Survivor Cars

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

1970 Buick GSX Stage 1 Survivor!

The GSX was the top-of-the-line Skylark, and was Buick’s equivalent to the Pontiac GTO Judge. Equipped with a Buick 455 V-8 engine and upgraded suspension components, the GSX provided a muscle car experience…through the civilized lens of a Buick…. more»

Rocket V8 Bargain? 1961 Oldsmobile Starfire Convertible

Between 1961-65, the Starfire would be Oldsmobile’s entry into the personal luxury space. In an unusual move, the 1961 edition would only be offered as a convertible, although a hardtop was added the next year. This beautiful ’61 with… more»

1-Of-12: 1966 Fiberfab Banshee

Kit cars will always be a lucky dip when it comes to the vexing question of build quality. Sometimes the finished product can be stunning, while at other times, they can be pretty gruesome. This 1966 Fiberfab Banshee fits… more»

Showroom Condition? 1977 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

The Z28, initially the “Camaro Special Performance Package” with a 5.0-liter V8, was created as a way for the new Camaro to compete in the Sports Car Club of America’s Trans-Am series. Mark Donahue’s Penske-prepared Camaro won 10 of… more»

Greatest Barn Find Ever: The World’s Largest Collection of British Automobiles

Many of us know the pain of having to make room for a new project by getting rid of an old one. It’s hard to part with a car, especially one in which you’ve invested time and effort; a… more»

Retired Firefighter: 1978 International Cargostar

The Cargostar was a forward control, cab-over-engine medium-duty series of fire prevention equipment built from 1970-86. They were especially maneuverable for their size and the 1950B model, like the seller’s unit, was used to broadcast a wide range of… more»

427 V8/4-Speed! 1969 Chevrolet Caprice

The Chevy Caprice was conceived in 1965 as a competitor to the new Ford LTD. In essence, it was a luxury version of the Impala as the LTD was of the Galaxie. So, if you didn’t have the budget… more»

Rust-Free Survivor: 1966 Ford Mustang GT 2+2 Fastback

Rust-free 1st Generation Mustang project cars remain in high demand, and this 1966 example ticks many of the boxes that would capture the attention of Ford enthusiasts. It is a genuine GT, its overall condition is very acceptable, it… more»

Rare 302/4-Speed: 1979 Ford Fairmont Futura Coupe

When people consider Ford’s Fox-Body platform, it seems only natural for their attention to turn to the Mustang. However, the Fairmont offered another alternative that is worth considering. This 1979 Fairmont Futura Coupe looks like a beauty, and it… more»

Dual 4 Barrel Carburetors! 1965 Buick Riviera GS

A few weeks ago I was in southern California, a place where you always find interesting cars that are used as everyday drivers. In spite of tight emission controls, many older cars, old enough to escape those regulations, can… more»

No Reserve: 1954 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

Sometimes it can be difficult to determine whether a classic vehicle is truly popular, while at other times, it can be glaringly obvious. It seems that the latter is true with this 1954 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup because it has… more»

Rare 1955 Hillman Minx Californian

Hillman has a long and storied history-making “midsize” economical cars for the Australian, North American, and European markets. I put “midsize” in quotation marks because by modern standards these would be decidedly compact. The Minx Californian is a coupe version… more»

23K Original Miles: 1984 Ford Mustang SVO

With just over 23,000 original miles, this 1984 Ford Mustang SVO may be one of the lower mileage examples on the market right now. It’s an early production model, as evidenced by the recessed headlights, so it makes a… more»

Continental Equipped! Excellent 1958 Oldsmobile 88

Oh, Oldsmobile, where have you gone? From technological leader to the hubris of the fifties to the ignominy of the late ’70s to dissolution. If you’re a car person, it’s a long, sad story. But forget that for now… more»

Rare Super Cobra Jet! 1970 Ford Falcon 429/4-Speed

Most people remember the Falcon as being Ford’s first compact car. When it launched in 1960, it was quite successful and its platform would be later used for other popular Ford products, like the Mustang and Maverick. Fewer people… more»

327/4-Speed: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

With the sun now making an appearance to let us know that the warm weather has arrived, now would seem to be the perfect time to consider parking a classic convertible in your driveway. This 1962 Corvette could be… more»