The Truth About Cars » toronto http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 TTAC Goes Way Back: The Dawn Of Import Drag Racing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/ttac-goes-way-back-the-dawn-of-import-drag-racing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/ttac-goes-way-back-the-dawn-of-import-drag-racing/#comments Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:01:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=812354 Before Fast and Furious was even a glimmer in the eye of a Hollywood producer, import car enthusiasts were paying nearly twenty-five hundred dollars for a lousy intake manifold – hard to believe, right? Well, if you lived in Toronto in the mid-1990’s, not really. The Canadian dollar was in the toilet, internet shopping did not […]

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Before Fast and Furious was even a glimmer in the eye of a Hollywood producer, import car enthusiasts were paying nearly twenty-five hundred dollars for a lousy intake manifold – hard to believe, right? Well, if you lived in Toronto in the mid-1990’s, not really. The Canadian dollar was in the toilet, internet shopping did not […]

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Sergio Marchionne Gives Keynote Speech At Canadian International Auto Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/sergio-marchionne-gives-keynote-speech-at-canadian-international-auto-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/sergio-marchionne-gives-keynote-speech-at-canadian-international-auto-show/#comments Sun, 16 Feb 2014 14:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=742777 While the Canadian International Auto Show is little more than a blip on the radar of the global auto community, this year’s keynote speaker was none other than FCA head Sergio Marchionne gave the keynote address. Marchionne, who immigrated from Italy to Toronto at the age of 14, joked about returning to his “hometown”. Autos.ca […]

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While the Canadian International Auto Show is little more than a blip on the radar of the global auto community, this year’s keynote speaker was none other than FCA head Sergio Marchionne gave the keynote address. Marchionne, who immigrated from Italy to Toronto at the age of 14, joked about returning to his “hometown”. Autos.ca […]

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One Man’s Tribute To The Buick Roadmaster http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/one-mans-tribute-to-the-buick-roadmaster/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/one-mans-tribute-to-the-buick-roadmaster/#comments Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:20:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=499880 While TTAC is known for Panther Love above all else, there are some of us here who possess an iconoclastic streak and long for a General Motors B-Body. The LT1 powered Buick Roadmaster is arguably the finest of the bunch, and an essay in today’s edition of The Globe and Mail illustrates why. Reader Mark Harding, […]

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While TTAC is known for Panther Love above all else, there are some of us here who possess an iconoclastic streak and long for a General Motors B-Body. The LT1 powered Buick Roadmaster is arguably the finest of the bunch, and an essay in today’s edition of The Globe and Mail illustrates why. Reader Mark Harding, […]

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2013 Canadian International Auto Show: Coles Notes Version http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/2013-canadian-international-auto-show-coles-notes-version/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/2013-canadian-international-auto-show-coles-notes-version/#comments Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:23:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477566 As per usual, press day at the Canadian International Auto Show was filled with automakers busying themselves with the “Canadian Premières” of their wares. Very little had not already been seen and what vehicles haven’t been shown are probably being saved for the New York or Geneva shows. This event fell on February 14th, meaning I […]

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As per usual, press day at the Canadian International Auto Show was filled with automakers busying themselves with the “Canadian Premières” of their wares. Very little had not already been seen and what vehicles haven’t been shown are probably being saved for the New York or Geneva shows. This event fell on February 14th, meaning I […]

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How I Used Godzilla To Crash The Toronto International Film Festival http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/how-i-used-godzilla-to-crash-the-toronto-international-film-festival/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/how-i-used-godzilla-to-crash-the-toronto-international-film-festival/#comments Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:06:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459944 For one week every September, the residents of Toronto are paralyzed with awe, any notion of rational thought gone with the proverbial wind, as The Centre of the Universe braces for an influx of Hollywood A-Listers, B-Listers and A-List hanger-on types during the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF, as it’s known, is a great attraction […]

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For one week every September, the residents of Toronto are paralyzed with awe, any notion of rational thought gone with the proverbial wind, as The Centre of the Universe braces for an influx of Hollywood A-Listers, B-Listers and A-List hanger-on types during the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF, as it’s known, is a great attraction […]

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