Driver Quality Cars

Genuine Fuelie! 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

When Chevrolet slotted a V8 under the hood of the C1 Corvette, many people believed that it was that moment that transformed the vehicle into a genuine sports car. They upped the ante in 1957 by adding fuel injection… more»

454/4-Speed: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454

When Chevrolet shoehorned a big-block V8 under the hood of the Chevelle in 1965, they created one of the world’s great muscle cars. When they upped the ante with the 454 in 1970, that only served to reinforce this… more»

One-Owner Survivor: 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

At General Motors, the 1977 model year would be the only time that an intermediate model was larger in every dimension than a full-size model. Within Chevrolet, that meant the Monte Carlo was bigger than the B-body Impala/Caprice/Impala which… more»

New Lift Kit, Wheels, Tires: 1987 Chevrolet Blazer

The Chevy Blazer K5 was a full-size sport utility vehicle (before the term was commonly used) built between 1969-94. It was the smallest full-size SUV within the GM C/K family of trucks. The K5 designation disappeared after 1973, although… more»

Low-Mile Survivor: 1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

I love getting out into the wilderness as much as the next person, but I don’t see why you shouldn’t make such journeys in comfort. That is the experience that is on offer with this 1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer…. more»

One Owner: 1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car Edition

There will be times when a classic car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds, and the vehicle will seem to tick all of the right boxes. That seems to be the case with this 1979 Mustang… more»

Parked in 1986! 1966 Jaguar E-Type Coupe

For me, it would almost be a perfect dream. I can only imagine opening the doors on a barn and coming face-to-face with a 1966 Jaguar E-Type Coupe. That has been the good fortune for the current owner of… more»

78k Original Miles: 1978 Ford Pinto Cruising Wagon

The very nature of the Ford Pinto means that it is becoming difficult to find good examples in today’s market. Conceived by the company as affordable and essentially disposable family transport, many served out their useful life reliably. When… more»

455/4-Speed? 1977 Pontiac Trans Am

There’s a thought that postulates, “When enough is just right, too much is perfect!” And that is particularly pertinent when it comes to pony cars like this 1977 Pontiac Trans Am. They came with big engines but why not… more»

Preserved Patina: 1974 Mercury Capri

This 1974 Mercury Capri isn’t quite the fire-breather like we saw the other day in the form of the rare RSR turbocharged model, but it holds almost as much appeal thanks to its survivor-grade qualities and its rust-free chassis…. more»

1-Of-12: 1971 Ford Torino GT Convertible

Rarity is always going to be a subject that ignites debate in the classic car world. Take this 1971 Torino GT Convertible as an example. It presents superbly, and while it might not be perfect, it is a turn-key… more»

Better Than a Ferrari? 1986 Machiavelli GTS

In the world of replicas, do some cars stand apart? That opinion resides firmly in the eye of the beholder, but this rare 1986 Machiavelli GTS is certainly one of the more finished cars we’ve seen in the world… more»

Two-Stroke Microcar: 1960 Vespa 400

When you think of the name “Vespa,” images of old, 2-stroke scooters tend to come to mind. As the grandfather of all scoots, Vespa production started in 1946 and continues today, although the bikes are much more modern now… more»

High-Mile Rarity: 1989 Ford Mustang ASC McLaren

The ASC McLaren-converted Fox body Ford Mustang pops up quite a bit for such a limited production car. I’d be willing to bet the ASC McLaren Mustang has one of the highest survival rates of a limited production vehicle,… more»

Daily Driver: 1966 Plymouth Satellite 313 Poly

The first generation of Plymouth Satellite was produced from 1965 through 1967 on Chrysler’s B-Body platform. The 1966 model benefited from some cosmetic tweaking and a few more engine options, and was popular enough to sell just under 40,000… more»

383-Powered 1968 Chrysler Town & Country Wagon

In profile, this 1968 Chrysler Town and Country is a boat and a half! But then again, that’s how full-sized cars, station wagons, in particular, rolled back then. And of course, this example separates itself from the hoi polloi… more»