Barn Finds

 
The Barn Find Hunter unearths a C1 Corvette

Yes, there are still amazing barn finds out there

Tom Cotter is hard at work on the hunt. That hunt is for rare old cars, and he's often poking his nose into overgrown yards, dust-filled sheds, and yes, into the odd barn here and there. You'd think in this day and age that the idea of a barn find car would be something from a past era devoid of... read more

October 31, 2017 by
 
Swiss castle collection of cars

Vintage cars found in Swiss castle sell for millions

Finding one rare vehicle tucked away and buried under the dust of time is one thing, but 12 cars? That's something else. And the cars in this story weren't your typical barn... read more May 27, 2017 by


 
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... read more April 13, 2017 by


 
Alpine A210 Le Mans prototype in French shed

Historic Alpine Le Mans prototype preserved in French shed

It's hard to imagine a more romantic barn find than a dust-covered Le Mans prototype quietly sitting, waiting, in a dilapidated wood shed covered with moss in the south of... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
BMW M1 garage find

BMW M1 found after 34 years in Italian garage

What's the best thing to do with a BMW M1 supercar? If your answer is to drive it just under 4,600 miles then let it sit in a garage for 34 years to be used only as a... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
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... read more August 12, 2016 by


 
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


 
 

 
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