German Barn Finds

Junk Or Save? Mercedes 190E

Hagerty has listed the top twenty five vehicles likely to appreciate. The 1984–93 Mercedes-Benz 190 Class found its way onto their list. This example was donated to the museum. I’m not sure what year it is, so I’ll guess… more»

It’s Time for: Classic Copart Finds!

It’s been a while since I binged on Copart finds, so I took a stroll through the online auctions to see what classics have been totaled, donated or otherwise left for dead in wrecking yards across… more»

Soldier Owned: 1953 Mercedes 300 Adenauer

After being purchased new in Germany and shipped home to Colorado after his deployment, this solider-owned 1953 Mercedes-Benz 300 here on craigslist began a long period of dormancy, entering the barn in 1964 and not unearthed until recently…. more»

How Rare? 1973 Volkswagen Sedan Delivery

Featuring cars that are advertised for sale with only one photo, is not our favorite thing to do here at Barn Finds. But sometimes, the vehicle is so interesting, so rare, we can’t resist. Offered for… more»

Low Mileage Claim: 1976 BMW 2002

Here’s an interesting find from up north: a 1976 BMW 2002 with only 769 kilometers! As you might suspect, the potential for a rolled-over odometer is high, but there are some details that could provide clues… more»

Success Story: PlugBug Goes To Electrical Engineer!

From Chris D – Hi Jesse and Crew, my electric Beetle, PlugBug, has been sold! Money was wired to my account and the shipper showed up on Monday. So, thanks! That worked so much better than… more»

Delightful Driver: 1960 Porsche 356

If the rusty tub we featured yesterday looked like a little too much work, then may we suggest this 356 instead? It’s not perfect, but it appears to be a nice driver that could be enjoyed… more»

Just Add Drivetrain: 1974 Porsche 911S

Looks pretty nice from this angle, doesn’t it? This 1974 Porsche 911S has been with the seller since 1985, but unfortunately was the victim of an engine fire in 1996. It’s now up for sale as… more»

Bargain Bathtub: 1957 Porsche 356A

You know it has gotten pretty bad when a rusted-out $20k tub looks like a good deal! But, that’s where the Porsche 356 market has gone. So instead of complaining about it, we are going to… more»

Get Your Sunken Samba T-Shirt!

UPDATE 7/25/16 – We’ve extended the ordering deadline to tonight! FROM 7/19/16 – We’ve sold quite a few t-shirts this past year, but we haven’t been very consistent at coming up with new designs. We are… more»

Coolest Porsche Ad Ever!

Thirty-eight years ago, Professor Ferdinand Porsche and his son, Ferry, built the first cars to bear the family name. As a direct result, Porsche enthusiasts of today are subject to a recurring dream. Which goes something… more»

Gone To The Dogs: 1960 Porsche 356

It amazes me every time I see a rusty Porsche going for big money. The cost to restore these cars can be astronomical, so why spend huge money just to buy it? I guess supply just… more»

Super 23-Window Samba Stash!

While over at TheSamba promoting our new Sunken Samba t-shirt, I spotted this huge stash of 21 and 23-window Sambas! I’m not really into VW buses, but this sight took my breath away. These well-lite people… more»

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