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Restore Or Customize? 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

When you see a car like the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro currently on ebay, your first thought is the value equation. The car is set at an opening bid of $10,000, with no takers and about a week for interested… more»

Final Year Fuelie: 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Chevrolet introduced fuel injection to its Corvette range in 1957, creating what was, to that point, the ultimate high-performance variant of its iconic sports car. The “Fuelie” option was an expensive choice, and production numbers remained relatively low as… more»

Rare Color: 1990 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Rarity claims for any classic must be treated cautiously because they sometimes don’t stand close scrutiny. However, that is not the case with this 1990 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible. The company built a respectable number of these cars in 1990,… more»

Déjà Vu: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

Though not popular when new, the Chevy Nomad of 1955-57 has become extremely collectible today. Only 23,000 were built in three years and the 1957 edition is the rarest at just over 6,000 copies. If this 1957 Nomad looks… more»

Ran When Parked: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

Muscle cars were still popular in 1970, but the tides had begun to change. Insurance companies were raising premiums, emissions controls were tightening, and gasoline would soon no longer be cheap. Yet, Chevrolet managed to sell more than 53,000… more»

Fresh 327: 1959 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe

When a seller states that their pride and joy needs little but a new home, it is best to take such claims with a grain of salt. Such is the case with this 1959 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe. It… more»

Solid Project: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

It is always sad to find a classic whose restoration stalled many years ago, and the car has languished in a barn, largely forgotten. That is the story of this 1964 Corvette Convertible. However, the vehicle is virtually complete,… more»

Gentleman’s Pickup: 1959 Chevrolet El Camino

In 1957, Ford introduced the Ranchero, a 2-door pickup based on a station wagon platform. Chevy would join the mix in 1959 with its El Camino, which initially only lasted for two years even though it outsold the Ford…. more»

Classic Sport Wagon Project: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

I’ve never understood why the “Sport Wagon” never took off. By that I mean the 1955-57 Chevy Nomad and its corporate cousin the Pontiac Safari. Perhaps they were too fancy to be used to haul around stuff. Or they… more»

Cheap Luxury Project? 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Chevrolet joined the “personal luxury car” space in 1970 with its Monte Carlo. Based on the same platform as the Pontiac Grand Prix, it borrowed some styling cues from the Chevy Chevelle as well. The cars would be little… more»

BF Auction: 1980 Chevrolet Camaro RS

The Rally Sport package debuted with the first-generation Camaro, but for following generations, the option would only be offered on select years. The second-generation Camaro wouldn’t be offered as RS until ’78, and the option was gone again by… more»

Cheap Wheels? 1990 Chevrolet Corvette

The 4th generation of the Chevy Corvette enjoyed a 13-year run from 1984 to 1996. The big news in 1990 was the debut of the ZR1 option with the LT5 engine designed by Lotus that produced 375 hp. Unfortunately,… more»

Survivor! 1973 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Landau

The mid-sized Monte Carlo was introduced in 1970 as Chevrolet’s entry into the personal luxury niche. Its swanky name derived from a city in Monaco on the Mediterranean, well known for racing and rallying since 1911, when the region… more»

No Reserve: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Project

Some enthusiasts aren’t keen on the idea of inheriting another person’s unfinished project build. There will always be questions about what substandard work might be lurking below the surface, biding its time before springing an unwelcome and nasty surprise…. more»

Heavy Chevy? 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle 396 V8

As an effort to tap into a greater portion of the performance car market, Chevrolet added the “Heavy Chevy” to the Chevelle lineup in 1971. It was something of a poor man’s Super Sport, the idea being to keep… more»

Yard Find: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro

Some classics lead a sheltered existence safely tucked away in a warm and dry garage, only emerging when Mother Nature is on her best behavior. Cars like this 1968 Camaro sit at the opposite end of the spectrum. It… more»