Station Wagons

265 Power Pack V8: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

The 1955-57 Chevrolets, later dubbed the “Tri-Fives”, were hugely successful cars, selling more than 4.5 million units. All were big movers except for the new “sport wagon” called the Nomad. Part of the Bel Air series, the Nomad was… more»

Evel Knievel Wagon! 1971 Cadillac Fleetwood

At first glance, this 1971 Cadillac Fleetwood station wagon looks like something from Elvis Presley’s collection. Yet it was owned by that guy who used to jump things like large canyons, Evel Knievel. The wagon was no doubt custom-built… more»

Desert Find: 1955 Chevrolet Nomad

The high point for Chevrolet in the 1950s had to be the “Tri-Five” models. They brought more modern styling to GM and a V8 engine to the Chevy party, all of which resulted in sales of 4.5 million automobiles…. more»

Jeeps, Cadillacs and More: 41 Cars and Trucks

Most car collectors tend to focus on a particular brand, period, or body type. But in the case of the Moizard couple out of Strathcona Country, Alberta, Canada, they have a little bit of everything here. This is a… more»

Loaded 1973 Dodge Monaco Wagon W/ 440 V8

The owner of this 1973 Dodge Monaco wagon says that it’s an “amazing wagon” and I find it hard to believe that anyone would or could say or think otherwise, it really looks like it’s in outstanding condition. The… more»

32k Mile Survivor: 1969 Chrysler Town and Country

The Town & Country is mostly remembered for being a large station wagon, but it has also popped up as a 4-door sedan, 2-door hardtop, convertible, and a mini-van. And, in most cases, the T&C had real or imitation… more»

One Year Wonder: 1957 Pontiac Star Chief

The 1957 Star Chief Custom Transcontinental Safari has what may be the longest car name ever and was built for only one year by Pontiac. It had a mid-season debut that some might think of as a 4-door Star… more»

Tin Woody: 1952 Chevrolet Station Wagon

The wood-bodied station wagons, referred to as “Woodies,” wouldn’t be embraced by the major automobile manufacturers until the late 1920s. Ford introduced their first production Woodie in 1929 while it was another 10 years before Chevrolet joined the fray…. more»

Faded Pony: 1974 Ford Pinto Squire Wagon

Government-mandated diving-platform bumpers notwithstanding, this 1974 Ford Pinto Squire wagon looks like a great project. Nice original and restored Squire wagons with these features can and do sell for $15,000 to $25,000 or more at auctions. The seller has… more»

Surf’s Up! 1967 Ford Falcon

The Falcon would become one of the most successful compacts offered by domestic U.S. automakers in the 1960s. Its platform would serve as the launching point for some other best-sellers, like the Mustang and Maverick. Unlike those cars, the… more»

Euro 5-Speed: 1995 Mercedes-Benz E250 Wagon

If you’re a fan of wagons, you likely are already familiar with the W124-chassis Mercedes-Benz longroof. The E-Class wagon variant of this vintage is sought after not only for its reliability, but also its immense practicality thanks to a… more»

Mostly Original and Unrestored 1957 Chevrolet Nomad

The Chevrolet “Tri-fives,” body-on-frame cars built in 1955, ‘56, and ‘57, encompassed two-door sedans, four-door sedans, convertibles, and this: the Nomad. Chevrolet’s entry into the family car space. The Nomad was considered its own model line by Chevrolet, but… more»

5k Genuine Miles? 1978 Ford Country Squire Wagon

With Summer fast approaching, the temptation is there to load the family aboard a classic station wagon and attempt a cross-country journey à la, Clark Griswold, in National Lampoon’s Vacation. The inimitable Mr. Griswold tackled his “horror-day” in the… more»

No Reserve Survivor! 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

A classic car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds every now and then, and mere words don’t seem enough to describe what the eyes are seeing. That is the case with this 1957 Chevrolet Nomad. Everywhere… more»

Big Barn Find: 1965 Chrysler New Yorker Wagon

Talk about a land barge,  this 1965 Chrysler is one big wagon! We cover Ford and Chevy wagons from time to time on Barn Finds, and some Dodge and Plymouth intermediates too, but this New Yorker wagon is the… more»

Woodgrain Survivor: 1985 Ford Escort Squire

The Ford Escort arrived on the American market in late 1980, for the 1981 model year, as the front-wheel-drive replacement for the aging Pinto. It was initially developed alongside the Mk. 3 European Escort with the idea that it… more»