Pretty In Pink: 1959 Plymouth Fury Hardtop

I wish I could include a sound clip of George Thorogood’s, “Bad to the Bone” with this post as this is a ’59 Plymouth Fury Coupe in faded red (or pink) as the listing claims. I know, the vengeful… more»

Supercar Survivor: 1992 Nissan Skyline GTR

When you think of Nissan, you probably think of its typical passenger cars like the Maxima, Altima, Sentra, Pathfinder, Armada and maybe even the 370Z sports car. What you probably don’t think of is the 565 horsepower, $113,000, animal… more»

One family Owned 1969 Buick Skylark Survivor!

In 1968, GM radically changed the design of their four “A” body, intermediate cars, the Chevrolet Chevelle, Pontiac Lemans, Oldsmobile Cutlass and Buick Skylark. The wheelbase was split so that two-door hardtops, coupes, and convertibles rode on a 112”… more»

Big Convertible Fun: 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 XL!

It seems like finding a 1968 Chevrolet Impala Convertible is fairly easy task, but with 24,600 built that year they’re not exactly rare. Its primary competitor, the Ford Galaxie 500 and the sporty model the XL, one the other… more»

Garage Find: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Some individuals would refer to GM’s 1958 designs as wretched excess. I wouldn’t go that far, but let’s just say chrome was in vogue in 1958 and the Corvette was no exception. While 1959 was similar but different for… more»

Big Block 1970 Chevrolet Impala Convertible Survivor!

At Barn Finds, there are a plethora of different kinds of cars to find and write about, an almost unlimited variety. I am always searching for what I think readers will really like. Muscle cars are a big hit,… more»

One Family Since New! 1955 Oldsmobile 88

Wouldn’t it be great to be a fly on the wall at a large self-storage facility, think of all of the old cars that are probably squirreled away behind those orange roll-up doors! That’s the first thing that I… more»

First Generation FWD: 1967 Oldsmobile Toronado

My first exposure to an Oldsmobile Toronado was via an AMT 1/25 model kit many years ago. It was an early model construction attempt and as I recall, it turned out pretty well. The one thing that I specifically… more»

32K Mile Survivor: 1961 Dodge Lancer

Once upon a time, the Dodge Dart that we all know and love from the late sixties through the mid-seventies was actually a full-sized, mid-priced model. The compact Dodge of the early sixties was called a Lancer and I… more»

Big BT7 Project: 1961 Austin Healey 3000

Austin Healey 3000’s have caught my attention ever since a high school friend’s cousin showed me his 1959 model replete with a Chevrolet 327 small-block engine and a Muncie four-speed manual transmission. Today’s find is a 1961 version that… more»

Recently Discovered 1967 Volvo 1800S!

Ah, Volvo! That bastion of sensible, reliable, safe cars from Sweden. Until recently, you knew a Volvo when you saw one. That wasn’t the case, however, the first time that I saw a 1800S many years ago and was… more»

Blue Beauty: 1975 MGB With A 5-Speed!

There was a time when the MG’s model ”B” two-seater, known as the MGB, was everywhere. MG’s business travails are long and complicated but what is simply known is that they disappeared from the U.S. landscape some number of… more»

Sharp 1993 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 Coupe

After the controversial move going from the extra huge Mustang (’71 to ’73) to the Pinto based Mustang II (Pintang? ’74 to ’78), there was a certain rejoicing among the Mustang faithful when the Fox-body model arrived in 1979…. more»

Turbocharged Fun: 1989 Toyota Supra

I just recently finished reading about the new, reintroduced Toyota Supra. I was a bit intrigued by this newly released uber sports car from generally buttoned-down Toyota so I thought it appropriate to take a look at a previous… more»

Unrestored 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS396!

There is no denying the collectability of a 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS, especially one equipped with a big block engine like this one found for sale in Kennewick, Washington and for sale here on Classic Cars for $14,000 OBO…. more»

Rare And Complete: 1965 Imperial Convertible

Everyone knows of the luxury competition between Cadillac and Lincoln but back in the 1960s there was a third leg to the luxury stool and that was the Chrysler Imperial. Actually, it was technically the “Imperial” as it was… more»