The Truth About Cars » Sportscar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +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 » Sportscar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com European Review: Peugeot RCZ-R http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/european-review-peugeot-rcz-r/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/european-review-peugeot-rcz-r/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:15:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270665 As I exit the sleek, svelte coupe and to buy some ice cream, the car is crackling and popping like a campfire doused. I feel there’s something contradictory about this. After what I did for last hour or so — blasting around back roads at speeds far above socially acceptable levels, manhandling the tiller just to keep it straight […]

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As I exit the sleek, svelte coupe and to buy some ice cream, the car is crackling and popping like a campfire doused. I feel there’s something contradictory about this. After what I did for last hour or so — blasting around back roads at speeds far above socially acceptable levels, manhandling the tiller just to keep it straight […]

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Review: 2012 BMW M6 Convertible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/review-2012-bmw-m6-convertible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/review-2012-bmw-m6-convertible/#comments Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456668 When the “F01″ 7-Series arrived in 2008 followed by the “F10″ 5-Series in 2009, I saw the writing on the wall; BMW is the new Mercedes. My theory was “proved” after a week with the 2011 335is and 2012 X5M. BMW fans decried my prophesy as blasphemy. I repeated my statement with the 2012 328i […]

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When the “F01″ 7-Series arrived in 2008 followed by the “F10″ 5-Series in 2009, I saw the writing on the wall; BMW is the new Mercedes. My theory was “proved” after a week with the 2011 335is and 2012 X5M. BMW fans decried my prophesy as blasphemy. I repeated my statement with the 2012 328i […]

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Review: 2012 Porsche Carrera 4 PDK http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-porsche-carrera-4s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-porsche-carrera-4s/#comments Mon, 14 Nov 2011 18:24:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418160 I know what you’re thinking. I’m thinking it too. Why me? How, with a host of competent hot-shoes, seriously-journalistic scribes and industry insiders here at TTAC, do the keys to a presser Porsche 911 get handed to the guy who publicly admitted to being not a very good driver and who has an unfortunate tendency […]

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I know what you’re thinking. I’m thinking it too. Why me? How, with a host of competent hot-shoes, seriously-journalistic scribes and industry insiders here at TTAC, do the keys to a presser Porsche 911 get handed to the guy who publicly admitted to being not a very good driver and who has an unfortunate tendency […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Acura’s Avenger Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-acuras-avenger-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-acuras-avenger-edition/#comments Thu, 08 Sep 2011 17:51:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=410723 Is this car, photographed on the set of the upcoming Avengers film [via superherohype.com], a glimpse of a new Acura NSX re-boot? Acura tells Motor Trend The open-top sports car you are referring to is a one-off fictional car that was created just for the film and is not intended for production. The only thing that […]

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Is this car, photographed on the set of the upcoming Avengers film [via superherohype.com], a glimpse of a new Acura NSX re-boot? Acura tells Motor Trend The open-top sports car you are referring to is a one-off fictional car that was created just for the film and is not intended for production. The only thing that […]

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Kia Celebrates The End Of The Silly Season With Four-Door Coupe Concept http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/kia-celebrates-the-end-of-the-silly-season-with-four-door-coupe-concept/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/kia-celebrates-the-end-of-the-silly-season-with-four-door-coupe-concept/#comments Fri, 19 Aug 2011 15:05:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=408020 Over the last several months I’ve been especially glad that TTAC is relatively more free from the demands of the news cycle, as the doldrums of August has left us with little in the way of breaking news. Luckily TTAC is blessed with the kind of writers who can make even the most obscure story […]

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Over the last several months I’ve been especially glad that TTAC is relatively more free from the demands of the news cycle, as the doldrums of August has left us with little in the way of breaking news. Luckily TTAC is blessed with the kind of writers who can make even the most obscure story […]

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VW Ends Sportscar Branding Battle By Screwing Audi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/vw-ends-sportscar-branding-battle-by-screwing-audi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/vw-ends-sportscar-branding-battle-by-screwing-audi/#comments Fri, 06 May 2011 15:49:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=394032 There have been a number of important meetings in the auto industry over the last several years that TTAC dearly wishes it could have been a fly on the wall for, including GM’s decision to keep Opel, Fiat’s negotiations with the White House and Saab’s visit to its local payday loan store, to name just […]

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There have been a number of important meetings in the auto industry over the last several years that TTAC dearly wishes it could have been a fly on the wall for, including GM’s decision to keep Opel, Fiat’s negotiations with the White House and Saab’s visit to its local payday loan store, to name just […]

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Mazda RX-8 To Be Discontinued In US Market http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/mazda-rx-8-to-be-discontinued-in-us-market/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/mazda-rx-8-to-be-discontinued-in-us-market/#comments Wed, 05 May 2010 16:37:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=355400 With the Mazda RX-8 being pulled from the European market for its rotary engine’s inability to pass the new Euro-5 emissions standard, we should have guessed that its days were numbered in the US market as well. Perhaps the fact that the model is one of our favorite enthusiast options available in the US made […]

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With the Mazda RX-8 being pulled from the European market for its rotary engine’s inability to pass the new Euro-5 emissions standard, we should have guessed that its days were numbered in the US market as well. Perhaps the fact that the model is one of our favorite enthusiast options available in the US made […]

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Toyota Backs Off FT-86 Price Point, Youth Appeal Goals http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/toyota-backs-off-ft-86-price-point-youth-appeal-goals/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/toyota-backs-off-ft-86-price-point-youth-appeal-goals/#comments Wed, 21 Apr 2010 21:17:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353668 Already a good year into its hype-cycle, Toyota’s much-discussed FT-86 sports coupe is apparently losing some of the focus that made it an instant (theoretical) hit with enthusiasts. According to Autocar, Toyota has given up on its price point goal of $20,000 for a base model in the Japanese market, bumping MSRP targets to $23k […]

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Already a good year into its hype-cycle, Toyota’s much-discussed FT-86 sports coupe is apparently losing some of the focus that made it an instant (theoretical) hit with enthusiasts. According to Autocar, Toyota has given up on its price point goal of $20,000 for a base model in the Japanese market, bumping MSRP targets to $23k […]

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