German Barn Finds

Holbert Superwide: 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo

I often lament that I was born in the wrong time period. The 80’s were chock-full of big hair, big bands and big fenders, and this survivor-spec Porsche 924 Turbo here on eBay wears a variety of components that… more»

Big Little Project: 1970 Porsche 914/6

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of the Porsche 914/6. It just sounds like fun to take the lightweight mid-engined 914 and cram the 6 cylinder 911 engine in it. While you could do that… more»

Build a 911: Massive Porsche Spares Sell-Off

Blame my in-laws: this weekend, I was forced to clean out a makeshift storage closet in our back bedroom of all BMW parts, new and old, as we have guests coming. It’s not unfair – my… more»

Success Story: Mike’s Beetle Finds A Home!

From Tory A – I ended up buying the ’52 split window Beetle from Mike Wolfe that was posted on Barn Finds a couple months back. Just wanted to thank you guys for once again listing yet… more»

63k Mile 1983 Volkswagen GTI

One of our first projects that we featured here on the site was a Volkswagen GTI that we found in a field. Josh and I tracked down the owner, paid him $400, and dragged it home…. more»

Supposed Survivor: 1967 Porsche 912

Porsches are hot right now. Especially unrestored ones. The seller of this particular 912 claims that they purchased it from the original owner and that it is a “true survivor”. That statement got me excited and… more»

Hood Ride: 1965 Volkswagen Beetle

There’s a movement among some elements of the car hobby to embrace the rattiness of a vehicle – hence, the modern manifestation of the term “rat rod” which once actually meant something. These days, some of… more»

Bunker Find: BMW R35 Motorcycle

The individual selling this BMW R35 motorcycle here on eBay is a man (or woman) of few words. We do not know much, but what we do know is intriguing. The bike is referred to as a “bunker… more»

Farmin’ With Ferdinand: 1960 Porsche-Diesel Super

Did you know that Porsche made tractors? If not, you do now. This one was sent in by Barn Finds fan, Jim S., and it’s located, coincidentally, in Sebring, Florida. You can find it listed on eBay with… more»

Preserved Ponton: 1959 Mercedes-Benz 220S

Thanks to Barn Finds fan, Stuart F., for sending in this tip. The almost perfectly-preserved Ponton is in Upper Marlboro, Maryland; what a perfectly-posh-sounding location for this car! This 1959 Mercedes-Benz 220S is found on eBay with… more»

Ever Seen One? OSI 20M TS Project

Nico A. writes: Hello, my name is Nico. Love the site, it’s one of daily online stops. I’ve been a visitor of the site for little while now, but this is my first submission. This is an… more»

Star Power: Carl Sagan’s 1970 Porsche 914

Carl Sagan was an astronomer, teacher, writer and advocate for astronomy and space exploration. He was and still is a very well known public figure. A Pulitzer Prize winner for his book The Dragons of Eden: Speculations… more»

Air-Cooled Mother-lode In Iowa!

Update 4/26/16 – After contacting the auction house, we’ve heard back and now have some addition information and photos! From Jodi at Hoge Auctioneering – About the seller; His dad was the original owner of the cars…. more»

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