Rare Custom: 1929 Stutz M8 Cabriolet

And now for something completely different. Right off the bat, BF apologizes for the unintended fuzziness of the original photos of the subject car.  The car pictured above, started life as a 1929 Stutz M27 Cabriolet, according to the… more»

1954 Jaguar XK120 Coupe Project

The International Motor Show was an annual fete in Great Britain, held in the 30s at Earls Court, understandably interrupted for ten years between 1938 and 1948.  The show was re-introduced and its first post-war show was announced for late… more»

Low Mile Beauty: 1940 Diamond T Pickup

There are pickup trucks and then there are Diamond T pickup trucks.  This extraordinary example of a 1940 Model 201 typifies what pride Diamond T owners have in their trucks: The strong, clean lines, quality materials, and a non-nonsense… more»

Ultra-Survivor: 1966 Dodge Charger

Funny how we see rapid-fire trends in autos. In rapid succession, car manufacturers leaped on a new category of coupes when the fastback was re-introduced and caught on.  The ’63 Split-Window Coupe–what else can you say?  Then the ’64… more»

Garage Find: 1952 Chevrolet Styleline Wagon

There in the back, hiding quietly behind the old chairs, the boogie board, the lawn tractor, and the fender sits a proud 1952 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Wagon, one of 12,756 built that year, a true blue Tin Woodie in… more»

Immaculate 1963 Corvette Split-Window Coupe

Put down that doughnut and prepare yourself for a BIGGER treat: this incredible 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Split-Window Coupe is no barn find.  On the contrary, this masterpiece of Chevrolet design by Bill Mitchell and Larry Shinoda is… more»

Safety Orange Survivor: 1974 Bricklin SV-1

Malcolm Bricklin is a man with an unstoppable curiosity and verve for cars. Now 81, in his late twenties he founded a company to import a very little-known car to the United States from Fuji Heavy Industries—a thing called… more»

Rare Woodie: 1940 Buick Super Estate Wagon

One of the 495 Buick Super Estate Wagons manufactured for the 1940 model year for sale in the US (six others were made for export) has surfaced in  Cleveland County, Oklahoma and here on Facebook Marketplace, the tip is… more»

Canadian Supercar! 1986 Fortvac Bernardi

Only eighteen Fortvac Bernardis are thought to have been made in St-Henri de Levis, Quebec, Canada, at least that’s how the legend goes.  They were marketed as a gull-winged “production” supercar rather than as a kit car. The 1986… more»

Drophead Coupé: 1966 Morgan Plus 4

In 1966, when this Morgan Plus 4 was built with its buggy-eyed headlights, muscle cars in the U.S. were dominating the cool car scene. Morgans were built to deliver a performance driving experience with easy maintenance at an affordable… more»

Garage Find: 1951 Willys-Overland Jeepster

To give you an idea of the credentials of the designer of the 1949-51 Willys-Overland Jeepster, Brooks Stevens designed the 1949 Harley Hydra-Glide, with some of the designs from that bike still used in today’s Harleys. Stevens persuaded the… more»

Electric Oddball: 1940 Autoette

Long Beach, California was once nicknamed “Iowa by the Sea” – droves of Iowan farmers were snowbirds there, many staying put once they decided the ocean view beat out of the corn view. Living in Long Beach was cheap… more»

One-Owner 1956 Ford Thunderbird

The Thunderbird for 1956 was more than a decade ahead of its time with its standard and optional safety features.  As if this baby bird’s lines weren’t beautiful enough to become a sought-after classic, she’s had only one owner… more»

Chrysler 383 Powered: 1970 Jensen MK II Interceptor

The average person hearing these words: “Jensen Interceptor Saloon” may reflexively have that person thinking of a pint of Bulmers cider in front of them at an upscale, intergalactic dark wood pub. No, so sorry, we are instead referring… more»

Original Paint! 1977 AMC Pacer-X Survivor

Cars often appear in movies and tv series in speaking roles, stunt work, and other supporting roles. Remember KITT in the series “Knight Rider,” the orange 1969 Dodge Charger performing death-defying stunts in “The Dukes of Hazzard,” and a… more»

Unique 1940 Willys Two-Seat Roadster Kit!

Let’s agree that cars have personalities: Headlights look like eyes, grilles look like mouths, and the metal crafters’ skills often create “facial expressions”  portraying images that the manufacturer hopes will attract buyers who connect with the car’s personality. Yet,… more»