Numbers-Matching: 1954 Chevrolet Corvette

In its early years, the Chevrolet Corvette had trouble developing a following. It wasn’t until a V8 engine became available that things began to change. Between 1953 and 1955, they only built 4,640 copies with a 6-cylinder engine and… more»

Price Dropped: 1982 Chevrolet Corvette

UPDATE 05/24/2024: There are times when it seems obvious a seller is motivated to move their classic to a new home ASAP. Such is the case with this 1982 Chevrolet Corvette. Only a few days have passed since this… more»

30k Mile Survivor? 1959 Buick Invicta

Buick introduced the Invicta in 1959, a full-size car sandwiched between the LeSabre and Electra in the lineup. It was only in production until 1962 and was replaced by the Wildcat (which sounded sexier). The seller’s first-year example looks… more»

FILA Edition: 1985 Ford Thunderbird

Despite my thinking that this Fila edition Ford Thunderbird had to be one of the most obscure special editions out there, there have been a few examples that have popped up in recent years in surprisingly intact condition. Russ… more»

Simply Stunning: 1957 Buick Series 40 Riviera Estate Wagon

Some classics are so stunning they almost defy the written word. This 1957 Buick Riviera Estate Wagon is just such a vehicle. It isn’t 100% original, but little about this gem warrants criticism. From its sparkling paint and chrome… more»

BF Auction: 1974 Porsche 914 2.0

Choosing a project candidate can sometimes be challenging, particularly if the buyer seeks something slightly exotic. Many cars of that type are expensive, parts can cost a small fortune, and drivetrains are often complicated. However, this 1974 Porsche 914… more»

Hot-Rod, or Stay Stock? 1946 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Coupe

In the race back to civilian production after WWII, carmakers leaned heavily on pre-war designs. Buyers were demanding new vehicles as fast as manufacturers could push them out the factory doors, leaving no time for innovation. Aside from grilles,… more»

400/4-Speed: 1967 Pontiac GTO

The Pontiac GTO is widely considered the first genuine muscle car. However, that always makes me wonder what people believe to be the best-looking version. I usually opt for the First Generation models, while others favor later vehicles. This… more»

Needs Finishing: 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS

Some enthusiasts avoid buying unfinished project cars because the existing work quality is unknown. However, this 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS shows promise. The seller hasn’t disguised any shortcomings, and their listing is quite candid. They include some original documentation,… more»

Bits and Pieces: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

Chevrolet and Pontiac rolled out their versions of a new “Sport Wagon” in 1955. In the Chevy camp, it was called the Nomad, while at Pontiac it was the Safari. They shared the basic body shell, but the front… more»

No Reserve: 1967 Ford Mustang 2+2 Fastback

The First Generation Mustang marked one of the most inspired marketing strategies in automotive history. The car caused a sensation on debut, and Ford struggled to meet the overwhelming demand. Buyers could slip behind the wheel of an entry-level… more»

Not Driving This One Home: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette

Sometimes we get the rare treat of an ad with a smidgen of social commentary snuck in.  We all know that some buyers are just flat unrealistic or have stars in their eyes to the point that the obvious… more»

Two For One: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

In the 1960s, the Galaxie 500 was Ford’s answer to the Chevrolet Impala. It was a step up from the pedestrian Custom (Bel Air/Biscayne) and a notch below the sporty Galaxie 500XL (the LTD didn’t arrive until 1965). The… more»

Solid Driver: 1967 Pontiac Firebird 400

Anyone contemplating a possible restoration project might find it tempting to purchase a solid classic with minor needs that can be enjoyed immediately. This offers the best of both worlds, allowing the owner instant gratification and the chance to… more»

1 of 1 Pearl Flax: 1992 Cadillac Allante

How do you make a car special? Well, you make only one of them. I like owning cars made in small batches, ideally with 3,000 or fewer examples made, but this Cadillac Allante takes it to a whole ‘nother… more»

Impeccable 1939 Lincoln Zephyr V12 Coupe

The 1939 Lincoln Zephyr coupe is an art-deco masterpiece and a triumph of V-12 power and confidence in the run-up to World War II. The example here on eBay in Eagle, Idaho, appears to need nothing but a new… more»

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