The Truth About Cars » Vulcan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » Vulcan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Piston Slap: Mad Vulcan Powah? (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/piston-slap-mad-vulcan-powah-part-ii-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/piston-slap-mad-vulcan-powah-part-ii-2/#comments Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:30:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1156506   Tony writes: Sajeev, My new wife brought to the marriage her ’07 fleet-queen Taurus. She’s not a car pamperer by any means, but she does change her oil. This car got flogged like a racehorse in its previous life. Its body tightness is well-nigh gone, it unpredictably emits a strange unidentifiable groan from the […]

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  Tony writes: Sajeev, My new wife brought to the marriage her ’07 fleet-queen Taurus. She’s not a car pamperer by any means, but she does change her oil. This car got flogged like a racehorse in its previous life. Its body tightness is well-nigh gone, it unpredictably emits a strange unidentifiable groan from the […]

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Geneva 2015: Aston Martin Vulcan Bows http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-aston-martin-vulcan-bows/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-aston-martin-vulcan-bows/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:37:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1012722 Before competition starts in 2016, the highly limited Aston Martin Vulcan track car officially debuted at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Only 24 examples of the FIA-certified Vulcans will ever be made, with each one to go for $2.3 million. For that price, one receives a 7-liter naturally aspirated V12 making a minimum of 800 […]

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Before competition starts in 2016, the highly limited Aston Martin Vulcan track car officially debuted at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Only 24 examples of the FIA-certified Vulcans will ever be made, with each one to go for $2.3 million. For that price, one receives a 7-liter naturally aspirated V12 making a minimum of 800 […]

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Geneva 2015: Aston Martin Vulcan Revealed Prior To Global Debut http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/geneva-2015-aston-martin-vulcan-revealed-prior-global-debut/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/geneva-2015-aston-martin-vulcan-revealed-prior-global-debut/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1008130 Twenty-four well-heeled gentleman drivers will soon pilot their own Aston Martin Vulcan, the automaker’s newest track-only machine. Power for the Vulcan comes from a naturally aspirated 7-liter V12 pumping over 800 horsepower to the back via a rear mid-mounted Xtrac six-speed sequential-shift transmission. Other features include extensive use of carbon fiber, Brembo racing calipers mounted […]

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Twenty-four well-heeled gentleman drivers will soon pilot their own Aston Martin Vulcan, the automaker’s newest track-only machine. Power for the Vulcan comes from a naturally aspirated 7-liter V12 pumping over 800 horsepower to the back via a rear mid-mounted Xtrac six-speed sequential-shift transmission. Other features include extensive use of carbon fiber, Brembo racing calipers mounted […]

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Piston Slap: Mad Vulcan Powah? (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/piston-slap-mad-vulcan-powah-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/piston-slap-mad-vulcan-powah-part-ii/#comments Thu, 27 Dec 2012 12:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=471547 TTAC commentator Felix Hoenikker writes: Sajeev, Thanks for the post. At the end of March, I bit the bullet and replaced the right cylinder head with a rebuilt one from Advance Auto. With my on line discount and a new head gasket, the total parts cost was under $200 plus a day’s labor. The rebuilt […]

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TTAC commentator Felix Hoenikker writes: Sajeev, Thanks for the post. At the end of March, I bit the bullet and replaced the right cylinder head with a rebuilt one from Advance Auto. With my on line discount and a new head gasket, the total parts cost was under $200 plus a day’s labor. The rebuilt […]

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Piston Slap: Mad Vulcan Powah? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/piston-slap-mad-vulcan-powah/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/piston-slap-mad-vulcan-powah/#comments Wed, 26 Dec 2012 12:59:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=471485 TTAC commentator Felix Hoenikker (yes, really)¬†writes: Dear Sajeev, As a fellow Panther owner, I am seeking advice on the disposition of another Ford product. My 24 year old son just bought a new to him car and returned my 2000 Ford Taurus with the 3L Vulcan overhead valve engine to me. At 206K it runs […]

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TTAC commentator Felix Hoenikker (yes, really)¬†writes: Dear Sajeev, As a fellow Panther owner, I am seeking advice on the disposition of another Ford product. My 24 year old son just bought a new to him car and returned my 2000 Ford Taurus with the 3L Vulcan overhead valve engine to me. At 206K it runs […]

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(VERY LATE) Monday Mileage Champion: 2002 Ford Taurus http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/very-late-monday-mileage-champion-2002-ford-taurus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/very-late-monday-mileage-champion-2002-ford-taurus/#comments Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:39:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465491 Tauruses are the kudzu of cars here in the South. You find them everywhere to the point that you never ever notice em’. At the Waffle House. At the Coke Museum. At Braves games, and most definitely at the heavily suburbanized neighborhoods of metro-Atlanta. To be perfectly frank about it, Atlanta has always seemed to […]

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Tauruses are the kudzu of cars here in the South. You find them everywhere to the point that you never ever notice em’. At the Waffle House. At the Coke Museum. At Braves games, and most definitely at the heavily suburbanized neighborhoods of metro-Atlanta. To be perfectly frank about it, Atlanta has always seemed to […]

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