Survivor Cars

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

1980 Chevrolet Monte Carlo With 8,400 Miles!

Some buyers find themselves drowning in information when considering a classic car purchase, while some sellers leave them begging for more. Such is the case with this 1980 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. It presents superbly and appears to have no… more»

Original Survivor: 1955 Pontiac Star Chief

When Pontiac released its Second Generation Star Chief in 1955, it represented more than a significant styling change. The company’s previous straight-eight engine made way for a mighty V8 that brought significantly more power and torque to the table…. more»

Rare Bushmaster: 1984 Nissan 720 4×4

If vintage Toyota 4Runners have gotten too pricey for you, let me present an almost-as-expensive Nissan 720 4×4 “Bushmaster” edition. This is a seriously obscure model but it does provide the super-cool combination of four-wheel-drive and a huge backseat… more»

62K Original Miles: 1993 Acura Integra

If you have spent any time looking for an early 90s sport compact car, you will have undoubtedly found that there are shockingly few left. Whether they have succumbed to rust or been run into the ground by younger… more»

Sports Touring Package: 1979 Ford LTD II

The LTD II was available in three body styles: a four-door sedan, a four-door wagon, and a two-door coupe as shown here. They were based on the earlier Torino and Elite and the seller has this 1979 Ford LTD… more»

Just Needs TLC: 1973 Datsun 240Z

Seeing the success that imported British sports cars were having in markets like the U.S., Nissan stepped up its game by introducing the Z series of 2-seat coupes. They would be an extension of the open-top roadsters from the… more»

Desert Star: 1980 International Harvester Scout II Project

The International Harvester Scout II came rolling down the road in 1971, to replace the Scout 800. Changes included different grilles and light housings as production extended to 1980, a slightly lower stance, and best of all, the optional… more»

Fully Loaded: 1990 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

There’s nothing like grabbing a tent and some essentials before venturing into the wilderness to commune with nature. However, while the experience means forsaking such luxuries as the TV, a plush bathroom, and a fully-appointed kitchen, the journey need… more»

1937 Packard Super 8 Model 1501 Convertible Coupe

The Packard Motor Car Company slogan — Ask the man who owns one — was kind of a meme before the world even knew what memes were. Of course, if Packard were still around today, it would likely have… more»

54k Original Miles: 1981 Pontiac Trans Am

By 1981, sales of Pontiac’s Second Generation Firebird had collapsed dramatically. The figures were largely driven by the knowledge that a completely new model was waiting in the wings, motivating buyers to delay their purchase to ensure they parked… more»

Parked For 18 Years: 1983 Dodge Mirada

The personal luxury coupe was a hot item in the late-1970s and 1980s. That wasn’t the only era that they were available but everything came together to bring them to the market at that time. This 37k-mile 1983 Dodge… more»

Dukes of Hazzard: 1975 Dodge Monaco

The all-new 1974 Dodge Monaco (and Plymouth Fury) had the misfortune of being introduced just days before the OPEC oil embargo of 1973 that sent gasoline prices spiraling. As a result, not too many folks bought these new cars… more»

Classic Camper: 1974 Toyota Chinook RV

Seeing this incredibly clean 1974 Toyota Chinook gets me right in the feels as I knew of where one of these was hiding and in very restorable condition. This nicely preserved example is listed for $25,000, which blows my… more»

Pure British: 1953 MG TD Roadster RHD

The MG Midget series, established in 1928 with the M-type, needed a successor after WWII. But budgets were tight, so the first post-war Midget was the TC, a pale evolution of the 1939 MG TB. Changes to the XPAG… more»

All Original? 1967 Chevrolet Camaro

There’s nothing like finding a classic car with a few decades under its belt that the seller claims is original. It represents the opportunity to own a car nobody has molested in the noble quest for performance or appearance… more»

1 of 701: 1969 Plymouth GTX Convertible

The Plymouth GTX arrived on the muscle car scene in 1967 but was only around for five years as a model of its own. It was a performance machine for those buyers who also wanted a higher level of… more»