Convertible

Parked in 1977! 1967 GTX Convertible

Few things are more disheartening than having a classic car damaged due to another person’s inattention or negligence. I speak from bitter experience on the subject, as would the previous owner of this 1967 Plymouth GTX Convertible. Following a… more»

56k Original Miles: 1971 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

When I first saw this 1971 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible, my instincts told me to class it as a survivor. While some would agree with that assessment, others would argue that the color change performed by a previous owner would… more»

390/4-Speed: 1966 Ford Fairlane GT Convertible

By 1966, buyers seeking a new car with genuine performance credentials were spoiled for choice. Waiting in the wings were the Pontiac GTO, Chevrolet’s Chevelle SS or Impala SS, or the Oldsmobile 442 (to name a few). If your… more»

1937 Packard Super 8 Model 1501 Convertible Coupe

The Packard Motor Car Company slogan — Ask the man who owns one — was kind of a meme before the world even knew what memes were. Of course, if Packard were still around today, it would likely have… more»

11k Original Miles: 1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS Convertible

Some car models look fantastic in drop-top form, while others look unwieldy and unappealing. I believe the Third Generation Camaro fits into the former category because it almost looks like the company designed the Convertible model first, with the… more»

Rare 1937 Packard Model 1501 Super-Eight Convertible

By 1937, the Great Depression had separated the wheat from the chaff among wealthy Americans. Those who could still afford luxury automobiles like this 1937 Packard Model 1501 Super-Eight Convertible in Templeton, Massachusetts probably had substantial “old money” or… more»

39k Original Miles and No Reserve! 1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Convertible

When Oldsmobile released its Eighth Generation Ninety-Eight for the 1965 model year, it represented a clean slate design. Virtually nothing carried over from the previous model, and the buying public rewarded the company with sales of 92,406 cars. However,… more»

Two-Owner Tiptop 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

If you’re going to advertise a 55-year-old, two-owner Florida car for sale, it doesn’t hurt to show photos that includes sunshine, palm trees, water, and at center stage: a stunning turquoise on turquoise 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible. I’ve… more»

Rare Red Ragtop: 1983 Buick Riviera Convertible

In 1976, I remember all the hype around the news of the last convertibles being built in Detroit (and how some car collectors took the supposedly end-of-an-era bait). Six years later, there was a “Just Kidding” heard from Detroit… more»

Real Barn Find: 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

1965 was mid-way through the run for the second generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, which began with the 1963 year model and lasted through the ’67.  Chevy made a total of 23,562 Corvettes for 1965, of which 15,376 were… more»

Original 440: 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T Convertible

When you wash your hair, several options are available to dry it. You could choose the natural method or break out the hairdryer. Slipping behind the wheel of a classic like this 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T Convertible and flooring… more»

Former Disney Ride: 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible

During my time with Barn Finds, I’ve had the opportunity to write about some rare and interesting vehicles. While this 1965 Mustang Convertible may not initially seem rare, its story is undeniably unusual. It is a car that has… more»

8k Original Miles? 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

There are times when writing for Barn Finds involves a very careful balancing act. This is especially true when the subject of an article is a car where the owner states that it is a genuine 1-of-1 example or… more»

One of a Kind? 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

The 1966 model year was a banner one for Ford, with more than 2.2 million vehicles rolling off their production lines. More than 25% of those wore the Galaxie badge, but only 27,454 were the Galaxie 500 Convertible. That… more»

Estate Find: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

There are few things in the classic world sadder than finding a project build that stalled due to ill health. However, it is almost heartbreaking when the owner succumbs to their illness and the family faces the prospect of… more»

28k Miles! 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

Ask a Chevy enthusiast which is their favorite Tri-Five year model, and you’ll get a reputable response, no matter which of the three they choose.  It’s one of those questions that doesn’t have a wrong answer, as they’re all… more»