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»

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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»

Another Nice One: $3,500 Triumph Spitfire

I’m sure some of you get tired of me posting about bargain Triumphs. Please move on to the next post–thank you, thank you, bargain coming through! Perhaps I’m alone in my appreciation of what I believe… more»

Classy Convertible: 1964 Mercedes 230SL

When Mercedes introduced the “Pagoda” type SL roadster in 1963, it was a major departure from the preceding 190SL and 300SL models. Featuring distinctive styling, sedan-based reliable mechanicals and an extremely ridgid (for the time) body… more»

Restovivor 4-Door: 1957 DeSoto Firesweep Hardtop

A while back, we coined the term “restovivor” for a car that had a lot of original components, but wasn’t a “survivor”. Usually that means a car’s been painted, like this one, and sometimes it can… more»

What It Could Look Like: 1957 Alfa Romeo Spider

When I posted about an Alfa Spider recently, you readers were able to teach me that a) it was worth more than I thought, and b) there were many ways to tell besides the engine that… more»