Convertible

Parked In ’62! 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible

It would be interesting to be able to wind the clock back and to see exactly how this 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible looked when it went into storage in 1962. Given its history in the intervening years, I suspect… more»

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Stored Since ’14: 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible

While its paint might be looking a little baked today, this 1968 Malibu Convertible is an essentially solid car that is just begging for restoration. Of course, the “distressed” look might be to your personal taste, and if this… more»

Nicest One Left? 1987 AMC Renault Alliance Convertible

In American automotive manufacturing, AMC had always been the little guy that was capable of producing something special for mere pennies. However, time and circumstances would eventually catch up with the company, and they wouldn’t manage to go out… more»

Tidy Soft-Top: 1993 Ford Mustang LX Convertible

With warmer weather fast approaching, I think that everyone must be getting to the stage where they are eagerly anticipating getting out for a spot of relaxing weekend touring. There is nothing like doing this with the wind in… more»

Parked For Decades: 1957 Lincoln Premiere Convertible

It’s always refreshing when an ad for a “found” car actually has a photograph of the car in “as-found” condition. The seller says this 1957 Lincoln Premier convertible has been stored in a Texas barn/shed for at least 20… more»

No Reserve Land Yacht: 1974 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

Talk about cutting an impressive swath, the Cadillac Eldorado, in its ‘60’s and ‘70’s incarnations, was a luxury-inspired force with which to reckon. Add a convertible top to the mix and you have arrived. Some will refer to the… more»

Rare Combination: 1972 Chevrolet Corvette LT-1

The originality of this 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible has to be considered to be beyond question. This is confirmed by the fact that it has its own six-page article in the hardcover book, “The Gold-Certified Cars of Bloomington.” The… more»

41K Mile 1941 Plymouth Deluxe Convertible!

Even though it has been nineteen years, I still find it hard to believe at times that Plymouth is no more. As a youngster, I always remember them vying with Chevrolet and Ford for that entry-level consumer and as… more»

Hard Work Done: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

Sometimes fate can deal us a cruel hand, and we are forced to part with a beloved project car due to circumstances beyond our control. That is the story behind this 1968 Camaro SS Convertible. All of the hard… more»

Sweet Survivor: 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

When it comes to the C3 Corvette, the cars that will tend to find the greatest favor with enthusiasts are the examples featuring chrome bumpers. They have a purity about them, and their lines haven’t been spoiled by the… more»

“Some Rust”: 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

The owner of this 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible candidly admits that it is a vehicle with some rust, although he does hasten to add that this is not severe. It has spent the past 15-years stored away in a… more»

1972 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible Barn Find!

OK, so is it 4 barrel carburetor, 4-speed transmission, and two exhaust; 400 CI, 4 barrel carburetor and 2 exhaust or something else entirely? Whatever, it doesn’t really matter because in the ’60s and early ‘70s the 442 was… more»

Parked For 20 Years: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible

The fact that this 1972 Chevelle Malibu Convertible has spent the past 20-years hidden away in a garage doesn’t seem to have had any major negative impact on the car’s condition. It has emerged into the light and been… more»

Original 440: 1969 Plymouth Sport Fury Convertible

While it might not be perfect, this 1969 Plymouth Sport Fury Convertible is a striking looking car that can be driven and enjoyed immediately. The original owner seems to have known precisely what they wanted from their car, because… more»

Worth Restoring? 1955 Buick Special Convertible

Project cars come in all shapes, sizes, and conditions. This 1955 Buick Special Convertible is said to be a complete car, but time and the elements have taken a heavy toll on the vehicle. The owner is looking at… more»

Just Out Of Storage: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

Usually, when one finds a ’55-’57 Chevrolet it seems to be a high-dollar trailer queen, a rotted out beyond belief barnyard find or some sort of a Mad Max hot-rod project. This 1957 Bel Air Convertible, located in Tracy,… more»