Barn Finds

 
1987 Buick Regal Grand National Barn Finds

Pair of 1987 Buick Grand Nationals each driven less than 1,000 miles found in Oklahoma

While technically not a "barn find" as collectors like to say, the pair of 1987 Buick Regal Grand Nationals certainly meets all the criteria of one. According to GM-EFI, William Avila and friend Shawn Matthews went to investigate a pair of 1987 Grand Nationals for sale in their small Oklahoma town... read more

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Matt Hummel and his 1956 Porsche 356

Here's the story behind a famous Porsche 356 with "really cool character"

Matt Hummel is not your average kind of car enthusiast, so it should come as very little surprise that his legend-in-its-own-time Porsche 356 is an especially interesting... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 barn find

Is this 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 a modern barn find?

When we think about automotive barn finds, we normally envision a dusty car tucked away in storage after something went wrong on it many years ago. Usually, someone had... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
1968 Aston Martin DBS barn find

Rare Aston Martin DBS barn find comes up for auction

A rare Aston Martin DBS has emerged from a 30-year slumber in a barn on the quiet island of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Headed for auction later this month at... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
1972 Porsche 911 2.5 S/T

Porsche restores dilapidated Le Mans-winning 911

Porsche used this past week’s Techno Classica event in Essen, Germany to present a beautifully restored 911 with an impressive motorsport pedigree. The car is a 1972... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
Jaguar E-Type barn find

Barn find Jaguar E-Type with Beatles connection up for auction

A Jaguar E-Type found hiding under a hedge in rural England is headed to auction, but what's most significant about the dusty and shapely coupe might be its first owner. Sold... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
1961 Jaguar E-Type chassis 15

Barely Recognizable 1961 Jaguar E-Type Restored To Former Glory

For some classic car restorers, no wreck is too far gone. Where most see a pile of rusted metal, they see potential. Because with enough money and skill, any old car can be... read more February 15, 2016 by


 
Alleged BMW M1 prototype - Image via eBay Motors

Alleged BMW M1 Prototype Found In A Barn

An old, unloved BMW M1 stored in a barn in Germany was recently listed for sale on eBay, and according to the seller the car was the first very M1 ever built. We’re not... read more December 30, 2015 by


 
1969 Dodge Charger Daytona barn find - Image via Mecum Auctions

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Barn Find Heads To Auction

The original Dodge Charger Daytona was never a huge hit but today examples can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Getting a six-figure sum for this one, though, could... read more December 14, 2015 by


 
James Dean in his Porsche 550 Spyder, nicknamed Little Bastard

Is The Porsche 550 Spyder James Dean Died In About To Be Found?

Tomorrow, September 30, is the 60th anniversary of the death of actor James Dean in a Porsche 550 Spyder. And on the eve of that fateful day, there are rumblings the car Dean... read more September 29, 2015 by


 
1973 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 Roadster

1973 Jaguar E-Type Rescued From Dusty Barn Heads To Auction

Though it's oft repeated, it's repeated for a reason: the Jaguar E-Type remains one of the greatest looking vehicles ever made. On top of that, it's a joy to drive... read more April 21, 2015 by


 
Roger Baillon collection barn find

100-Car French Barn Find Includes Rare Ferraris, Bugatti: Video

Imagine the excitement and joy of finding a rare classic sitting abandoned in someone’s back yard or shed, just begging for a little restoration work and a stretch of... read more December 8, 2014 by


 
1964 Jaguar E-Type barn find for sale in France

1964 Jaguar E-Type Barn Find Has Bugatti Racing Pedigree

The Jaguar E-Type needs no icing on its cake of sultry vintage speed, but this find has some anyway. Once owned by a Bugatti race driver, this E-Type was worked over by a... read more June 18, 2014 by


 
1939 Lagonda V12 Hooper two door sedan

Unrestored, Pre-War Lagonda Up For Auction This April

Lagonda used to be one of Britain's finest luxury car marques, but cars wearing the famous name have been few and far between over the last few decades. Interest in the brand... read more March 25, 2014 by


 
1969 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 428 Cobra Jet. Image via Ron Gilligan Auctioneering.

1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra Jet Found In Pristine Condition: Auction

A person's passing is never a time for joy. Nonetheless, silver linings do exist, and in this case, it's a silver lining that was put away and preserved for us by Larry... read more March 14, 2014 by


 
1966 Ford GT40 Mark I found in Southern California garage.

Ford GT40 Mk I Unearthed In Southern California Garage

Every gearhead dreams of a barn find; a rare, seemingly-unattainable car tucked away like a lost artifact in an Indiana Jones movie. Barn finds aren't at all common, but they... read more February 24, 2014 by


 
 

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