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Jeeps, Cadillacs and More: 41 Cars and Trucks

Most car collectors tend to focus on a particular brand, period, or body type. But in the case of the Moizard couple out of Strathcona Country, Alberta, Canada, they have a little bit of everything here. This is a… more»

Desert Barn Find: 1979 Toyota Hilux 4×4

The desert can be cruel, but it can also hide some real gems of survivor cars and trucks. The trick is, of course, finding one that’s been garaged so the interior isn’t completely destroyed or the paint baked right… more»

Hidden Auction Gems? Government Surplus Sale!

You never know what you’ll find at auctions featuring government-owned surplus or repossessions, as this latest assortment from auction company Bid Fast and Last goes to show you. The auctioneer specializes in all manners of sales, from estate clean-outs… more»

Time to Bid! Lucky Collector Car Auctions Spring Classic

The 2021 Spring Classic event managed by Lucky Collector Car Auctions will feature a wide range of classics of every shape and size imaginable, happening both online and in-person June 12 and 13, 2021. This year’s collection is bursting… more»

Last Driven in ’92: 1986 Toyota MR2

This first generation Toyota MR2 is a garage find that’s been parked since 1992. The MR2 is a two owner vehicle, purchased by a college professor with under 40,000 miles and parked in a climate controlled garage until the… more»

What’s in Jeff’s Garage? Nothing!

I wish I had better news for you all about my collection of barn finds, garage finds, and unconventional projects, but sadly, this is all I have to offer at the moment. We actually moved to a new house… more»

Homebuilt Offroader! 1948 Crosley on a 1987 Suzuki Samurai

Crosley was an American manufacturer in the first half of the twentieth century, specializing in subcompact affordable cars for the masses. The Suzuki Samurai was the North American version of the Suzuki Jimny and was basically a smaller, lighter… more»

Stored Since 2001: 1995 Acura Integra GSR

When it comes to 1990s and 2000s imports, the Acura Integra GSR is one of the foremost examples of an iconic hot hatch. While the Type R is the granddaddy of them all, the GSR wasn’t that far off… more»

Ready For The Road! 1987 Toyota SR5 Xtracab

Will Toyota trucks ever not be hot? It sure doesn’t seem like it will come to past, as 1980s pickups continue to command a good price seemingly regardless of options or configuration. Here’s another one, a 1987 Toyota Xtracab… more»

Pristine 1983 Honda Civic Survivor!

It’s hard to peg what one should pay for a survivor-grade, unrestored import hatchback. There’s certainly a market for them, as cars like this 1983 Honda Civic are generally in short supply in condition like this. But at the… more»

Japanese Survivor: 1971 Dodge Colt

When they first appeared in European and North American markets, few people took cars from Japan seriously. They were often viewed with a degree of amusement and skepticism, and many people believed that they would disappear almost as quickly… more»

Extinct Three Wheeler: 1986 Honda ATC 250R

When it comes to vintage ATVs, Honda’s lineup of rowdy three-wheelers have earned a somewhat legendary reputation. These ATVs were a way for Honda to make it through the winter season on something other than snowmobile sales, but there… more»

No Reserve: 1988 Chrysler Conquest TSI

This 1988 Chrysler Conquest TSI is an original survivor that the seller has owned for three years. It has a genuine 71,000 miles on the clock, and he has just treated it to some pretty expensive maintenance work. It… more»

Modern Classic: 1993 Mazda RX-7 R1

This beautiful 1993 Mazda RX-7 R1 is a stock survivor wearing Competition Yellow Mica paint, and while mileage is on the high side at 140,000, this is the kind of car that you want to see get driven regularly… more»

RHD Rarity: 1978 Nissan Silvia S10

Here’s a find that gets points for uniqueness, at least on U.S. shores (and on Barn Finds), it’s a 1978 Nissan Silvia S10 with right hand drive. I know the name but not the car, so let’s take a… more»

Barn Find Hot Hatch: 1987 Toyota Corolla FX16 GTS

Here’s a rare survivor from the hot hatch hall of fame: a 1987 Toyota Corolla FX-16 GTS. Now, when I say survivor, I don’t mean unmolested; I simply mean it survived the era wherein cars like this were relentlessly… more»