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1954 Buick Special Was Left to Die, Comes Back to Life After 30 Years
1954 Buick Special Was Left to Die, Comes Back to Life After 30 Years

13 Jan 2022, 16:34 UTC / Yeah, the old gal rattles and squeaks as it rolls down the road, but the mill fires right up and purrs like a kitten while idling

 
1961 Chevrolet Impala Spent 28 Years in a Junkyard, Now It Runs and Drives Again
1961 Chevrolet Impala Spent 28 Years in a Junkyard, Now It Runs and Drives Again

11 Jan 2022, 18:31 UTC / Almost three decades of exposure to the element can turn a classic into a rotting carcass, but this Impala somehow managed to survive

 
Huge Texas Junkyard Is Mopar Heaven, Includes Rare Plymouths, DeSotos, and Imperials
Huge Texas Junkyard Is Mopar Heaven, Includes Rare Plymouths, DeSotos, and Imperials

10 Jan 2022, 19:00 UTC / This could very well be the largest Mopar hoard in Texas. And all the cars you see here, including the rare DeSotos and Imperials are for sale

 
This Forest Junkyard Is Packed With Rare Volkswagens, Including Golf GTIs
This Forest Junkyard Is Packed With Rare Volkswagens, Including Golf GTIs

2 Jan 2022, 10:00 UTC / Granted, most old Volkswagens aren't that spectacular when it comes to scarcity and value, but this collection also includes quite a few Golf GTIs

 
1961 Chevrolet Biscayne Was Left to Rot in the Woods, Gets Second Chance After 20 Years
1961 Chevrolet Biscayne Was Left to Rot in the Woods, Gets Second Chance After 20 Years

28 Dec 2021, 13:38 UTC / Like many early 1960s Biscaynes, this one was sold with a 235-cubic-inch (3.9-liter) Blue Flame inline-six under the hood

 
Abandoned, Secret Property Hides Big Hoard of Classic Cars, Rare Gems Included
Abandoned, Secret Property Hides Big Hoard of Classic Cars, Rare Gems Included

20 Dec 2021, 14:04 UTC / The main highlights of this secret collection are tucked away in a small, barn-like garage. One is an MGB, while the other one is an Auto Union 1000

 
Massive Oklahoma Junkyard Is Home to More Than 1,000 Classic Cars, All for Sale
Massive Oklahoma Junkyard Is Home to More Than 1,000 Classic Cars, All for Sale

15 Dec 2021, 11:01 UTC / This field is the resting place of more than 1,000 classic cars, including Chevrolets, Ford, and Mopars. Basically every American brands you can think of

 
Texas Junkyard Is Home to a Couple of Extremely Rare Airstream Trailers
Texas Junkyard Is Home to a Couple of Extremely Rare Airstream Trailers

14 Dec 2021, 20:53 UTC / Most sources agree that Airstream made only 60 Wee Winds and only a dozen are known to still exist. So the fact that this junkyard includes two is huge

 
Barn-Found 1955 Plymouth Belvedere Limo Might Be the Last of Its Kind, Needs Help
Barn-Found 1955 Plymouth Belvedere Limo Might Be the Last of Its Kind, Needs Help

13 Dec 2021, 20:58 UTC / Was this behemoth born in Plymouth's factory? Not really. Like all car-based limo and hearses from the era, this Belvedere was put together by a coachbuilder

 
Abandoned 1917 Cadillac Has Been Sitting for 93 Years, V8 Engine Wants to Live
Abandoned 1917 Cadillac Has Been Sitting for 93 Years, V8 Engine Wants to Live

13 Dec 2021, 15:09 UTC / Back in the day, this Cadillac retailed for around $4,000, which made it one of the most expensive automobiles of its time

 
Rare 1950 Packard Was Left to Rot for 40 Years, Now It's Driving Again
Rare 1950 Packard Was Left to Rot for 40 Years, Now It's Driving Again

12 Dec 2021, 20:00 UTC / While not as rare and desirable as the Packard Twelves from the 1930s, the Super Eight is an exotic appearance among other nameplates

 
This Junkyard Filled With Classic Muscle Cars Will Make You Sad
This Junkyard Filled With Classic Muscle Cars Will Make You Sad

12 Dec 2021, 16:28 UTC / The scrapyard is also home to a rare 1971 Plymouth GTX. Finished in Curious Yellow, it packs a 440-cubic-inch V8 and a four-speed manual gearbox

 
1977 Dodge Aspen With Factory T-Top Is a Rare Junkyard Find
1977 Dodge Aspen With Factory T-Top Is a Rare Junkyard Find

10 Dec 2021, 18:36 UTC / Although Dodge sold more than 800,000 Aspens in five years, T-top cars are hard to come by. Unfortunately, this Mopar has a bad reputation

 
Massive Car Junkyard Looks Like a Post-Apocalyptic Movie Set
Massive Car Junkyard Looks Like a Post-Apocalyptic Movie Set

8 Dec 2021, 20:00 UTC / Post-apocalyptic scenarios aside, this huge field is home to a few thousand cars, including cool classics from the 1940s to the 1970s

 
International Pickup Truck Gets First Wash in 50 Years, Reveals Stunning Patina
International Pickup Truck Gets First Wash in 50 Years, Reveals Stunning Patina

8 Dec 2021, 16:46 UTC / Amazingly enough, this truck took decades of exposure to the elements rather well and morphed into a beautiful survivor that needs a second chance at life

 
Rare Mr. Norm's 1971 Dodge Charger R/T Found in a Junkyard, Begs to Be Saved
Rare Mr. Norm's 1971 Dodge Charger R/T Found in a Junkyard, Begs to Be Saved

8 Dec 2021, 15:18 UTC / The Charger is in rough condition and needs a frame-off restoration to become road-worthy again, but the good news is that it comes with a ton of documentation

 
Huge Field Junkyard Is Loaded with Sad Muscle Cars Waiting for a Second Chance
Huge Field Junkyard Is Loaded with Sad Muscle Cars Waiting for a Second Chance

2 Dec 2021, 16:07 UTC / Amazingly enough, most of these cars aren't as rusty as they should be, given that they've been sitting outside for at least 20 years

 
Mercedes Junkyard Hides Big Hoard of G-Class SUVs, Early Models Included
Mercedes Junkyard Hides Big Hoard of G-Class SUVs, Early Models Included

1 Dec 2021, 16:54 UTC / This is by far the largest hoard of G-Class models I've seen so far and it includes a few rare gems in short-wheelbase form

 
Huge Junkyard Is Home to Hundreds of Classics and Muscle Cars
Huge Junkyard Is Home to Hundreds of Classics and Muscle Cars

26 Nov 2021, 17:01 UTC / Among these cars, there's a big collection of first-generation Mustangs. Most of them are from the 1960s, so clearly a few gems in there

 
Massive Junkyard Hidden from Civilization Is Packed with Rare Cars and Dragsters
Massive Junkyard Hidden from Civilization Is Packed with Rare Cars and Dragsters

23 Nov 2021, 19:41 UTC / One of the coolest junkyard finds yet, this place is home to an impressive number of classic cars, hot rods, and dragsters, including a few rare gems