German Barn Finds

Six Miles from New: 1993 Porsche 911 RSR

To buy a car and not use it is one thing; to buy perhaps one of the best driver’s cars ever conceived and barely turn a wheel is a crime. Needless to say, in one of… more»

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Forgotten Type 1: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

Many things can be said about the Volkswagen Beetle, its history and popularity. Although developed in the late 1930’s the Beetle was a successfully sold automobile up until production ceased in 2003. Known for their simplicity, and… more»

M3 Killer: 1993 BMW 320 SS With Ecotec Power!

Engine swaps are not uncommon around here. We have featured many American engined European cars, but this could be the first BMW. It may not seem like the most obvious candidate, but someone took it upon themselves to see… more»

Award Winning Patina: 1959 Porsche 356A

Patina can be an interesting topic as some are for it, some are against it, and there is definitely a grey area on what is and isn’t suitable patina. What if I were to tell you… more»

No Reserve Driver: 1974 Porsche 914

I recently came across and featured a sweet little Porsche 914 survivor, but the seller must have gotten an offer they couldn’t refuse and they ended the auction early. Thankfully, for those of you that are… more»

32k Mile Survivor: 1975 Porsche 914

Over the past few months, we’ve noticed that Porsche prices seem to be leveling out. While prices might not be climbing like they had been, these German classics are still desirable. Even 914s are still sought… more»

500,000+ Miles: 1967 VW Beetle

Most sales of vintage automobiles are now handled by dealers or flippers, so it’s rare to find a car being sold by someone who actually drove it back in the day. This 1967 VW Beetle has… more»

Luggage Included: 8,000 Mile BMW M1

The BMW M1 is among the most iconic in BMW’s stable, produced in limited numbers and with a clear motorsports lineage. As far as recipes go, you don’t need much else to attain legendary status in… more»

But For Two More Cylinders: 1967 Porsche 912 Restovivor

If this were a Porsche 911 rather than a 912, I suspect people would be fighting tooth and nail over it. As it is, 35 bids have taken it up to over $36,000 here on eBay,… more»

Ex-Works Roundie: BMW Alpina 2002ti

BMW has done a masterful job of building engaging vehicles for the masses while simultaneously curating an impressive legacy on the track. As with so many highlights in the company’s history, this fairytale story of performance and usability… more»

130K After Being Revived! 1966 Porsche 911

Like Jesse’s recent Thunderbird post, this 1966 Porsche 911 is a barn find that was cleaned up and prepared for the new owner to take it to whatever level they want to, or just drive it now…. more»

Samba Puzzle: 1965 VW 21 Window Bus

Have you been dreaming of owning a 21 window VW Bus? Here’s your chance, and there are advantages to buying one that is in pieces. For one, the significant other won’t notice if you bring it… more»

Very Expensive Jersey Looker: 1962 VW 23 Window

First off, I’d like to apologize for my absence of writing. My life has been a whirlwind, but I’m glad to be back, talking about cars. As many of you know, I am neck-deep in the… more»