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Needs Unpacking: 2012 Honda CBR 250R

Some of the more popular YouTube clips are called “unboxing” videos. The format is that someone receives a new product, and the viewers join them on the journey of discovery as they unpack the item and usually operate it… more»

Blown 840 HP Big Block! 1950 Buick Special

Buick fans from 1950 never imagined this tire-roasting rendition of the entry-level Special. With chrome grille teeth biting the ground and a supercharged big-block jammed through the hood, this 1950 Buick Special custom in Gap, Pennsylvania came a long… more»

Business In The Back: 1952 Dodge Wayfarer

One of the most unusual automobile designs to come along, at least from today’s perspective and looking back, is the Business Coupe such as this 1952 Dodge Wayfarer. Times have obviously changed, and as far as the need for… more»

One-Owner Garage Find: 1968 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser

It is hard to see a station wagon and not think of the immortal film “National Lampoon’s Vacation.”  The song “Holiday Road” just pops right into your head.  In an age before minivans and SUVs, station wagons like this… more»

Rare Project Opportunity: 1963 Apollo GT 5000

The Apollo GT remains one of the most convincing attempts by a startup company to provide a compelling alternative to the grand touring models offered by the likes of Ferrari and Aston Martin in the 1960s. Featuring a stunning… more»

Bulletproof Sedan: 1983 Mercedes-Benz 240D

This Mercedes-Benz W123 is a desirable 4-speed manual example that benefits from a whole lot of recent maintenance and has a seemingly very fair price. The W123 market runs hot and cold and lately it seems to be a… more»

Long Ownership: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe L79

The 1968 Corvette was the first year of the C3, introduced as “All Different, All Over”, which was an irony. The earlier C2 was very expensive to develop, and in light of higher gas prices and stiff insurance premiums… more»

Seeing Triple: Trio of Oldsmobile Cutlass Coupes

The Oldsmobile Cutlass was born in 1961 as an upscale trim level of the F85. From then thru 1999, it would become one of the GM division’s best sellers, even reaching the #1 spot at one point. The seller… more»

Original 302: 1973 Mercury Comet

I’ve always found the 1973 Ford Maverick and Mercury Comet fascinating vehicles. Although the First Generation Mustang was in its final days of production, these cousins were closer in design philosophy to the early Mustangs than the Mustang II… more»

Homologation Special: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

Life in NASCAR is very much an action-reaction kind of existence.  To achieve what the bigwigs in Daytona call parity, rules are bent, massaged, and sometimes overlooked to make sure the show is a good one.  Take for example… more»

Affordable Pioneer: 1963 Pontiac GTO

Although it sometimes ignites debate, most classic enthusiasts consider the 1963 Pontiac GTO as the “father” of the muscle car era. Certainly, there was no disputing its performance credentials. However, with many of the 32,450 cars produced during that… more»

Solid Warehouse Find: 1970 Pontiac GTO

Considered by many to be the godfather of muscle cars, the Pontiac GTO hit the scene in 1964. As a performance version of the mid-size Tempest, the GTO was promoted to series status from 1966-71. This 1970 Bermuda Blue… more»

Two Owner Driver: 1937 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

While writing for Barn Finds is a pleasure and a privilege, the downside is that I often face cars I would love to park in my garage. If I were to buy every one of them, my garage would… more»

Two Cylinder Power! 1950’s Maico 500

I thought that I might be the first to cover a Maico for Barn Finds but dang if we didn’t write one up back in 2017. I’m undeterred, it’s still a great find courtesy of Kyle K. The listing… more»

Barn-Bound 42 Years: 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado

In 1966, Oldsmobile introduced a personal luxury car that had front-wheel-drive on a U.S. domestic production car for the first time since the Cords of the 1930s. The Toronado would enjoy a lengthy run to 1992 by which time… more»

Original Paint Survivor: 1969 Pontiac Firebird

I’m not alone in believing that about the only thing better than a meticulously restored classic is one that has survived for decades in unmolested form and still presents well. Such is the story of this 1969 Pontiac Firebird…. more»