Muscle Cars

No Reserve 1968 Pontiac GTO 400 4-Speed

Royal Pontiac, located in Royal Oaks, Michigan, became the unofficial home of high-performance Pontiacs during the 1960s. Its collaborative work with the manufacturer produced some of the most potent vehicles to wear the marque’s badge. This 1969 GTO isn’t… more»

Two-Owner Survivor: 1986 Buick Grand National

We see a few examples of the 1986 Buick Grand National at Barn Finds, which is understandable considering how popular these classics are. Some are extraordinarily well-preserved vehicles with ultra-low odometer readings, while others are tired examples that have… more»

What’s It Worth? 1972 Pontiac GTO

My, how quickly things can change in the automotive world. The GTO began life as a mid-size muscle car in 1964, reached 96,000 units in sales in 1966, yet couldn’t break the 6,000 number in 1972. Market saturation had… more»

Original With 4-Speed: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

I noticed Plymouth’s Road Runner upon introduction in ’68, but it was the ’69 edition, with its wide, black hood stripes, that really caught my imagination. I wanted one the second I saw it, even though I wasn’t yet… more»

“Judge” For Yourself: 1969 Pontiac GTO

Pontiac introduced “The Judge” to its Second Generation GTO range in 1969, with 6,833 buyers handing over the cash to drive one off the showroom floor. It remains one of the most desirable versions of the GTO, and genuine… more»

429 Cobra Jet: 1971 Ford Torino GT

Losing a loved one, especially a partner of many years, is one of the most harrowing experiences in many people’s lives. Deciding what to do with their precious possessions can be equally difficult, but that is the one facing… more»

Limelight Trophy Winner! 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

The Plymouth Road Runner was one of the most successful of the 1960s mid-size muscle cars. Perhaps only the Pontiac GTO eclipsed it in terms of demand. First-generation (1968-70) production exceeded 172,000 copies, not bad for a car that… more»

1969 AMC AMX 390/4-Speed Project

Looking at the resume for how this 1969 AMC AMX started out, the car sure ticked a lot of the right boxes, but unfortunately, it’s mostly in the past tense now as lots of the good stuff is already… more»

Rare Bandit Edition: 1994 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

Real or fake? I can’t for the life of me find much out about this so-called “Bandit Edition” 1994 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. Given the popularity surrounding Burt Reynolds and his exploits from Smokey and the Bandit, it’s of… more»

4-Speed Project: 1971 Oldsmobile 442

The 442 or 4-4-2 was Oldsmobile’s mid-size performance car in the 1960s and 1970s. It would be popular enough to warrant becoming a series of its own from 1968 to 1971, but it would be an option on the… more»

Two Owner Survivor: 1974 Dodge Challenger

Some sellers patch up a classic before placing it on the market, hiding its history under fresh paint. That isn’t the case with this 1974 Dodge Challenger. It isn’t perfect, but that is part of its attraction. It wears… more»

4-Door Sleeper? 1972 Chevrolet Malibu V8

The Chevy Malibu was in its ninth year of production in 1972 and was still one of the company’s best-selling nameplates. Changes were few from 1971 to 1972 as a whole new Chevelle was due to come out in… more»

Mini Muscle Machine: 1977 Chevrolet Vega GT

If you missed your chance to drive a mini-GT car years ago, here’s a 1977 Chevrolet Vega GT available on ebay. It’s a sharp looker, as we’ll discuss below, but the value is your guess. At the moment, it… more»

Only Two Owners: 1973 Chevrolet Camaro

Considering its tenure in the Chevrolet lineup, some may not recall that the second-generation Camaro was in danger of being canceled in the early 1970s. Production and labor problems along with a changing market saw a decline in assembly… more»

Rare 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Convertible

The 442 (also 4-4-2) was Oldsmobile’s response to the 1960s mid-size muscle car movement. The performance market peaked in 1970 when the car was offered with the W-30 455 cubic inch V8 engine that was rated at 370 hp…. more»

32k Original Miles: 1977 Chevrolet Corvette

The C3-chassis Corvette remains perhaps one of the more recognizable classic cars available today, helped by generous production volumes and a seemingly universal appeal among car enthusiasts. While not particularly sporting or powerful by contemporary standards, the C3 Corvette… more»