Dealerships and car manufacturers are already less than honest (if we’re generous) and wading through misinformation just makes it exponentially worse. We can help, though. Here are some of the most misleading, dishonest, or outright false things you’ll hear when buying a car, and the truth behind them.
You might remember Tailpipe.co from a few months back. It lets you search across a range of sites to find classic cars, and it promptly obliterated our productivity. But it left a bit to be desired, so after hearing our gripes they're relaunching at VintageWheels.com. We're the first to get a taste and your afternoon…
If you spend inordinate amounts of time trolling through the interwebs to find that perfect car you'll never own (hi!), life just got simpler. It's called Tailpipe, and your HR person will not be pleased.
As a car enthusiast, I spend much of my free time day-dreaming and fantasizing about cars I'll probably never own, which naturally leads me to car configurators. There I can make wonderful creations like this, a tastefully designed $200k Porsche 911 Targa 4S. Most manufactures have them, but who has the greatest?
I love my car, but it's getting on in years. It's paid off, which is great, but even routine maintenance now runs me a few hundred bucks, and the mechanic is always upselling me on additional repairs that are hundreds more dollars. Is it time to just retire my ride and buy a new car, or should I stick…
This is the Lancia Thesis. It has a magnesium centre console. Your argument is invalid.