The Truth About Cars » race http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » race http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Piston Slap: The Fallacy of Aftermarket Performance? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/piston-slap-fallacy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/piston-slap-fallacy/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1125361   Evan writes: Hi Sajeev! How do people get your name wrong when it is in your email address? But that wasn’t why I was calling. My question: are aftermarket parts for brand spanking new cars sensible? For instance, I’m picking up an Audi SQ5 and there are these ‘x-brace’ things and mount inserts. Why would Audi […]

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  Evan writes: Hi Sajeev! How do people get your name wrong when it is in your email address? But that wasn’t why I was calling. My question: are aftermarket parts for brand spanking new cars sensible? For instance, I’m picking up an Audi SQ5 and there are these ‘x-brace’ things and mount inserts. Why would Audi […]

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$57 Million Chicago Ford Dealership Delayed As Aldermen Play Politics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/57-million-chicago-ford-dealership-delayed-as-aldermen-play-politics/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/57-million-chicago-ford-dealership-delayed-as-aldermen-play-politics/#comments Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:25:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=499269 FMG Holdings, which operates a number of car dealerships in western Michigan under the name of Fox Motors, had planned on spending $57 million turning an abandoned industrial site on Chicago’s North Side into a large Ford store but it has now given Chicago politicians an Oct. 1st deadline to either approve or deny their […]

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FMG Holdings, which operates a number of car dealerships in western Michigan under the name of Fox Motors, had planned on spending $57 million turning an abandoned industrial site on Chicago’s North Side into a large Ford store but it has now given Chicago politicians an Oct. 1st deadline to either approve or deny their […]

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Racing With Skip Barber, Part I: The “Media Challenge” That Wasn’t http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/racing-with-skip-barber-part-i-the-%e2%80%9cmedia-challenge%e2%80%9d-that-wasn%e2%80%99t/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/racing-with-skip-barber-part-i-the-%e2%80%9cmedia-challenge%e2%80%9d-that-wasn%e2%80%99t/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2009 19:46:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=340047 As far as publicity stunts go, it was an outstanding one. No doubt inspired by the many stories of “10/10ths driving” out there in the motoring press, Skip Barber decided to hold a media-only round of its MAZDASPEED Challenge, dubbing said race the “Skip Barber Media Challenge”. The purpose of this event would be to […]

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As far as publicity stunts go, it was an outstanding one. No doubt inspired by the many stories of “10/10ths driving” out there in the motoring press, Skip Barber decided to hold a media-only round of its MAZDASPEED Challenge, dubbing said race the “Skip Barber Media Challenge”. The purpose of this event would be to […]

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How I Won/Lost/Failed to Understand the Cadillac CTS-V Challenge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/how-i-wonlostfailed-to-understand-the-cadillac-cts-v-challenge/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/how-i-wonlostfailed-to-understand-the-cadillac-cts-v-challenge/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2009 16:53:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=333600 With apologies to Douglas Adams: Stress and nervous tension are now serious social problems in all parts of the Galaxy, and it is in order that this situation should not in any way be exacerbated that the following facts will now be revealed in advance. I took my privately-owned 2009 Audi S5 to the CTS-V […]

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With apologies to Douglas Adams: Stress and nervous tension are now serious social problems in all parts of the Galaxy, and it is in order that this situation should not in any way be exacerbated that the following facts will now be revealed in advance. I took my privately-owned 2009 Audi S5 to the CTS-V […]

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