The Truth About Cars » Limousine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +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 » Limousine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Automotive News Late, Wrong On Cadillac XTS De-Livery News http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/automotive-news-late-wrong-on-cadillac-xts-news-de-livery/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/automotive-news-late-wrong-on-cadillac-xts-news-de-livery/#comments Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1131385 Automotive News reported earlier this month the death of the Cadillac XTS — expected to happen when the new, range-topping CT6 arrived at dealers — has been stayed until 2018 or 2019 thanks to the livery market and sales in China, sourcing “three people familiar with General Motors’ plans.” Sorry, Mike Colias, but you are about 3-and-a-half […]

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Automotive News reported earlier this month the death of the Cadillac XTS — expected to happen when the new, range-topping CT6 arrived at dealers — has been stayed until 2018 or 2019 thanks to the livery market and sales in China, sourcing “three people familiar with General Motors’ plans.” Sorry, Mike Colias, but you are about 3-and-a-half […]

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Piston Slap: Panther Love Crashes a Monsoon Wedding? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/piston-slap-panther-love-crashes-monsoon-wedding/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/piston-slap-panther-love-crashes-monsoon-wedding/#comments Wed, 13 May 2015 12:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1066258   TTAC Commentator thirty-three writes: Hi Sajeev, Not sure if this fits into your usual line of questions, but I’m looking for suggestions on renting a car for my upcoming wedding. My problem is that here in Vancouver, BC, I can’t find anyone who rents premium vehicles like a Benz or a Jaguar. Really expensive […]

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  TTAC Commentator thirty-three writes: Hi Sajeev, Not sure if this fits into your usual line of questions, but I’m looking for suggestions on renting a car for my upcoming wedding. My problem is that here in Vancouver, BC, I can’t find anyone who rents premium vehicles like a Benz or a Jaguar. Really expensive […]

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Pull Up To The Bumper, Baby http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/pull-up-to-the-bumper-baby/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/pull-up-to-the-bumper-baby/#comments Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:30:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479693 I bet you’ve always wanted to know how limousines are made, right? What’s that? You’ve never had any interest in that whatsoever? From the folks at Limousine World comes a nice look at how cars are stretched and rebuilt. It’s easy to see how the process works for both body-on-frame vehicles like the Panthers and […]

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I bet you’ve always wanted to know how limousines are made, right? What’s that? You’ve never had any interest in that whatsoever? From the folks at Limousine World comes a nice look at how cars are stretched and rebuilt. It’s easy to see how the process works for both body-on-frame vehicles like the Panthers and […]

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Monday Mileage Midget: The Travolta Of Cadillacs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/monday-mileage-midget-the-travolta-of-cadillacs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/monday-mileage-midget-the-travolta-of-cadillacs/#comments Mon, 04 Mar 2013 06:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479764 If I ever opened up a financial consulting business in Boca Raton, I wouldn’t do it for the money. I would do it for the cars. Forget about paying me a fee. Just will to me your cherry, top of the line ride. I’ll invest your money without ever churning that portfolio. Honest. I’ll leave […]

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If I ever opened up a financial consulting business in Boca Raton, I wouldn’t do it for the money. I would do it for the cars. Forget about paying me a fee. Just will to me your cherry, top of the line ride. I’ll invest your money without ever churning that portfolio. Honest. I’ll leave […]

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Junkyard Find: 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Safety Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/junkyard-find-1997-mercury-grand-marquis-ls-safety-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/junkyard-find-1997-mercury-grand-marquis-ls-safety-edition/#comments Thu, 03 Jan 2013 14:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=472236 By the time the last few years of the Mercury-ized version of the Ford Crown Victoria rolled around, every single Grand Marquis sold was an Ultimate Edition. Back in the late 1990s, however, Mercury shoppers had more choices. Including, apparently, a Safety Edition. Here is an example I found in a Denver self-service yard last […]

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By the time the last few years of the Mercury-ized version of the Ford Crown Victoria rolled around, every single Grand Marquis sold was an Ultimate Edition. Back in the late 1990s, however, Mercury shoppers had more choices. Including, apparently, a Safety Edition. Here is an example I found in a Denver self-service yard last […]

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Hyundai Offering Big Incentives On Genesis And Equus Sedans – But Only To Livery Car Operators http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/hyundai-offering-big-incentives-on-genesis-and-equus-sedans-but-only-to-livery-car-operators/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/hyundai-offering-big-incentives-on-genesis-and-equus-sedans-but-only-to-livery-car-operators/#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2012 21:46:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=432648 If you want a $3,500 discount off of a Hyundai Genesis, or $4,500 off a Hyundai Equus, you can get one – but only if you operate a livery car service. Hyundai is putting a lot of cash on the hood for their two luxury sedans, as they hope to capture some market share left […]

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If you want a $3,500 discount off of a Hyundai Genesis, or $4,500 off a Hyundai Equus, you can get one – but only if you operate a livery car service. Hyundai is putting a lot of cash on the hood for their two luxury sedans, as they hope to capture some market share left […]

