Other than the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Mount Rushmore, South Dakota isn't generally a hot topic, but that just means that cool stuff can hide in the open waiting to be discovered. Case in point: the classic car dealer Frankman Motor Company that operates three locations in Sioux Falls, SD.

Unearthed by the folks at Bring a Trailer, Frankman is a treasure trove of vintage, American iron. Their collection is full of the type of vehicles your irresponsible but cool uncle would show up with when you were a kid. Even better, these cars are priced at a level a working man can afford.

1956 Cadillac Deville Hard TopIf you are lusting about a cruiser then Frankman has a 1956 Cadillac Deville Hard Top Sedan (pictured right) with 82,896 miles for $12,975. It's painted a color called Cascade Grey, but looks more like a pastel purple in pictures. While it needs some repairs to the accessories, the Caddy runs and drives, which is all you really need.

For a dose of performance in your classic, Frankman has a 1970 Dodge Dart that packs a 340-cubic-inch (5.6-liter) V8 and lime green paint for $25,875. It claims that it has 200 miles since a recent restoration and comes with the original build sheet.

Maybe you want to have the weirdest car on your block. In that case, the there is a rare 1956 Hudson Rambler Custom Wagon (pictured above) for $26,875. Its combination of mint green and white two-tone paint and oddly shaped rear is going to grab everyone's attention. Plus, it has also recently been restored.

It's really worth checking out the dealer's whole collection, and it's heartening to know that you don't have to be a millionaire to afford a fun, drivable classic.


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      Jason Krumvieda
      • 9 Months Ago
      This dealer is about 2 miles from my house. It is nice to go to the back lot and see it filled with classics in the Summer.
      chriscalvert
      • 9 Months Ago
      Wow, the Hudson Rambler Custom Wagon must have been the inspiration for the Nissan Armatta {http://static.cargurus.com/images/site/2008/06/10/15/32/2007_nissan_armada_le_4x4-pic-371.jpeg}
      Toby
      • 9 Months Ago
      Wagons such as this Rambler here are like the American Bison -- once numbering in the millions across the country, they are now somewhat rare to spot. In fact, I don't think there's a single American wagon still being made. I'd take a wagon over and SUV or a "crossover" any day. I miss you Rambler! And Plymouth, too...
      Vinny68
      • 9 Months Ago
      I like the '81 Trans Am and the '76 K5 Blazer.
      Classic car
      • 6 Months Ago
      Even the cars comes out today are not willing to buy, when you look for classic cars. Riding in classic cars are like traveling in heaven. http://www.classiccarbase.com/default.aspx
      Timeless Auto Sales
      • 9 Months Ago
      One of the greatest things about being in the classic car community is that companies like www.timelessautosales.com exist. After receiving numerous awards for being one of the top leaders in buying, selling and transporting classic vehicles, the company just announced in a press release last night that expansion is in the plans for 2014. The board of members discussed in the press release of expanding into the luxury and R.V markets by the third fiscal quarter of 2015. With U.S domestic classic vehicle values on the rise into the European markets Timeless Auto Sales really made a mark in 2013. Mainly due to popularity of classic car shows appearing on American television and the rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette selling for $3.85 million at Barrett-Jackson auction for $248.6 million USD. With rare vehicles still being found in “garage finds” there will always be a flow of quality and rare cars appearing into the market, you may want to consider buying now for a future financial investment. Author Ralph Senatros - Classic Asset Auctions ProMo Media 2014