Plastic Patina: 1964 Studebaker Avanti

Love it or hate it, the original Avanti is iconic. It still looks like nothing else on the road. But roads are where this faded beauty hasn’t been… more»

A What? 1990 Bertone Freeclimber

Who is up for a Daihatsu Rocky, with a BMW diesel engine, and a custom body by Bertone of Italy? Anyone? Bueller? It doesn’t get any stranger… more»

Sow’s Ear: 1980 Lincoln Versailles

Lincoln had serious guts in the 1970s when they debuted their new Versailles. Based on the malaise Granada and Monarch, which were based on the economy minded Maverick,… more»

Red Hot: 1968 Buick Riviera

Red and black just looks perfect on some cars. This 1968 Buick Riviera shows off this combination very well in all the right places. Had the colors… more»

Colonade Muscle: 1977 Oldsmobile 442

The numbers 442 mean different things to different people. Some see 4 barrel, 4 speed, and dual exhausts. Later generations see 4 cylinder, 4 valves, and 2… more»

Second Chances: 1970 Lincoln Continental Mark III

In 1970, if you drove an Imperial LeBaron, Cadillac Eldorado, or this Lincoln Continental Mark III, you were clearly someone with status. Back then, a luxury car… more»

Plaid Brougham: 1977 Dodge Monaco

If a Cordoba creates just too much envy and unwanted attention in your neighborhood, then try on this 1977 Dodge Monaco Brougham. It might look like Rosco… more»

Fine 5-0: 1992 Ford Mustang GT With 55k Miles

Growing up in the suburbs, you were cool if you had a Mustang, Camaro, or Trans Am. (I was a nerd into Dodge Daytona’s!) A 5.0 droptop… more»

American In Canada: 1981 Chrysler New Yorker

It took me ten years to find my 1981 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue Edition. My criteria was minimal rust, good running condition, most options working, original… more»

Malaise Muscle: 1973 Mercury Montego GT

If you like your muscle cars rare with lots of patina, then this yellow 1973 Mercury Montego GT (though the front ends says 1972) might be for… more»

Marketing Genius: 1977 Chrysler Cordoba

Be honest, I bet you can’t think the words ‘Chrysler Cordoba’ without doing it in Ricardo Montalban’s accent? Or say ‘rich Corinthian leather’ without giving it a… more»

Red Rocket: 1966 Oldsmobile Starfire

There has to be a catch! Loaded 1966 Oldsmobile Starfire with a 425 Rocket V8, console and tach, AC, power gadgets galore, Cragars, and its running, all… more»

Enough Overhang? 1981 Cadillac Eldorado

When designer Pierre Cardin wasn’t creating wild AMC Javelin interiors, he was creating equally as wild late 1970s and early 1980s Cadillacs. One vehicle he was let… more»

Ferrari Flattery: 1980 Chevrolet Monza

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If you squint hard enough, you can make out a bit of Maranello in this fiery red Chevy…. more»

Ragtop Rebel: 1968 AMC Rebel SST

When the top goes down, the price goes up! Anyone who has ever been to or watched an auction on TV has heard this line a million… more»

Little Ninja: 1987 Suzuki Samurai

This tough little bruiser just has fun written all over it. Rugged, 4X4, economical, shaped like a Lego, worn in enough to be able to enjoy and… more»

Private Eye: 1977 Pontiac Firebird

Wish I could start this post out with a witty answering machine clip! As easily recognizable as a Bandit Trans Am, Jim Rockford’s Sierra Gold Firebirds came… more»

Golden Loophole: 1970 Oldsmobile Rallye 350

Insurance companies are a necessary evil. Being born and reared in Houston, I know all too well that insurance is essential, even if it costs a small… more»

Hot Wire: 1978 Oldsmobile Toronado XS

GM was the only manufacturer to really embrace full size FWD luxury cars. Ford and Chrysler dabbled with the idea in the 90s, and Ford is still… more»

Mind the Beak: 1971 Ford Thunderbird

Edsel, Pontiac, and AMC have nothing on this nose! I think even Barbra Streisand is a little jealous. Beyond the protruding proboscis, these four door Birds are… more»

Jolly Green Giant: 1973 Imperial LeBaron

Here it is folks, the longest post-war, non-limousine car you could buy. 235.3” of American made steel. Weighing in at over two and a half tons on… more»

Disappearing Act: 1980 Ford Fairmont Futura

Where did all the Fairmonts go? Once FoMoCo’s best selling model, it seems like all the original Fox bodies disappeared about twenty-five years ago. They were reliable, sturdy, economical,… more»

Fury Road: 1957 Plymouth Fury

If you aren’t a fan of gold trim, then you might want to look away from this 1957 Plymouth Fury. For the first few years, white or… more»

Hidden Breeze: 1968 Mercury Park Lane

If you require a roll down rear window on a new vehicle today, your choices are limited to trucks and SUVs. For many years, Ford felt you… more»