American Classic Cars

Ready To Roll! 1949 International KB-2 Pickup

When we think of post-war pickups, the big names usually come to mind first. Ford, Chevy, Dodge…but International doesn’t usually roll off the tongue. This running, driving example is up for sale here on eBay out of Richmond, Minnesota…. more»

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Rebuilt 390 Engine: 1966 Mercury Cyclone GT

This is a different opportunity, it’s more like “Buy this 390 CI V8 engine and we’ll throw in the ’66 Mercury Cyclone GT.” There’s no description of the car other than “Complete car, needs restoration call for info…” But… more»

Chopped and Rolled: 1984 Chevrolet Corvette Project

C4 Corvettes are a dime a dozen, but how many are offered with a custom chopped top? OK, this is about as far away from custom as you can get, as it’s merely the case of a bored previous… more»

Parked 30 Years: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

In 1968, Plymouth rolled out the Road Runner as a lower-priced, modestly- equipped companion to the GTX, but using the Belvedere’s platform. Chrysler Corp. paid big bucks so they could use the names and likenesses from the famous Warner… more»

18k-Mile Prototype? 1986 Mercury ASC McLaren Capri

From 1984 to 1986, Mercury worked with American Sunroof Corporation (ASC) to create the only convertible variant of the Capri muscle car – the ASC McLaren Capri. While not all of these limited-production variants were convertibles, this 1986 Mercury… more»

Summer Drives Only: 1981 Avanti II

When it comes to Avantis, the multiple chains of ownership and different styling that appeared over the years forces enthusiasts to think long and hard about which iteration they want to park in their garage. The earliest models, built… more»

El Thunderchero: 1961 Ford Thunderbird

The third generation of the Ford Thunderbird (1961-63) was a rather futuristic looking personal luxury car. The curvier shape was in sharp contrast to the boxier look of its predecessor. So if you had time and money (plenty of… more»

Parked In 1985: 1964½ Ford Mustang

The owner of this 1964½ Ford Mustang inherited the car when his parents passed away, and has now decided to part with it. His parents drove it regularly until it was parked in a barn in 1985, and it… more»

455 Equipped: 1976 Pontiac Trans Am

The Pontiac Trans Am has its loyal band of followers, and I’m sure that there are plenty of them who would look at this 1976 model, and couldn’t help but be impressed. It is a strikingly clean and tidy… more»

36k Original Miles: 1980 AMC Pacer Wagon

Simultaneously being a contender for the pinnacle of practicality while also being nearly 180° from the mainstream is no easy feat. I’ll argue here we have one example that may lay claim to that title. This 1980 AMC Pacer… more»

Supercharged 454: 1973 Chevrolet K20 Pickup

There is a lot more to this 1973 Chevrolet K20 Pickup than stunning good looks. It would seem that someone wanted this vehicle to possess the power to match the looks. They have therefore taken a Big-Block V8, and… more»

Stored For 31 Years: 1976 Dodge Colt Wagon

Looking literally like a captive instead of just a captive import, this 1976 Dodge Colt wagon is a barn find according to the seller. It has been parked since 1989 and that 31 years of being out of the… more»

Rare A/C Equipped: 1965 Pontiac GTO

The seller tells us that this GTO is rare due to its air conditioning option. I don’t know if an A/C equipped 1965 Pontiac GTO is rare or not. I do know it was an expensive option at 13.5%… more»

Desert Survivor: 1973 AMC Hornet

As one of a handful of somewhat unusual designs for AMC, this 1973 AMC Hornet is more on the normal side than some of their other offerings. It’s certainly less of an eye-popper than a Pacer or Gremlin, or… more»

1 of 179: 1966 Buick Riviera GS Super Wildcat

Buick got into the personal luxury car game in 1963 with the Riviera. Unlike its GM siblings that would follow – the Oldsmobile Tornado and the Cadillac Eldorado – it was on a rear-wheel-drive platform, only joining the front-wheel… more»

1 of 3,052 in Yellow: 1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

The seller notes this 1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 represents a great opportunity to own the car you wish you had in high school, and to his credit, I consider this one of the most powerful antidotes for bidding recklessly… more»