Top 5 Classic GM Cars to Restore

       Are your weekends (and the occasional weeknight) free for the next few months? Do you need a project that will keep your butt off the couch and your creativity challenged? Why not finally make good on that promise you made to yourself so many years ago? Transport that classic muscle car from the posters that adorned your room as a teen into your garage!
 
Trouble is, which classic ride are you going to restore? It’s hard to go wrong with this decision given that there are so many outstanding options out there for you to choose from. Yet there are a select few whose restored value coupled with the availability of exterior and interior parts offer you the most bang for your buck. In this post, we’ll take a brief look at the top five classic GM cars to restore.

 

1971-72 Pontiac GTO

Don’t allow yourself to fall victim to the line of thinking that a classic GTO is out of your price range. 1971 and 72 models are available at reasonable asking prices that still feature the signature A-body that debuted in 1968. Both trim and body parts are readily available, and with all of the GTO enthusiasts out there, the value of a well-restored GTO can go through the roof.


1970-73 Pontiac Firebird

If you’re looking to flip a car and make a nice profit on its resale, you can’t go wrong with a Firebird. The investment potential alone makes dropping the extra dollars to get either a Formula or Trans Am model well worth it. Plus, the abundance of reproduction parts (including classic Pontiac upholstery) makes for a relatively easy restoration project.


1968-72 Oldsmobile Cutlass

The Cutlass offers classic Oldsmobile fans a more affordable option than the 442, yet with all the same bells and whistles. While brake and suspension parts are easy to come by, finding classic Oldsmobile upholstery may be a little bit tougher. But don’t worry, we at Legendary Auto Interiors have you covered.


1971-72 Chevrolet Chevelle

Like the GTOs, earlier model Chevelles can be a bit pricey. Yet if you can get your hands on a less-expensive 71-72 model, do it. Few classic automobiles have had more parts reproduced, and what you can make on resale more than makes up for the purchase price.


1967-69 Chevrolet Camaro

Come on; was this not going to include the Camaro? High purchase price aside, it’s a Camaro. Enough said.


Let Legendary Auto Interiors Accompany You on this Journey

When restoring a classic GM car, the journey of getting there is half is the fun. Remember, you’re not alone on this trip; we at Legendary Auto Interiors are here to help. By specializing in auto interior restoration, we’ve become the go-to provider for everything needed to return the original showroom-shine to almost any classic automobile. Don’t just take our word for it, order one of our catalogs or contact us to discuss your project.