Survivor Cars

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

BF Classified: 1983 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Driver

I recently had a co-worker enlist my help in the search for a clean, original third-generation Chevrolet Camaro. It seemed like a simple enough task, but my research led me to find that many of the 1982-1992 Camaros had… more»

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Classic Daily Driver? 1970 Volvo 1800E

If there is such a thing as “sensibly” entering the collector car market, doing so with a Volvo 1800 may be the way to do it. This 1970 1800E example was sent in by a Barn Finds reader who… more»

Clean Driver: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

One of the potential downsides of owning a pristine classic car is that there will always be an underlying fear that it could be chipped or damaged whenever it is taken out for a drive. That is where cars… more»

Cheap Swinger? 1970 Dodge Dart For $2,800

Looking like a very nice project car, this 1970 Dodge Dart Swinger has a few issues related to the dreaded rust scourge that so many of us have dealt with our whole lives. It sure looks good in the… more»

Barn Find Woody: 1949 Packard Station Sedan

In modern-day times, we have what seems to be a vast variety of materials that are used to build automobiles. Wood is a bit old fashioned and low tech when it comes to cars nowadays. Although, wood gives a… more»

No Reserve: 1966 Dodge Charger 440

Sometimes a classic car will appear that leaves you struggling for words. This 1966 Dodge Charger is just such a car. Not only does it present beautifully, but it has the muscle to back those striking good looks. The… more»

Factory Finished: 1983 Blakely Bernardi

Buying a kit car can be something of a lucky dip. Some of these vehicles are sadly lacking in the quality department, but the Blakely Bernardi was one of the better examples available on the market at the time…. more»

Basic Transportation? 1971 AMC Javelin

Am I looking in the wrong places or do you agree that nearly all Javelins for sale are of the SST or AMX variety or at least have a V8? I don’t know where all of the base 6-cylinder… more»

Spotless Survivor: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

Writing for Barn Finds is a real privilege, and it is even more rewarding when a car like this 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 appears on my desk. This Camaro is a car that is in jaw-dropping condition and is… more»

Turn-Key Classic: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette 427

Hiding in this workshop is a 1968 Corvette that has only covered around 500 miles since it underwent a comprehensive restoration. It might not be completely original, but it is a classic that would hold its head high in… more»

NHRA Record Holder! 1967 Pontiac GTO

This 1967 Pontiac GTO, known as the “Limelighter” looks familiar. Who knows, maybe I saw it in a Hot Rod Magazine years ago – it looks like a lot of drag cars from my youth. And it was in… more»

28k Mile 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396!

Here is a rare find. A 28k mile 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS is now for sale here on eBay. The car has one day remaining before auction closes. The current bid has reached $36,100 but the reserve has not… more»

6K Mile 1989 Chrysler Conquest TSi

When the Chrysler Conquest, a badge-engineered version of the Mitsubishi Starion, was introduced in 1984, a well-known magazine editor opined if the name “Conquest” was really appropriate for an import. The Starion, itself, was introduced in ’82 with the… more»

Garage Kept Convertible: 1988 Ford Mustang GT

This 1988 Ford Mustang GT convertible is a low-mileage specimen that presents extremely well, albeit with some minor issues to sort out. Ford offered this generation of the Fox body in a variety of color combos that featured the… more»

Sharp Survivor: 1960 Ford Galaxie Club Sedan

When one thinks of a Ford Galaxie, the ever-present two-door hardtop model comes to mind. The two-door hardtop was a go-to body style in the ’60s, not only for Ford but for Chevrolet’s Impala and Plymouth’s Fury as well…. more»

Goes Like Hell S’more: 1986 Shelby Omni GLH-S

It’s rare that a car checks these three boxes: affordable; blessed by Caroll Shelby; an 80s hot hatch; and legitimately quick. That’s what we have, however, with this super clean 1986 Shelby Omni GLH-S which comes up for auction… more»