the hood. Then Volkswagen decided this was the wrong strategy for them, so they repositioned VW […]

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Review: 2013 Volkswagen CC http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/review-2013-volkswagen-cc/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/review-2013-volkswagen-cc/#comments Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:33:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455642 There was a time when “Passat” was German for “budget-Audi.” Even though the A4 and Passat parted ways in 2005, the Passat’s interior and price tag were more premium than mid-market shoppers were looking for. To hit VW’s North American yearly sales goal of 800,o000, the European Passat (B6) was replaced with a model designed […]

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There was a time when “Passat” was German for “budget-Audi.” Even though the A4 and Passat parted ways in 2005, the Passat’s interior and price tag were more premium than mid-market shoppers were looking for. To hit VW’s North American yearly sales goal of 800,o000, the European Passat (B6) was replaced with a model designed […]

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Review: 2012 Audi A7 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/review-2012-audi-a7/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/review-2012-audi-a7/#comments Fri, 01 Jul 2011 17:04:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=401283 Large four-door cars with the style of a coupe aren’t a recent innovation. But early attempts, like the 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora, failed to captivate car buyers. It fell to Mercedes to launch the “four-door coupe” segment with the 2006 CLS. Though sales have long since dwindled to exotic car levels, back when the CLS was […]

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Large four-door cars with the style of a coupe aren’t a recent innovation. But early attempts, like the 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora, failed to captivate car buyers. It fell to Mercedes to launch the “four-door coupe” segment with the 2006 CLS. Though sales have long since dwindled to exotic car levels, back when the CLS was […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Four-Doors Recouped Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-four-doors-recouped-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-four-doors-recouped-edition/#comments Wed, 18 Aug 2010 14:12:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363167 With the debut of Audi’s A7 Sportback, and a BMW four-door GranCoupe coming in 2012, it’s clear that the four-door coupe segment is here to stay. At least in Europe. This year Mercedes is coming back into the segment swinging, with an updated CLS shown here in the first leaked official images [via Autocar]. But […]

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With the debut of Audi’s A7 Sportback, and a BMW four-door GranCoupe coming in 2012, it’s clear that the four-door coupe segment is here to stay. At least in Europe. This year Mercedes is coming back into the segment swinging, with an updated CLS shown here in the first leaked official images [via Autocar]. But […]

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Ferrari: No Four Doors. Ever. We Swear. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/ferrari-no-four-doors-ever-we-swear/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/ferrari-no-four-doors-ever-we-swear/#comments Tue, 04 May 2010 15:57:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=355215 Worried that a ride-over-handling-oriented California, the end of manual transmissions and flirtations with hybrid power have left Ferrari without any kind of brand focus? Don’t be, Maranello spokesfolks tell Autocar. There is at least one line that Ferrari will never cross: building a four-door to compete with Aston-Martin’s Rapide, Porsche’s Panamera or Audi’s A7. As […]

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Worried that a ride-over-handling-oriented California, the end of manual transmissions and flirtations with hybrid power have left Ferrari without any kind of brand focus? Don’t be, Maranello spokesfolks tell Autocar. There is at least one line that Ferrari will never cross: building a four-door to compete with Aston-Martin’s Rapide, Porsche’s Panamera or Audi’s A7. As […]

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