German Barn Finds

Dirt Cheap Bug: 1974 Volkswagen Beetle

The people’s car was intended as an affordable and cheap means for all, and that still rings true today. This beetle is cheap, but does need some attention. Parked in 2002 and last started in 2004,… more»

The Peoples Truck: 1961 Volkswagen Pickup

The well-loved and admired Volkswagen pickups are highly sought after and are always difficult to find in any condition. This particular VW has spent close to 30 years in storage, and has a history with Vangaurd Volkswagen Repair… more»

Scraping The Bottom Of The Porsche Barrel

Reader Adam W specializes in hunting down Porsches, whether they be pristine examples or ones needing work. He recently shared a little info with us about the current state of the Porsche market and two stashes of cars he… more»

Shed Stored 27 Years: 1955 Beetle

Having a car in your shed for 27 years reveals an impressive level of confidence you’ll eventually restore it. That’s how long the owner of this 1955 VW Beetle here on craigslist spotted by Barn Finds reader Olaf E…. more»

Only $850! 1976 Volkswagen Bus

I’m currently on a trip in the Midwest, and as usual one of the first things I do is check out the local craigslist listings for finds. Considering how expensive Volkswagen buses have been going for… more»

$3,000 50 MPG Diesel! 1982 Volkswagen Jetta

Here’s another Iowa beauty: this is a 1982 Volkswagen Jetta two-door sedan and it’s a diesel! It’s in the city made famous by the movie, Music Man – Mason City, Iowa. It’s on Craigslist for a coo-coo… more»

Attainable Longhood? Rusty Porsche 912

In Porsche-speak, there are any number of special editions and equipment levels that send P-car fanatics racing to their local ATM and salivating over rusty heaps many others would consider a total loss. It happens; we’ve… more»

Stored 30 Years: 1960 Porsche 356B Super

After hibernating for 30 years, this Porsche 356B is ready to stretch its legs yet again. A two owner car and relatively clean, we are intrigued by this 356. It almost looks as if you could… more»

$3,300 East German: 1968 Multicar M22

If you like small, oddball vehicles, this one is a winner! This is a 1968 Multicar M22 and it’s in Kehidakustány, Zala, Hungary, so if you’re anywhere across an ocean you’ll need to do a heck of… more»

West Texas Dust: 1958 Mercedes 300D

After all these years of writing for Barn Finds, there’s still nothing better than seeing a dusty, forgotten classic in an old garage. It gets my heart racing and causes a minor senory overload. This 1958 Mercedes… more»

Facebook Steal: 1963 Porsche 356

A few weeks ago, a dusty Porsche 356 in the back of a depalidated garage shelter appeared on a Facebook page I frequent. It seemed too good to be true: the seller was helping someone else… more»

$6,800 Bumper Car! 1955 Gebr Ihle Bruchsal

Here’s one for your daily commute (kidding). This is a 1955 Gebr Ihle Bruchsal bumper car and it’s in Cascade, Iowa, right between Dubuque and Anamosa, home of the National Motorcycle Museum. It’s on Craigslist for a… more»

1974… What The Heck Is It?

What the heck is this? I’ve looked at a lot of kit cars in my time, and I don’t ever remember seeing a body like this, but I think that has to be what this is…. more»

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