Project Cars

Clean Project: 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst/Olds W30

While it might not be perfect, this 1979 Hurst/Olds W30 appears to be a solid vehicle that will need little more than some cosmetic work to really make it shine. Barn Finder Pat L spotted the Olds for us,… more»

Stalled Restoration: 1971 Intermeccanica Italia

The person who buys this 1971 Intermeccanica Italia is going to need some patience when it comes to restoring the car. Their patience should be well rewarded, as once properly restored, they will find themselves owning a car that… more»

Unanswered Questions: 1967 Shelby GT500

The owner of this 1967 Shelby GT500 has decided to list it for sale as a project vehicle, and while it is largely complete, the next owner will have to do a bit of hunting to try to locate… more»

READER AD: 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 396 Convertible

Reader Larry B found one amazing storage unit find! This Impala SS 396 Convertible is the real deal, with it’s original 396 already up and running. It needs a lot of work, but how often do you come across… more»

2-Door Classic: 1949 Hudson Commodore Club Coupe

When the 3rd Generation of the Hudson Commodore was introduced in December of 1947, it was one of the first of the new designs of cars to emerge from a US manufacturer following World War II, and its advanced… more»

Drive It Home: 1937 Plymouth Coupe

It takes a fair amount of confidence to advertise an older classic car for sale and to talk about how well it runs and drives. However, it takes supreme confidence in that car to tell prospective buyers that they… more»

Great First Project: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

The owner of this 1978 Pontiac Trans Am admits that it is no show car, but that it is a solid example that can be driven and enjoyed immediately. There will be some work to do if the next… more»

Solid Project: 1970 Ford Torino GT

When it rolled off the production line in 1970, this Ford Torino GT must have been a pretty formidable weapon. With a 429ci Cobra Jet hiding under the hood, it would have had power to burn, and there is… more»

READER AD: 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix Tri-Power

What Makes It Special? I’m the second owner of this “Special Ordered” 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix. It is documented with PHS information. It has the factory original Tri-Power 389 cid V8, which was rebuilt, with factory air cleaner, 4-speed… more»

Ready To Run: 1969 Mustang Mach 1

Here’s an honest and approachable project that you can fix up and drive to a car show in short order. This 1969 Ford Mustang in College Park, Maryland is a real Mach 1 with Marti report. It came well-equipped… more»

eBay Regrets? Pair Of 1969 AMC Javelin SSTs

Among car guy/gal problems, finding out a car you committed to buy was poorly represented by a seller has got to be up there as one of the worst. It sounds like the seller of this pair of 1969… more»

Simple Project: 1964 Pontiac Bonneville

When a car is in excess of 18′ long, it could never really be called small, and that is the case with this 1964 Pontiac Bonneville. It isn’t a small car by any means, but it is a big… more»

Running British Classic: 1973 Jensen Interceptor

The moment that you spot that distinctive rear window, there can be no doubt in your mind that what you are looking at is a Jensen Interceptor. These are a strikingly attractive car, and even though the last Interceptor… more»

38k Original Miles: 1968 Ford Mustang Convertible

The owner of this 1968 Mustang Convertible says that it only has some minor surface rust and that it still features its original drive-train. If this is true, then it has all of the makings of a promising restoration… more»

1-Of-400! 1974 VW Thing Acapulco Edition

If you’re an Air-Cooled Aficionado, you need to see this! It’s a special edition one-year-only car, and it’s available here on craigslist near Tempe, Arizona. Thanks go to Ikey Heyman for suggesting it!

16k-Mile Survivor! 1957 Chevy Bel-Air

We’ve seen plenty of survivor Tri-Fives here, but there’s just something about this one that makes it worth taking a moment to look closer. It’s listed here on craigslist in Bear, Delaware. Big thanks to Vinny for the tip… more»