25k Mile Survivor: 1970 Ford Maverick

One of the few downsides for Ford of the incredible sales success of the Mustang in the 1960s was that it took the wind out of the sail of the car it was based upon, the Falcon. And competition… more»

Real Grabber: 1970 Ford Maverick Grabber

Along with the Mustang, another direct Ford Falcon descendant is this 1970 Ford Maverick Grabber. I wonder why the first-generation Falcon doesn’t get more respect. This orange Grabber can be found here on eBay in Alexander, New York and… more»

Low-Mile Survivor: 1972 Ford Maverick Grabber

No one will ever mistake a 1972 Ford Maverick Grabber for a muscle car, but this is a model that successfully filled a gap in Ford’s product range. It sold in respectable numbers, but many of them have ended… more»

Attention Grabber? 1972 Ford Maverick Grabber

After a long and successful run, the compact Ford Falcon was retired to make way for the new Maverick in 1969. It was a much sportier looking car, but it still had Falcon roots underneath it. No doubt in… more»

Clean Californian: 1974 Ford Maverick

The Maverick was designed by Ford to be an affordable car that would steal sales from its Japanese rivals. It was a car that turned out to be a sales success for the company, and more than 301,000 of… more»

Is This 1971 Ford Maverick Grabber Worth Saving?

One of many overlooked vehicles from the 1970s is the Ford Maverick. Of course, the regular models weren’t much to sneeze at, but the Grabber, Sprint, and Stallion package cars stood apart from the rest back then, and still… more»

One Owner/39k Original Miles: 1974 Ford Maverick

The Maverick seems to have become the “forgotten child” of the 1970s Ford range. When you consider the many thousands of cars that we have featured over the years here at Barn Finds, even we have only managed to… more»

Minnesota Maverick: 1971 Ford Maverick

Every time I see an early Maverick, I wonder why they aren’t more popular than they are. This 1971 Ford Maverick can be found here on craigslist in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area. The seller is asking $5,500.

66 Mile Time Capsule Find! 1974 Ford Maverick

A few weeks back, I wrote an article about a Ford Maverick. A good friend of mine during our late teenage years had one and we had a lot of adventures with it. I seriously doubted I write another… more»

Southern California Survivor: 1971 Ford Maverick

A 1971 Ford Maverick! This takes me back to my misspent high school years. My best friend had one of these and that poor car got continually savaged but it took a lickin’ and kept on tickin’. This example,… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1972 Ford Maverick 302

In 1972, if you wanted a Ford Mustang but just couldn’t justify the cost, you could walk into your local Ford dealer and order a Maverick with a 302 V8. You didn’t get the same kind of grunt as… more»

Nearly Perfect: 1973 Ford Maverick

Ford is a company that seems to have the ability to release cars that are in the right place at the right time. Of course, they did make some catastrophic mistakes, but cars like the Model T, the Mustang,… more»

The Real Deal: 1972 Maverick Grabber V8

The grabber package was a trim package applied to Ford’s compact maverick. In 1971 and 1972 there were extra trim and unique hood modifications not available in later years. Here is a 1972 V8 equipped model with such trim…. more»

Amazing Survivor: 9k Mile 1971 Ford Maverick

With a claimed 9,000 miles on the clock, this 1971 Maverick appears to be in good condition, and while it may not be to everyone’s taste, this unmolested car serves as a reminder of simpler times. The Maverick is… more»

44,000 Original Miles: 1973 Ford Maverick

When it was in production, the Ford Maverick was not what you would call a rare car by any stretch of the imagination. However, like so many of its contemporaries, it was seen as a basic transportation option that… more»