Only Two Owners: 1963 Mercury Comet S-22

When the Comet compact was first conceived in the late 1950s, it was intended to be sold by the new Edsel division. But when Edsel folded as the 1960 models were going on sale, they were offered instead by… more»

Oversized Fuel Tank! 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

The first generation of the Chevy Corvette enjoyed a 10-year run, and that would end in 1962. The all-new “C2” Sting Rays would debut the following year. This stunning ’62 Corvette has received a frame-off restoration, is numbers-matching, and… more»

4-4-2 V8 Motor! 1969 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser

Oldsmobile introduced the Vista Cruiser in the middle of the 1964 model year. It was an upscale edition of the Cutlass Supreme wagon but with a raised roof and extra glass in the back to make for something of… more»

Early Example: 1964½ Ford Mustang Convertible

Early First Generation Mustangs are among the most coveted of the breed, making this 1964½ Convertible a desirable classic. It isn’t perfect, but the seller recently revived it after years of hibernation. It is a surprisingly solid and original… more»

Solid Project: 1974 International Harvester Scout II

Many collectors look for vehicles being sold in Arizona and California because rust has not decayed the bodies of vehicles even if they were stored outside. This 1974 International Harvester Scout II is located in San Diego, California and… more»

Real Barn Find! 1953 Buick Super

Buick introduced its Super as a 1940 model full-size offering, with the emphasis geared more towards comfort levels for the passengers over the car’s performance, and in some years it was also known as the Buick Eight or Super… more»

No Reserve Celebration? 1957 Oldsmobile Fiesta

Finding the name “Fiesta” a bit unusual for an automobile model, especially a station wagon, I decided to look up the formal definition of the word. Merriam-Webster states, “Festival specifically: a saint’s day celebrated in Spain, Latin America, and… more»

Original 360: 1973 Dodge Power Wagon W200 4×4 Pickup

It may not be 100% original, but this 1973 Dodge W200 4×4 Pickup is a tidy vehicle that would make an ideal tow candidate or the weapon of choice for off-road adventures. It isn’t perfect, but it has no… more»

Rare and Restored: 1969 Velorex 16/350

Microcars have a strong following in the classic community, with some makes and models more common than others. Vehicles like the Isetta and Messerschmitt enjoy strong recognition, although the field also features some rarer and more quirky offerings. One… more»

77k Original Miles: 1969 Volvo 1800S

There was a time when I wouldn’t have given a Volvo more than a brief passing glance. I respected the company’s engineering, but its offerings never set my pulse racing. That attitude changed when my father decided to step… more»

1969 Mustang Mach I: Perfect to Cruise In

Modesto, California, where this 1969 Mustang Mach I lives, is about 70 miles south of the State capital, Sacramento. It’s farm country, and the home to the Gallo Family Winery, so after you do some tasting and call your… more»

Final Year Model: 1969 Ford Mustang GT

Ford’s decision to introduce the Mach 1 variant to its First Generation Mustang range for 1969 had one unintended consequence. Buyers warmly embraced the Mach 1 but turned their backs on the previously popular GT version. This dramatic shift… more»

Time Capsule: 1985 Toyota Cressida Station Wagon

For some of us, the 1980s seem like very recent history. However, when I look at vehicles like this 1985 Toyota Cressida Station Wagon and realize that it is thirty-seven years old, it makes me wonder where the time… more»

Period Custom: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

The Chevy Corvette was a totally new automobile in 1968, following in the design tracks of the Mako Shark concept car. The third-generation sports car was popular with buyers, who scooped up 10,000 more copies in 1969 than they… more»

A CCCA Classic for under $12K: 1941 Packard 160 Coupe

The Classic Car Club of America is the final authority on what is a classic car and what is not.  Their list spans from 1915 through 1948, and only the finest automobiles make the cut.  Amazingly, reader T.J. has… more»

Parked For 30 Years: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

The elderly previous owner of this 1969 Camaro started a project build, but the work stalled over thirty years ago. It has sat ever since, but it recently emerged from hiding following his sad passing. Close inspection reveals it… more»