Indy 500 Festival: 1975 Buick LaSabre Convertible

1975 would be the last year for the General Motors B-body (full-size) convertibles. That new may have generated interest in getting a last-of-a-breed kind of car as sales picked up that year. In Buick’s case, that would equate to… more»

1 of 4,865: 1963 Mercury Meteor S-33

The Meteor nameplate was short-lived at Mercury and was likely tied to all the hype with space travel in the early 1960s. The car would start as a full-size model for just one year (1961) and then become an… more»

Survivor Wagon: 1970 Pontiac LeMans Safari

Before the Sport Utility Vehicle, there was the station wagon. They were popular throughout the 20th Century, especially the 1960s and 1970s. If you were looking for a mid-size people hauler with pizzazz in 1970, the Pontiac LeMans Safari… more»

Bavarian Project: 1958 Goggomobil TS 400 Coupe

Let’s have a show of hands. Who’s ever seen a Goggomobil? Okay, who’s ever heard of a Goggomobil? If you answered no, I doubt you are alone. These were Bavarian-built automobiles sold between 1955-69 in sedan, coupe, van, and… more»

32k Miles? 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda Project

The Barracuda was an all-new car for 1970, sharing its new E-body platform with the Dodge Challenger. ‘Cuda was the high-performance model, which represented about a third of overall production. This one left the factory with a 340 small-block… more»

Restoration Started: 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer

The Custom Royal was built by Dodge for 1955-59. It was auto maker’s top trim level, above the mid-level Royal and the base level Coronet. Within the series, 2-and 4-door hardtops and convertibles were referred to as “Custom Royal… more»

Original Paint, Interior: 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS

The big news at Chevrolet for the 1964 year was the introduction of the new mid-size Chevelle, which turned out to be a big hit. But the full-size Chevies were making noise of their own as the Impala Super… more»

Nicest One Left? 1961 Plymouth Valiant V200

The Valiant was Plymouth’s entry into the compact car race in 1960. That was the same year that Ford rolled out the Falcon and Chevy the Corvair. Rambler and Studebaker had both gotten there the year before. The first… more»

1 of 136: 1966 Plymouth Belvedere I Hemi

Only one word comes to mind when I look at a car like this: WOW! Sure, it’s not a big word and means the same thing spelled backwards, but it describes this car to a tee. In the mid-60s,… more»

Same Owner 33 Years: 1966 Volkswagen Beetle

The VW Beetle (aka The Bug) was the “People’s Car.” Developed in the 1930s and assembled in small numbers during the war years, the Beetle went into full production in the late 1940s. The car would eventually be built… more»

Almost Twins! Pair of 1958 Chevrolet Impalas

The 1958 Chevrolets were a “one-year wonder” in that the body would be used just one time. The cars were larger, lower, wider, and heavier than the 1955-57 Chevies and would drop the tailfins used on the ‘57s, only… more»

Unrestored 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda Billboard 383

One of the most respected muscle cars from the 1960/70s is the Plymouth ‘Cuda (short for Barracuda). These automobiles were all about getting somewhere fast and got the job done with a wide range of engines. ‘Cuda production was… more»

Rolling Project: 1962 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible

A year after the debut of the Chevy Corvair, other GM divisions joined the compact car fray with their “senior compacts” (slightly larger automobiles). Sharing the same new platform, Oldsmobile launched the F-85 and it would only be offered… more»

V8 And Patina! 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

The 1955-57 era Chevrolets are iconic now and enthusiasts refer to them as the “Tri Five Chevies.” Over the course of three years, nearly five million of them rolled off the assembly line, which has helped with the survivor… more»

Weather-Worn Woodie: 1950 Ford Station Wagon

While a restored station wagon with wood body panels can be a thing of beauty, they weren’t terribly profitable for the car companies that offered them. They were expensive to build and required a lot of hand-assembly. Ford stuck… more»

Purple Project: 1974 Saab Sonett III

Saab’s Sonett III was a Swedish-built sports car that was largely intended for U.S. consumption. It had a fiberglass body and a drivetrain borrowed from other Saab products. Produced over just five years, it only saw about 8,350 units… more»