Barn Finds

A 1970 Plymouth GTX barn find

1970 Plymouth GTX pops out of the barn and up for auction

Mopar muscle cars bring mo money when it comes to the auction block, and they have for some time. Buying a clean example of a desirable Plymouth or Dodge muscle car will separate from a large sum of money. The barn finds are still out there, though, and the latest example is a 1970 Plymouth GTX... read more

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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

1898 'P1' electric car designed by Ferdinand Porsche

Porsche Brings Back The 1898 'P1'

While the first Porsche to officially wear the badge was the Type 356 from 1948, the first Ferdinand Porsche design actually hails from much earlier times--a whole half... read more January 30, 2014 by

Backroad Gold title card.

Travel Channel's Backroad Gold Joins The Classic-Car Reality Show Herd

Just when you thought there were no barn finds left, the Travel Channel has cooked up another car-based reality show. Backroad Gold follows the alliteratively-named Corky... read more January 20, 2014 by

1967 Ferrari 330 GTS

"Barn Find" Ferrari 330 GTS Expected To Fetch Large Sum At Auction

The term "barn find" gets thrown around a fair amount these days. It originally referred to vehicles that were quite literally found in barns, but it has quickly evolved to... read more January 6, 2014 by


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