German Barn Finds

Buggy with Doors: 1977 Maxi Taxi

We’ve all seen or heard of the Meyers Manx VW-based dune buggy kits that were all the rage in the 60s and 70s, and today command a premium if its heritage can be proven. Lots of… more»

Honest Autobox: 1973 BMW 3.0CS

When visiting the team at Oxford Motorcars this week, I noticed a gorgeous BMW 3.0CS on the lift, much like this one that Barn Finds reader Dennis C sent in. The reason it was in the shop? A… more»

It’s Not Just Us! Here’s A French Shorty!

And here I thought we in the United States hosted the only folks interested in drastically shortening a vehicle to comical proportions! Apparently I was wrong, and I appreciate Barn Finds reader Arno D. for sending… more»

Beetle-Ru! Dual Engined VW/Subaru

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you: that’s an ’80s Subaru with a Beetle back-end welded onto it! Although it may not be four-wheel drive, it does sport two engines, one driving each end. It’s hard… more»

Impressive Survivor: 1977 BMW 320i

Obviously, I’m a bit partial towards E21-series BMWs, but this one just blew me away. Said to be a low-mileage survivor locked away in a suburban garage until just recently, it sports a one-year only color… more»

Short Shed Find: 1959 Goggomobile T400

This car combines the best of all worlds – it’s an unusual, small vehicle and it was found in a barn! Or, a shed. This 1959 Goggomobile T400 is listed on eBay and it is a project car, as… more»

Jeff In The Junkyard: Wintertime Finds

Although I generally loathe winter, it is my preferred season for visiting salvage yards. If the mercury stays above 20 degrees, my flannel-lined work gear keeps up with the colder temps. Plus, this means there are… more»

Panoramic in Pink: 1958 Opel Olympia Rekord

It’s not too often when we see a pink car but this looks like a nice pink project P1. This is a 1958 Opel Olympia Rekord and it’s on Craigslist with an asking price of $3,500. It… more»

Bug with Back: Custom VW Vandetta

I imagine one of the common complaints about a small car like the original VW Beetle could be lack of storage space, or not enough room for hauling home large items. Well, if you happen to… more»

State of the State: Jeff’s Project Updates

A few of us here at Barn Finds realized that it seems like eons can pass before we provide an update on our project vehicles. So, here’s mine! First up, the 1981 Toyota Hiace: so far, the motor… more»

Enjoy as is or Restore? 1971 Opel GT

This one-owner, Jade Green Metallic 1971 Opel GT is a survivor and it appears to be in overall decent condition, unlike me. It’s listed on eBay with a current bid price of $4,300 which is over the Hagerty #4… more»

Trashed Turbo: 1989 Porsche 930

Among the cars you can buy today with some chance of a modest upside are turbocharged Porsches from the 1980s. The company’s iconic bruiser, the 930, has been enjoying a steady uptick in values perhaps driven… more»

Rare Supercar Uncovered: 1981 BMW M1

Looking at this photo you wouldn’t give this find much thought, it looks a lot like a Pontiac Fiero, but it’s actually something far more important and incredible! Back in December, Olaf E sent us a link… more»


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