Nicer Than It Looks? 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass “S”

For five years in the ‘70s and ‘80s, the Oldsmobile Cutlass would be the best-selling car in America. Quite an accomplishment for an automobile that began as a compact (F-85) in the early 1960s. By 1968 and the third… more»

Rare Fintail Sedan! 1965 Mercedes 300 SE

I struggled with the description of this Mercedes as a “Fintail” (or Heckflosse in German) until I realized that it means exactly what it says, it means a Fin Tail, or a car with tail fins. And that’s exactly… more»

Beautifully Original! 1951 Kaiser Deluxe

We’ve already covered a 1951 Kaiser Deluxe this week but it was a long-term stored car and in pretty ratty shape with an enormous pair of holes in the passenger side quarter panel. And sometimes when you spy a… more»

427 V8 4-Speed! 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

The Impala Super Sport would continue its popularity in 1966, with more than 119,000 copies produced that year. The 427 cubic inch V8 was new mid-season, and this coupe appears to have one paired with a 4-speed manual. The… more»

Nicest One Left? 1985 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royal

1985 doesn’t seem like it was that long ago to those of us who were in our teens or older back then, but to anyone under 40 it probably seems like a prehistoric era. Almost prehistoric itself being the… more»

50k Survivor: 1941 Chevrolet Deluxe Business Coupe

This 1941 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Business Coupe is an all-original bare-bones car that has been professionally maintained, runs well, and is ready for a restoration. It’s cool to see an original example in this condition.  Over a half-million Special… more»

Real Deal SS: 1964 Chevrolet Impala

The Super Sport was born on an Impala in 1961 and was initially a performance car. After 1962, it became more of an appearance package with potent engines available – and sales would soar. This 1964 Impala SS is… more»

The Rarest Shelby? 1970 Ford Falcon XY GS

For Australian performance car enthusiasts, it seemed that the closest they ever got to a homegrown classic with a link to the legendary Carroll Shelby was the 1978 Ford Falcon XC Cobra. While it wore the iconic white paintwork… more»

15k Mile Survivor? 1976 Chevrolet Chevelle

The Chevy Chevelle’s that were built between 1973-77 are part of the Colonnade generation of General Motors’ intermediates. This design eliminated the pillarless hardtops of earlier models, creating something of a cocoon for the cars’ occupants. We’re told this… more»

Hearse Conversion: 1962 Chevrolet Impala

General Motors has long served as a source of automobiles for coachbuilders to transform into ambulances and hearses. One such coachbuilder was Arkansas-based Cotner-Bevington, and this 1962 Chevy Impala was one of its outputs. Until recently, this converted hearse… more»

Rod Or Restore? 1940 Chevrolet Master Business Coupe

Finding a likely candidate for a custom build that isn’t riddled with rust can be a battle. However, for those on the hunt for such a beast, this 1940 Chevrolet Master 85 Business Coupe could be the pot of… more»

Low Mile Survivor: 1974 Chevrolet Nova

While this 1974 Chevrolet Nova’s owner has made some changes to improve its performance and comfort, he has done so with care and forward vision. He has retained all of the original components, which would allow the buyer to… more»

V8 Farm Find: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

This ’57 Chevy Bel Air sport coupe had been idle since 1969 where it was recently found in a barn on a farm. The property was sold, and the car was in danger of meeting its demise, so the… more»

1951 Kaiser Deluxe Coupe Barn Find

This 1951 Kaiser Deluxe two-door sedan, known as a Club Coupe, is the first Kaiser-Frazer product that I have covered for Barn Finds, they just don’t surface that often so I’m thrilled to come across a rather intact example…. more»

1 of 14? 1963 Pontiac Tempest Super Duty

In 1961, General Motors launched a new series of Y-body compacts, the Buick Special, Oldsmobile F-85, and the Pontiac Tempest (Lemans in top trim). The Tempest departed from the others by adopting a rear-mounted transaxle and independent rear suspension… more»

Restore or Rod? 1937 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

The owner of this 1937 ford DeLuxe Coupe says that it would make an excellent base for a restoration or a hot rod build. It is a solid classic that is set to head in whichever direction the buyer… more»