Chevrolet Barn Finds

Conventionally Attractive: 1964 Chevrolet Chevy II Nova

I’ve been a Corvair guy for a long time, and have owned my ’65 for 14 years, so I’ve always been a little dismissive of the Chevy II—too conventional, too derivative, too basic in comparison. It served… more»

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Loaded Scooter: 1982 Chevrolet Chevette

Gas is cheap again (so I’m told, at least, not really here in California), so sales of trucks and big trucky things are booming, but the pendulum will swing again and when it does, you’re going… more»

Flintstone Muscle: 1970 Chevelle SS 396

Sitting since 1980, this 1970 Chevelle is said to be a real SS 396. Unfortunately, the original engine block is missing but there still seems to be enough left to make a decent project. For sale here… more»

Doesn’t Have To Be An SS: 1970 Chevrolet El Camino

It’s an old but trenchant joke that there are more ’57 Chevys now than there were in 1957, and the same could probably be said of most popular muscle cars. The one that bugs me the… more»

Fire Survivor: 1990 Chevy Corvette ZR1

Corvette’s ZR1 is a monster performer and one of the better bargains on the used sportscar market today. This example is selling for the low price of just $12,500 (or $8,500 if only one bidder appears),… more»

These Are in Barns Now?!? 1984 Chevrolet Corvette

It can be tough to be objective about the cars of your youth; when you can remember when they were just an unremarkable, everyday sight, seeing words like “rare” and “antique” used to describe them can… more»

Earth Find: 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer

I thought I had seen it all, but Barn Finds reader Steve proved me wrong! Imagine this: you’re digging in your backyard one day, trying to add some more exciting terrain to that sweet dirt bike… more»

Mystery Engine: 1974 Chevrolet Vega GT Barn Find

  Reader Rocco B. sent us this 1974 Vega, and while the engine in this car is not exactly a mystery, it is a mystery to the person selling the car. To quote, “I never opened… more»

Big Block 4 Speed: 1966 Impala SS 396 Convertible

Can’t afford that big-block first-generation Camaro you wanted? That Chevelle SS 396 out of your budget? Is a two-seater big block Corvette too expensive and too impractical? Want your hair blowing in the wind as you… more»

Period-Correct Hot Rod: 1954 Corvette

It’s hard to believe that at one time Chevrolet considered discontinuing the Corvette, especially since it has been dubbed “America’s Sports Car” by many enthusiasts, but in 1954 things were looking bleak for Chevrolet’s fiberglass two-seater…. more»

Silver Rollin’ Rebel: 1981 Chevrolet C10 Choo Choo Custom

Though normally I despise short-bed pickup trucks (unless it’s a step-side bed), I am a huge fan of square-body GM pickup trucks, especially unrestored ones. When my dad was a young adult he owned a blue… more»

Real Texas Barn Find: 1954 Chevrolet 210 Delray

Some people use the term “barn find” loosely for any car that has been sitting untouched for an extended period of time.  This 1954 Chevrolet Delray (as you can see from the picture above) appears to be a… more»

Four Cars, 64 Valves, One Turbo: Quad Cosworth Vegas!

Whenever we feature Cosworth Vegas on Barn Finds, we find some fans and some detractors of Chevrolet’s import fighter. In this case, there are four of these 16-valve gems being sold for one price here on craigslist…. more»