Survivor Cars

Not all barn finds are rusty! Here are the very best unrestored classics:

41k Genuine Miles: 1990 Nissan 300ZX GS

When the Z32 model of the Nissan 300ZX was introduced, its styling was markedly different from that of its predecessor. Shorter and wider, the styling was distinctly softer and more rounded. It was met with almost universal praise, and… more»

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55k Original Miles: 1978 GMC Jimmy

There is nothing quite like blazing a trail through the great outdoors to blow out the cobwebs that can accumulate in our heads from the stress of day-to-day living. To be able to do this in a classic off-roader… more»

Plain Jane and Low Miles: 1987 Dodge D150

This 1987 Dodge D150 pickup is a spartan but straight driver that looks quite tidy with the exception of some clearcoat fade. The truck is from the era when you could still buy a simple pickup with a single… more»

Two 1972 Ski-Doo’s For $1,000!

These two 1972 Ski-Doo T’NT’s have been stored in a barn since 1983! They can be found here on Craigslist with an asking price of only $1,000 for the pair. The ad says they are 100% complete but don’t… more»

1,194 Miles! 1987 Ford Mustang GT

This 1987 Ford Mustang GT is an incredible low-mileage time capsule, with well under 2,000 original miles and in showroom condition. Featuring Cabaret Red paint with a Sand interior and the preferred manual transmission, this GT is a holy… more»

Fastest Find Ever! 1968 Challenger 2 Streamliner

Challenger 2 may well be the fastest car we have ever featured here at Barn Finds! Thanks to reader Patrick S. for sending in the auction listing for this record breaker where it’s being sold at Mecum’s January Kissimmee,… more»

Two 20th Anniversary 1986 Oldsmobile Toronados!

It’s still hard for me to believe that the mid-1980s was three and a half decades ago. Some of you weren’t born yet and some of you may have been thinking about retiring around that time. The mid-80s is… more»

One Rare Fish: 1-Of-53 1969 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S

Earlier in the week I took a look at a 1970 Plymouth 383 ‘Cuda and made some vague comparisons to its two predecessors. Today, I’d like to take a closer look at its immediate predecessor, a 1969 Plymouth Barracuda… more»

Driven And Enjoyed: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

This 1963 Corvette Roadster is no trailer queen. It is a Corvette that has lived the sort of life that its designers had intended because it is a car that has been driven and enjoyed. It has spent a… more»

One Owner 1967 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser

We’ve all seen plenty of barn finds, shed finds, yard find, and paddock finds, but it’s pretty rare to have a basement find. That is the case with this 1967 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser, which has spent the past 5-years… more»

Rust-Free Restorer: 1964 Chrysler New Yorker

The 1964 Chrysler New Yorker was a great car because it had the ability to combine all of the luxury features that your average person could possibly want with startling levels of performance. This particular car is a solid… more»

Solid Project: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS

This 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS is something a little bit different because while 71,002 examples of the Malibu SS Sport Coupe rolled off the production line in that model year, only 7,234 came equipped with a 6-cylinder engine…. more»

One Owner 1966 Chevrolet El Camino!

Coming onto the market a couple of years after Ford’s Ranchero, the El Camino lasted until 1987, several years after the Ranchero was sent out to pasture. This one-owner 1966 Chevrolet El Camino can be found here on eBay… more»

4-Speed Survivor: 1978 Chevrolet Blazer

Great colors make this 1978 Chevrolet Blazer a standout, along with some interesting options from the factory. Mileage is believed to be genuine at 55,000, and the seller notes it’s basically spec’d as a base model with some power… more»

Diamond Jubilee: 1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V

Storage locker auctions can be a real lucky dip. Sometimes a buyer can score big, while at other times, they can be left with a lot of worthless junk. The owner of this vehicle took possession of it through… more»

38K Mile Hatchback: 1990 Ford Escort LX

This 1990 Ford Escort LX is a seemingly well-preserved survivor that simply doesn’t exist in places like New England, as this one is listed for sale on the Worcester, Mass. craigslist. With Massachusetts’ second largest city a place I… more»