American Classic Cars

31k Original Miles: 1987 Oldsmobile 442

Originally introduced as a performance model, the Oldsmobile 442 eventually morphed into a car with a focus more on luxury and comfort. It was still capable of reasonable performance in the context of its time, but tightening emission and… more»

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Derelicted by Design: 1965 Ford F-100

Learn something new every day: the decision to make a vehicle look more weathered on purpose is no longer referred to as fake patina; it’s officially known as derelicting, the art of giving a truck like this 1965 Ford… more»

Rare! 1959 Chevy Apache Good Humor Ice Cream Truck!

According to the seller, only a handful of these Good Humor ice cream trucks were made under the Chevrolet brand with only three known to still exist. I don’t know about that. A quick internet search yielded some results… more»

Lots Of Potential? 1967 Dodge Dart

I was always a Chevy guy growing up but paid grudgingly admiration to Mopar because of their power and the select styling on some of their models. And one of my all-time favorite models is the ’67 to ’69… more»

Original Survivor! 1937 Ford Pickup

If you’ve ever wanted a really nice original classic truck, you can’t get much better than this 1937 Ford pickup. It can be found here on eBay with a buy-it-now price of $12,900. There are a ton of directions you… more»

Perfectly Preserved: 1987 Buick Century Landau Coupe

Many of us have come across the Duncan Classic Cars website in recent years because of their absolutely ridiculous stash of JDM vehicles. What is less known (or at least less promoted by them) is the fact that they… more»

Daily Driver Reliable: 1987 Peterbilt 362

This 1987 Peterbilt 362 is a sharp cabover model that has seen regular use hauling loads near and far. The seller is a recently retired driver who notes that he just made two 900 mile round trip deliveries to… more»

True Time Capsule! 1973 AMC Hornet

In 1973, I wouldn’t have given an AMC Hornet a second look. Hornet you say? Javelins, AMXs, Ambassadors, Gremlins, regardless they’re all Ramblers; fuggedaboutit! It is amazing how things change with the passage of time. Consider this 1973 Hornet… more»

Blank Canvas Project: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

The idea of molesting a numbers-matching classic to create the car of their dreams can be an off-putting idea for some people. However, that is not the case with this 1969 Camaro. With no engine or transmission to consider,… more»

Fred’s Sled: The Flintstones Replica

The Flintstones was the first animated series to find its way onto prime time television, and until the advent of The Simpsons, it was also the most successful animated series in television history. One of the most instantly recognizable… more»

454/4-Speed: 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

While it may have been sitting parked and unused in a garage since the late 1970s, this 1971 Corvette Stingray seems to have a lot of positive attributes, and could potentially be a really rewarding restoration project. The original… more»

Ready To Roll: 1967 Pontiac GTO Sports Coupe

While buying and tackling a restoration can be an immensely satisfying experience, sometimes, buying a classic that is ready to be driven and enjoyed immediately can still provide a pretty special sort of buzz. That is precisely the experience… more»

Bagged Barn Find: 1953 Chevrolet 210

Who says hot-rodding is dead?  This slammed Chevy should warm the heart of any enthusiast with a pulse. The 1953 Chevrolet 210 in Franklin, Kentucky rides on air bags, perfect for the tail-dragger look or raise it up for… more»

Stored For 70 Years: 1934 Pierce-Arrow Model 836A

Recently, on Barn Finds, we published several articles on early 20th-century luxury car manufacturer Packard. While Packard was a significant automotive player in the non-big three large, luxury market segment, they weren’t the only game in town. Another substantial… more»

UPDATE: 1970 Chevrolet CST/10 Farm Escapee

UPDATE 2/14/2020 –  It’s been a few years since we featured this rare Chevy, but reader Tom G just sent us a link showing what happened with it! After being extracted from the barn, it’s new owner gave it… more»

Early Example: 1964½ Ford Mustang Convertible

While there was never officially a 1964½ model, this is a designation that has managed to find its way onto the earliest production Mustangs that were produced by Ford between March and August 17th, 1964. This particular Mustang is… more»