Survivor Cars

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

One Owner and Original: 1987 Buick Grand National

While Grand Nationals remain a seemingly good investment, I’m beginning to wonder if, based on the sheer number that appear on this site on a regular basis,… more»

46,000 Mile Survivor: 1973 AMC Gremlin

Don’t let its impressive cosmetics fool you: this is an original paint Gremlin, a former magazine feature car with under 50,000 original miles. Wearing grasshopper greenĀ paint with… more»

1-of-205: 1967 Pontiac Grand Prix Convertible

Every now and then a car comes along that just has the wow factor, and with Summer fast approaching, this 1967 Grand Prix Convertible is not only… more»

Coachbuilt Econobox: 1957 Fiat 600 Vignale

This unusual Fiat 600 Rendez-Vous is still the same humble people-mover underneath that sculpted Vignale bodywork, right down to the engine and other mechanical bits. However, the… more»

1957 Chevrolet 210 With 55k Miles?

When I looked at the first photo of this Chevrolet 210, I was struck by just how clean and tidy the car is. As I scrolled through… more»

62K Mile Survivor: 1974 Ford Gran Torino Brougham

In 1974, Ford made some updates to the two-year-old Gran Torino line to give it some further appeal with a new grille and a more durable rear… more»

Lost In the Mail: 1963 Studebaker Postal Van

Wow, now THIS is seriously rare. Many of you will immediately recognize the exterior, but when was the last time you actually saw one? It’s real, it’s… more»

Classy Survivor: 1962 Lincoln Continental

The Lincoln Continental is a well-recognized machine for its elegant yet simplistic styling. Thought to have been stored for 50 years in a 300 car collection, this… more»

Big Block Survivor: 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440

This 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T is not perfect, but the owner describes it as an unmolested original survivor. He doesn’t give us a lot of photos to… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Fuelie Survivor

This isn’t just a great looking Corvette, this is a fuel injected survivor that is believed to be the second Fuelie to leave the factory! It’s also… more»

READER AD: 1955 Plymouth Belvedere Sport-Tone

Reader Richard R has owned this Plymouth Belvedere survivor since 2010 and has enjoyed it, but the time has come to part ways with it. He’s already… more»

Bargain Buy: 1972 Datsun 240Z

There have probably been enough words of praise written about the Datsun 240Z to fill a reasonable-sized book. Having driven a few of them, I can certainly… more»

46k Genuine Miles: 1968 Dodge Coronet Super Bee

After using this 1968 Super Bee as his daily driver until the early 1970s, the original owner retired the car from road duties and then used it… more»

Conversation Starter: 18k Mile 1987 Yugo GV

Okay, so, there have been more than a few Yugo featured on here over the years, however, this one caught our eyes when the seller bravely combined… more»

Fresh Chicken: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

While this 1978 Trans Am will require some cosmetic work, the new owner should not need to outlay one red cent on mechanical work, because not only… more»

Unrestored 1967 Shelby GT350 Found!

The seller of this Shelby GT350 doesn’t really have much to say about it. They claim that it’s very original and that it needs a full restoration,… more»

Affordable Stallion? 1982 Ferrari Mondial 8

For those with a desire to own an Italian thoroughbred, the Mondial remains one of the most affordable of the Ferraris. It is not everyone’s favorite vehicle… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1980 MGB Limited Edition With 2,550 Miles!

What Makes It Special? After 293,592 MGB roadsters sold in the U.S. since 1962, MG decided to go out with a batch of 500 special, Limited Edition… more»

Only 28K Miles: 1967 Ford Mustang

All Mustangs were not created equally. Some were blessed with V-8s while others were content to be powered by only 6 cylinders. This is one of the… more»

8,000 Original Miles: 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

This 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster wears an incredibly low 8,000 miles on the clock, placing one the most exclusive air-cooled 911s in even more rarified company. The… more»

Rare Red Bird Option: 1978 Pontiac Firebird

The Red Bird package brought no performance enhancements to the table for the Pontiac Firebird, but was a “dress-up” package for the Esprit, much like the Skybird… more»

Missing Something: 1986 Mercedes 190E 2.3-16

I tend to check craigslist weekly for posting of Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 projects in the hopes I don’t see a car that looks like a more sensible… more»

1976 Chevrolet Chevette Survivor

While doing the preliminary rundown of a car before I write, I noticed that this 1976 Chevrolet Chevette was causing my brain quite a stir and making… more»

One Owner Since ’60s: 1924 Packard Single Eight

This era of vehicles isn’t for everyone, we know that a lot of you just scrolled past this after seeing the opening photo. But, for those who… more»