Muscle Car Barn Finds

Hugger Orange! 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS 350

Imagine walking into your neighborhood Chevrolet dealer in 1969 and finding this car on the showroom floor. Not only is it an SS 350 Camaro with an L48 engine, but it’s painted Hugger Orange (below today’s primer) and has… more»

1 of 0: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Hemi

This 1970 Barracuda convertible started life with a Slant-Six engine and 3-speed manual and has been restored to look like a ‘Cuda with AAR stripes and a 472 cubic inch Hemi. You couldn’t get Chrysler to build this car… more»

455 V8 4-Speed: 1970 Pontiac GTO

The GTO was the car that started it all – the muscle car craze of the 1960s. By the end of the decade, things were cooling down as insurance companies had gotten wise to how fast these cars could… more»

440 Equipped: 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T

In the world of Dodge Challengers, more often than not it seems like the majority are either in over-restored or basket case condition.  It’s so refreshing to run across an example that is billed as a very nice driver,… more»

Same Family 50 Years: 1969 Chevelle SS 396

The muscle car movement had likely reached its pinnacle in 1969, and the Chevelle SS 396 was right upfront. This ’69 edition was built at Chevy’s Kansas City plant and stayed in town until 1998, after which it moved… more»

Unrestored W72 4 Speed: 1977 Pontiac Trans Am

This 1977 Pontiac Trans Am is an unrestored example of Pontiac’s top performance car in 1977. It left the factory with the W72 400 cubic inch V8 engine backed by a Borg Warner T-10 4 speed transmission. The car… more»

Original SS 402: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle

The heyday of the American muscle car ran from 1964-72, although some detuned big blocks would run around for a while longer. One of the leaders of the pack was the Chevelle Super Sport, often found with a 396… more»

Very Original 1968 Ford Torino Project

Today, you walk into a Ford dealer and you’re met with exactly one car, eight different SUVs, and six different trucks if you count variations on the F-series as one model. In 1968, Ford had fourteen different models just… more»

Original Big Block! 1968 Dodge Charger Project

Dodge introduced the Charger in 1966 as a pseudo-personal-luxury car. Not quite on the level of Buick’s Riviera or Cadillac’s Eldorado, but more on par with the Mercury Cougar and AMC Marlin. The second generation, debuting with this car… more»

454 Equipped: 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 396

While it might not be completely original, this 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS is not only a solid classic, but it comes with a healthy big-block hiding under the hood. The original owner has perfectly combined performance and comfort in… more»

Vortec V8 Transplant! 1975 Oldsmobile Starfire

The Oldsmobile Starfire is a lesser-known sub-compact from the 1970s. It shared its GM H-body platform with the Chevy Monza, Pontiac Firebird, and Buick Skyhawk. The Monza was the only one of the quartet that could be ordered with… more»

Hidden Auction Gems? Government Surplus Sale!

You never know what you’ll find at auctions featuring government-owned surplus or repossessions, as this latest assortment from auction company Bid Fast and Last goes to show you. The auctioneer specializes in all manners of sales, from estate clean-outs… more»

Low-Mile 1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible

It’s nice when you can just jump in and go, go, go, and summer’s here! That’s the promise of this low-mileage convertible 1969 Pontiac Firebird in Carousel Red, available here on eBay in Flemington, New Jersey. Bids are hovering… more»

Texas Barn Find: 1964 Plymouth Sport Fury 440

The owner of this 1964 Plymouth Sport Fury Hardtop found the vehicle hidden away in a Texas barn. He has gone through returning it to a roadworthy state, and after having his fun with it, he has decided that… more»

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Six Pack Project

Here’s an oft-told tale: high-end muscle car, driven/raced on the street, converted to drag racing, blown up, sits for a bit, and now it’s time to return to its original form (especially since the value has escalated significantly). Name… more»

426 Wedge/4-Speed! 1964 Plymouth Belvedere

The opening image of this 1964 Plymouth Belvedere had me before I bothered to read the description. And the description, brief as it is, just pulls it all together. There is, what appears to be, some authenticity here so… more»