Indy Pace Car

No Reserve: 1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car Edition

Jumping to conclusions can be a flawed strategy because it often leads to embarrassing mistakes and missed opportunities. That brings us (almost) seamlessly to this 1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car Edition. It would be easy to dismiss it as… more»

Dream Driver: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Limited Edition Pace Car

I admire the owner of this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette. They had long dreamed of owning a Limited Edition Pace Car, a dream that became a reality in 2020. However, they are also a realist. They acknowledge that the car… more»

Updated 455: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Indy Pace Car

Being chosen to supply the Official Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 is a rare honor that fell to the 1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am. The company followed the traditional path of leveraging the resulting significant public exposure by… more»

One of 527 Indy Pace Cars: 1995 Chevrolet Corvette

If you have your sights on a low-mileage sports car that has been garage-kept and pampered, then you should be looking in the classifieds for a Corvette.  Specifically, a commemorative or pace car edition of some sort.  Why?  The… more»

Perfect 19k Mile 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Pace Car

While we could spend all day and half the night arguing the merits and detriments of special edition automobiles, one fact is indisputable: these cars are usually exceptionally well preserved.  Anniversary cars, special editions of all manner, and pace… more»

Indy Pace Car: 1968 Torino GT Convertible

Automakers were once big on creating all types of commemorative vehicles as a marketing ploy.  From anniversaries to pace cars, you could count on a local dealer having some limited-edition vehicle to sell you.  The most famous of all… more»

No Reserve: 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Pace Car Edition

Being chosen to supply the Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 is a great honor, and Chevrolet has scored the gig nine times with its Camaro. We’ve seen a decent spread of examples of Pace Car Editions from various… more»

No Reserve: 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Pace Car Edition

Survivor-grade classics from the 1980s have gained traction in the current market, especially if they are low-mileage vehicles or if the seller lists them for auction with No Reserve. This 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Indy Pace Car Edition ticks… more»

Bargain Buy? 1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car Edition

Describing any classic as a bargain buy is risky, but that seems to be the case with this 1979 Mustang Indy Pace Car Edition. It presents beautifully, its interior is spotless, and it appears to feature a single reversible… more»

No Reserve: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS/RS Convertible Indy Pace Car

Being chosen to supply the Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 is an honor to which many manufacturers aspire. Chevrolet has been represented by its Camaro on nine occasions, including 1969 by the SS/RS. The company leveraged the enormous… more»

One Owner: 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Pace Car Edition

Few honors are more coveted by American car manufacturers than to have one of their models selected as the Official Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500. The roll call of the chosen is long, with the Chevrolet Camaro picked… more»

No Reserve: 1979 Ford Mustang Indy Pace Car Edition

May is here, which means one thing; It’s Indy time! This year, Chevrolet’s Corvette Z06 will serve as the Official Pace Car, but in 1979, that honor fell to Ford’s new Fox-Body Mustang. The company did what most manufacturers… more»

Rare Indy Pace Car: 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

It has been a longstanding tradition for a domestic production car to be selected for the honor of pacing the Indianapolis 500.  Not only does the selection expose millions of race fans to a new automobile, but several special… more»

Real Deal: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Indy Pace Car

Being selected as the supplier of the Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 is an accolade to which many manufacturers aspire. Chevrolet’s Camaro has been accorded that honor on nine occasions. The Camaro Convertible served with distinction in 1969,… more»

72k Original Miles: 1979 Ford Mustang Indy Pace Car Edition

It is the month of May, meaning that we are only two weeks away from the annual running of the iconic Indianapolis 500. The television audience for this event is enormous, meaning that the vehicle chosen as the event’s… more»

Indy Festival Car: 1975 Buick LeSabre Convertible

I love seeing a nice convertible in the winter, with actual snow on the ground in Anoka, Minnesota, with the top down. It’s hard to not see snow on the ground in February in Minnesota, come to think of… more»

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