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Storage Unit Find: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Let’s be honest, restoring a car without a garage to work in is a drag. Your either left restoring it in your driveway or renting some type of workspace. This isn’t the first time we’ve come across an unfinished… more»

3 Row Cruiser! 1970 Buick Estate Station Wagon

The Estate nameplate was introduced by Buick all the way back in 1940, as a designation for the brand’s flagship full-size station wagon.  Buick produced its Estate from the 1940 year model up until 1963 when the wagon took… more»

Driver Quality: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe

I’ve discussed the relative merits of owning a driver-quality classic versus a spotless vehicle in previous articles. It tends to be a “horses for courses” argument because some enthusiasts can’t resist the lure of a pristine car, while others… more»

350-Equipped: 1977 Chevrolet Camaro

This 1977 Chevrolet Camaro is a classic where it is difficult to determine its strongest attribute. It has belonged to the same family since it rolled off the showroom floor, ticking the box beside long-term ownership. Its overall condition… more»

454/4-Speed: 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 Convertible

The VIN for this 1968 Chevelle Convertible confirms that it is a genuine SS 396. Its original motor is long gone, but the engine bay houses another big-block as some compensation. The Convertible is begging for some TLC, and… more»

Bargain Supercar: 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the Corvette ZR-1 remains one of the best modern supercar bargains out there. While it may not be as refined as the Porsche 911 or the Acura NSX of the… more»

Garage-Kept Survivor: 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass S

The 1972 model year marked the final of production for the Second Generation Oldsmobile Cutlass. The upcoming model marked a significant styling change to a squarer and more hard-edged appearance that many enthusiasts feel was not as attractive. If… more»

Some TLC Needed: 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle

It is said that a rising tide lifts all boats. That metaphor can certainly be applied to certain old cars too. While the value of Chevrolet’s 1960s vintage SS396 Chevelle has gone through the proverbial roof, those that don’t… more»

One For The Dedicated: 1970 Dodge Charger

It takes a dedicated individual to grab a desirable classic that has seen better days and return that car to its former glory. If the object of their attention has accumulated significant rust problems, that dedication reaches new heights…. more»

Amazing Survivor! 1980 Chevrolet Chevette

The name of this Screaming Yellow Zonker paint color is “Yellow Bright” which seems backward to me but who am I to question The General. It’s a pleasure to show you this 1980 Chevrolet Chevette four-door hatchback – or,… more»

Real Deal: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Project

The Sunbeam Tiger is one of those classic muscle cars that seems to hover between being a consistently pricey acquisition or being fairly cheap to buy when it’s found in project car form (at least relative to how much… more»

Muscle Wagon: 1969 Dodge Coronet 500

Looking super-fresh and sporty, this 1969 Dodge Coronet 500 nine-passenger wagon in Bee Spring, Kentucky offers seating for nine, a smooth-sounding 383, air conditioning, and more. You don’t find many wagons of this era with black paint and interior…. more»

Short Bed Survivor: 1978 Chevrolet C-10 Silverado

It’s the understatement of the decade to say that Chevy’s square body pickups are hot right now. Although, lately it seems like it’s easier to list what vehicles aren’t popular with collectors than those that are. The seller has… more»

No Reserve: 1981 Chevrolet Corvette

I have always found the history of the C3 Corvette fascinating. It emerged in 1968 as a genuine sports car that the buyer could transform into a fire-breathing monster if they ticked the right boxes on the Order Form…. more»

Solid Foundation: 1967 Ford Mustang GTA

There are times when it seems that locating a solid First Generation Mustang project car is impossible, with so many falling foul of significant rust problems. However, this 1967 GTA arrives like a breath of fresh air. Sure, it… more»

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Barn Find

Every one of us dreams of that moment when we open a barn door to be confronted by a desirable classic begging to be liberated. That was the case for the previous owner of this 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split… more»