1-Of-300 Blue Convertibles: 1973 Ford Mustang

By the time the seventies had rolled around, the once-lithe and beautiful Ford Mustang had developed a weight problem.  No longer was the Mustang a light, sporty coupe, convertible, and fastback that everyone loved.  It was morphing into a… more»

Well Kept MGB Alternative: 1973 Jensen Healey

In the world of the British sportscar, the MGB is, by and large, the most popular vehicle out there.  Over 512,000 of these ubiquitous cars were built, and they still dominate British car shows.  What if you want something… more»

One-Family Owned: 1973 Chevrolet C10 Cheyenne

“New style. New kinds of interior luxury.” That’s how Chevrolet advertised its rather groundbreaking third generation of trucks for the 1973 model year. The ad copy claims “its new aerodynamic cab design (with smooth and trim lines) includes a… more»

Stephen King Movie Car: 1973 Buick Electra 225

When people plunk down the money to purchase a collectible car, they usually do so for one of two reasons: as an investment or for enjoyment.  Throwing money down the drain is never a good idea, but sometimes cars… more»

Legendary Handling: 1973 Lotus Europa

When Colin Chapman sat down to design sports cars, his primary goal was to make the vehicle light as possible.  While others were adding weight in the name of horsepower and the braking, wide wheels and tires, beefed up… more»

Fair Weather, Open Air Funmobile: 1973 Volkswagen Thing

I’ve been living in my neck of the woods of North Carolina for 20 years and last week I spotted my first Volkswagen Thing on the road. And it was orange, too. So when I saw this orange Thing… more»

32k Original Miles: 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Twenty years after the end of World War II, my dad (who served in the Navy aboard the U. S. S. Texas battleship), bought his first Volkswagen, a Ruby Red 1965 Beetle. He loved that car and was impressed… more»

Land Yacht or Muscle Car: 1973 Pontiac LeMans

The automotive industry was undergoing a lot of change in 1973. The A body LeMans was replaced with the new colonnade body style. Pat L. found this example for sale here on Craigslist. The LeMans is located in Los… more»

632 CID V8: 1973 Pontiac Trans Am

This frame off, rotisserie restored 1973 Pontiac Trans Am is located in Cypress, Texas near Houston. The car is painted in 1970-1972 Trans Am livery and is modified with aftermarket 18″ billet wheels, Vintage Air AC and a modern… more»

Cameo White Project: 1973 Pontiac Trans Am

The 1973 Pontiac Trans Am was only offered in three colors – Cameo White, Buccaneer Red and Brewster Green. This Cameo White example is clearly a project and the seller states that the engine and transmission are long gone…. more»

Camper Special: 1973 Chevrolet C30 Dually Pickup

Chevrolet introduced its new third generation of trucks in 1973 which frankly made truck history. The new design was stunning and offered more features and comfort than ever before. The new square body design was four years in the… more»

Restoration Candidate? 1973 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe

In 1965 when I was ten, my dad bought his first new car: a Ruby Red ’65 VW Beetle. I remember tagging along with him to the small VW dealership in town one Saturday. As Dad was “negotiating” with… more»

A Little Thing: 1973 VW Thing Shorty

If somebody pointed at this unusual-looking two-seater and said, “What is THAT Thing,?” well, they’d be halfway right. It’s a 1973 Volkswagen Thing that’s had a major “midsection reduction” and is now officially a Shorty. Just when you thought… more»

Field Find: 1973 International Harvester Scout II

This 1973 International Scout II is sitting out in a field near Gonzales, Texas. It looks like it was just abandoned and the earth is trying to swallow it up. The seller is asking $4,500. The original color appears… more»

1973 Chevrolet Corvette L-82 4-Speed

Reader Pat L. sent us this nice looking 1973 Corvette to examine. The car is for sale here on Craigslist for an asking price of $15,000. The car is equipped with its numbers matching L-82 engine backed by a… more»

4 Speed Beauty: 1973 Chevrolet Corvette

The 1973 Chevrolet Corvette could be ordered in three different shades of blue. There was Code 922 Medium Blue, Code 927 Dark Blue and Code 945 which was a blue green mix. The original owner of this 1973 Corvette… more»