Eddie Bauer Edition: 1988 Ford Bronco II

Bidding is surprisingly active for this tidy 1988 Ford Bronco II, which is made even more desirable for being a rare Eddie Bauer edition, which was Ford’s designer line at the time. The Bronco II has been enjoying a… more»

Barn Find Project: 1969 Oldsmobile 442

The 4-4-2 began as just an option package for the Oldsmobile Cutlass back in ’64, but by the time the 1968 model rolled around, the car had earned the status of becoming its own model, a position it retained… more»

348 V8 Tri-Power: 1959 Chevrolet Impala Project

For the second year in a row, the 1959 Chevrolet was a different automobile than it had been the prior year. Chevy had moved on from its successful “Tri-Five” platform after 1957 with an all-new car in 1958. But… more»

BF Auction: 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Convertible

There is something undeniably attractive about securing a project candidate that the buyer can enjoy immediately. That is the opportunity awaiting the new owner of this 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Convertible. It has a few needs and shortcomings, but… more»

BF Exclusive: 1984 Oldsmobile Toronado

As crisp and clean as it is elegant, this 1984 Oldsmobile Toronado looks great without a vinyl top. And if that isn’t enough, it has a red leather interior. It’s hard to beat a red interior, in my opinion…. more»

BF Auction: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

The owner placed this 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Hardtop into storage nine years ago. It is a solid classic that could be a rewarding restoration project. A previous owner performed a color change and swapped the car’s original V8… more»

LT1 Survivor? 1972 Chevrolet Corvette 350 V8

The Chevy Corvette had its best sales performance in three years in 1972, yet it was little changed. Labor issues had affected production output in the prior two years, so perhaps some catching up had been done. Out of… more»

390-Equipped: 1966 Mercury Comet Cyclone GT

This 1966 Comet Cyclone GT shouldn’t exist as a Mercury. Ford developed the Comet alongside its Falcon as a compact offering in the fledgling Edsel range. However, when the fledgling flew in precisely the same way that a brick… more»

427/4-Speed: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

Throughout decades of involvement in the classic scene and motorsports, I don’t remember ever hearing an owner say, “I wish my car had less power.” Everyone once extra under their right foot, which is invariably a case of the… more»

Rare AMG Package: 1979 Mercedes-Benz 500 TE AMG Estate

I try not to use the term “badass” too often as it is certainly an adjective that gets thrown around a lot. But when it comes to an AMG-modified W123 wagon, it’s hard to think of another superlative that… more»

Alternative Energy: Coal Gas Powered 1931 Ford Model A

On June 22, 1940, the unthinkable happened to the people of France.  It was on that date that the French government under Marshal Henri Petain signed an armistice with Adolph Hitler and Nazi Germany.  Before long over half of… more»

Field Find Roller: 1970 Chevrolet Camaro RS/Z28

Buyers had to wait until February of 1970 for an all-new, second-generation Chevy Camaro. The pony car was improved in many ways and about 125,000 of them were sold in the abbreviated model year (1970, not 1970 ½ as… more»

One Family Since 1972: 1967 Chevrolet Impala Drop-Top

Two years before the seller’s car was built, Chevrolet celebrated a production milestone that would never be duplicated. They sold more than one million Impalas that year, overshadowing Ford’s new phenom, the Mustang. In 1967, Chevrolet still had a… more»

First Year Fastback: 1965 Ford Mustang

When the Ford Mustang debuted in the Spring of 1964, it was available as only a coupe or convertible. It wouldn’t be until the Fall that the sporty fastback would join the lineup for the full 1965 model year…. more»

BF Auction: 1987 Bertone X1/9

Seeing British manufacturers’ incredible success in selling sports cars in the US market, Fiat did its best to grab a share of that valuable market. The 124 Spider proved to be a success for the company, but was in… more»

Rebuilt Engine and Transmission: 1941 Ford Business Coupe

We live in great times when it comes to automobile reliability.  With long warranties, closer manufacturing tolerances, and commonality of parts even among different makes, it is easy to find used cars with over 200,000 miles on them.  Engine… more»

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