American Classic Cars

Clean Project: 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst/Olds W30

While it might not be perfect, this 1979 Hurst/Olds W30 appears to be a solid vehicle that will need little more than some cosmetic work to really make it shine. Barn Finder Pat L spotted the Olds for us,… more»

Long Bed Stepside: 1977 Ford F-250 Flareside

The sixth-generation Ford F-Series pickups looked similar to the previous generation trucks and they were the last to use the more-than-two-decades-old chassis. This 1977 Ford F-250 Flareside can be found here on eBay in Albany, Oregon with a current… more»

20 Years In Storage: 1962 Buick Skylark

In mid-1961, Buick came out with a special Special, a Skylark, and in 1962 it became a separate model. This 1962 Buick Skylark can be found here on craigslist in Chili, New York, just southwest of Rochester. The seller… more»

Prank Frank? 1977 Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

I talk a lot about showing up to a gas station, grocery store, or car show with a Pacer, Pinto, or Yugo and seeing the crowd gather around it. Try showing up in a 1977 Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and… more»

47k Original Miles: 1976 Pontiac Trans Am

It would be difficult to imagine how hard it must be for someone to purchase their dream car brand new, and then one day find that a cruel twist of fate means that they can no longer drive their… more»

Stalled Restoration: 1971 Intermeccanica Italia

The person who buys this 1971 Intermeccanica Italia is going to need some patience when it comes to restoring the car. Their patience should be well rewarded, as once properly restored, they will find themselves owning a car that… more»

Unanswered Questions: 1967 Shelby GT500

The owner of this 1967 Shelby GT500 has decided to list it for sale as a project vehicle, and while it is largely complete, the next owner will have to do a bit of hunting to try to locate… more»

READER AD: 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 396 Convertible

Reader Larry B found one amazing storage unit find! This Impala SS 396 Convertible is the real deal, with it’s original 396 already up and running. It needs a lot of work, but how often do you come across… more»

READER AD: 1986 Mercury Cougar Survivor

At first glance, you wouldn’t ever guess that the 6th generation Mercury Cougar was based on the Fox-body Mustang, with its notchback design, but it really is a restyled Fox-body. Technically, it has more in common with the Thunderbird,… more»

All Original: 1974 Ford Pinto Hatchback

1974 would be the first year for the monstrous front and rear bumpers on the Pinto in order to meet the new U.S. safety regulations. It’s unfortunate but it is what it is and this 1974 Ford Pinto hatchback… more»

Off-Road Runner: 1956 Jeep CJ5

This is essentially exactly how you’d picture a Jeep being used: paint burnt off, oversized tires on steel wheels, the most basic top possible, and doing duty on a rural property high into the California mountains. This example is… more»

2-Door Classic: 1949 Hudson Commodore Club Coupe

When the 3rd Generation of the Hudson Commodore was introduced in December of 1947, it was one of the first of the new designs of cars to emerge from a US manufacturer following World War II, and its advanced… more»

Award Winner: 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector Edition

With 1982 marking the end of production for the C3 Corvette, Chevrolet decided to commemorate this milestone with the Collector Edition. This brought a host of optional equipment together, along with some unique features, as a fitting farewell to… more»

Drive It Home: 1937 Plymouth Coupe

It takes a fair amount of confidence to advertise an older classic car for sale and to talk about how well it runs and drives. However, it takes supreme confidence in that car to tell prospective buyers that they… more»

Great First Project: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

The owner of this 1978 Pontiac Trans Am admits that it is no show car, but that it is a solid example that can be driven and enjoyed immediately. There will be some work to do if the next… more»

Best. Interior. Ever. 1967 AMC Ambassador DPL

I grew up in the era when it was Chevy vs. Ford as most of you probably did. A few lucky folks got to throw AMC in the mix and at this point in my life, that’s where I’m… more»