German Barn Finds

Haulin’ Non-Hauler: 1970 VW Beetle Pickup

If you’re looking for a custom pickup for hauling duties, this isn’t it. But, if you’re looking for a well done custom 1970 VW Beetle Pickup just for having fun in, this custom VW could be for… more»

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This One’s A Real One! Caldwell D13 Formula Vee

Given our recent post on an unknown make Formula Vee that Barn Finds reader LD71 identified as an Autodynamics Formula Vee as opposed to the Caldwell I thought it might have been, it shouldn’t surprise you that I’m… more»

Is It Overpriced? 1965 Porsche 356C

Yeah, I know, these aren’t the best pictures. But this 1965 356C might actually be realistically priced. It’s currently in a storage unit in Ramona, California, and after owning it since 1975 and collecting parts for… more»

Cheap Racing! Vintage Formula Vee

What I’d love to know the most about this vintage Formula Vee race car is what is it? I thought based on the “Ray Caldwell” decal on the seat would mean it’s a Caldwell, but it… more»

Basement Find: 1978 Porsche 911 SC Targa

Back when I was a teenager and late ’70s Porsche 911s were still somewhat affordable, I dreamt of buying a low model Targa or coupe and building it up to Turbo specs (well at least to… more»

Pot O’ Rusty Gold: 1961 Porsche 356

This Porsche 356 is rusty! It may not look that bad in the photo, but trust me, it’s going to require some serious reconstructive surgery. The seller is honest about that fact, but he does present a… more»

Tread Carefully: Wrecked Porsche 356

While values have cooled, the rampant escalation in prices for Porsche 356 projects hasn’t discouraged ambitious sellers from casting their rusty, wrecked wares on eBay. In the case of this 1963 model, the front end was… more»

Government Excess: 2011 Freightliner Unimog

Curiously, the Mercedes-derived Unimog seems to pop up every now and again as a piece of government surplus. I say curiously because for years, it seemed as if these diesel-powered brutes were mildly exotic, only appearing… more»

Only Two Thousand Miles: 1961 VW Beetle

Sometimes, it’s all about the story of why a car was never driven much. You can read the interesting tale of why this VW that was driven so little in the craigslist ad for this Beetle for… more»

Blue Thunder: 1973 Volkswagen Baja Bug

The custom Vw scene is a culture that has been very strong from Gene Burgs beginnings, up until now. Appearing to have been built in the golden days of the Baja Bug fad, this ’73 Bug… more»

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»

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»