Restore Or Parts? 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Convertible

The 1970 Plymouth Road Runner had a unique body style among the first generation cars, and while an impressive 43,404 were produced for this one year alone just 824 were of the droptop variety, making this one for sale… more»

How Much is Too Much? 1936 Ford Cabriolet

While there is a certain elegance and charm with every prewar automobile, Ford V-8s from 1932 through 1940 are considered standouts.  From the first V-8 in 1932 to the indelible image of a 1940 Ford coupe burning up the… more»

The Baby Pinin Ferrari? 1962 Fiat 1200

When I first spied this 1962 Fiat 1200 Cabriolet, I thought, at first, it was a late ’60s Datsun 1600/2000. Nope, not quite but it is a Fiat model that I have not encountered before. Said to be sitting… more»

1961 Chevrolet Corvette Boasts Plenty of Originality!

Listed here on eBay in Wethersfield, Connecticut (near Hartford) is this very nice 1961 Corvette, with both soft and hard tops. Better hurry—there are only two days left in the auction, with the bidding up to $46,000. Frankly, if… more»

Time Capsule! 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

I enjoy reviewing the great variety of Mercedes-Benz cars that show up on our BF tip list. Often, they’re either old SLs or SE/SEL sedans and they also seem to run the gamut on condition. Today, I’d like to… more»

Unrestored 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z11 Pace Car Convertible

Since its introduction in 1967, the Chevy Camaro has been one of the most often-used cars to pace the field at the Indianapolis 500. It did so in style for its second of nine times in 1969. Some 133… more»

1967 Pontiac Firebird 400 4-Speed Convertible

Well, it’s not a Camaro! Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but the first-gen Camaro’s numbers are so outsized, that they always seem to drown out Pontiac’s very similar Firebird. And this 1967 Firebird 400 convertible is not… more»

1968 Pontiac LeMans Convertible Project

If you went into your local Pontiac dealership in 1968 and wanted a mid-size convertible, you had three choices. The cars had been redesigned this year and your drop-top options were the Tempest Custom, LeMans, and GTO. The GTO… more»

Affordable Drop-Top: 1974 MGB

Finding a project candidate that is solid, affordable, and promises to be a straightforward restoration can be challenging, but that appears to be the opportunity awaiting the new owner of this 1974 MGB. The seller’s grandfather has been tinkering… more»

Nice Patina? 1968 Buick GS400 Convertible

You’re looking at a rarity! It’s an early member of GM’s A-body lineup (Chevelle; Tempest/LeMans; F-85/Cutlass; and Skylark/GS), that managed to dominate the intermediate marketplace between 1968 and 1972. The Skylark and GS from the years ’68 and ’69… more»

Barn Find: 1967 Dodge Dart GT Convertible

Finding a nice-looking Dodge Dart GT convertible in a barn has to be one of life’s greatest pleasures. I know, a Lamborghini Miura or some other multimillion-dollar supercar would probably be better, but it’s hard to go wrong here…. more»

Fresh Paint: 1988 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z Convertible

While some enthusiasts consider a classic’s total originality essential, others are willing to compromise on the subject. This is particularly true if any changes or modifications are reversible, as with this 1988 Camaro IROC-Z. Its fresh paint and graphics… more»

Bowtie Under The Bonnet! 1980 MGB

It’s a 1980 MGB, one of the last, as ’80 was its grand finale. Yes, it has those outsized black rubber bumpers which seem to be the bane of ‘74.5 and later Bs. Anything else remarkable? Well, I guess… more»

Clean Convertible: 1992 Ford Mustang LX

Is there a car you never tire of seeing pictures of? For me, it’s a clean Fox body Mustang. I’m not sure what it is, but scoping out bone-stock survivors like this 1992 Mustang LX convertible will never be… more»

Prototype Drop-Top: 1975 Chevrolet Corvette

Chevrolet built nearly 38,500 Corvettes in 1975, including this first convertible which seems to be a prototype that was assembled for GM’s Central Office (COPO) and the marketing group for pre-production photos. It likely was never intended to get… more»

Running Sports Car Project: 1949 Crosley Hotshot

Hollywood studios have spent decades endowing their animated automotive offerings with faces and winning personalities. From Disney’s Susie the Little Blue Coupe to Lightning McQueen from the “Cars” franchise, all featured faces brimming with character. Looking at this 1949… more»