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Rare Hauler: 1950 Dodge Route Van

Detroit Industrial Vehicle Company, which most of us know as Divco, seems to be the route van that gets most of the press lately. Liking things on the unusual side, I prefer this 1950 Dodge Route Van. The seller… more»

Real Deal W-30! 1972 Oldsmobile 442

UPDATE – When we last featured this Oldsmobile, it was listed on craigslist in New York City with a $28,500 asking price. The new owner transported it down to Hollywood, Florida, and have now listed it here on eBay… more»

Real SS 454? 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

The Monte Carlo was Chevrolet’s new personal luxury car for 1970, sharing GM’s “A-Special” platform with the Pontiac Grand Prix. It turned in some solid numbers out the gate, 142,153 Sport Coupes for the first model year. With the… more»

Original 390/4-Speed: 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

For Blue-Oval enthusiasts who seek a classic that perfectly combines stunning performance with magnificent good looks, this 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback has to be a pretty hot ticket. Its overall presentation is impressive, and its original drivetrain combination should… more»

Scat Pack Spring Special: 1969 Dodge Super Bee

I don’t doubt that we will have plenty of readers who would find the idea of slipping behind the wheel of a classic car that can deliver a sub-15-second ¼ mile ET to be an attractive proposition. When the… more»

No Reserve: 1970 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

This 1970 Corvette Convertible is less of a barn find than a driveway find. It has been sitting in the weather since 1988, and it will represent a significant restoration project for its next owner. However, it is a… more»

455-Equipped: 1974 Pontiac GTO

By 1974, classics like the Pontiac GTO were feeling the pinch of tightening emission regulations. The GTO still offered respectable performance, but it was a shadow of its former muscular self. The owner of this GTO has decided to… more»

Cool Custom: 1961 2-Door Ford Ranch Wagon

We uncover two-door station wagons here at Barn Finds with surprising regularity. Many are in less than usable operation such as this rare 1958 Mercury Commuter and that always begs the question of what to do with the car…. more»

Final Year Project: 1996 Ford Bronco XLT

First-year and final-year models of almost any collectible car or truck tend to get enthusiasts more excited than the ones that came in between. An early car might have unique features that didn’t carry over to mass production; a… more»

All Original Survivor: 1980 Chevrolet Monza

The Monza was based upon the same platform that the Chevy Vega was built in the 1970s, adding a sporty flair that Chevy’s other subcompact, the Chevette, didn’t offer. But the Monza was devoid of the early problems that… more»

Low Mile Twister? 1971 Plymouth Duster

The Plymouth Duster debuted in 1970 as a sporty version of the Valiant. The front end and interior were straight from the Valiant playbook, but it was the option to equip with a 340 V8 that got people excited…. more»

Muscle Car Deal Package: 1972 Plymouth Road Runners

By 1972, interest in muscle cars had waned and Plymouth only built 6,860 Road Runner that year,  including the more upscale GTX, no longer a series of its own. So, finding one of these cars is getting harder to… more»

Plain Jane Project: 1972 Chevrolet Nova

The third generation of the Chevy Nova (1968-72) would be the car’s most popular and in recent years has been a source for Super Sport clones and tributes. The seller’s car is your basic Nova, with a six-cylinder engine… more»

Stored 14 Years: 1960 Pontiac Catalina

In 1959, the Catalina became the entry-level car in the Pontiac line-up (the name had been used as a trim line back to 1950). Using GM’s new B-body platform, the car looked quite different than previous models. This 1960… more»

No Reserve Convertible! 1965 Chevrolet Corvette

It’s hard to make a C2 or “mid-year” Corvette look bad, and even in its rough condition this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette convertible in Rochester, New York shows promise. After receiving some love some two decades ago, the restoration effort… more»

Rare Hardtop: 1950 Chrysler Town And Country

Now, here’s a very, very nice surprise in the form of a 1950 Chrysler Town & Country Newport hardtop discovered by Larry D. I have seen plenty of Town & Country examples from this era but never one wearing… more»