The Truth About Cars » twin turbo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 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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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 BMW 650i Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/review-2012-bmw-650i-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/review-2012-bmw-650i-coupe/#comments Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:25:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433461 In an unusual twist, BMW decided to release the redesigned 650i coupé after the drop-top version we snagged last November. The reason for the coupé’s late arrival is simple; BMW tells us it accounts for only about 30% of 6-series sales. Two-door luxury cars usually drive better than their chop-top sisters, but if you have […]

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In an unusual twist, BMW decided to release the redesigned 650i coupé after the drop-top version we snagged last November. The reason for the coupé’s late arrival is simple; BMW tells us it accounts for only about 30% of 6-series sales. Two-door luxury cars usually drive better than their chop-top sisters, but if you have […]

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Review: 2012 BMW X5M http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-bmw-x5m/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-bmw-x5m/#comments Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:14:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418112 If you ask a certain segment of the automotive press, it seems that BMW is rapidly losing the plot. While I agree that BMW’s latest wares are bigger, heavier and more leather-clad than ever before, I can’t say thing is a bad thing in my mind. I upset a few people when I reviewed the […]

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If you ask a certain segment of the automotive press, it seems that BMW is rapidly losing the plot. While I agree that BMW’s latest wares are bigger, heavier and more leather-clad than ever before, I can’t say thing is a bad thing in my mind. I upset a few people when I reviewed the […]

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Review: 2012 BMW 650i Convertible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-bmw-650i-convertible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-bmw-650i-convertible/#comments Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:10:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=417454 Full-size high-end luxury convertibles that don’t have budget origins are not as common as you might think (or like). E-Class Cabrio? Too cheap. A5 Cabrio? Same problem. So if you’ve $90,000+ burning a hole in your pocket for a topless two-door what should you get?  Obviously Astons and Bentleys are out of your price range in this down […]

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Full-size high-end luxury convertibles that don’t have budget origins are not as common as you might think (or like). E-Class Cabrio? Too cheap. A5 Cabrio? Same problem. So if you’ve $90,000+ burning a hole in your pocket for a topless two-door what should you get?  Obviously Astons and Bentleys are out of your price range in this down […]

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Capsule Review: 1993 Mazda RX-7 and The Finest In Men’s… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/capsule-review-1993-mazda-rx-7-and-the-finest-in-mens/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/capsule-review-1993-mazda-rx-7-and-the-finest-in-mens/#comments Thu, 07 Oct 2010 13:30:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=367807 More than a few of you had a simple question (or statement) regarding my Infiniti G20 Capsule Review, namely, “Why didn’t you check the mileage of the dealer trade?” The answer is simple: I wasn’t even permitted to call other dealerships, much less arrange trades. At that particular shop, salespeople weren’t even permitted to see […]

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More than a few of you had a simple question (or statement) regarding my Infiniti G20 Capsule Review, namely, “Why didn’t you check the mileage of the dealer trade?” The answer is simple: I wasn’t even permitted to call other dealerships, much less arrange trades. At that particular shop, salespeople weren’t even permitted to see […]

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