Barn Finds

Ex-Parts Car Project: 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 V8 Coupe

It doesn’t exactly fill you with a lot of confidence when someone describes a car as a Barn Find and an ex-parts car. However, it seems like although it was a parts car, very few parts were actually removed… more»

Long Wheelbase Project: 1978 Jaguar XJ6

Time to fill in the blanks: there is literally no information offered about this derelict Jaguar XJ6 Long Wheelbase model beyond the fact that it’s a 1978 model. That’s it. The location on the listing indicates it’s sitting in… more»

Cheap Rolling Restoration: 1953 MG TD

You think of all the sportscars and hypercars you see on the road today, from Lamborghini, Koenigsegg, and the like, and they are lustful drool-worthy cars to some. To others, they prefer a more sedate way of moving about,… more»

Unfinished Business: 1972 Buick Riviera

Buick joined the personal luxury car ranks in 1963 with the Riviera. Sales in the 1960s would peak at 50,000 units and then drop off. Buick redesigned the cars in 1971 thinking they would find new magic with distinctive… more»

Parked in ’82! 1973 Imperial LeBaron

After covering a mere 54,347 miles in about a decade, this 1973 Imperial LeBaron sedan in Show Low, Arizona drove into a garage that it hasn’t left in forty years! Listed by the owner’s neighbor, the long-parked classic comes… more»

Real Deal Roller? 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS

The Super Sport was one of two hot Camaro’s during the car’s early years (the other being the Z28). Standard equipment was a 350 cubic inch V8 that produced 300 hp. From the badging, this 1969 Camaro looks like… more»

Super Sport? 1963 Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet discovered in the early 1960s that buyers liked full-sized cars with some sporty featured. Which is why the Super Sport option became so popular so quickly. From building 99,000 copies in 1962 to 153,000 more in 1963, Chevy… more»

Basket Case: 1915 Buick Model C25

In the early 1900s, William Durant, head of General Motors, was so busy buying up the competition that he nearly bankrupted the company and by 1910 had been fired. Then WW I broke out. Still, the Buick division was… more»

Possible SS Tribute: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Project builds come in all shapes and sizes, with some requiring greater dedication than others. This 1968 Camaro Convertible needs plenty of TLC, but the fact it has spent the past decade in dry storage on a concrete floor… more»

French Project: 1992 Peugeot 505 SW8

The French-built Peugeot 505 was a large family car (by European standards) that was available in a variety of body styles from 1979 to 1992. It would be the last rear-wheel-drive automobile the company built. Sometimes unusual for imports,… more»

V8 Upgrade: 1969 Plymouth Barracuda

With the values of Third Generation Plymouth Barracudas continuing to climb, Mopar enthusiasts sometimes struggle to locate affordable alternative project cars. That’s where candidates like this 1969 Barracuda could ride to the rescue. It is a rock-solid and complete… more»

Fintail with Sunroof! 1962 Mercedes-Benz 220SE

Even before Mercedes-Benz excellence included super-sedans with monster engines and techno-wizardry like heated door handles and electronic back scratchers, the company produced highly capable upscale sedans with advanced technology. Factory fuel injection punctuates the key difference between this 1962… more»

Restored then Parked: 1950 Chrysler Windsor

Chrysler first made the Windsor in 1939 as a full-sized luxury car with an economy motor for those who couldn’t quite rustle up the dough for a New Yorker with its straight-eight. Production was interrupted during the war but… more»

Buried Alive? 1931 Chevrolet Cabriolet

In 1931, Chevrolet built 12 different body styles comprising 624,000 automobiles. 8th down the list in terms of volume was the Independence Cabriolet (aka convertible). These snappy cars, which came with rumble seats, saw an output of about 23,000… more»

Post-War Patina: 1950 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe

Chevrolet’s first all-new post-war cars came out in 1949, replacing the previous machines that dated to 1942. The Styleline Deluxe was the top trim level, perhaps the equivalent of the Bel Air in 1955-57. The market was hungry for… more»

B-body 2 for 1: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

After a hugely successful launch in 1968, the production trajectory for the Plymouth Road Runner would peak the following year at 84,000 copies. The seller has one of those cars painted in the sought-after Hi-Impact color of Vitamin C…. more»