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Abandoned 1960 Chevrolet El Camino Comes Out of Storage, Takes First Drive in Decades
Abandoned 1960 Chevrolet El Camino Comes Out of Storage, Takes First Drive in Decades

14 Nov 2021, 16:20 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / This abandoned 1960 example might not become a Concours-winning classic anytime soon, but it got a second chance at life after sitting in storage for 15 years

 
Huge Field Junkyard Is Packed with Rusty Classics, Many Chevrolet Impalas
Huge Field Junkyard Is Packed with Rusty Classics, Many Chevrolet Impalas

12 Nov 2021, 20:39 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The sad thing about this place is that it includes quite a few appealing classics, cars that would cost a lot of money in good condition

 
Huge Texas Junkyard Is Home to Thousands of Classics, Big Stash of Muscle Cars Included
Huge Texas Junkyard Is Home to Thousands of Classics, Big Stash of Muscle Cars Included

5 Nov 2021, 17:13 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The place is packed with Mopars, Chevys, and Pontiacs, but there's an even bigger stash of first-generation Ford Mustangs

 
Abandoned 1958 Pontiac Chieftain Has Been Sitting for 40 Years, Engine Refuses to Die
Abandoned 1958 Pontiac Chieftain Has Been Sitting for 40 Years, Engine Refuses to Die

5 Nov 2021, 15:39 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The third-generation Chieftain was produced for only one model year, so it's the rarest of its kind. It also packs the largest V8 offered with the nameplate

 
Abandoned 1968 Plymouth Valiant Gets Saved, Takes First Drive in 40 Years
Abandoned 1968 Plymouth Valiant Gets Saved, Takes First Drive in 40 Years

3 Nov 2021, 18:12 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Many of these Plymouths spend their retirement years abandoned in junkyards, but this 1968 example got a second chance at life

 
1930 Ford Doodlebug Spent 72 Years in the Woods, Engine Refuses to Die
1930 Ford Doodlebug Spent 72 Years in the Woods, Engine Refuses to Die

27 Oct 2021, 14:16 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The doodlebugs of the 1940s were usually based on Ford automobiles from the 1920s and 1930s. They went out of fashion when tractor production resumed after WW2

 
Abandoned Lincoln Continental Gets First Wash in 32 Years, It's Ready for a New Life
Abandoned Lincoln Continental Gets First Wash in 32 Years, It's Ready for a New Life

20 Oct 2021, 18:00 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / This 1970 Continental is the perfect proof that you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. What seemed like an dirty old car is now a cool-looking classic

 
Abandoned Property Hides a Small Junkyard, Includes Rare Eastern European Cars
Abandoned Property Hides a Small Junkyard, Includes Rare Eastern European Cars

20 Oct 2021, 15:12 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Most of them are just mundane automobiles from the 1980s and 1990s, but two of them are from a brand you don't see very often today

 
The World's Largest Junkyard Is Home to More than 4,000 Classics, Celebrity Cars Included
The World's Largest Junkyard Is Home to More than 4,000 Classics, Celebrity Cars Included

7 Oct 2021, 16:05 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The junkyard also includes a few famous cars, starting with the last vehicle Elvis Presley ever bought in 1977, just a couple of months before he died

 
This Awesome Flame-Throwing, 30-Foot Tall Robot Is Made From Airplane Parts
This Awesome Flame-Throwing, 30-Foot Tall Robot Is Made From Airplane Parts

4 Oct 2021, 03:49 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A Denver-based artist created a giant, human-piloted robot made almost entirely from airplane parts, which is able to move and shoot flames.

 
Rare Pontiac Pathfinder Gets Saved from the Crusher, Still Runs and Drives
Rare Pontiac Pathfinder Gets Saved from the Crusher, Still Runs and Drives

30 Sep 2021, 15:55 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Back in the 1950s, Pontiac decided to sell some of its American nameplates with different badges in Canada. The Pathfinder was one of them

 
California and Colorado, Not the Easiest Places to Title a Barn Find
California and Colorado, Not the Easiest Places to Title a Barn Find

29 Sep 2021, 11:15 UTC · By: Tudor Serban / While getting a title in some states is an easy but time-consuming job, in California and Colorado is a messy business, but might worth it

 
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Looks Like a Classic Car Ghost Town
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Looks Like a Classic Car Ghost Town

28 Sep 2021, 15:45 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Stephen King scenarios aside, this place is packed with hundreds of cars and most of them seem to be from the 1950s. Sadly, none is worth saving

 
Rare Studebaker Avanti Found in a Shed, Gets Saved from the Crusher
Rare Studebaker Avanti Found in a Shed, Gets Saved from the Crusher

24 Sep 2021, 18:19 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Designed by the famous Raymond Loewy, it was described as "one of the more significant milestones of the postwar industry."

 
This Is How You Can Get an Abandoned Car, and Not Spend a Night in Jail for Stealing It
This Is How You Can Get an Abandoned Car, and Not Spend a Night in Jail for Stealing It

24 Sep 2021, 15:21 UTC · By: Tudor Serban / Even though some cars areabandoned, it doesn't mean that you can get them and turn them into your own without any consequences

 
Abandoned 1975 Ford LTD Gets Second Chance, Does Massive Burnouts to Celebrate
Abandoned 1975 Ford LTD Gets Second Chance, Does Massive Burnouts to Celebrate

22 Sep 2021, 15:43 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Introduced in 1975 as a range-topping model alongside the Brougham, the LTD Landau was more or less Ford's alternative to the Mercury Grand Marquis

 
Old Junkyard Used to be Home to a Massive Hoard of Studebakers, They Were All Crushed
Old Junkyard Used to be Home to a Massive Hoard of Studebakers, They Were All Crushed

22 Sep 2021, 12:34 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Unfortunately, these classic beauties spent a few good decades completely exposed to the elements, so most of them were beyond salvageable

 
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Is Home to Hundreds of Classic Cars, Rare Gems Included
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Is Home to Hundreds of Classic Cars, Rare Gems Included

13 Sep 2021, 14:27 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Since it hasn't been maintained for years, the field is difficult to navigate and you can easily get lost in what appears to be a maze of abandoned classics

 
Abandoned RAF Airfield Is Home to a Bunch of Rare Dassault Mystere Fighter-Bombers
Abandoned RAF Airfield Is Home to a Bunch of Rare Dassault Mystere Fighter-Bombers

30 Aug 2021, 13:36 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The former airfield looks like a junkyard now, but it's the resting place of several Dassault Mystere planes, operated by the French Air Force in the 1950s

 
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Has a Mysterious Racing Past, Hideous Square Headlamps
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Has a Mysterious Racing Past, Hideous Square Headlamps

27 Aug 2021, 20:24 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Yup, someone went through the trouble of cutting out the area around the stock, round headlamps to make room for rectangular lights. Yuck!