The Truth About Cars » Sprint http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:40:34 +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 » Sprint http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Junkyard Find: 1988 Chevrolet Sprint Electric Sport http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/junkyard-find-1988-chevrolet-sprint-electric-sport/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/junkyard-find-1988-chevrolet-sprint-electric-sport/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=788522 Now that it’s possible to buy electric cars that actually do what cars are supposed to do, we mustn’t forget the very lengthy era— say 1970 to just a few years ago— during which all manner of optimistic-yet-doomed companies converted various econoboxes into lead-acid-battery-based EVs. Every once in a while, I’ll spot the remains of […]

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Now that it’s possible to buy electric cars that actually do what cars are supposed to do, we mustn’t forget the very lengthy era— say 1970 to just a few years ago— during which all manner of optimistic-yet-doomed companies converted various econoboxes into lead-acid-battery-based EVs. Every once in a while, I’ll spot the remains of […]

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Junkyard Find: 1986 Chevrolet Sprint http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1986-chevrolet-sprint-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1986-chevrolet-sprint-2/#comments Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491921 Yesterday, we admired this El Camino-ized Geo Metro, which probably got all of you wondering about the badge-engineered Suzuki Cultus that The General sold before the Geo marque existed. Wonder no more— here’s a genuine Chevy Sprint awaiting consumption by The Crusher! Three cylinders, unapologetically cheap interior, sticker price even lower than that of the […]

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Yesterday, we admired this El Camino-ized Geo Metro, which probably got all of you wondering about the badge-engineered Suzuki Cultus that The General sold before the Geo marque existed. Wonder no more— here’s a genuine Chevy Sprint awaiting consumption by The Crusher! Three cylinders, unapologetically cheap interior, sticker price even lower than that of the […]

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Sprint To Automakers: Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Wretched In-Dash Gizmos http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/sprint-to-automakers-give-us-your-tired-your-poor-your-wretched-in-dash-gizmos/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/sprint-to-automakers-give-us-your-tired-your-poor-your-wretched-in-dash-gizmos/#comments Fri, 30 Nov 2012 07:39:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468547 Sprint Nextel presents a new “Velocity” in-vehicle communications and entertainment architecture at the LA auto show. You can’t buy it from Sprint, but Sprint hopes your automaker will buy it from them. This did not keep Sprint from taking jabs at its presumptive customers: “They know how to make great cars. They assemble these vehicles […]

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Sprint Nextel presents a new “Velocity” in-vehicle communications and entertainment architecture at the LA auto show. You can’t buy it from Sprint, but Sprint hopes your automaker will buy it from them. This did not keep Sprint from taking jabs at its presumptive customers: “They know how to make great cars. They assemble these vehicles […]

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Junkyard Find: 1986 Chevrolet Sprint http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/junkyard-find-1986-chevrolet-sprint/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/junkyard-find-1986-chevrolet-sprint/#comments Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462942 Before there was the Geo Metro (a rebadged Suzuki Cultus, there was the Chevrolet Sprint (also a rebadged Suzuki Cultus). U.S. gas prices dropped below a buck per gallon during the middle 1980s, which had the effect of forcing the oil-income-dependent Soviet Union into bankruptcy even faster than predicted, with end-of-Cold-War results. On top of […]

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Before there was the Geo Metro (a rebadged Suzuki Cultus, there was the Chevrolet Sprint (also a rebadged Suzuki Cultus). U.S. gas prices dropped below a buck per gallon during the middle 1980s, which had the effect of forcing the oil-income-dependent Soviet Union into bankruptcy even faster than predicted, with end-of-Cold-War results. On top of […]

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