A Pair Of Projects! 1950’s Studebakers

What were they thinking? I still can’t get over the front-end styling on this 1955 Studebaker Champion Regal (the seller refers to it as a President but the hardtop body style says Champion). Its fish face, along with the… more»

First Year Five Speed? 1955 Ford Thunderbird

When it comes to Baby Birds (’55-’57 Ford Thunderbirds) such as today’s 1955 subject car, it seems that they have either undergone a steller restoration or they’re dealing with old “challenges”. This car is a bit different and that’s… more»

Elegant Hemi: 1956 DeSoto Fireflite Convertible

One of the Chrysler makes that doesn’t seem to get quite as much attention as some of the others is their DeSoto division, which began producing vehicles all the way back in 1929.  Many of these offerings were mid-priced… more»

The First Affordable Car: Pair of Ford Model T’s

While the VW Beetle was conceived as the “People’s Car” in the 1930s, it was really the Ford Model T that was the first affordable automobile. It had an impressive nearly 20-year run from 1908 to 1927 and sold… more»

Perfect Body and Paint: 1964 Ford Galaxie

When a classic car has more than five decades under its belt, it is a brave owner who states that any aspect of that vehicle is perfect. However, that’s the case with this 1964 Ford Galaxie. The seller describes… more»

X-Large SS396: 1968 Chevrolet Impala

One of Chevrolet’s more iconic and recognizable models was the SS396 Chevelle, offered from 1966 through 1970 (that combination was still available after ’70 but it was simply known as a Chevelle SS).  But, the Super Sport (SS) option… more»

Mini Monkey: 1971 Honda ZA50 K2

Candy Sapphire Blue probably isn’t a color name that would have gone over well with too many rough-and-tumble Harley owners, but hey, this is a Honda, a motorcycle that the nicest people ride, remember? This little mini monkey 1971… more»

Big Rig Bonneville: 1966 Pontiac Station Wagon

We uncover a lot of Pontiacs and a lot of station wagons, but a Pontiac station wagon, a Bonneville no less? Nope, not too often. One often thinks of a Bonneville as a top drawer, two-door hard top that… more»

Parked Since ’85!? 1967 Pontiac 2+2 Convertible

For shoppers hunting a high-rolling, high-powered Pontiac convertible in 1967, the full-sized Catalina-based 2+2 had it all. Considered the “GTO’s Big Brother,” the 2+2 packed one of two monster 428s under the hood, gill vents on the front fenders,… more»

BF Auction: 1960 Willys Jeep

The roots of the Willys Jeep (MB) go back to World War II where they were an integral part of the ground portion of the U.S. military program of the 1940s. After the war when military demand had subsided… more»

Special Seats: 1984 Buick Grand National

Grand Nationals are not an uncommon sight around these parts, but we often see them showing up as 1986 and later models. This nicely-presented example is an earlier 1984 model which represents the first year the Grand National was… more»

No Reserve: 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

It happens all the time, with novice car fans all the way to seasoned Hot Rod shop owners, when that special car comes along that you just have to buy for your forever collection, which is what was intended… more»

Factory Turbo! 1983 Buick Regal T-Type

Recall your younger days, learning your alphabet, when the teacher said, “Repeat after me, children:  ‘T is for Turbo’.” Buick wanted buyers to learn that lesson in the ’80s, and worked hard to smear performance across their fleet. Buick’s… more»

Another Rare One: 1970 Plymouth Gran Coupe Convertible

Considering Plymouth only produced sixty-six examples of the 1970 Barracuda Gran Coupe Convertible equipped with the 383/TorqueFlite drivetrain combination, it is a rare treat for two to land on our desks at Barn Finds within days. However, the two… more»

Chevrolet Powered: 1970 Lamborghini Espada S1

Fresh from the successful introduction of the Miura, Lamborghini took aim at the market for true four-seaters with a supercar twist, something more family-oriented than his 400 GT. His first effort in this direction was the Marzal, a Bertone-designed… more»

45-Year Barn Find Story: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

The 1969 model year brought a close to the first generation of the popular Chevy Camaro. And it would be extended by three months due to issues in getting the all-new 1970 pony car ready for production. The 327… more»