German Barn Finds

Short Thing: 1974 Volkswagen Thing Shorty

If you have time for just one short thing, check out this 1974 Volkswagen Thing Shorty! This strangely appealing custom-chop looks like it was done well and just needs some finishing up, paint-wise and a few… more»

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A Thorough Seller: 1979 Porsche 911 Targa

Ever hear of a stream-of-consiousness? Well, take a look at this listing for a 1979 Porsche 911 Targa and let me know if you think this listing qualifies. The seller’s run-on sentences not withstanding, what I… more»

German Drop Top: 1960 Mercedes 190SL

At first glance this Mercedes for sale on eBay might look like an easy project to get back on the road, but with a closer look it’s apparent it is not. It was perhaps already in… more»

Why, Oh Why? 1972 BMW 2002 Tii

Occasionally, a rare car pops up on Copart for auction that is worth a closer look. This 1972 BMW 2002 Tii is one example of such an oddity. Tii’s were unique – factory fuel injection made for… more»

You’re Kidding, Right? $115K Porsche 911 Barn Find

Older Porsches tend to polarize people. On the one hand, you have folks that say there’s something magical about them that just isn’t present in other mere automobiles. On the other hand, you have folks that… more»

Jeff in the Junkyard: Cold and Frozen

Because I value the Barn Finds community, I don’t let some snow and cold get in my way of exploring this nation’s great hidden junkyards. What does slow me down, however, is slipping on a sheet of ice… more»

Abandoned Shop Find: 1972 Mercedes 280SE

It doesn’t really matter what kind of car it is – finding a dusty, vintage automobile that’s been locked away in a shop for years will always be exiciting. The seller of this 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE… more»

Micro Bavarian: 1962 BMW 700 Saloon

Germany built its fair share of micro cars, some being odd, and not as practical as this BMW 700 Saloon. Featuring simplistic styling, a good use of space, and a rear engine layout, this Bavarian is… more»

Reserve Free: 1975 BMW 2002

I’ve always wanted a 2002. They’re the grandfather of the legendary E30 and the body is just the right mix of old and new BMW styling. They’re plentiful, and can be had affordably. This car, doesn’t… more»

30 Antiques & Customs Estate Sale, 1928-1975

It’s sad to think that these 30 cars are all part of an estate sale, but I hope they will now go on to new owners who cherish them as much as it looks like they… more»

Inka Orange Survivor: 1973 BMW 2002 Tii

If you are a BMW fan, then this little orange car should get you going. The seller claims that it’s still wearing its original Inka Orange paint. Not only that, but this is the Tii variant and… more»

Never This Nice: 1968 VW Karmann Ghia

One thing that drives me nuts about Karmann Ghias is this: they are such pretty, graceful cars, and possess the best combinations of style and character with dirt-cheap mechanical components. However, that last part tends to… more»

Ready To Camp: 1981 VW Vanagon Westfalia

While I’ve never been a huge van fan, I can honestly understand the appeal of owning a camper van. While you might not arrive to you destination in a record setting time, when you do get there… more»

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