15,000 Miles and Minty: 1979 Cadillac Coupe deVille

History will not be kind to the Cadillac Division and most of the cars they produced in the eighties and early nineties.  The division entered that era as the producer of some of the finest cars on the road. … more»

Fiat Family Affair-Her Version: 1979 Fiat X1/9

About a week back, we featured the story of a 1981 Fiat X1/9 in pristine condition that was the “his” part of a pair of cars.  That Fiat was in spectacular condition, and it spurred a bit of a… more»

Low-Mileage, Two-Tone Survivor: 1979 Chrysler Cordoba

1979 would be the fifth and final model year of the first-generation Cordoba, the Chrysler Corporation’s successful attempt of getting a piece of the personal luxury coupe pie which was dominated by GM. Cordobas would be downsized for the 1980… more»

5,310 Miles and Showroom Perfect: 1979 Lincoln Mark V

If the past month on Barn Finds is any indication, it appears that seventies luxury cars in mint condition are falling out of the sky.  Every day it seems we profile a well-preserved vehicle from this very special, and… more»

58K Mile Land Yacht: 1979 Lincoln Town Car

The seventies were a paradoxical time.  Americans were suffering through numerous gas crunches, small Japanese cars were gaining market share in leaps and bounds, and American manufacturers punched out some of the largest road barges ever.  Decades later, a… more»

5k Miles! 1979 Chevy C20 Time Capsule

From time-to-time, we feature some well preserved, low-mileage 40+-year-old pickup trucks here on Barn Finds, but this is the nicest example I’ve come across. A time capsule with a capital T. You’re looking at an all original, rust-free 1979… more»

Funky Roadster: 1979 Triumph Spitfire 1500

The Triumph Spitfire was a small British sports car manufactured by the Leyland Motors Ltd. from 1962 until 1980. The 1979 model was the last year of production for the Spitfire and the last of the original design. However,… more»

10th Anniversary Screaming Chicken: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

GM had an interesting habit of making commemorative cars.  From Indy 500 Camaros and Corvettes to anniversary cars, no moss grew on the marketing department.  However, they often came up with cars that were quite attractive in their own… more»

Low-Mile 4-Speed: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

Most 1979 Trans Ams in good condition sell in the range of $20,000 to $30,000 unless it is a special edition or a W72 400 4 speed car. What will this 1979 Trans Am sell for with only 13k… more»

Affordable: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

We have covered several 1979 Trans Ams over the years here on Barn Finds and watched their prices increase almost every year. While 1979 was the highest production year for the Trans Am at over 117,000 units, their popularity… more»

Low Mile 4 Speed: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

Pontiac produced the second generation Trans Am from 1970 to 1981.  For 1979, there were multiple color and engine combinations available. This black 1979 Trans Am with orange and red decals and red interior certainly stands out. It is… more»

Canadian 11K Mile: 1979 Pontiac Formula

Low mile cars from the 1970’s are getting harder and harder to find. This 1979 Pontiac Formula has traveled just 19k kilometers or approximately 11K miles since new. The interior is pristine and, while not a heavily optioned car,… more»

The Cleanest, Mostly Original Around? 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle

The Bon Jovi special edition VW Golf, the Ford F150 Harley Davidson, the Frank Sinatra Edition Chrysler Imperial, and the Lamborghini Diablo Victoria’s Secret Edition. Yes, the list of “Special Editions” in the automotive world seems to go on… more»

Daily Driver Survivor: 1979 GMC Jimmy High Sierra 4×4

I remember seeing my first ad for the new GMC Jimmy. Jimmy? Wha? I knew a few friends that gave their dogs “human” names, such as Zeke, or Bob, but giving an SUV the name of Jimmy? Well, apparently… more»

Well Preserved: 1979 Firebird Trans Am Tenth Anniversary Edition

The day will come when everyone who wanted a 1970s Firebird Trans Am will have one. In the meanwhile, they continue to come to market, and if you need one in your garage, something like this 1979 Tenth Anniversary… more»

No Less Bad-A$$ Forty Years Later: 1979 Buick LeSabre Landau Custom

This 1979 Buick LeSabre Landau Custom is almost comically priced here on eBay: $3881. What are we doing, going up by $1 at a time? (Actually, by increments of fifty bucks). And that’s the result of 15 bids, more… more»