British Barn Finds

BF AUCTION: 1953 MG TD Project

The MG TD is an icon of British Motoring, seeing use as daily drivers, weekend racers and even as dedicated race cars. The Auto Archeologist discovered the example you see here stashed away in this barn,… more»

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Dusty But Solid: 1961 MG MGA 1600 Roadster

For some of us the sight of finding a forgotten and dusty old car is something that our dreams are made of. I can only imagine the excitement felt by the seller upon finding this ’61… more»

Racing And Family History: 1955 Austin-Healey 100/4

I will be the first to tell you that I know next to nothing about racing, in pretty much any form. I’m just more of a history guy, I guess. So what struck me about this… more»

Smiling Back At You: 1961 Austin Healey Sprite

Every once in a while, a car comes along that ends up being more than the sum of its parts. Take this 1961 Austin Healey Sprite being sold here on craigslist in Dayton, Tennessee for $16,500…. more»

British Root Beer: 1987 TVR Tasmin 280i

As some of our long-time readers may recall, Jesse and Josh restored a rare TVR Tasmin and documented the progress here on Barn Finds (ironically enough, one of their other projects is now being sold via… more»

1974 Lotus Elite: This One’s A Surprise!

The mid 1970s Lotus Elite has generally been an unloved classic, probably due both to Lotus legendary poor build quality (at the time) and its polarizing styling. Actually, it might not even be polarizing as I’ve… more»

Auction Alert: Jaguar E-Type With 1,700 Miles

This brilliant one-owner E-Type Jaguar rested unused in an English garage, eager to deftly nip the hedge-lined apexes of country lanes, or perhaps to enjoy a pleasant night on the town, its 4.2L inline six burbling… more»

Hello Kitty! 1977 Reliant Kitten Van

If you’re like me, and let’s hope that you’re not for your family’s sake, you love anything unusual like this. Yes, even if it’s in a country other than the US. Barn Finds is read around… more»

Success Story: 1975 Triumph Spitfire

A few weeks back, we featured Tom’s sweet little Spitfire as an Exclusive. Well, we just heard from him and its new owner picked it up last night! Here is what we heard from him. From… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1974 Triumph TR6

Sold new to R. Gilman from Puhler Pontiac/Triumph in Rochester NY in Sept. 1974. Mr. Gilman had it rustproofed at delivery and only kept it for about six months before it was purchased by Mr. Hammond,… more»

Reader Find: 1951 MG TD

One of the things I’m feeling thankful for this Independence Day is you Barn Finds readers that continue to uncover terrific finds and send them our way to show them to all of you. We have… more»

Poor Pictures, Neat Car! 1951 MG TD Garage Find

I seem to be writing up the worst pictured cars this week, but there have been some good deals and this could be another one. This 1951 MG TD seems to be in pretty solid condition… more»

Free To A Good Home: 1965 MGB

This once, I don’t think anyone will think the price is too high unless they’d like to be paid to haul it away. This MGB is rust free, that is, the rust is free along with… more»