Station Wagons

Used Car Lot Packardbaker: 1958 Packard Wagon

Sometimes the end of life is beautiful.  Other times, fate deals a rather grim hand.  For the once stately Packard marque, the end was ugly and totally lacking in the dignity that the brand deserved.  Now, one of the… more»

One Owner Wagon: 1988 Nissan Stanza 4WD

I absolutely love these quirky, old Japanese economy cars which never really had much love back in the day, but have been saved by an enthusiastic owner who has lovingly maintained it for the last 30 years. It’s not… more»

“X” Marks the Spot! 1977 AMC Hornet Wagon

The Hornet replaced the American in 1970 as American Motors’ compact car offering. Less boxy and roomier than its predecessor, the Hornet would be a mainstay in the AMC lineup through 1977, after which it would morph into the… more»

Tidy Driver: 1960 Rambler American Station Wagon

Rambler introduced the First Generation American model in 1958 as its new offering within the compact market sector. The company offered the vehicle in several body types by 1960, including a Two-Door Station Wagon. Our feature American is one… more»

Tin Wood Wagon: 1951 Pontiac Eight

Like other divisions of General Motors, Pontiac rolled out new post-war cars in 1949. While the only badging on the seller’s wagon says Pontiac Eight, the simple VIN doesn’t tell us much more. P = Pontiac, MI assembly plant;… more»

French Project: 1992 Peugeot 505 SW8

The French-built Peugeot 505 was a large family car (by European standards) that was available in a variety of body styles from 1979 to 1992. It would be the last rear-wheel-drive automobile the company built. Sometimes unusual for imports,… more»

Wagon Restoration: 1983 Volvo 240 Turbo

There’s sometimes a “barn find-like” aura around an unfinished project. The sense that you’re getting a shot at buying a car that’s been hidden away for years because it’s been in pieces for quite some time can get the… more»

Hemi Hauler: 1953 Chrysler Town And Country

That thing gotta Hemi? Soiently! This wagon is actually a New Yorker Town and Country as opposed to a Windsor Town and Country which would be non-Hemi powered. The seller claims that this wagon is one of 1,399 which… more»

All-original 1964 Ford Galaxie Country Squire: Tailgater’s Dream Machine

Around about the summer of 1967, my dad showed up at home with a woody wagon something like this 1964 Country Squire. At the time, I was not familiar with the concept of decal-wood being pasted onto the side… more»

John Deere Tribute? 1957 Chevrolet 210

This 1957 Chevy 210 station wagon was someone’s pet project that came to halt for one reason or another. We’re told it’s been sitting for several years and doesn’t run, although it did when it was parked. The color… more»

Swanky Wagon: 1964 Chrysler Newport Town and Country

This is Round Two for this spectacular wagon in Barn Finds. We covered it in 2018. Now it’s looking for a new home again. Here on craigslist is a 1964 Chrysler Newport Town & Country wagon, at an asking… more»

Pacific NW Find: 1977 Chevrolet Caprice Wagon

Last week, we covered a very clean, low-mileage, first-year downsized 1977 Chevrolet Impala sedan. Today, we have a station wagon version to review. It’s actually a Caprice, but as stated in the Impala post, the difference between the two… more»

Super Solid 1951 Chevrolet Panel Truck

Here is a very solid project for someone, at what, so far, appears to be a reasonable price. It’s a 1951 Chevrolet Panel Delivery work-in-progress on eBay in Sacramento, California. The bidding is at $4,550 with seven days to… more»

Quonset Hut Find: Mercedes-Benz 300TD Wagon

I love cars hidden in quonset huts. The cozy confines, the durable structure, the hidden nature of it all – a rural property with one of these situated on it is on my list of top ten things to… more»

Nicest One Left? 1977 AMC Pacer D/L Wagon

Yes, the words nice and Pacer go together, at least in my world they do. This 1977 AMC Pacer wagon is one of the nicest ones that I’ve seen, even though it has a couple of modifications from stock…. more»

Nicest One Left? 1978 Ford Pinto Wagon

Both Ford and Chevrolet introduced sub-compact cars in 1971, and both would be controversial in their own ways. The Pinto would become the subject of safety concerns in rear-end collisions, while the Vega’s negative PR was largely based on… more»