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Parked In 1986: 1955 Standard 8

While the US emerged from World War II with a strong and vibrant economy, many European nations struggled to recover, with Britain being amongst those that were hardest hit. In a bid to get the country mobile once again,… more»

Fast Finds

Restore or Rat Rod? 1938 Ford Standard Tudor

This 1938 Ford Tudor gets fairly regular use, but the owner says that he can’t see why it couldn’t be used as a daily driver. It looks to be a solid car and will offer the next owner a… more»

Ready to Enjoy: 1938 Ford Standard 2 Door Sedan

While it hasn’t seen much use over the past 15-years, the owner of this 1938 Ford Sedan says that it is a “turn-key” example that is ready to be driven and enjoyed. It is a largely original car, and… more»

Solid and Complete: 1935 Ford Standard Coupe

I’m sure that the world is full of cars that have been driven into barns and sheds, and the owner has every intention of restoring them. Time and circumstances mean that these projects never get finished, or in the… more»

1936 Ford Standard Coupe With Only 38k Miles?

We’ve seen a number of mid-1930s Ford Coupes come across our desks here at Barn Finds in recent months, but I doubt that we’ve seen an original one as nice as this particular vehicle. It has spent a number… more»

Little Survivor: 1958 Standard Pennant

Thank you Pat L for your tip on this interesting craigslist find. The Standard may be unfamiliar to many. They were around from 1903 until 1970. Standard purchased Triumph in 1945 and became Standard-Triumph continuing to use “Standard” as a model… more»

497 Original Miles! 1957 Standard Ten

Wow. Wow! This car has only traveled 497 miles since it was new! This 1957 Standard Ten is on eBay in Bristol, United Kingdom and it’s u.n.r.e.a.l. The seller is asking £8,950 ($12,862) for this museum piece and it’s a… more»

What’s In Jamie’s “Barn”?

Although it’s only temporary storage, I finally have all but three of our old hobby cars in one place at the same time. We’ve had to vacate where we had been storing the cars (a larger area encompassing our spot is… more»

She’s A Standard: 1947 Model 8

We’ve seen a few of these cute little cars, but is always makes us laugh at their plain and simple name, it’s just Standard. As a matter of fact, it’s a rather fitting name for a car that is rather… more»

Sad Looking 1958 Standard 10

Listed here on craigslist and sitting in Bryant, Iowa priced at $500. Would you please save this ’58 from the crusher! This Standard will be crushed this month if someone doesn’t buy it soon. This car has not run… more»

Motoring Monday: 1956 Standard Vanguard

For those of you that don’t know, Standard was the parent company of Triumph, having purchased the remnants (really just the name) of the Triumph Motor Company immediately after World War II. We in the US didn’t get many… more»

Chicken Coop Find: Standard Vanguard Sportsman

Let me begin by telling you that I am completely biased about this car. We own one of the 12 left running of the 901 ever produced, and the only one ever officially imported to the United States…and I… more»