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Now Available In Glorious 1:32 Scale Diecast: Hongqi CA770TJ Limo With Lights and Music http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/now-available-in-glorious-132-scale-diecast-hongqi-ca770tj-limo-with-lights-and-music/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/now-available-in-glorious-132-scale-diecast-hongqi-ca770tj-limo-with-lights-and-music/#comments Wed, 04 Jan 2012 23:30:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=424337 In what kind of limo did Chou En-Lai and the Great Helmsman ride during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution? The “Red Flag” CA770, of course! Thanks to the very generous judicial bribes of many 24 Hours of LeMons racers, I’ve got a diecast-car collection that ranges from a Simca Aronde hitchhiking diorama to a Leyland […]

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In what kind of limo did Chou En-Lai and the Great Helmsman ride during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution? The “Red Flag” CA770, of course! Thanks to the very generous judicial bribes of many 24 Hours of LeMons racers, I’ve got a diecast-car collection that ranges from a Simca Aronde hitchhiking diorama to a Leyland […]

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Weekend Head Scratcher: What Is The Future Of Limos and Livery Cars? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/weekend-head-scratcher-what-is-the-future-of-limos-and-livery-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/weekend-head-scratcher-what-is-the-future-of-limos-and-livery-cars/#comments Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:12:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=384459 In his write-up on the new Town Car-replacing livery version of the Lincoln MKT, Jack Baruth takes on the practical issues at stake, writing I’ve put plenty of miles on both the MKT and the outgoing Town Car. Make no mistake, the MKT is quieter, faster, more spacious, and possessed of a vastly superior level […]

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In his write-up on the new Town Car-replacing livery version of the Lincoln MKT, Jack Baruth takes on the practical issues at stake, writing I’ve put plenty of miles on both the MKT and the outgoing Town Car. Make no mistake, the MKT is quieter, faster, more spacious, and possessed of a vastly superior level […]

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Soviet Limousine: Our Favorite Oxymoron http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/soviet-limousine-our-favorite-oxymoron/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/soviet-limousine-our-favorite-oxymoron/#comments Wed, 22 Dec 2010 14:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=378182 The best thing about the Soviet Corvair, aka Zaporozhets? The original idea was to rip off the design of the Volkswagen air-cooled engine for its powerplant, but Soviet engineers made their air-cooled four a V4 so that the cylinder heads would be more accessible when working on the engine in a mud-floored lean-to in Kemerovo […]

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The best thing about the Soviet Corvair, aka Zaporozhets? The original idea was to rip off the design of the Volkswagen air-cooled engine for its powerplant, but Soviet engineers made their air-cooled four a V4 so that the cylinder heads would be more accessible when working on the engine in a mud-floored lean-to in Kemerovo […]

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Quattroporte, Stretch Limo, Model T, and More: The Greatest Gathering of LeMons Cars In History! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/quattroporte-stretch-limo-model-t-and-more-the-greatest-gathering-of-lemons-cars-in-history/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/quattroporte-stretch-limo-model-t-and-more-the-greatest-gathering-of-lemons-cars-in-history/#comments Fri, 03 Dec 2010 15:30:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=375299 With nearly 180 entries, the 2010 Arse Freeze-a-Palooza will be the biggest 24 Hours of LeMons race in history, and it also promises to have the highest concentration of never-belonged-on-a-road-course awesome machinery ever gathered in one location. At this moment, I’m wearing the LeMons Supreme Court judicial robes and busting cheaters, which means that I’m […]

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With nearly 180 entries, the 2010 Arse Freeze-a-Palooza will be the biggest 24 Hours of LeMons race in history, and it also promises to have the highest concentration of never-belonged-on-a-road-course awesome machinery ever gathered in one location. At this moment, I’m wearing the LeMons Supreme Court judicial robes and busting cheaters, which means that I’m […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Groß und Großer Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-gros-und-groser-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-gros-und-groser-edition/#comments Fri, 07 May 2010 20:15:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=355718 Long-wheelbase Benzes have a long and proud history, having been owned by such icons of cool as John Lennon and Hugh Hefner, as well as infamous villains like Pol Pot, “Baby Doc” Duvalier and Jeremy Clarkson. And, as Auto Motor und Sport informs us, the decline of other glandular vehicles like the Suburban has not […]

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Long-wheelbase Benzes have a long and proud history, having been owned by such icons of cool as John Lennon and Hugh Hefner, as well as infamous villains like Pol Pot, “Baby Doc” Duvalier and Jeremy Clarkson. And, as Auto Motor und Sport informs us, the decline of other glandular vehicles like the Suburban has not […]

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Geely Rolls Out Updated GE Limousine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/geely-rolls-out-updated-ge-limousine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/geely-rolls-out-updated-ge-limousine/#comments Wed, 14 Apr 2010 15:47:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=352467 Remember the Geely GE, the poster child for Chinese auto styling theft? It’s been updated for the upcoming Beijing Auto Show, and trust us, it doesn’t look like a Rolls-Royce copy anymore… …but did we say it was an improvement? Ah well, the journey from pirating to successful, original design begins with a single, awkward […]

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Remember the Geely GE, the poster child for Chinese auto styling theft? It’s been updated for the upcoming Beijing Auto Show, and trust us, it doesn’t look like a Rolls-Royce copy anymore… …but did we say it was an improvement? Ah well, the journey from pirating to successful, original design begins with a single, awkward […]

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