Airport Transporter: 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado Jetway 707

When it came to passenger comfort considerations, one obvious advantage the Oldsmobile Toronado had over most competitors back in the sixties was front-wheel drive, which eliminated both the driveshaft and raised hump in the center floorboard, providing a nice… more»

Custom Made For John Belushi: 1975 Chevrolet Corvette

When you think of those famous Hollywood custom autos from back in the sixties, there’s a good chance the late George Barris had a hand in their creation if it happened to be a TV car, with a couple… more»

Big-Block Hauler: 1958 Chevrolet Viking 40 Special

Tow vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, and finding the ideal hauler for heavy machinery or a motorized “toy” can be challenging. That’s where this 1958 Chevrolet Viking 40 rides to the rescue. It is an incredible custom… more»

440/4-Speed: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere II

Some cars are positively yawn-inducing, while others can leave you breathless. This 1965 Plymouth Belvedere II fits into the second category courtesy of its presentation and drivetrain combination. The company didn’t offer the 440ci V8 in 1965, but that… more»

Supercharged 1981 Chevrolet Camaro

Undoubtedly, by the time the last Second Generation Camaros rolled off the line, changing legislation left them a performance shadow of their former selves. The Camaro had become a triumph of style over substance, and the situation would gradually… more»

Gothic Hearse: 1938 Cadillac LaSalle

From 1927 to 1940, LaSalle was a “poor man’s” Cadillac, built by GM but sold for less money than the Caddy. It was never a huge seller and insiders felt it took sales away from the company’s premium marque,… more»

One Of A Kind 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Custom

C2s with custom touches were wildly popular back in the sixties and seventies, and even though there’s still not much of a shortage of them all these years later it doesn’t take but a couple of glances at this… more»

1 of 6 French Exports? 1957 Ford Thunderbird

The first generation of the 2-seat Ford Thunderbird ended its three-year run in 1957. After that, it would convert to a 4-passenger personal luxury car. But not before a half-dozen of the cars were supposedly shipped to France for… more»

Fresh Crate 350: 1975 Chevrolet Vega Cosworth

Chevrolet’s Vega Cosworth should have been a raging success. It brought Formula One engineering experience to the table as Chevrolet tried to add excitement to a vehicle many considered little more than a motorized shopping trolley. However, the result… more»

Stroker Powered Project: 1972 Chevrolet Nova SS

In 1972, Chevrolet built about 12,300 copies of the Nova Super Sport which came with an L48 350 that had been detuned a bit to meet growing emissions control requirements. This 1972 Nova may or may not be a… more»

Electric Dream: 1949 Mercury Monarch Custom

Some people say history never repeats, but I don’t believe that. The vehicle manufacturing industry proves this. The first quarter of the 20th century saw companies relentlessly develop internal combustion engines and the associated technology while adopting newly developed… more»

No Reserve 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

Tri-Five Chevrolets will always generate interest in the classic market, whether original or customized. This rust-free 1956 Bel Air is no exception. It could benefit from a fresh coat of paint, but its upgraded drivetrain and immaculate interior make… more»

Cheap Grandeur? 1982 Zimmer Golden Spirit

I think we are all guilty of spending more money on an object to make it look like it’s worth more – punching above its weight in the looks department. Lots of enthusiasts take basic cars and put the… more»

BF Auction: 1952 Ford F1 Ratrod

I have been involved in the classic scene for decades, but I regret that I spent too many years failing to understand or appreciate Ratrods. My attitude has changed as I realize that what makes these classics unique is… more»

Doodlebug! 1951 Ford with Mopar 318 Magnum V8

Take random car parts, American ingenuity, and a case of Old Milwaukee, and you might end up with something like this… a Doodlebug! This custom creation features the front suspension from a 1940s Ford truck, a V8 from a… more»

600 HP Restoration! 1968 Dodge Charger R/T

One of the hottest cars on the market in 1968 was the Dodge Charger R/T. Perhaps it was because of the new, curvy styling the car received that year. Or maybe it was because you could get the car… more»