“4+3” Manual! 1985 Chevrolet Corvette

Peeking out from a storage container in Berkeley, California, this 1985 Chevrolet Corvette features an interesting technological advance of the 1980s, the Doug Nash “4+3” transmission, a four-speed with optional overdrive in the top three gears. The spartan listing… more»

V6 Daily Driver? 1976 Pontiac Sunbird

Pontiac introduced the Sunbird in 1976 as a sportier version of the subcompact, Astre. However, the Astre was a rebadged version of the Chevy Vega which had a dubious track record in the early 1970s. This first-year Sunbird is… more»

28k Mile 454 V8! 1973 Chevrolet Caprice

Convertibles were on the way out at GM by 1973. They had already been dropped from the line-up of the intermediates when they were redesigned that year. And, at Chevrolet, the only full-size drop-top was now on the Caprice… more»

24k Mile Survivor? 1954 Ford Crestline

Before the Fairlane 500 or Galaxie 500 would be at the top of the Ford food chain, there was the Crestline. It was only offered from 1952 to 1954 and was a step up from the Customline, which itself… more»

Beach Car: 1961 Fiat Jolly

Legend has it that in the early 1950s, Fiat’s chief, Gianni Agnelli, saw a niche for a car designed to run on and off yachts when their wealthy owners wanted to go ashore. What is believed to be the… more»

1978 Dodge Colt Needs to Come in from the Cold

Uh-oh, someone’s getting kicked to the curb, and it’s this appealing little 1978 Dodge Colt, being sold from Minneapolis. The listing is here on eBay and is above $3600 with the reserve not met. Larry D is the eagle… more»

383 V8 Project: 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T

Dodge was a latecomer to the “pony car” game in 1970. Sharing its new E-body platform with the redesigned Plymouth Barracuda, the Challenger would remain in production for five years. More than 30 years later, the nameplate would be… more»

Get outta Dodge! 1971 Dodge Tradesman 300 High Top Camper

There’s an odd irony in Dodge’s model name used for this camper van conversion — Tradesman — given that so many young people are opting to embrace an unfettered, untethered ‘nomadic’ lifestyle. They don’t really ply a trade though,… more»

One-Owner Green Machine: 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

For starters, how about a tip of the old lense cap to the seller for photographing this attractive green ’72 Monte Carlo on beautiful green grass with a bright blue, puffy-clouded sky as a backdrop. Well done! This is… more»

Desert Project: 1974 Chevrolet Laguna S-3

For 1974-76, the Laguna S-3 became the successor to the Chevelle Super Sport. Times had changed, and raw power was being phased out in favor of style and sporty looks. You could still get a 454 cubic inch big-block… more»

Pickup Pair! 1970 And 1971 Ford Ranchero GT

When I stumbled upon a listing for a pair of Ford Rancheros I thought, hey maybe it’s a BOGO deal or a package arrangement. Nope, it’s a single listing advertising two similar cars but they’re still worthy of a… more»

Silver Screen 1957 Studebaker Silver Hawk

I’ve always been fascinated with the Studebaker Hawk. Their low-slung styling attracts me like a magnet when I see them at car shows. Fortunately, there are several Hawks in my neck of the woods in North Carolina that I… more»

One Family Owned: 1976 Chevrolet Corvette

A few important points are worth considering when hunting for a classic car to park in your garage. The first revolves around the subject of rust and whether that vehicle has spent its life in a climate favorable to… more»

Stunning Replica: 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

Replicas of classic cars usually miss their mark at some point. Often, the fit and finish of panels aren’t ideal, or there are problems with finer details. However, occasionally a replica appears that rewrites the rule books. That is… more»

5-Speed Wagon: 1984 AMC Eagle 4×4

This is probably one of the more appealing finds I’ve discovered on craigslist as of late, as it’s a generally sought-after AMC Eagle Wagon equipped with the rarely-seen manual transmission. The seller even claims it runs and drives despite… more»

Original Survivor: 1962 Chrysler 300 Sport

For those passionate about Mopar products that couldn’t afford the considerable outlay for a “Letter Series” Chrysler in 1962, the company came to the party with the 300 Sport Series. While lacking the bells and whistles associated with its… more»