American Classic Cars

Ready For Restoration: 1973 Dodge Charger SE

The third generation of Dodge’s Charger ran from 1971-74 with the fuselage styling common on that era of Chrysler products. One of the most visible changes going into the ’73 model year was on the SE models, which had… more»

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Parked In ’77: 1959 Chrysler New Yorker Wagon

Nothing screams the ’50s like a two-tone, seafoam green and white station wagon. Throw in some vestiges of Exner styling and you are seriously good to go. We do cover a lot of station wagons on Barn Finds but… more»

Police Wagon! 1978 Dodge Monaco Squad Car

Police cars are generally four-door sedans equipped with, as Elwood Blues explained,  “It’s got a cop motor,  it’s got cop tires, cop suspension, cop shocks…” though any more, SUVs have wormed their way into police fleets pretty much everywhere…. more»

One Family Owned: 1971 Plymouth Duster

A 1971 ad for the Plymouth Duster read, “Duster, coming through and lookin’ good.” I think that description still fits 49 years later. This 1971 Plymouth Duster was found here on craigslist in Corona, California. The seller is asking… more»

Free Wheelin’ Package: 1979 Ford Bronco XLT

The buyer of this 1979 Ford Bronco XLT Free Wheeling will be set to join some pretty illustrious company. NASCAR legend Tony Stewart spotted an identical vehicle when he was a lad and has recently had the chance to… more»

37k Mile 1968 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S

  NOTE 9/18/20: Some of our astute readers are telling us this is not a real Formula S, but a 318 with a 340 added later along with the hood markings. The Formula S was a limited production of… more»

No Reserve SE: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am Y82

Trans Am, what’s your pleasure? Fill it up, my man! These were the famous lines from the 1977 movie Smokey and the Bandit. Located in Pompano Beach, Florida, this 1978 Y82 Pontiac Trans Am is for sale here on… more»

Spirit of ‘76: 1976 Dodge Dart Sport

Back in the ‘70s, Chrysler’s marketing gurus had a lot of marketing gimmicks up their sleeves. They were always coming up with special trim packages, especially for cars like the Dodge Dart. In 1976, when the Dart was on… more»

390 V8/4-Speed: 1968 Mercury Cougar

We’ve seen a few cars recently here at Barn Finds that have the “wow” factor, and this 1968 Mercury Cougar continues that trend. This car has just come off the back of a full restoration, and the owner has… more»

1971 Ford Ranchero Squire 429 Cobra Jet!

Ford only built 2,595 examples of the 1971 Ranchero Squire. That figure is enough for it to qualify as a pretty rare vehicle. Add a 429 Cobra Jet under the hood, and that raises the stakes even higher. That… more»

Patina Driver: 1964 International Scout 80

This Scout 80 was originally owned by the US Department of Interior. It has lived out its 56 years in the dry Wyoming climate. The Scout is listed for sale here on eBay with three days remaining in the… more»

Black Beauty: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396

It’s hard to go wrong with a color combination of black and gold on a classic car. This 1968 Camaro SS 396 would seem to prove that point. However, this isn’t the combination that it wore when it rolled… more»

Restore or Rod? 1957 Chevrolet 3100

There’s just something about the front end of this 1957 Chevrolet pickup that draws you in. Like me, many enthusiasts will likely get drawn in and immediately begin daydreaming about what this old project could become. Found here on… more»

King Of Bling! 1958 Buick Limited Hardtop

In the automotive world of the late 1950s, the fin was king. Buick’s 1958 Limited didn’t feature enormous fins, but the company more than compensated for this potential shortcoming by loading the vehicle with acres of chrome. That makes… more»

Real Deal? 1979 Dodge Warlock 4×4

The Lil’ Red Express got all the attention in 1978 and 1979 but Dodge truck fans could also order the Warlock edition. Seen here in a dilapidated state is a 1979 Dodge 4WD Warlock. The truck can be found… more»

Grand Performance: 1965 Buick Wildcat 425

Update 9/17/2020 – Error, this Buick Wildcat is not a GS. How cool is “Wildcat” as a name for a car? In a day when cars are named “Telluride” or “Palisade” or an automobile company is called “Sellantis”, which… more»