American Classic Cars

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Rare Color: 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

By 1976, the Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme was quickly on its way to becoming America’s sweetheart car, taking the prize for the country’s best-selling model during the bicentennial.  Quad headlights up front replaced the dual units from the previous year… more»

Parked in ’77! 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T

Last registered during America’s Bicentennial, this 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T in Hamburg, New York has reportedly been parked since 1977. Look past the comically horrible pictures and you might find an interesting salvageable project car. The listing here on… more»

Mundane or Magical? 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

If you know British engine designer Cosworth, you know that its engines powered Formula One cars raced by Lotus, Ford, March, McLaren, Jaguar, Lola – the list is exhaustive, as are its championships. In 1969, for instance, Cosworth-powered cars… more»

Just Out of Storage: 1966 Ford F100 Pickup

I sometimes wonder whether we ever reach a point in life when using the word “cool” to describe anything is inappropriate. I will throw caution to the wind because that seems the best term to describe this 1966 Ford… more»

Restore or Tribute? 1958 Plymouth Belvedere Hardtop

Although the titular vehicle in the iconic 1983 film “Christine” is identified as a 1958 Plymouth Fury, few people realize that producer John Carpenter also utilized Belvederes and Savoys to create the seventeen cars used during filming. Despite the… more»

Real Deal Barn Find: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

There is a band of enthusiasts who fear that the supply of genuinely amazing barn finds will eventually dry up. That is unlikely to happen soon if this 1968 Chevrolet Camaro is any indication. This car is anything but… more»

Custom Made For John Belushi: 1975 Chevrolet Corvette

When you think of those famous Hollywood custom autos from back in the sixties, there’s a good chance the late George Barris had a hand in their creation if it happened to be a TV car, with a couple… more»

1967 Pontiac Firebird 400 4-Speed Convertible

Well, it’s not a Camaro! Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but the first-gen Camaro’s numbers are so outsized, that they always seem to drown out Pontiac’s very similar Firebird. And this 1967 Firebird 400 convertible is not… more»

Half Off? 1939 Cadillac Front End

Johnny Cash sang his way into the hearts of all Americans who wanted a luxury car but could not afford one through conventional means.  His “One Piece at a Time” ballad tells the story of an assembly line worker… more»

Restore Or Parts? 1959 Ford Thunderbird

The seller of this 1959 Ford Thunderbird here on Facebook Marketplace says his car comes with no title or keys and specifically lists it as a parts car.  But over the years we’ve seen far worse-looking autos exchange hands… more»

Durangoneer! 1979 Jeep Wagoneer-bodied Hemi Durango

Jeep got it right with the original Wagoneer, offering four doors and wagon-like luxury options with the utility of a truck and four-wheel drive. This 1979 Jeep Wagoneer in Wadsworth, Ohio combines old and new with its classic body… more»

No Reserve: 1970 Ford Mustang Sportsroof 351/4-Speed

Hmm, a 1970 Ford Mustang Sportsroof. Shiny paint? Check. Rust-free? Check. Desirable drivetrain combination? Yep. No Reserve? Ooh, yeah! There’s no doubt this beauty ticks the right boxes for most Blue-Oval enthusiasts, and if an in-person inspection doesn’t confirm… more»

BF Auction: 209 Mile 1978 Cadillac Eldorado!

We’ve seen a few extraordinary discoveries over more than a decade at Barn Finds, but few hold a candle to this 1978 Cadillac Eldorado. It was part of a private collection, with its original owner clocking a mere 209… more»

BF Auction: 1967 Mercury Cougar

Finding a project candidate where much of the heavy lifting is already done can be challenging, but that is the opportunity offered by this 1967 Mercury Cougar. The car’s original mechanical configuration would have delivered reasonable performance, but the… more»

Show-Quality: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

You can often tell a lot about the life a classic car has led by the space it occupies when it is not plying our roads. If that holds true, this spotless garage makes the fact that this 1966… more»

Affordable Driver: 1986 Pontiac Trans Am

Cars from the 1980s have developed a strong following in the classic market for a simple reason: They are generally affordable options for those seeking the first classic to park in their garage. A fresh generation of enthusiasts has… more»