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The auction scene is a great place for buyers and sellers alike to get a feel for the current classic and vintage vehicle market. What types of cars are in demand? Can you get top dollar for your finished project? Today we’ll be highlighting a set of unique classics that recently sold on The ones we’ll be sharing include a 1970 Corvette, a 1972 Harvester, a 1964 Wildcat, and a 1950 Woodie.

1970 chevrolet corvette 1970 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 454/390 4-Speed

First on our list of classics is a 1970 Chevrolet Corvette convertible. This powerhouse combines iconic styling with robust performance. Featuring a red exterior over a black interior, the car draws the eye with its sleek lines and retractable headlights. Under the hood, a powerful 454ci V8 engine paired with a 4-speed manual transmission provides an exciting driving experience. The car also comes equipped with a body-color removable hardtop in addition to a convertible soft top, allowing owners to switch up the look. Custom 15-inch Rally wheels give the Vette a sporty edge. For improved handling, the car has a fully independent suspension, front disc brakes, and a limited-slip rear differential. Inside the two-seat cabin, amenities like an AM/FM stereo and heater add comfort on the road. With under 100,000 original miles, this well-kept second-generation Corvette presents the total package of performance and style that made these vehicles icons. The recent sale at auction of $32,100 gave a new owner the chance to own this meticulously maintained example of American automotive history.

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1970 chevrolet corvette 1972 International Harvester 1210 Pickup 4×4

Next up is a rare workhorse of a truck. Sold for $29,500, this classic 1972 International Harvester 1210 pickup combines vintage style with rugged capability. The 3/4-ton truck has been restored in eye-catching blue paint and fitted with distinctive faux woodgrain paneling on the exterior. Under the hood, a muscular 392ci V8 engine equipped with an Edelbrock carburetor provides ample power, linked to a 3-speed automatic transmission and dual-range transfer case for versatility. Upgrades including Rancho steering stabilizers, Monroe shocks, and dual radiator cooling fans improve drivability and performance. The truck bed has a spray-in liner to protect the wood floor, plus a hitch and tow ball ready for work use. Inside the three-seat cabin, amenities like air conditioning, a stereo, and power steering add comfort for the road. The horizontally-mounted speedometer and supplementary gauges retain the original classic International Harvester styling. With just over 88,000 miles showing on this well-kept example, the truck blends vintage patina with modern upgrades. 

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1970 chevrolet corvette 1964 Buick Wildcat Convertible

Next up is another iconic ride. This 1964 Buick Wildcat convertible combines vintage style with cruising comforts. Finished in classic red over a white vinyl interior, the car draws the eye with its chrome accents and power-operated white convertible top. Under the hood, the original 401ci Nailhead V8 provides smooth, torque-rich power, upgraded with a Weber carburetor for added performance. Inside, front bucket seats and a floor console create a cockpit feel, complemented by a power-adjustable driver’s seat, power windows, and stainless trim. Amenities like push-button radio controls and front vent windows retain period flair. Whitewall tires mounted on Wildcat wheel covers enhance the nostalgic persona. With just 50,000 miles showing on the odometer, this well-kept example retains shine and appeal. Little touch-ups were completed under current ownership to keep the car road-ready and bring in the sum of $15,000 at auction.

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vintage car1950 Ford Country Squire Woodie Wagon

Last on our list is an oldie but a goodie. Sold for $26,300, this 1950 Ford Custom Country Squire combines vintage style with modern upgrades. The classic two-door “woodie” wagon features all-new wood body panels along with a fresh black exterior paint job over plush crushed red velvet upholstery. The 239ci flathead V8 provides smooth power linked to a 3-speed manual transmission with overdrive for relaxed cruising. Custom touches include a wood headliner, sliding rear side windows, and bright chrome accents. Stylish red steel wheels with whitewall tires and period-correct Ford hubcaps enhance the retro vibe. Little conveniences like the AM radio and Magic Air heater make road trips a breeze. With around 71,000 miles showing, this well-restored example of an American icon is ready to be enjoyed. The recent auction presented a rare opportunity to purchase one of these wood-bodied wagons in such tidy condition. It’s the perfect vehicle for weekend adventures or taking a leisurely drive down historic Route 66.

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Protect Your 1970 Chevrolet Corvette with Classic Auto

At Classic Auto, we offer customizable policies for classic and collectible vehicles. We base your coverage on agreed-upon value, meaning that we’ll work with you to determine your car’s true worth, and you’ll receive the full agreed-upon amount minus your deductible in the event of a total loss. 

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