Live Auctions

Needs Some Love: 1965 Ford Thunderbird

While sales tapered during its three years of production, Ford’s Fourth Generation Thunderbird continued to sell in respectable numbers. The seller admits this 1965 example needs some love, but it does appear complete. It also seems to be short… more»

WS6 Equipped: 1979 Pontiac Formula

Pontiac introduced the WS6 Performance Handling Package in 1978. It was improved in 1979 with the addition of 4 wheel disc brakes. Car and Driver named the 1979 Trans Am equipped with WS6 the best handling American made car…. more»

Never Driven In Winter: 1978 Ford Ranchero GT

Having lived in snow country for all of my life, so far anyway, hearing that a vehicle has never been driven in snow or road salt really catches my eye. That’s the case with this 1978 Ford Ranchero GT… more»

Original 350/4-Speed: 1974 Chevrolet Nova

By 1974, Chevrolet offered Nova buyers a single V8 engine option. While the energy crisis saw some buyers turning their attention to smaller and more efficient vehicles, the Nova continued to sell in impressive numbers. This 1974 Nova features… more»

1 of 1? 1974 Olds Cutlass Indy 500 Pace Car

The 1974 Hurst/Olds was intended to be the pace car at the Indianapolis 500 that year. Oldsmobile even built replicas for sale to the public. But somehow a miscue must have been made because Indy needed convertibles for use… more»

Just Get In and Go: 1946 Willys CJ2A

The only bad part about writing for Barn Finds is cars like this, where I can barely restrain my acquisitive instincts. I wanted to delete this tip and buy it myself. Here on craigslist is a near-perfect 1946 Willys… more»

Matching Numbers: 1960 Porsche 356B S Coupe

  Unrestored, matching number Porsche 356s have been hard to find for quite a while now. The owner of this 1960 356 S unfortunately is having to sell it due to a medical condition–I’m sure that’s the only reason!… more»

1958 Austin-Healey 100-6 Garage Find

This 1958 Austin-Healey 100-6 looks to be a prime(r) restoration candidate. It’s unusual in that it has disc wheels and no overdrive, although I would be sourcing an overdrive transmission for a swap if I were the buyer. The… more»

Low Mileage 396 V8: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

The Super Sport would be associated with the Impala series throughout the 1960s. It began as a low-production performance car in 1961 and finished the decade out in the same manner. For the years in between, it was an… more»

A Honey! 1931 Chris Craft 300 Runabout

This 1931 Chris Craft runabout is a honey of a restored boat! It’s offered for sale here on eBay where bidding surprisingly has yet to reach $5,000. It’s located in Independence, Oregon, a very appropriate name as I write… more»

Slightly Dilapidated California Original: 1969 Pontiac Firebird

A bit dilapidated but all there, this 1969 Pontiac Firebird has the promise of being what every Barn Finder hopes to lay his or her hands on: the elusive California original. Is this that car? It appears that it… more»

Oddballs! Citroens And MGB-GT

When frequent finder Chuck F. sent us a link to this dealership in Fort Mill, South Carolina, I was expecting the unusual; Chuck is like me and is attracted to oddball cars. But I wasn’t expecting an ad for… more»

Field Find: 1951 Buick Super

The Super – sometimes called the Buick Eight or Super Eight – was the company’s mid-level automobile from 1940 through 1958. It was usually positioned between the Special and Roadmaster. Like all other Buicks from 1931, the 1949-53 editions… more»

Rare 1963 Chrysler 300 Pace Car Convertible

One of the pluses of being a Barn Finds staff writer is the opportunity to learn more about cars and trucks and their interesting histories. Take this ’63 Chrysler for example. I didn’t know Chrysler was the Official Pace… more»

Japanese Rolls Royce: 1997 Toyota Century

Hunter S. Thompson, in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, wrote: “All energy flows according to the whims of the great Magnet.” I mention this only because, not two weeks ago, a gearhead friend from New Zealand shared with… more»

Barn Find: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

Perhaps as iconic now as the original Pontiac GTO, the Chevelle SS 396 is sought after today in muscle car circles. Part of the mid-size Chevelle line-up, the SS 396 (Super Sport) became a series of its own in… more»