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»

BF Auction: 1973 Yamaha GT80 Enduro

UPDATE – A photo of the paperwork and original tools has been added to the listing. Classic motorcycles are an ideal alternative for enthusiasts with limited garage or workshop space. They don’t take up much room when stored, which… more»

Split Window Roller: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette

Within Corvette circles, the most coveted ride may be the 1963 “Split Window” coupe. It was a one-year approach that appealed to Bill Mitchell, GM’s head of design, but not to racing enthusiasts. After what may have been some… more»

Forest Green Survivor: 1952 Chevrolet 3100

Coming second to the pickup party after Ford, at least of the big three American pickup makers, Chevy proved that it was a force to be reckoned with. By the time WWII involved the U.S., the Chevy pickup outsold… more»

Future SS Clone? 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible

Just recently coming out of long-term storage, this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible has several possibilities for the future owner, including transforming the Chevy into another SS clone.  Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but this one still seems… more»

Freshly-Rebuilt 390 V8: 1966 Ford F-100 Custom

A 390 V8? Fourth-generation Ford F-Series pickup fans may know that a 352 V8 was the biggest engine available in this era for this truck, but the seller says this one is powered by a freshly rebuilt (.030 over)… more»

455 Four-Speed! 1973 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Mention “455 and a four speed” and you’ll pique the interest of any gear-head with a pulse. Calling this car an “unverified” 4-4-2 gives its seller immediate credibility, and that bodes well for other elements of the description. The… more»

Heart of Gold: 1960 Chevrolet Corvette

In previous articles, I have discussed how important it is to look below the surface to discover what a classic offers and this 1960 Chevrolet Corvette graphically demonstrates that. It looks pretty sad and tired but below that faded… more»

Failed Engine: 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback

This 1968 Mustang GT Fastback presents superbly, making a positive first impression. Sadly, everything is not as it seems. Something inside its sweet little V8 decided it would no longer play ball, and the seller suggests it requires a… more»

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