Project Cars

Real Gran Sport? 1972 Buick Skylark GS

Buick has used the name Gran Sport (GS) on several performance cars built since 1965. Buick GS series automobiles were the most lavishly equipped GM sport models in their day. This 1972 edition purports to be a Skylark GS… more»

Bargain Choo Choo? 1987 Chevrolet El Camino SS

This 1987 Chevrolet El Camino SS Choo Choo Custom is located in Rockford, Illinois just west of Chicago. This car left the factory with the run of the mill standard Chevrolet 5.0 liter V8 engine and automatic transmission. The… more»

Smashed Spider: 1969 Alfa Romeo Duetto

As someone who is not immune to the siren song of a desirable car that is down on its luck, I can emphasize with this seller’s delusions of grandeur as it relates to hatching a plan to restore a… more»

Parked For 12 Years: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500/XL

Hidden away in the back corner of this shed is a 1964 Ford Galaxie 500/XL that is begging to be revived. It appears that it may have been restored in the past, but it has been parked for the… more»

Parked For 40 Years: 1968 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

This 1968 Mustang GT Convertible is an unmolested classic that has been parked for 40-years. The current owner has coaxed it back to life, and it now runs and drives. The Mustang is fitted with a few interesting options… more»

Free Spirit Project: 1975 Buick Century Pace Car

Pace car tributes are almost always some of the cooler finds among the classic American car marketplace, if for no other reason than the paint-and-sticker scheme is unlike anything else you’d find on the dealer’s lot. The 1975 Buick… more»

That Nose! 1973 Pontiac Grand Am

When Pontiac introduced the Grand Am in 1973 as a “European-ish” sports coupe and sedan, reviews were mixed despite over 43,000 leaving showrooms. However, as time passes the memories grow fonder and a good Grand Am is now much… more»

One of 330 Made: Wrecked 1960 Triumph Italia 2000

This unusual 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 coupe is one of just 330 cars made, penned by renowned designer Giovanni Michelotti and assembled atop a Triumph TR3 chassis. The design is still striking today, and one we rarely see in… more»

Big Block 4-Speed: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

On paper, this 1966 Corvette coupe looks like a great project — with one “rat” in the way. It’s listed for sale here on eBay with a buy it now of $38,500 but the seller is suggesting that you… more»

Stored 25 Years: 1985 Ford Mustang GT

The “Fox Body” Mustangs (1979-93) actually sold better than the first-generation pony cars of the 1960s, but not by much. But it took 14 years to do that rather than just six (1965-70). 1985 was the mid-way point, which… more»

Rare Bird: 1969 Nissan Bluebird SSS

The Nissan Bluebird series of automobiles had a long run in Japan, from 1959 to 2001. But that nameplate was not common in the U.S. The car was sold here from 1968-73 as the Datsun 510. They offered a… more»

Mach 1 Clone: 1970 Ford Mustang

Sometimes a classic car won’t be all that it seems. That is the case with this 1970 Ford Mustang. It is a car that would seem to have very few rust problems, which suggests that it could be a… more»

440 Six-Pack: 1969 Dodge Super Bee

Both Plymouth and Dodge gained a mid-size muscle car in 1968, Plymouth had the Road Runner while the Dodge got the Super Bee. The Super Bee was based on the Dodge Coronet two-door coupe and would be produced for… more»

Muscle Car Project: 1968 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

While the 4-4-2 (aka 442) came out the same year as the Pontiac GTO (1964), its following developed more slowly. It would not become its own series until 1968-71, which was during the heyday of the U.S. muscle car…. more»

Two Car Deal! 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle and SS396

There’s no faster way to become a ’66 Chevelle collector that buying two at the same time! This pair of aces in Rushville, New York could enrich the hand of the gambler willing to take on two cars for… more»

Ready To Restore: 1946 International Metro

Need a loaf of bread? How about a Marshall amplifier? (more on that one later) This 1946 International Harvester Metro is one of the most versatile vehicles of all time. Used by tradespeople and delivery services alike, there was… more»