Project Cars

Cheap Project? 1971 Chevrolet Camaro

The long-awaited redesign of the first-generation Chevy Camaro’s came early in the 1970 calendar year. They were stalled due to some production delays and 1969 model assemblies were extended by a few months. As a result, the 1971’s were… more»

4-Speed Project: 1975 Chevrolet Corvette

This 4-speed 1975 Corvette is listed for sale here on eBay with a Buy It Now Price of $5,900. It is described as a running project barn find with a matching numbers 350 cubic inch V8 engine. The Corvette… more»

Halloween Prop? 1953 Cadillac Hearse/Ambulance

Cadillac built nearly 110,00 automobiles in 1953 and a small number of them were converted into ambulances and hearses by Meteor Motor Car Co. If you need to be taken to the hospital or to your final resting place,… more»

455/4-Speed: 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula

Even though I’m a confessed Ford man, I can’t help but feel a certain amount of admiration for some of the classic offerings produced by Pontiac. This was a company that was firmly focused on its performance heritage, and… more»

Parked In ’95: 1977 Chevrolet Corvette

Time is running out on this no reserve auction for this 1977 Chevrolet Corvette. The Corvette has been sitting since 1995 and is listed for sale here on eBay with less than 24 hours remaining in the auction. The… more»

Solid Barn Find: 1930 Ford Model A

The Model T was always going to be a tough act to follow, but Ford found itself with another success when it introduced the Model A. During 4½ years of production, nearly five million buyers chose to give these… more»

Garage Find: 1952 Chevrolet Styleline Wagon

There in the back, hiding quietly behind the old chairs, the boogie board, the lawn tractor, and the fender sits a proud 1952 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Wagon, one of 12,756 built that year, a true blue Tin Woodie in… more»

Fire Sale: 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS Project

By 1964, the Impala Super Sport (SS) had come into its own. More than one-third of all Impala two-door hardtops made that year were SS models. In terms of engines, the Impala SS could be ordered from mild to… more»

Worth Saving? 1974 Pontiac GTO

The GTO was a hot property in the 1960s, but by 1974 it was an option package on the compact Ventura. That would be its last year until a brief resurrection in 2004 on an Australian-based GM model. This… more»

Family Truckster? 1972 Plymouth Suburban

Well, it’s not as ugly as the Griswold’s ride, perhaps it’s the lack of faux wood scattered all about the exterior that gives this whammer-jammer of a Plymouth a pass. But pea-green it is! Chevrolet and Ford full-size wagons… more»

Original Paint: 1973 Dodge Challenger Desert Find

Dodge was a hold-out coming to the pony car party. Whereas the Ford Mustang and Plymouth Barracuda started the ball rolling in 1964, the Dodge Challenger wouldn’t arrive until the 1970 model year. It would share its underpinnings with… more»

S-Code 390: 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

The Ford Mustang got its first styling update in 1967. But nothing that changed its looks. Sales weren’t as robust as they were in 1965-66, but how can you top 1.2 million units anyway? This fastback was an S-Code… more»

Worth Fixing? 1973 Pontiac Trans Am 455

This 1973 Pontiac Trans Am is a matching numbers example that has unfortunately been sitting for several years, parked in 1978 under the trees and left to rot. It’s a shame, too, as the car retains many original parts,… more»

1959 Plymouth Belvedere Barn Find

1959 was the third and final year of the original “Forward Look” Chrysler cars that had set the industry on fire – styling-wise, that is. Whereas the ’58 Plymouths had been largely warmed-over ‘57s, the ‘59s would take space-age… more»

Ram Air 390: 1970 AMC Javelin SST

After a slight update for the 1970 model year, AMC’s Javelin still ran the gamut from a sporty looking car with a six-cylinder to an all-out muscle car with a big V8. This 1970 AMC Javelin SST is the… more»

Stored 25 Years: 1968 AMC Javelin

By 1968, there was only one American Motors car left that carried the Rambler name, the American. The powers-that-be felt that the name – which had been used by AMC since 1954 – left the company with a stodgy… more»