SUV

Rare HO: 1980 International Scout CVI

Over 500,000 Scouts were produced from 1960 to 1980. It was one of the first SUVs with rugged looks and 4WD. This example is a 1980 International Harvester Scout II CVI. The “CVI” stands for Custom Vehicles Incorporated, a… more»

Incredible Hulk: 1989 Chevrolet Suburban Silverado 4WD

When you want a large SUV, the Chevy Suburban will likely be on your list. Marketed since 1934 – first as a station wagon then as an SUV –  the Suburban was situated on Chevy’s contemporary truck frame (Advance… more»

62k Original Miles: 1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer Edition

No vehicle encapsulates the cyclical nature of the new car market better than the Ford Bronco. Initially ignored by the buying public, it experienced impressive sales growth in the late 1970s. Volumes dropped during the 1980s, reaching a point… more»

4-Speed Western Survivor: 1978 Ford Bronco 4×4

Cap’n Obvious says: A vehicle from a dry area will generally be more solid than one from a wet area. He goes on to pontificate: But, if that dry state is burning hot and sunny for months at a… more»

Well-Preserved Original: 1963 Jeep Wagoneer

From Kaiser Motors, American Motors Corporation (AMC), Chrysler, and now Stellantis, the Jeep Wagoneer has been made since late 1962 for the 1963 model year, with a three-decade hiatus from the early 90s until recently. The seller has this… more»

Rare Hurst Edition! 1971 Jeepster Commando

From the 1960s into the 1980s, Hurst Performance was famous for its muscle car partnerships with Oldsmobile and American Motors. But few remember they did a one-time deal with Jeep (right after it was acquired by AMC). The result… more»

One Owner: 1973 Chevrolet Blazer K5 4×4 Cheyenne

Where are we in the Blazer-mania cycle? Are prices moderating or it is still just nuts out there? Well, the highwater mark was this ’71 restomod that brought a cool $440k at Mecum in January of 2022. There’s this dealer,… more»

Well Kept 1990 Dodge Ramcharger

Building an SUV from your full-sized pickup truck makes good sense, and this 1990 Dodge Ramcharger marks Mopar’s entry in that market. The Spokane, Washington rig comes for sale here on eBay, where at least 10 bidders have the… more»

Grandpa’s 1997 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer

Spending tens of thousands of dollars on a vehicle to transport the family can be daunting for some people, and the thought of owing the bank for a vehicle that will quickly depreciate is not an attractive concept. What… more»

Off-Road In Style! 1967 Jeep Jeepster Commando

Kaiser Jeep was one of the pioneers in Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs), but they weren’t called that back in the 1960s. The Jeepster Commando debuted in 1966 to give Ford, Toyota, and International a run for their money with… more»

Survivor Sport: 1999 Jeep Cherokee

No, I don’t want another Jeep XJ, such as this 1999 “Sport” edition but I will say that my ’91 base model was one of my all-time favorite cars. Heck, it had to be, I owned it for twenty-six… more»

First Year Driver: 1969 Chevrolet Blazer 4X4

Chevrolet was on the right track when it introduced the Blazer as a 1969 model, an SUV that quickly gained popularity and became a strong contender in the sometimes off-road market.  It was also larger than many of its… more»

Parked For Years: 1971 Jeepster Commando V6

52 years is a long time for any of us no matter our age. Some of us (not me) weren’t even born yet when this 1971 Jeepster Commando was made. They’re really interesting vehicles and this one looks great… more»

The Mariachi: 1982 Ford B-150 Carryall

When it comes to automobiles, every market and part of the world has its own interests and needs. This has led to car manufacturers offering models catered to specific markets, some of which are pretty interesting and rarely seen… more»

No Reserve: 1973 Ford Bronco

Determining which vehicles will become desirable classics in fifty years is a “crystal ball” exercise. Some candidates, like the Corvette, Camaro, and Mustang, are obvious choices. However, if you had told a Bronco owner in 1973 that their new… more»

Affordable Off-Roader: 1990 Dodge Ramcharger 4×4

Spending tens of thousands of dollars on a 4×4 for off-road adventures may tempt some, but it could also represent wasted cash. New vehicle devaluation is one trauma they will inevitably face. At the same time, the scratches and… more»