British Barn Finds

EXCLUSIVE: 1976 Lotus Eclat Project

Reader Dave P (aka Dave at OldSchool Restorations), has decided it’s time to thin out the heard and cut back on project cars, so he has decided to let his Lotus Eclat go to a new home…. more»

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Winter Project: 1959 Triumph TR3A

This TR3A looks like it was used for promotional use by a sandal shop at some point in its life. Now, after having been stationary since 1996 after twenty years on the road with the same… more»

Classifieds Find: 1956 Triumph Tiger

Since launching the BF Classifieds, stopping in to see if anything new has been posted has become part of my daily routine! I love seeing what you guys have up for grabs, there are lots of… more»

Another Nice One: $3,500 Triumph Spitfire

I’m sure some of you get tired of me posting about bargain Triumphs. Please move on to the next post–thank you, thank you, bargain coming through! Perhaps I’m alone in my appreciation of what I believe… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1962 Jaguar E-Type

It’s a little shinier than what we normally see around here, but when Michael A sent in this beautiful E-Type, we knew we needed to feature it! It’s been stored in his heated garage for the… more»

1974 TVR 2500M Driveway Find

In case you don’t remember, Barn Finds has a good relationship with white TVR’s with black stripes! While this earlier 2500M is a little rounder, it still has the same spirit of British sports car that… more»

Pint Sized Sedan: 1959 Triumph Standard 10

Small, efficient, and capable of hauling an “entire” family, this neat little Triumph is solid, and would make for a great space efficient classic. What is a space efficient classic? Well, it’s a cool old car… more»

Gear Gamble: 1976 Triumph Spitfire

This little British roadster could end up being a bargain depending on what’s wrong with it. The seller claims that it’s an original California car and that it has always run well. Well, until just recently… more»

Rust on Rust: 1960 Triumph TR3A

There are several TR3s currently listed for sale for three or four thousand dollars. This one at least shows the true extent of the rust, especially underneath. This one listed on eBay is described as “a… more»

Ripe For The Picking: 1955 MG TF

Often when I run across semi-completed projects during my research for Barn Finds, I find myself wishing for more information. Often, the simple lack of information that could be easily provided by the seller in the… more»

It’s A Van, It’s A Plane–It’s A Baron!

One of the more creative uses I’ve seen of an Beechcraft Baron airplane fuselage is this motorized “car shuttle type thing” (to quote the seller) that is listed for auction here on eBay UK. Bidding is currently… more»

$600 British Project: 1958 Singer Gazelle

Many of the British cars of the 1950’s border on micro car territory, like this Singer Gazelle. Small, original, and cheap, this Singer appears to be complete. With a solid potential to be a project, there… more»

$1,000 With Overdrive? 1978 Triumph Spitfire

Oh, I hate the fact that several of the many Triumph projects I have are visible from my window as I type this. Because this 1978 Spitfire is only one county away from me and the overdrive transmission… more»

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