Race Cars

Open Sports Wannabe: 1962 TVR Grantura

The Grantura was the first of many automobiles built in England by TVR. Through evolution, the sports car was produced between 1958 and 1967 and included the Mk 2a variant, like the seller’s offering. This vehicle is on its… more»

Fireball Roberts Replica: 1957 Ford Custom

NASCAR was in its development phase back in 1957. That was two years before the Daytona International Speedway even opened. Drivers like “Fireball” Roberts piloted cars like this ’57 Ford Custom on dirt and asphalt tracks all over the… more»

Gasser Project: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

“Gasser” is a term that was coined to refer to a type of drag race car from the 1950s and 1960s. But the difference from other cars on the track was that the modifications still enabled them to run… more»

Early Euro “Cat, Non-Adjust” 1990 Ferrari F40

For the Ferrari F40 shopper, catalytic converters and adjustable suspensions are particularly meaningful. Normally options are great, but Ferrari often dishes out barely roadable race cars. In these special cases, the absence of both the cat and the problematic… more»

Former Racer: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS

  Chevrolet introduced the Chevelle in 1964. It was a mid-sized car designed to compete with the downsized Ford Fairlane. The Malibu was the better trimmed of the Chevelles and could be had with the Super Sport treatment, like… more»

Unfinished Business: 1970 Plymouth AAR ‘Cuda

In 1970, Chrysler produced two “pony cars” that were designed to compete on the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) circuit – the Dodge Challenger T/A and the Plymouth AAR ‘Cuda. Both were limited-production autos that were built for… more»

Former Drag Car! 1957 Chevrolet 210 4-Door

Some number of the original 1955-57 “Tri-Five” Chevrolets found themselves turned into drag cars. They were fairly light vehicles that were easy to modify. Such was the case with this ’57 210 which was a racer almost from the… more»

Race Car Project? 1962 Morgan 4/4

The Morgan 4/4 was launched in 1936 as a two-seater and other than a hiatus during WWII, production ran until 2018. No other car model has had as long a run as the 4/4. With an ash body skeleton… more»

450 HP Gasser: 1958 Chevrolet Corvette

For those not feeling some of the mods this 1958 Chevrolet Corvette is wearing, it’s probably important to note right off the bat that most of the original stock parts are also included in the sale.  On the other… more»

Mean Green Racer? 1972 Datsun 510

The Datsun 510 was the U.S. designation for the Datsun (aka Nissan) Bluebird that found its way to the U.S. shores in 1968. It was a subcompact sedan (also wagon) that was fielded through 1973. It did have success… more»

Incredible Performance! 1964 Cheetah

I wasn’t expecting to find this absolutely gorgeous and rare performance car when I started writing my first Barn Finds post in a long time (missed y’all)! The original constructor is still the owner of this Cheetah, which is… more»

Package Deal: 1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 Drag Car

Here’s an exciting project pair. Both cars are 1955 Oldsmobiles. One is a non-running Super 88 and was a drag strip car in a former life. The other is a running, “regular” 88 that might have an interesting future… more»

Race Car for the Road: 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

Only 272 breathtaking examples of the Ferrari 288 GTO were made over three years, from 1984 to 1986. The fastest road car in existence when it was first produced, the 288 GTO was forced off its perch in 1986,… more»

Built Bargain: 1980 Dodge Aspen R/T

If you are of an age and can recall the year 1980, you’ll remember fourteen percent mortgages, high inflation, all-time high fuel prices, couples with odd and even rationing thanks to the Iranian oil embargo’s lingering effects (that started… more»

Baja Bomber? 1971 Chevrolet Blazer

I’m not sure what to make of this 1971 Chevrolet Blazer. It’s a Mexican barn find and appears to have been prepped for a Baja 500 run. It’s a bit banged up, as one would expect in the case… more»

Title Winning Classic: 1977 Holden Torana A9X Group C

Motorsport history is full of David versus Goliath stories, but none are better personified (autofied?) than by this 1977 Holden Toarana A9X Group C. It was one of two cars used by a privateer racer to defeat the Holden… more»