Driver Quality Cars

Dad’s Cruiser: 1975 Pontiac LeMans

This is a one family car bought new in 1975. We appreciate Pat L. sending in this 1975 Pontiac LeMans 2 door coupe for us to review. The car is located Fort Thomas, Ohio just outside of Cincinnati. The… more»

348 V8 Tri-Power! 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne

This 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne has been both restored and transformed, with beautiful paint and interior pieces. It’s not original mechanically, though it has a period-correct drivetrain that is far more potent than it was built with (6-Pack carburetor set-up)…. more»

V8-Powered 2005 Ecstasy Renegade Trike

Muscle cars are great. I mean, what’s not to love? They drip attitude, and they offer performance that will pin you back in your seat. Of course, I could easily use those exact words to describe this 2005 Ecstasy… more»

Original V8: 1957 Chevrolet Cameo

The Chevrolet Cameo shone brightly for a brief four-year period and brought a more civilized and refined edge to a vehicle range that the buying public viewed as a workhorse. It didn’t sell in the volumes that the company… more»

All Original 1979 Ford Ranchero GT 351

By 1979, Ford knew that the writing was on the wall for the Ranchero. Tightening vehicle regulations and changing buyer tastes meant that it would mark the final year of production. However, it was a good party while it… more»

Blue-Plate Survivor: 1972 Chevrolet Corvette

For many purists, the 1972 model year marked the end of an era for the C3 Corvette. It was the final year that Chevrolet offered the car with a chrome front bumper, and it was the start of a… more»

No Reserve Driver: 1992 Saab 900 S

There’s something reassuring about finding a classic car that its owner offers for sale with a complete service history. That is the case with this 1992 Saab 900 S, and its overall condition helps explain why it has already… more»

1970 Buick GS with 455 V8

The Buick GS (Gran Sport) started life in 1965, originally as a trim level on an existing model. Produced from 1965-1975, it eventually became a high-performance model in its own right, until the muscle car industry as a whole… more»

Cabriolet Roofline: 1981 Dodge Mirada

The Mirada was a personal luxury car fielded by Dodge from 1980-83. It shared its J-body platform with the Chrysler Cordoba and Imperial and was a derivative of the Aspen/Volare. It was offered during some of Chrysler’s most difficult… more»

Sensible Upgrades: 1965 Dodge Dart GT 273 Commando

The Dodge Dart was introduced in 1960 as a full-size car, then revised into a mid-size for 1962, and then became a compact in 1963 until 1976. Offered in sedan, coupe, station wagon, and convertible forms, the Dart was… more»

Lost Storage: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 327/4-Speed

Nearly half of Chevrolet production for 1957 was the upscale Bel Air model, which meant that a lot of the buying public didn’t want Plain Jane automobiles. This extended to all body styles, including the lesser-seen 2-door post sedan…. more»

No Reserve 1974 Ford F250 Ranger XLT Highboy

For people seeking a classic pickup, this 1974 Ford F250 Highboy ticks many of the right boxes. It is a one-owner survivor that is largely unmolested. It features a healthy V8 under the hood and is in exceptional condition… more»

450hp Survivor: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 LS6

It seems that some muscle cars are more muscular than others, and that is graphically demonstrated by this 1970 Chevelle SS 454. It is an original and unrestored survivor, and the original V8 under the hood will give the… more»

56k Mile Survivor: 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

Until recently, this 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS had spent the entire 21st Century to date hidden away in dry storage. It has just emerged from hiding, and what was revealed is a tidy and clean survivor with a… more»

Rebuilt Drivetrain: 1970 Dodge Challenger 340

Chrysler rolled out the new E-body platform in 1970 that would be shared by the Plymouth Barracuda and the new Dodge Challenger. But they rode on different wheelbases and no sheet metal was in common between the two. The… more»

400 V8/4-Speed: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

Do you like black and gold or gold and black? In 1978, buyers had a choice on whether they wanted to buy a black Special Edition Trans Am with gold stripes or a gold Special Edition Trans Am with… more»