The Truth About Cars » HT4100 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1990 Cadillac Allanté http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1990-cadillac-allante/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1990-cadillac-allante/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327529 Yes, from the Volaré to the Troféo, Detroit marketers of the 1970s and 1980s knew that an accent in the car’s name meant “no need to buy one-a-them fancy imports with no pushrods in the engine, we got your class right here!” to American car shoppers. Unfortunately for General Motors, the Cadillac Allanté cost much […]

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Yes, from the Volaré to the Troféo, Detroit marketers of the 1970s and 1980s knew that an accent in the car’s name meant “no need to buy one-a-them fancy imports with no pushrods in the engine, we got your class right here!” to American car shoppers. Unfortunately for General Motors, the Cadillac Allanté cost much […]

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Junkyard Find: 1988 Cadillac Allanté http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/junkyard-find-1988-cadillac-allante/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/junkyard-find-1988-cadillac-allante/#comments Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1136562 For many years, I wandered junkyards in search of one of the rare Detroito-Italian cars of the late 1980s — the Cadillac Allanté and the Chrysler’s TC by Maserati. Finally, just this year, it happened: I found this 1989 Allanté in Southern California, then this TC by Maserati in Northern California, and now we’ve got […]

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For many years, I wandered junkyards in search of one of the rare Detroito-Italian cars of the late 1980s — the Cadillac Allanté and the Chrysler’s TC by Maserati. Finally, just this year, it happened: I found this 1989 Allanté in Southern California, then this TC by Maserati in Northern California, and now we’ve got […]

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Thursday Trivia: You Coulda Had A V-8 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/thursday-trivia-you-coulda-had-a-v-8/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/thursday-trivia-you-coulda-had-a-v-8/#comments Thu, 02 May 2013 15:45:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=487118 There are bad ideas, there are terrible ideas, and then there’s the transverse V-8 drivetrain. There’s just something comically pathetic about having eight cylinders sitting sideways in the front of a car. The Eldorado you see above and its predecessors didn’t suffer from that; they had the engine pointing the right way so you could […]

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There are bad ideas, there are terrible ideas, and then there’s the transverse V-8 drivetrain. There’s just something comically pathetic about having eight cylinders sitting sideways in the front of a car. The Eldorado you see above and its predecessors didn’t suffer from that; they had the engine pointing the right way so you could […]

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Super Piston Slap: Loving “The Cadillac of Tomorrow” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/super-piston-slap-loving-the-cadillac-of-tomorrow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/super-piston-slap-loving-the-cadillac-of-tomorrow/#comments Sat, 16 Jul 2011 16:09:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=402850   Sajeev rambles: Damn that Jack Baruth and his uncanny ability to awaken the latent spiritual needs and carnal passions sorely missing in my life.  I’m talking about the love of owning a 99-cent Caddy Limo from a strong bloodline, sporting a nearly perfect black leather interior.  With 25 years of historical flaws in full […]

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  Sajeev rambles: Damn that Jack Baruth and his uncanny ability to awaken the latent spiritual needs and carnal passions sorely missing in my life.  I’m talking about the love of owning a 99-cent Caddy Limo from a strong bloodline, sporting a nearly perfect black leather interior.  With 25 years of historical flaws in full […]

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