American Barn Finds

18,000 Miles! 1980 Plymouth Volare

“Volare, oh, oh.. Cantare, oh, oh, oh, oh”.. I highly doubt if Dean Martin owned this 1980 Plymouth Volare, but you never know. No, he didn’t own it, or probably anything like it. That’s not to say… more»

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Outlaw’s Dang Garage! 1964 Chevrolet C-10

“Patina” is the description that the seller of this 1964 Chevrolet C-10 Custom stepside pickup lists on the eBay ad. It wears it well. Any guesses as to the current bid price? $599? HA, no, that… more»

John M’s Roadside Sightings In Maine

It’s always exciting when you spot a classic along the side of the road, especially when it’s something you’d love to own! Well reader John M recently sent in a few roadside sightings, one of which… more»

12,866 Mile Time Capsule: 1951 Packard 200 Deluxe

After a half century and 22 generations of luxury car models, the 1951 Packard was the final design and was in production until 1956 when Packard production ended (after Packard’s merger with Studebaker, Packards were basically a… more»

Manual + Turbo: 1979 Ford Mustang

These days, much ado is made about the turbocharged Mustang and Camaro variants, about what a great deal they are and the fuel economy they deliver. But the idea of a sporty Mustang with a turbocharged… more»

Impressive Scoop: 1972 Plymouth Scamp Drag Car

Acquiring a race car with historic provenance is almost always a pricey proposition. But you can rather easily get into a former drag car for far less money, though you’ll sacrifice some historic pedigree in the… more»

Owner Went West: Dodge Daytona Shelby Turbo Z

This rare Dodge Daytona Shelby Turbo Z popped up in a New Hampshire barn, where it’s been stashed since the owner left for the West Coast in 2003 – and never returned. Fortunately, it looks like… more»

One Owner Time Capsule: 1970 Chevy Nova

This 1970 Chevrolet Nova is pictured with its longtime original owner, and despite the rather confusing craigslist description, it does appear to be a real-deal survivor. As a lifelong California car, rust seems non-existent, but the… more»

Storm’s a’Brewin’: 1990 Geo Storm

This may not seem like it’s even close to being a collector car to most people, but bear with me. It’s 27-years old, it’s a sporty-looking two-door, it’s yellow, it’s unusual, it has a manual transmission,… more»

One of 104: 20th Anniversary Mustang GT350

Although special edition Mustangs are not hard to find, there are occasionally examples that were truly built in limited numbers. Unlike a genuine Shelby or other six-figure ‘Stang, this 1984 Mustang GT350 is an anniversary edition… more»

14,534 Miles! 1976 Chevrolet Impala

The term time capsule is overused, and I know that I probably say it too often, too. But, dang it, sometimes it just fits – this is one of those cases. This 1976 Chevrolet Impala is… more»

Two Owners In 81 Years: 1936 Mullins Red Cap

Back in the thirties, trailers like this Mullins Red Cap were very popular. They made the family sedan more functional when money was too tight for a truck. This particular trailer was one of the more popular… more»

Low Mileage Beater: 1968 Oldsmobile 442

Have you ever sold a car and wondered what happened to it after your careful ownership? Well sadly some cars fall into difficult situations and that certainly appears to be the situation with this 1968 Oldsmobile… more»