British Barn Finds

EXCLUSIVE: 1966 Sunbeam Alpine V6 Swap

Seller Description: Very rust free car, most of the body work is done, new windshield, new convertible top, new seat covers, new wiring plus a hardtop. Registered in Massachusetts. It runs and drives very well. It’s equipped with… more»

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One Man’s Dream, And He Dreamed Big!

As the owner of a 1967 Triumph Spitfire, which is what this custom creation is based on, my original reaction to this car was, shall we say, spirited. However, after looking it over closely, some of… more»

“A Few Have Titles” — Restoration Leftovers

Apparently yet another restoration shop has closed down, this time in New Jersey. The owner is selling off the parts and project cars from behind the shop, with pricing starting at $300. Some have titles, some… more»

Short Take: 1973 Triumph GT6

We only get one picture in the ad here on craigslist for this 1973 Triumph GT6 Mk. III. The seller doesn’t exactly tell us a lot in the description, either. However, if the rest of the… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1973 Lotus Europa

Seller Description: 1973 Big Valve Twin Cam project. Engine is free but I have not tried to start it. Doors don’t sag, chrome is excellent, twin tanks, seems complete. Windshield is delaminated from body on drivers… more»

Field Of Dreams: Massive South Dakota Auction

Barn Finds reader Brian K. spotted a massive auction happening over the next few days in South Dakota, with cars and trucks stretching from the 1920s to the 1990s. It’s hard to tell whether it’s a salvage… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1970 Lotus Europa Project

Seller Description: Needs restored, has been partially prepped for auto crossing. Comes with spare head for the Renualt engine. Has DCOE Weber carb, header & custom exhaust. 8″ wide rims with BFG tires. No engine cover,… more»

Cat Nap In The Barn: 1967 Jaguar E-Type

Wire wheels. Covered headlights. A real barn location. One of the longest bonnets (hoods) in history. The sleeping car you see in the picture above has all the makings of a great barn find! It’s listed… more»

2 Times 6 = A Pair? Two 1976 TR6s For $2,150!

Yes, it’s your resident Triumph lover again, but even if you aren’t familiar with the cars, you’ll have to admit this is a deal for the backyard mechanic. This pair of 1976 TR6s is for sale… more»

Nice Summer Driver: 1953 MG TD

I’ve owned a few MGBs, and even an MGA, but the TD is still on my bucket list. A few years back I took a look at a very nice low-mileage TD that was all original,… more»

Get Me To The Church: 350-Equipped ’59 Jaguar

Finding a vintage Jaguar that doesn’t already have numerous mechanical faults due to finicky wiring and British engineering can be a chore. Fortunately, someone has already converted a classy 1959 Jaguar Mark IX to a much… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1965 Austin FX4 London Taxi

Seller Description: This London Taxi has been in the family for years. Was used as daily driver in D.C. by my father-in-law while he was launching USA Today. The car has a Volvo engine. It starts put… more»

Off The Road Since 1985: 1971 TVR 2500

Reader Peter R. sent in this cool TVR 2500 find. It’s not as bad as it looks, as the seller has stashed the extremely expensive rear window and the windshield somewhere else for safe keeping. The… more»