Increasing In Value? 1978 Lotus Esprit S1

Raise your hand if you love exotic European sports cars.  Raise your hand again if you love exotic European sports cars and you can afford to buy one.  Lastly, raise your hand if you love exotic European sports cars, can… more»

Stored for 69 Years: 1928 Chevrolet Series AB National

Amidst a seemingly endless sea of boring ads for late model cars and trucks on Craigslist, it’s an elating feeling to suddenly come across this beautiful 1928 Chevy National coupe.  But excitement and curiosity are quickly replaced with disappointment… more»

Jesse James’ 1959 Chevrolet Apache NAPCO

If you’re reading this post simply because its title grabbed your attention, please allow me to clarify.  This ’59 Chevrolet Apache was formerly owned by Jesse James of West Coast Choppers fame.  And if you’re saying to yourself “Wow, I… more»

$100,000!? 1969 Plymouth Barracuda

We’ve seen crazy listings like this before where, at least initially, it’s difficult to tell if the seller is actually serious about the asking price of their car. Is it just a ploy to garner attention to the sale?… more»

Rare Color: 1983 Ferrari 308 GTS QV

Cars, girls, and music.  Is there anything more important to an adolescent male?  If you grew up in the 1980s as I did you probably decorated your bedroom with posters highlighting all three of those subjects.  Farrah Fawcett sprawled… more»

Big Block Project: 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T?

Advertised as a complete car this ’70 Challenger is available here on craigslist in Atlanta, Georgia. Warning: according to the car’s seller this project is for experienced restorers only.  Well, after looking at the ad’s photos I completely agree. … more»

1 of 550: 1940 Buick Century Convertible

Update 6/26/19 – After almost a year, this one has been relisted here on eBay. Will it sell this time around though? From 9/8/18 – This convertible “Banker’s Hot Rod” is reported by the seller to be just 1… more»

Potential Show Car: 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Original 283 c.i. motor, original 2-speed Powerglide transmission, original paint, original interior.  According to the seller of this ’61 Vette, even every nut and bolt on this car is original!  Documented to be the 69th Corvette to roll off… more»

Rolls Nicely: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

Do you remember the radio and television show (popular during the 1940s and 1950s) Twenty Questions? Its format was simple: players took turns asking questions about an undisclosed object until one person guessed the answer, then it became their… more»

Medieval Times: Custom 1977 Dodge Tradesman 100

The custom van craze of the 1970s holds a special place in automotive history and this ’77 Dodge Tradesman is a unique survivor from that era.  With the recent finale of the HBO series Game of Thrones, medieval-themed stuff… more»

False Advertising: 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier

I’ve written before on Barnfinds about how my first car was an ’85 Chevy Cavalier Type 10 coupe.  Sorry to wax nostalgic but seeing this beautiful survivor listed here on Craigslist in Marcy, New York brings back fond memories… more»

Swedish Seven-Seater: 1969 Saab 95

1969.  Many argue it was the best year of the muscle car era.  GM offered the SS 396 Chevelle, the GTO, and the Camaro ZL1.  The Mach 1, Boss 302, Boss 429, and Shelby GT350 Mustang were offered from Ford,… more»

1 Of 44 Made! 1993 Panoz Roadster

Have you ever wondered where Chrysler engineers got their design inspiration for the Plymouth Prowler? I can’t find any proof that it came from the Panoz Roadster, but it seems odd that both open-wheel designed cars not only look… more»

Rocket Science: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback

Much like this Mustang, the seller’s description of the car available here on eBay is somewhat muddled and difficult to follow.  The car is claimed to have been previously owned by a rocket scientist (more on that in a… more»

Almost Extinct: 1954 Plymouth Plaza Sedan

It’s odd how a car that was at one time fairly popular among consumers and commonly used as a municipal vehicle is now quite rare to see.  If you’re a baby boomer you probably recall the Plymouth Plaza which… more»

Need A Lift? 1984 Bradley GT II

Something doesn’t quite look right here.  Do you notice how this ’84 Bradley GT II seems to be squatting in the rear?  Are you familiar with the term butt sag? Apparently, it’s a phenomenon affecting cars and middle-aged humans… more»