Driver Quality Cars

Daily Driver: 1967 Ford F-100 Custom Cab

By the time 1967 rolled around, the Ford F-Series pickup was beginning its fifth generation,  already having been in production for nearly two decades since the first one rolled off the assembly line for the 1948 model year.  Now… more»

63k Mile Survivor: 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne

In the 1960s, if you wanted a full-size car that wore Chevrolet badging, you bought yourself a Biscayne. As an entry-level model, it was accompanied by the Bel Air, Impala, Caprice, and station wagons of differing trim levels. They… more»

Japanese Mustang? 1977 Toyota Celica GT

Though not exclusively sold in the U.S., the Toyota Celica took direct aim at the original 1965 Ford Mustang. However, by the time the 2+2 sports coupe was introduced, the Mustang had grown considerably in size. The first generation… more»

The Outer Limits 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

There’s certainly been no shortage of customized Corvettes over the years, and even with all of the unique touches many of them have received, one thing I’ve noticed is that most of the cars seem to have remained symmetrical. … more»

No Reserve: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 428 SCJ Drag Pack

If you wanted to go fast in 1969, there were many options from which to choose. You could strap yourself to the nose of a Saturn V rocket, but that was a journey you would only take once. Alternatively,… more»

Underpriced? 1967 Pontiac Firebird Convertible

The Pontiac Firebird came out in 1967, along with its corporate cousin the Chevy Camaro. Together they aimed squarely at the Mustang, which was selling in the multiple hundreds of thousands over what had been expected. GM wanted a… more»

Genuine Survivor: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

When the previous owner placed it into storage in 1980, C1 Corvettes like this 1962 model were not particularly valuable. Today, they are highly sought, especially if they are original and unmolested. That is the case with this beauty,… more»

Lightweight Edition: 1983 Porsche 911 SC

This 1983 Porsche 911 SC is a European-market example that the seller describes as being a “lightweight.” Now, when you call a performance car a “lightweight,” it tends to signal to enthusiasts that the vehicle in question was commissioned… more»

No Reserve: 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

By 1979, Chevrolet’s Second Generation Camaro was reaching its use-by date, and the company was well down the road of developing its groundbreaking replacement. That didn’t prevent buyers from stepping up to the plate with their cash in hand,… more»

Comfortable Cruiser: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

If a C2 Corvette has been on your classic radar and you’re not worried about spotless originality, this 1962 Convertible deserves a closer look. It presents well for its age, and the few reversible upgrades should allow a relaxed… more»

One Owner: 1979 Dodge Li’l Red Express

No vehicle better epitomized the change in the 1970s American performance car market than the 1979 Dodge Li’l Red Express. At the start of the decade, the muscle car was the king of the kids. By 1979, the Li’l… more»

409/4-Speed: 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible

By modern standards, the 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible is a big and heavy classic. However, buyers in that year could walk into their Chevrolet showroom and order their new toy with an engine providing performance potential to match… more»

Off-Road Fun! 1960 Willys Jeep

The roots of the Willys Jeep (MB) go back to World War II where they were an integral part of the ground portion of the U.S. military program of the 1940s. After the war when military demand had subsided… more»

Stored 35 Years: 1954 Packard Pacific

The 1954 model year was the last for Packard as a standalone motor car company. That was the period when they would merge with Studebaker to keep both brands relevant. The Pacific would be a one-year wonder in that… more»

Hard And Soft Top: 1986 Toyota 4Runner SR5

The Toyota 4Runner is one of those vehicles that has changed a lot through the years, and while the more recent models are viewed as an SUV the early offerings were more like a glorified pickup with a fiberglass… more»

Cummins Swap: 1986 Chevrolet K30 Pickup

It can seem risky to buy a vehicle that’s been sewn together by the seller to fit his own vision of the perfect truck. But sometimes, the details are so well-executed that some of the worry is stripped away…. more»