Automobilia

Vantastic 1964 Citroen AK 400

The first time I saw one of these little Citroen “Tin Snails” (as they’re called in their native France) was in the movie “American Graffiti.” Richard Dreyfuss’s character, Curt Henderson, had a blue one parked at Mel’s Drive-in. I… more»

Rockford Files Clone or Real? 1977 Pontiac Firebird Formula

In the second half of the 1970s, one of the most popular detective shows on television was The Rockford Files. It starred James Garner as the somewhat laid-back private investigator who usually got himself into all sorts of sticky… more»

Top Works! 1957 Ford Fairlane Skyliner Retractable

I’ve been watching Season One of Perry Mason, and its star, Raymond Burr, can be seen tooling around late-50s L.A. in a car like this: a solid black 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner. Now here’s your chance to pretend… more»

Rare Glass Roof 1955 Ford Crown Victoria Skyliner

Jackie Gleason used to stammer wide-eyed and say, “Homina, Homina” whenever he had a strong reaction to something that couldn’t be put into words. I’d file this drop-dead gorgeous ’55 Crown Victoria Skyliner under “H” and give it a… more»

63k Mile Survivor: Rare 1967 Morris Mini Estate Wagon

Well, here’s another cool car I’ve never seen up close and personal. That’s because not many were ever exported to the States and the seller guesstimates there may be less than 10 of these Morris Mini Estate Wagons currently… more»

Fordor Driver: 1939 Ford DeLuxe V8 Sedan

Here’s an interesting one. It’s being listed as “mostly original” and I guess you could say it’s also “mostly” a 1939 Ford since it’s sporting black ’40 Ford headlight rims on the front fenders. But there’s just something fun… more»

43k Original Miles: 1935 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe

Google “1935 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe,” click the Images tab, and about 90% of the photos fall into the cool, sleek hotrod category. Only 11,900 of these cozy coupes of the nearly 550,000 Chevrolets produced in 1935 rolled off the… more»

Affordable Jag! 1950 Vintage Doepke XK120

At the rate that the values of certain cars are climbing, a vintage Doepke scale model like this 1950 Jaguar XK120 is about all we’ll be able to afford before too long. And even these ’50s vintage toys can… more»

DKW Collection For Sale Includes First F91 Cabriolet!

DKW was one of four companies that formed Auto Union in Germany in 1932 and is an ancestor of the modern-day Audi. Its roots go back to building toy engines and motorcycles before eventually getting into the car business…. more»

More Than 150 Cars! 2021 Lucky Fall Classic

Every year, Lucky Collector Car Auctions hosts an online auction for a variety of classic as well as more recent cars, trucks, motorcycles, other vehicles, and related memorabilia. This year, there are at least 150 cars and trucks on… more»

F1 For Kids? 1976 Ferrari 312 T2 Italycar

After joining Ferrari’s Formula One team in 1974, Niki Lauda won the 1975 Drivers’ Championship, the team’s first in eleven years. To celebrate this, ItalyCar of Bologna produced five 1:2 scale Ferrari 312 T2 motorized kids’ cars. This is… more»

31,284 Miles! 1968 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe

The terms “survivor” and “time machine” are frequently used in the vintage car market to capture a potential buyer’s attention, and all too often when you take a closer look at the car it becomes apparent that it is… more»

Barn Antique: 1914 Ford Model T Survivor

UPDATE 1/14/2021 – It’s been a while since we first featured this barn find antique, but we recently spotted it again and noticed that the seller has lowered their asking price from $24,995 to $19,995 with the option to… more»

Pedal Car Fun! 1970 Putt-Putt Mobile

The toy pedal car craze of the 20th Century came out of the desire for young buys to have a car of their own. I had one as a kid along with the requisite Radio Flyer pull wagon. In… more»

Autorama Feature Car! 1976 Reliant Robin

Of all the unique vehicles in the world, the Reliant Robin has to be in the top ten. This particular example is for sale here on craigslist in Riverview, Michigan  and was featured at the 2020 Detroit Autorama. Let’s… more»

Driven By Elvis: 1952 Dodgem Bumper Car

Elvis has left the building! And he’s headed for the Memphis Fairgrounds so he can take a few laps in this 1952 Dodgem bumper car, or so the story goes. While not a typical Barn Finds subject, it is… more»