Pretty In Pink: 1963 Willys Surrey Gala Jeep

Jeeps are all the rage these days. Doesn’t matter if it’s a Wrangler, Grand Cherokee or a new Gladiator, they sell. Jeep, along with its truck sibling division Ram, is pretty much, financially, holding up the entire FCA shebang…. more»

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Richard Petty Tribute: 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix

It has been a long time since a NASCAR stock car was actually a modified stock production vehicle, years and years. Cup cars were stuck in a mid-sixties time warp for a long time and as production vehicles went… more»

Closing In On A Century: 1924 Studebaker Light-Six

I get a laugh sometimes when reviewing postings of cars that are for sale. It can be something as simple as just the plain, unvarnished truth or the turn of a word and how it is used. For example,… more»

Blank Canvas: 1972 Chevrolet Nova

There are a lot of options available when it’s hot-rod time. You can buy a perfect “turn-key” example, buy an old worn out muscle car and bring it back to a sporting life or build your own, your way… more»

$3k V8/4-Speed: 1968 Ford Mustang

OK, so it’s a ’68 Ford Mustang, check; four speed manual transmission, double check; Hyland Green, triple check; it’s a coupe! Wait a minute, no check. Well not really, it’s just in this season of $3.4 million dollar ’68… more»

Celebrity Owned: 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II

We cover a large variety of vehicle types here on Barn Finds, there is usually something for everyone. But finding a vehicle that is a bit beyond the norm is always exciting and here’s an example to consider. It… more»

A Super Barn Find! 1952 Buick Super Riviera

You have probably heard the old tagline for what was once a commonly run TV ad that opined, “You’ve come a long way baby!” and that’s what I am thinking now after recently writing an article on a ’66… more»

Capacious Caprice! 1992 Chevrolet Station Wagon

Here’s a great example of a disappearing, but at one-time common sight on American highways and byways, a 1992 Chevrolet Caprice Station Wagon. You couldn’t have pitched a horse-shoe from the ’50s through the ’70s without hitting a station… more»

No Reserve Land Yacht: 1974 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

Talk about cutting an impressive swath, the Cadillac Eldorado, in its ‘60’s and ‘70’s incarnations, was a luxury-inspired force with which to reckon. Add a convertible top to the mix and you have arrived. Some will refer to the… more»

One Owner Original! 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

I have to tell you, I’m a complete sucker for a 1969 SS396 Chevelle! I remember when these were new; I used to go by our local in-town Chevrolet dealership (which could hold about four cars in its showroom)… more»

Hog Barn Find! 1987 Renault GTA

I’m serious, this Renault was found in a hog barn. I’m not sure that I’d advertise that aspect of this performance-oriented Renault but it is what it is and it’s definitely different. So, where does one find such a… more»

41K Mile 1941 Plymouth Deluxe Convertible!

Even though it has been nineteen years, I still find it hard to believe at times that Plymouth is no more. As a youngster, I always remember them vying with Chevrolet and Ford for that entry-level consumer and as… more»

One Family Owned: 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider

Every time I see an Alfa-Romeo Spider I think of Dustin Hoffman in the movie, “The Graduate”. While hardly a car movie, the Alfa gets a lot of screen time with what is probably dubbed-in engine tone but it… more»

“Big Daddy” Ed Roth’s 1955 Custom?

What the….? That was my first reaction when I spied this Ed Roth custom creation. Roth, better known as “Big Daddy” was a mainstream fixture of the California custom car culture in the ’50s and ’60s. He was also… more»

Rare Barn Find: 1954 Woodill Wildfire

The early ’50s were an interesting time for the domestic automobile industry. There was consolidation occurring with the formation of companies like American Motors, Kaiser/Willys and then, later on, Studebaker and Packard. But while that was taking place, there… more»

Hot Rod It? 1942 Ford Deluxe Coupe

The year that almost wasn’t. For Ford, and every other domestic auto manufacturer, 1942 production ended in January or February of that year due to U.S. involvement in World War II. While 1941 was a big production year, things… more»