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 visiting lately. Did you know that fiberglass can rust? You do now!… 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 than this 1990 Bertone Freeclimber oddball. Find this luxury SUV in Atlanta,… 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, which were based on the original Falcon, the Versailles was Ford’s answer… 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 been reversed with black paint and a red top, the effect just… 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 camshafts. Either way, for most car guys and gals, 442 means some… 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 was truly a luxury car, with features and quality reserved for the… 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 P. Coltrane’s pursuit car in the front, but it is all personal… 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 Fox with GT trim meant you were just about as cool as… 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 paint, and affordable. No easy feat to find all that in one… 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 you. 5,820 were made for 1972 and 4,464 were made for the… 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 Spanish flair? And that is the power of advertising. Dodge couldn’t give… 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 for $3950? An actual two door hardtop with red paint and black… 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 loose on was the Cadillac Eldorado. Find this 1981 Cadillac Eldorado Evolution… 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. From the last year of production, find this 1980 Chevrolet Monza in… 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 times. It’s not always true, but a decent convertible will usually command… 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 not worry about. Beach, trail, commute, it can do it all. Find… more»

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