European-Flair! 1976 Mercury Capri II Ghia

In the 1970s, Mercury dealers sold a sub-compact built by Ford of Europe. Named the Capri (later Capri II), the little car was akin to the early Ford Mustangs from the prior decade. It helped fill a product void… more»

Cheap Wheels! 1975 Ford Mustang II Ghia

Although the Ford Mustang II is often criticized by Mustang purists, it likely saved the nameplate from extinction. By coincidence, the smaller, lighter, and more fuel-efficient car was introduced right at the same time fuel prices went up in… more»

27k Mile Luxury Survivor? 1974 Ford Mustang II

After reaching its peak in 1966, the Ford Mustang saw sales decline one year after the next. At first, this was due to the arrival of a lot of new competition, including the Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird. But… more»

24k Original Miles: 1978 Ford Granada Ghia

Dipping a toe into the waters of classic car ownership for the first time can be daunting. Justifying spending a considerable sum on what is essentially a hobby can be challenging, and many enthusiasts resign themselves to a life… more»

A Fiat by Another Name: 1963 Ghia 1500GT

One of only a few cars that Carrozzeria Ghia ever branded with its own name, the Fiat-based 1500GT was built to appeal to the customer thinking beyond family transportation. Ghia felt the market was underserved when it came to… more»

Presidential Limo! 1964 Imperial Crown Ghia

The Chrysler Imperial was the automaker’s flagship car for much of its life, but in 1955 the Imperial gained a step in the luxury market by becoming its own brand, mainly to try and compete with offerings such as… more»

Surviving Showcar: 1957 Chrysler Ghia Super Dart 400

Although many show and concept cars end their days in a crusher when they’ve served their useful purpose, some manage to avoid that fate. Those remaining often return to show duty or a museum, but this 1957 Chrysler Ghia… more»

1-of-19: 1953 Chrysler Special by Ghia

For some people, the Ghia name is immediately associated with a luxury trim level of some domestic Ford models. However, there is more to Carrozzeria Ghia than a mere badge because it has designed and produced bodies for concept… more»

One of One: 1953 Fiat 8V by Ghia

Fiat is not associated with sublime cars. Mostly, you and I are thinking, “Fix It Again Tony” and picturing dwarfish sedans or troublesome spyders. But in the 1950s as Europe was accelerating away from the crater created by WWII,… more»

BF Auction: No Reserve 1976 Ford Granada Ghia

In the U.S., Ford borrowed the Granada name from Ford of Europe for its new compact that launched in 1975. Eventually, it would replace the Maverick, but for a couple of years, they were both available to buyers with… more»

1 Of 4: 1955 Chrysler Ghia ST Special

When a special interest car as unique and rare as this one comes on the market, you just never know what deep-pocketed car collectors have got their eye on it.  But my first thought on this one would be… more»

Original V8: 1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia

Classic car enthusiasts are, on the whole, an understanding bunch of souls. They will forgive a car for a lack of performance if it is an object of unspeakable beauty. A classic can possess looks that will make small… more»

No Reserve: 1977 Ford Mustang II Ghia

In the automotive world, timing can be everything. The 1st Generation Mustang created its own market niche, and buyers stampeded Ford dealerships in droves to secure a light and relatively compact car with stunning looks and the potential of… more»

Chrysler Powered 1957 Ghia Superdart

Custom show cars were popular in the 1950s and 1960s and one of the coolest ever built was the 1957 Ghia Superdart, which still survives today. It’s a beautiful car whose body was designed by Carrozzeria Ghia in Italy… more»

Dusty 1978 Ford Mustang II Ghia

The Mustang went on a diet in 1974 when Ford launched the Pinto-based Mustang II. It was an attempt to get back to the car’s roots as a smaller, nimbler model. The move worked as sales increased, but some… more»

62k Original Miles: 1977 Ford Granada Ghia

For many years, cars that hailed from the 1970s were largely ignored within the classic car scene. The reality is that all of these cars are now at least 40-years-old, which makes any tidy survivor from that era well… more»