Coupe

One Owner Survivor: 1971 Datsun 1200 2-Door Sedan

Most small cars from the early 1970s saw active service as commuters or daily drivers until their owners felt they’d reached the end of their serviceable life. Survivors within that category are relatively rare, especially if the car is… more»

Assembly Required: 1938 Ford 5-Window Coupe

Ford lost the sales game to Chevrolet in 1936, so their automobiles for 1937-38 would be all new. The redesign enabled Ford to reclaim the top spot in ’37, but an economic recession in ’38 would erase all the… more»

55k Original Miles: 1979 Subaru DL

Subaru enjoys a well-earned reputation for producing some of the most robust cars on the planet. The Impreza WRX was one of the dominant models in the World Rally Championship, scoring six crowns between 1995 and 2003. Our feature… more»

25k Original Miles: 1938 Ford Coupe

Buying an older classic with a known ownership history can sometimes be challenging, but that is the opportunity offered by this 1938 Ford Coupe. It is a well-preserved survivor ready to be enjoyed by a new owner, and its… more»

Assembly Required: 1940 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

My late father’s first car was a black 1940 Ford Coupe. Dad wasn’t a wild child or hot rodder back in the late-40’s, he was a level-headed, somewhat quiet, responsible kind-of-guy who was known for being thrifty. So, I’d… more»

Stunning Estate Find: 1936 Ford Deluxe Coupe

We’ve recently seen a few classics at Barn Finds that have emerged from estates, and this 1936 Ford Deluxe Coupe is an absolute beauty. It isn’t perfect, but its presentation and condition guarantee it will turn heads, and the… more»

Barn Found Hot Rod! 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe

1932 was a transitional period at Ford, as March of that year saw Model A production ceasing and the company rolling an all-new successor, a car that Henry had no idea back then would become one of the most… more»

Daily Driver Hot Rod! 1948 Ford V8 Coupe

Tired of fake patina? Here’s the perfect antidote: for sale on craigslist is this 1948 Ford Coupe hot rod, assembled in the 1960s, driven avidly, garaged in the 1970s, and sold to a dealer by the builder’s family in… more»

V12 Survivor: 1986 Jaguar XJS

The other day I was walking in the neighborhood of my office, and for the 50th time, I saw the white XJS V12 that “lives” about fifteen blocks away. This time, the owner was out, wet-sanding its paint. I… more»

Better Than Ford Then and Now: 1933 Plymouth Coupe

People who are looking for a prewar car in the coupe body style almost always gravitate toward Ford products.  While the Fords of the era have positive attributes such as good looks, parts availability, and club support going for… more»

Tri-Power Equipped 274ci Flathead! 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Coupe

Looking beyond the wider wheels, there is little to indicate that this 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Coupe is anything but a nicely preserved or restored classic. However, those wheels are part of a package offering performance Ford could only… more»

Recent Revival: 1949 Plymouth Coupe

If this 1949 Plymouth Coupe proves nothing else, it clearly shows there are excellent classics hiding in sheds across the country. All they need is the right person passionate about returning them to active service. That is the story… more»

Stored 50 Years! 1941 Ford Super Deluxe Business Coupe

The 1941 Fords got some modernizing from the previous model and gave buyers the choice of a 2-Door, 4-Door, or even a wagon, with one of the top of the line offerings being the Super Deluxe Business Coupe, an… more»

Perfect Patina! 1938 Chevrolet Coupe

This car looks like it is straight out of a gangster movie. The car shows an awesome patina that in my opinion, should be left just like it is. Perhaps a clear coat would be in order to keep… more»

Craigslist Find: 1928 Packard Convertible Coupe

Packard’s long time slogan was “Ask the man who owns one.”  Well, we find ourselves in a very strange world in the year of 2023 where unthinkable incidents are now commonplace.  To ask the man who owns this Packard… more»

Dirty Thirty Year Slumber: 1947 Ford Coupe

As time marches on, we are seeing more and more old restorations emerging from long term storage.  Many of these are presentable, easy to return to the road, and sold at bargain prices.  If you would like to play… more»