What’s The Restovivor Story? 1973 Chevy Nova SS

I’d like to hear the full story behind this 1973 Chevrolet Nova SS. It’s listed for sale here on eBay and can be found in West Jefferson, North Carolina (home of some surprisingly great cheese if you every have… more»

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1976 Ford Thunderbird Super Clean Survivor

The seller tells us that this gorgeous restovivor (that can’t be original paint, it’s just too nice, although it is the original color) 1976 Thunderbird is a Bordeaux Edition limited edition. I have to disagree, because… more»

Super Clean Restovivor: 1973 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

I felt like calling this beautiful 1973 Chevrolet Monte Carlo a “survivor” rather than a “restovivor”, but it is wearing replacement paint on the hood and trunk lid (not huge in my book). With one family… more»

One Lady Owner: 1975 Chevrolet Camaro

Not quite a survivor as it’s had one repaint in the original color, this 1975 Chevrolet Camaro appears to be what it is on the surface, a one-owner + flipper car that’s been really well taken… more»

One Family Ownership: 1966 Chevrolet Corvair

This beautiful 1966 Chevrolet Corvair 110 4-door hardtop has been in the same family since new. With 98,400 miles and a four year old high quality repaint, it really looks the part of a survivor despite… more»

Big Cat: 1979 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Restovivor

Not quite original, but really nice, this 1979 Mercury Cougar represents the last of the big Cougars before the downsized version debuted in 1980. Not only that, but it’s the identical color scheme as the one featured… more»

49 Years With Original Owner! 1968 Mustang California Special

You aren’t going to find this very often–the chance to buy a car that’s been with its original owner for 49 years! Mr. Gonzales bought this 1968 Ford Mustang California Special for his wife on May 5,… more»

Yup, It’s Green! 1974 Oldsmobile Omega

Do you agree with Kermit that “it’s not easy being green?” I’m not so sure it’s not easy because we certainly seem to see a lot of green survivor, restovivor and other decent condition collector cars, especially… more»

But For Two More Cylinders: 1967 Porsche 912 Restovivor

If this were a Porsche 911 rather than a 912, I suspect people would be fighting tooth and nail over it. As it is, 35 bids have taken it up to over $36,000 here on eBay,… more»

130K After Being Revived! 1966 Porsche 911

Like Jesse’s recent Thunderbird post, this 1966 Porsche 911 is a barn find that was cleaned up and prepared for the new owner to take it to whatever level they want to, or just drive it now…. more»

Shiny Restovivor: 1979 Hurst Olds W30

I suspected that this car might have been resprayed when I was looking at this picture in the advertisement–look at that shiny black paint on the rear quarter! Apart from that, thought, this is a largely… more»

One Family Owned: 1977 Oldsmobile 442

They don’t come much cleaner than this–believe it or not, this car has 106,000 careful one-family owner miles! I applaud the seller for not trying to say it’s 6,000. It’s up for sale here on craigslist… more»

Restovivor Sedan: 1973 Pontiac Grand Am Colonnade

With the gas crisis looming, the American cars were changing internally, as well externally. The external changes of that era included less chrome, with more fiberglass and plastic. This 1973 Pontiac Grand Am Colonnade is a… more»