The Truth About Cars » volvo 740 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:00:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Hammer Time: The Weakness http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hammer-time-the-weakness/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hammer-time-the-weakness/#comments Sat, 17 May 2014 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462939   I love old rear wheel drive Volvos. The way they all start up with that trademark two to three cranks right before the engine begins the never-ending combustion dance. The smell and feel of that interior. Filled with every noxious petrochemical substance known to man between 1986 and 1995. I even love the fact […]

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  I love old rear wheel drive Volvos. The way they all start up with that trademark two to three cranks right before the engine begins the never-ending combustion dance. The smell and feel of that interior. Filled with every noxious petrochemical substance known to man between 1986 and 1995. I even love the fact […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Volvo 740 Turbo Art Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1987-volvo-740-turbo-art-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1987-volvo-740-turbo-art-car/#comments Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491436 Since I’ve built (and daily-driven) what I consider to be an art car, I’m not against the concept of an art car. The problem is that you get 100 random-beater-with-army-men-hot-glued-all-over art cars for every brilliant Sashimi Tabernacle Choir. Because affixing random crap all over a cheap car is an accepted route to a certain segment […]

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Since I’ve built (and daily-driven) what I consider to be an art car, I’m not against the concept of an art car. The problem is that you get 100 random-beater-with-army-men-hot-glued-all-over art cars for every brilliant Sashimi Tabernacle Choir. Because affixing random crap all over a cheap car is an accepted route to a certain segment […]

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Happy 30th Birthday, Volvo 760! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/happy-30th-birthday-volvo-760/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/happy-30th-birthday-volvo-760/#comments Fri, 03 Feb 2012 20:28:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=429337 Today, the Volvo 760 celebrates 30 years on this planet. Concieved in an uncertain time in the auto industry and launched in 1982, the 760’s various incarnations lasted until the S90 and V90 were laid to rest in 1998. Like so many great cars, the 760 was built with whatever happened to be laying around […]

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Today, the Volvo 760 celebrates 30 years on this planet. Concieved in an uncertain time in the auto industry and launched in 1982, the 760’s various incarnations lasted until the S90 and V90 were laid to rest in 1998. Like so many great cars, the 760 was built with whatever happened to be laying around […]

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