Survivor Cars

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

Supercar Survivor: 1992 Nissan Skyline GTR

When you think of Nissan, you probably think of its typical passenger cars like the Maxima, Altima, Sentra, Pathfinder, Armada and maybe even the 370Z sports car. What you probably don’t think of is the 565 horsepower, $113,000, animal… more»

One family Owned 1969 Buick Skylark Survivor!

In 1968, GM radically changed the design of their four “A” body, intermediate cars, the Chevrolet Chevelle, Pontiac Lemans, Oldsmobile Cutlass and Buick Skylark. The wheelbase was split so that two-door hardtops, coupes, and convertibles rode on a 112”… more»

Big Convertible Fun: 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 XL!

It seems like finding a 1968 Chevrolet Impala Convertible is fairly easy task, but with 24,600 built that year they’re not exactly rare. Its primary competitor, the Ford Galaxie 500 and the sporty model the XL, one the other… more»

One Owner 1967 Chevrolet Camaro!

Like the La Brea Tar Pits preserved saber-toothed Cats from millennia ago, California sure has unique ways of saving things. While not covered in sticky asphalt (thank goodness), this survivor 1967 Camaro has proven again that cars from here… more»

Garage Find: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Some individuals would refer to GM’s 1958 designs as wretched excess. I wouldn’t go that far, but let’s just say chrome was in vogue in 1958 and the Corvette was no exception. While 1959 was similar but different for… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Nissan PGD-21 Pickup

Barn Finds reader Sean S. has sent in one of his latest acquisitions from Japan, this time a Nissan PGD-21 pickup with just 23,000 one-owner miles. The truck was used by a plant foreman indoors at the Mizuno Factory in… more»

Rad Bicentennial Edition: 1976 Ford F150

For a birthday celebration that was 200 years in the making, Ford came out with a present for the public. This 1976 Ford F-150 Custom Bicentennial Edition pays tribute to the United States of America. This patriotic pickup is… more»

Original Big Block: 1969 Chevrolet Nova SS 396

UPDATE 10/11/2019 – The auction for this Nova reached a little over $20k, but didn’t meet the seller’s reserve. They’ve relisted it here on eBay, but this time with a BIN of $39,500. FROM 10/09/2019 – This 1969 Nova… more»

27,971 Miles? 1987 Buick Grand National

The 1987 Buick Grand National is an icon among 1980s muscle cars, and good ones always seem to command a strong price. This example is claimed to be a low-mileage survivor that isn’t perfect, but close to it. Mileage… more»

360/4-Speed: 1971 Ford F250

For an old pickup, this one actually looks pretty sporty in light blue with the chrome wheels. This 1971 Ford F250 pickup is for sale here on Facebook Marketplace in Schertz, Texas and has an asking price of $7,200.

Big Block 1970 Chevrolet Impala Convertible Survivor!

At Barn Finds, there are a plethora of different kinds of cars to find and write about, an almost unlimited variety. I am always searching for what I think readers will really like. Muscle cars are a big hit,… more»

1st Year Fox: 1979 Ford Mustang Indy Pace Car

The 1979 Ford Mustang ushered in a new era for pony car lovers. This first-year Fox Body Mustang in Toquerville, Utah is listed here on eBay with two days remaining on the auction and is bid to $10,000. And… more»

Grocery Getter: 1969 Chevrolet Nova

Originally purchased by a retired couple to run errands around Southern California, this black plate, V8 powered Nova survivor would make a great project for someone. Said to wear most of its factory Dover White paint and showing minimal… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1980 Datsun 280ZX 10th Anniversary

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their Z car, Datsun built a limited number of special edition 280ZXs. In total, they built just 3,000 of these cars, either in gold and black or red and black. Mechanically, they are… more»

Solid Project: 1960 Chevrolet Impala Nomad

Even with its baked paintwork, this 1960 Impala Nomad has a real “wow” factor about it. In fact, there will be plenty of readers who will contend that the appearance should be left as it is, and although my… more»

Kei Car Classic: 1971 Subaru 360

It never ceases to amaze me just how diverse the cars are that we get to feature here on Barn Finds. Take, for example, this 1971 Subaru 360. I am writing about this immediately after completing an article about… more»