Swedish Barn Find: 1977 VW Transporter

This 1977 VW Transporter pickup is said to be a recent arrival via container ship from Sweden here in the states. It conjures up emotions good and bad for yours truly, as I own a similarly… more»

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Storage Unit Gasser Find: 1955 Chevrolet

For those of you with dreams of having a vintage Chevrolet gasser, this storage unit find might be just the car for you! It’s up for sale here on eBay, where bidding has risen to $4,250 as… more»

What A Find! Car Craft Project 1969 Dodge Dart

Wow! Not only is this 1969 Dodge Dart a barn find, but it’s an original Car Craft magazine project car! You can find it for sale here on craigslist in Chicago, Illinois. Naturally, with a car like this… more»

Dreaming of the Coast: 1985 Fiat X1/9

This may be a highly personal opinion, but when I see forlorn cars in California, I can’t help but wonder if they once tore up the Pacific Coast Highway or visited the towering redwoods. To see… more»

Miami Vice Approved: 1973 Mercedes 450SL

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of vehicles from the 1980s, but I love them even more when they appear as modified in-period. This 1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL is a European-spec model, and it arrived in… more»

Mobile Director Equipped: 1968 Chrysler Imperial

Although I am not the in-house Mopar expert, one of my favorites has always been the Mobile Director cars. It just tells you so much about the era in which it was made that a rear-facing… more»

1 of 500: 1984 Pontiac Trans Am 15th Anniversary

Special editions from GM normally aren’t the most interesting cars in the world (or even all that rare). However, this 15th Anniversary Edition Trans Am is actually somewhat intriguing, mostly because it is 1-of-500 cars made… more»

Manual Swap Candidate: 1973 BMW 3.0CS

When we find examples of BMW’s pretty E9 coupe, they’re usually rusty heaps past the point of redemption or precious survivors worth every dime of their high selling price. This 1973 3.0CS seems somewhere in the… more»

Former Sun Bug: 1974 VW Beetle

This battered Beetle is a former Sun Bug, one of the myriad special editions Volkswagen rolled out throughout its production cycle. Unfortunately wearing a bad repaint over its original gold paint, this Beetle will need lots… more»

Standing Still On Thunder Road: 1939 Ford Coupe

While American history is filled with amazing stories, perhaps one of the most complex and interesting is that of untaxed alcohol.  Many immigrants to America from the 1600s on brought with them the talent, desire, and… more»

Friday Dallas Auction Results

For those that checked out the Leake Auction vehicles posted for the Friday auction, here are the results on the 1970s vehicles that we featured. All prices listed do not include fees.

The Ultimate Sleeper: 402-Equipped Chevy Sprint

At first glance,  I really thought this was a listing for a low-mileage Chevy Sprint. Sure, not a world-beater, but the Turbo Sprints were pretty cool and certanly finding one with low-mileage today would be a… more»

15 Miles from New: Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe

What you’re looking at here is a supposed 15 original mile 1990 Ford Thuderbird Super Coupe 35th Anniversary Edition. The seller is asking for $25K or best offer, which seems slightly out of reach. Still, it’s… more»