The Truth About Cars » supra 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 18:00:45 +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 » supra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Toyota Supra/BMW Z4 Fate Could Be Decided Soon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-suprabmw-z4-fate-could-be-decided-soon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-suprabmw-z4-fate-could-be-decided-soon/#comments Fri, 18 Sep 2015 17:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1175826 Like a bad reality show, the figurative clock is ticking for the Toyota/BMW courtship that may or may not be spawning a sports car. Reuters reported (via Automotive News Europe) that Toyota spokesman said the companies would make a decision on whether to pursue the joint project further. “By the end of the year we […]

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Like a bad reality show, the figurative clock is ticking for the Toyota/BMW courtship that may or may not be spawning a sports car. Reuters reported (via Automotive News Europe) that Toyota spokesman said the companies would make a decision on whether to pursue the joint project further. “By the end of the year we […]

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1980 Toyota Celica Supra MkI Curbside Classic Found and Returned! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/1980-toyota-celica-supra-mki-curbside-classic-found-and-returned/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/1980-toyota-celica-supra-mki-curbside-classic-found-and-returned/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:55:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1087873 The stolen multi-generational single-family 1980 Toyota Celica Supra we reported on in May has been returned to its rightful owners. Lois writes: Hey! The car was recovered! In Eugene OR. Plates gone, ignition messed up, but otherwise in good condition! I am sure getting it back was a group effort! Please let your readers know. It’s […]

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The stolen multi-generational single-family 1980 Toyota Celica Supra we reported on in May has been returned to its rightful owners. Lois writes: Hey! The car was recovered! In Eugene OR. Plates gone, ignition messed up, but otherwise in good condition! I am sure getting it back was a group effort! Please let your readers know. It’s […]

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Theft Alert: 1980 Toyota Celica Supra MkI Curbside Classic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/theft-alert-1980-toyota-celica-supra-mki-curbside-classic/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/theft-alert-1980-toyota-celica-supra-mki-curbside-classic/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 14:15:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1076554 This 1980 Toyota Celica Supra Mark 1 – previously featured as a Curbside Classic right here on TTAC – has been stolen in Eugene, Oregon. Let’s help its rightful owners get it back. This single-family, multi-generational Toyota Celica was stolen sometime between the night of May 20th and the morning of May 21st from the […]

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This 1980 Toyota Celica Supra Mark 1 – previously featured as a Curbside Classic right here on TTAC – has been stolen in Eugene, Oregon. Let’s help its rightful owners get it back. This single-family, multi-generational Toyota Celica was stolen sometime between the night of May 20th and the morning of May 21st from the […]

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The Stroke Of Midnight http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/the-stroke-of-midnight/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/the-stroke-of-midnight/#comments Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=690098 At the stroke of midnight, a new millennium would begin and the whole world was supposed to come unhinged. Religious leaders were telling us that we needed to be afraid because Jesus Christ, aka the “Prince of Peace,” was coming back to wreak holy vengeance upon us all, cosmologists hinted that that an ominous planetary […]

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At the stroke of midnight, a new millennium would begin and the whole world was supposed to come unhinged. Religious leaders were telling us that we needed to be afraid because Jesus Christ, aka the “Prince of Peace,” was coming back to wreak holy vengeance upon us all, cosmologists hinted that that an ominous planetary […]

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BMW and Toyota Will Jointly Develop Sports Car Platform. New Supra to Result? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/bmw-and-toyota-will-jointly-develop-sports-car-platform-new-supra-to-result/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/bmw-and-toyota-will-jointly-develop-sports-car-platform-new-supra-to-result/#comments Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:30:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=690274 We already knew that Fiat and Mazda are jointly developing s sports car platform, Now, BMW’s development chief Herbert Diess told a German newspaper that the German automaker and Toyota will jointly develop and share a new platform for sports cars. “We have agreed on a joint architecture for a sports car. What is important […]

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We already knew that Fiat and Mazda are jointly developing s sports car platform, Now, BMW’s development chief Herbert Diess told a German newspaper that the German automaker and Toyota will jointly develop and share a new platform for sports cars. “We have agreed on a joint architecture for a sports car. What is important […]

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Toyota to Debut Supra Concept at 2014 Detroit Auto Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/toyota-to-debut-supra-concept-at-2014-detroit-auto-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/toyota-to-debut-supra-concept-at-2014-detroit-auto-show/#comments Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:30:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=683370 The last time Toyota debuted a concept thought to be the return of the Supra — the FT-HS, to be exact — the end result was a three-pack of boxer-powered, rear-driven madness with a low price point. Could Toyota’s latest upcoming concept for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show finally be the one? According to insiders […]

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The last time Toyota debuted a concept thought to be the return of the Supra — the FT-HS, to be exact — the end result was a three-pack of boxer-powered, rear-driven madness with a low price point. Could Toyota’s latest upcoming concept for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show finally be the one? According to insiders […]

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Ashes To Ashes: My Visit To A Japanese Junk Yard http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/ashes-to-ashes-my-visit-to-a-japanese-junk-yard/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/ashes-to-ashes-my-visit-to-a-japanese-junk-yard/#comments Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:15:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=513745 The hot August sun beat down with real intensity, its heat baking the dun colored earth into a hard packed surface that flecked away in a fine powder that puffed skyward with every footstep I took. The area before me seemed large, but like so many things in Japan its sense of scale was distorted […]

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The hot August sun beat down with real intensity, its heat baking the dun colored earth into a hard packed surface that flecked away in a fine powder that puffed skyward with every footstep I took. The area before me seemed large, but like so many things in Japan its sense of scale was distorted […]

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Shakken Up: How A Little American Persistance And One Little, Old Japanese Man Beat The System http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/shakken-up-how-a-little-american-persistance-and-one-little-old-japanese-man-beat-the-system/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/shakken-up-how-a-little-american-persistance-and-one-little-old-japanese-man-beat-the-system/#comments Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479631 Wherever I am in the world I will always be a typical American man. Despite a lot of the stereotypes that spring to mind when I say that, I learned a long time ago that it isn’t a bad thing. I was raised right and I have solid values. When seats are limited I will […]

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Wherever I am in the world I will always be a typical American man. Despite a lot of the stereotypes that spring to mind when I say that, I learned a long time ago that it isn’t a bad thing. I was raised right and I have solid values. When seats are limited I will […]

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Piston Slap: Of Head Bolts, Bad-Ass Sedans… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/piston-slap-of-head-bolts-bad-ass-sedans/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/piston-slap-of-head-bolts-bad-ass-sedans/#comments Thu, 29 Dec 2011 17:10:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=423816   Earl writes: I just bought a mint condition, dealer-maintained 1990 Cressida. I am aware of the head bolt torque issue on the 6 cylinder engine. The car shows no sign of head gasket issues. My question: should I have my dealer simply re-torque the head bolts? Their tech (30-year’s experience) says he’s done this […]

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  Earl writes: I just bought a mint condition, dealer-maintained 1990 Cressida. I am aware of the head bolt torque issue on the 6 cylinder engine. The car shows no sign of head gasket issues. My question: should I have my dealer simply re-torque the head bolts? Their tech (30-year’s experience) says he’s done this […]

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