Muscle Car Barn Finds

Rebuilt 390 Engine: 1966 Mercury Cyclone GT

This is a different opportunity, it’s more like “Buy this 390 CI V8 engine and we’ll throw in the ’66 Mercury Cyclone GT.” There’s no description of the car other than “Complete car, needs restoration call for info…” But… more»

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Parked 30 Years: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

In 1968, Plymouth rolled out the Road Runner as a lower-priced, modestly- equipped companion to the GTX, but using the Belvedere’s platform. Chrysler Corp. paid big bucks so they could use the names and likenesses from the famous Warner… more»

18k-Mile Prototype? 1986 Mercury ASC McLaren Capri

From 1984 to 1986, Mercury worked with American Sunroof Corporation (ASC) to create the only convertible variant of the Capri muscle car – the ASC McLaren Capri. While not all of these limited-production variants were convertibles, this 1986 Mercury… more»

Summer Drives Only: 1981 Avanti II

When it comes to Avantis, the multiple chains of ownership and different styling that appeared over the years forces enthusiasts to think long and hard about which iteration they want to park in their garage. The earliest models, built… more»

455 Equipped: 1976 Pontiac Trans Am

The Pontiac Trans Am has its loyal band of followers, and I’m sure that there are plenty of them who would look at this 1976 model, and couldn’t help but be impressed. It is a strikingly clean and tidy… more»

Rare A/C Equipped: 1965 Pontiac GTO

The seller tells us that this GTO is rare due to its air conditioning option. I don’t know if an A/C equipped 1965 Pontiac GTO is rare or not. I do know it was an expensive option at 13.5%… more»

1 of 3,052 in Yellow: 1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

The seller notes this 1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 represents a great opportunity to own the car you wish you had in high school, and to his credit, I consider this one of the most powerful antidotes for bidding recklessly… more»

62k Original Miles: 1987 Buick Grand National

We have seen quite a few examples of the Buick Grand National over the years here at Barn Finds. Their condition has ranged from the pristine, through to cars that are one step removed from the crusher. This 1987… more»

Limited Number Eliminator! 1970 Mercury Cougar

Cars from the muscle car era came with an entire panoply of names. Some were understated like anything that contained “GT” and some were thought-provoking such as GTO and, 442 – what do those really mean? SS396 was pretty… more»

Turbo Barn Find: 1985 Buick Grand National

One of my favorite parts of writing for Barn Finds is seeing all different kinds of vehicles emerge from long periods of storage. Sometimes, they are relatively normal models that make you wonder why someone stored it for decades,… more»

Patriotic Muscle Car: 1970 AMC Rebel Machine

The Rebel Machine was a one-year effort by AMC to make their intermediate offering, the Rebel, into a unique muscle car. The paint job was unlike anything else on the road: the car looked like a rolling U.S. flag…. more»

Plum Crazy Project! 1971 Dodge Super Bee

Dodge brought the Super Bee version of its B-body Coronet to market in 1968 as a low-budget performance package, its version of Plymouth’s popular Road Runner. The package continued through 1971. This 1971 Dodge Super Bee in Saint James,… more»

No Reserve: 1966 Dodge Charger 440

Sometimes a classic car will appear that leaves you struggling for words. This 1966 Dodge Charger is just such a car. Not only does it present beautifully, but it has the muscle to back those striking good looks. The… more»

NHRA Record Holder! 1967 Pontiac GTO

This 1967 Pontiac GTO, known as the “Limelighter” looks familiar. Who knows, maybe I saw it in a Hot Rod Magazine years ago – it looks like a lot of drag cars from my youth. And it was in… more»

28k Mile 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396!

Here is a rare find. A 28k mile 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS is now for sale here on eBay. The car has one day remaining before auction closes. The current bid has reached $36,100 but the reserve has not… more»

6K Mile 1989 Chrysler Conquest TSi

When the Chrysler Conquest, a badge-engineered version of the Mitsubishi Starion, was introduced in 1984, a well-known magazine editor opined if the name “Conquest” was really appropriate for an import. The Starion, itself, was introduced in ’82 with the… more»