Looks Fast: 1974 Chevrolet Nova

Chevrolet introduced the Chevy II/Nova in 1962 as a more conventional compact than the Corvair. The third generation (1968-74) was the most popular, with 1974 beating all previous sales records. At first glance, this edition from that model year… more»

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Fix ‘N Ride? 1970 Dodge Challenger SE

Dodge was the last major manufacturer to get into the pony car market, more than five years after the Mustang and the first Barracuda. The Challenger was the debutante of the ball for 1970, sharing its new platform with… more»

BF Classifieds: 1966 Chevrolet El Camino

The Chevy El Camino was considered the “Gentlemen’s Pickup” and using a 2-door station wagon platform with a cargo bed integrated into the body. That made it more “civil” than a regular pickup truck, i.e. ride, handing, and creature… more»

Parked 30 Years: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

In 1968, Plymouth rolled out the Road Runner as a lower-priced, modestly- equipped companion to the GTX, but using the Belvedere’s platform. Chrysler Corp. paid big bucks so they could use the names and likenesses from the famous Warner… more»

El Thunderchero: 1961 Ford Thunderbird

The third generation of the Ford Thunderbird (1961-63) was a rather futuristic looking personal luxury car. The curvier shape was in sharp contrast to the boxier look of its predecessor. So if you had time and money (plenty of… more»

1 of 179: 1966 Buick Riviera GS Super Wildcat

Buick got into the personal luxury car game in 1963 with the Riviera. Unlike its GM siblings that would follow – the Oldsmobile Tornado and the Cadillac Eldorado – it was on a rear-wheel-drive platform, only joining the front-wheel… more»

Junior Car: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette

For years, astute marketing people have directed promotions toward children in an effort to persuade their parents to buy something. Fast food, entertainment, clothing companies, and others do it all the time. Sometimes even car manufacturers, witness Chevrolet and… more»

BF Classified: 1973 Ford Mustang Convertible

Everyone knows that the Mustang was Ford’s runaway success story of the mid-1960s. But sales cooled off by the 1970s as the pony car market had become saturated by just about every brand. A major restyle came for 1971… more»

Garage Find: 1974 Ford Maverick

By the late 1960s, the Detroit automakers were looking for ammo to fight the economy imports coming out of Japan. The Maverick, mostly a reworked Falcon, was thought to be Ford’s answer, but it ended being more a rival… more»

Patriotic Muscle Car: 1970 AMC Rebel Machine

The Rebel Machine was a one-year effort by AMC to make their intermediate offering, the Rebel, into a unique muscle car. The paint job was unlike anything else on the road: the car looked like a rolling U.S. flag…. more»

Rare 1960 Rochdale Olympic Project

Rochdale Motor Panels and Engineering made fiberglass-bodied English sports cars and car kits and had a 25-year run in doing so between 1948 and 1973. Their crowning achievement was the Rochdale Olympic coupe which saw 400 units largely made… more»