Pole Barn Find: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

The Nomad was a 2-door “sport wagon” built and marketed by Chevrolet from 1955 to 1957. It was trimmed as a Bel Air to be the nicest station wagon that Chevy offered. They looked great, and yet fewer than… more»

BF Classified: 2005 Audi C5 Allroad

Remember the glory years when we didn’t all need a huge SUV? If we had a family or needed to haul something, we had a station wagon. If we needed to use it off paved roads, we had one… more»

Magic Kingdom Mobile! Walt Disney World Trolley

If you ever made a visit to Walt Disney World as a kid, at least the location in Orlando, I’m guessing the chances are near 100% that one of these people movers transported your family from the parking lot… more»

Body-Off Restoration: 1976 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

When the seller of this 1976 Chevrolet Corvette says this is practically a new car, they just about aren’t kidding, as it’s undergone a full body-off restoration where nearly everything was touched and either refurbished or replaced with new… more»

Beach Cruiser: 1995 Land Rover Defender 90 NAS

One of the greatest joys I’ve experienced as an automotive enthusiast is driving a 4×4 on a beach. Specifically, a beach that doesn’t lend itself to easy access by throngs of beach-goers, meaning you can drive out as far… more»

Tastefully Modern: 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

In the 1950s, Chevrolet (along with most U.S. auto manufacturers) sold only one size of car. By 1964, Chevy was peddling four varieties, two of which were compacts. The newest face in the crowd came that year in the… more»

Harley Davidson Edition: 2005 Ford F-150 Crew Cab

The Harley-Davidson edition Ford F150s were good-looking trucks when first introduced. Despite having a somewhat lukewarm response at first, the enthusiast market has warmed to these special edition models despite being a largely cosmetic upgrade package. This 2005 example… more»

Lots of Car to Love: 1948 Chrysler New Yorker

Some people believe that form should always follow function.  Nobody in the auto industry believed that more than Kaufman Thuma Keller, the leader of the Chrysler Corporation in both the late prewar and early postwar era.  This 1948 Chrysler… more»

Martini Edition: 1977 Porsche 924 Barn Find

Special editions among the domestic brands are a dime a dozen, but it was unusual back in the day for the likes of Porsche to roll out a limited trim package. The 1977 Porsche 924 Martini Championship Edition was… more»

Parked Since 1990: 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo

One of my favorite underappreciated classics at the moment is the Porsche Type 931, otherwise known as the 924 Turbo. It has all the hallmarks of a future collector car that we all should have purchased when they were… more»

Insanely Cute 1955 Messerschmitt KR200

The average price paid for a three-wheeled Messerschmitt KR200 bubble top microcar is $41,037, so finding this 1955 example—a restoration that is heading toward the finish line—for $16,500 in a Barn Finds Classified in Bentonville, Arkansas is intriguing. It’s… more»

One Owner Rotary: 1989 Mazda RX-7 Convertible

To me, the FC-chassis Mazda RX-7 is one of the most underappreciated Japanese sports cars of the modern era. Like the MKIII-chassis Toyota Supra and the Z31 Nissan 300ZX, these cars have seemingly languished behind their older and younger… more»

Parts Car Included: 1959 Mercury Colony Park Wagon

The car is a rare one, a 1959 Mercury Colony Park, from the era when station wagons were kings of the road. This is a particularly curvaceous example of the breed, built during peak fin. It has enough chrome… more»

Very Clean 1969 BMW 2002 Is A Bargain!

There’s a lot of déjà vu in looking at this low-mileage 1969 BMW 2002 for sale on Facebook Marketplace in Anaheim, California. I owned several just like it, back in the late 1970s when $500 bought fairly decent examples…. more»

One Year Model: 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL

The W113 Mercedes-Benz is one of the prettier convertibles the company has made, and after years of living in the shadow of the 300SL roadster, it has finally emerged as a very collectible classic. This example is desirable for… more»

Clean Cosworth: 1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 Cosworth is a car that’s near and dear to my heart. Long-term Barn Finds readers will remember that I dragged one out of a junkyard in Pennsylvania… more»

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