German Barn Finds

Original Owner: 1963 VW Kombi

The seller of a tree-trapped 1963 VW Bus is listing it for his father, who seems to live in rural Texas and hasn’t driven this split-windshield Kombi in many years. Though limited on the details and… more»

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Beautiful Oval Window: 1956 VW Beetle

There is no way that this VW Beetle hasn’t already been restored. Yes, it supposedly only has 36k miles on it, but it is way too nice to be all original. The seller thinks it may… more»

Put Out To Pasture: 1969 Porsche 911S

While Porsche prices have been softening a bit over the past few months, there’s no doubt 911s are still hot ticket items. This 911S has all kinds of issues, yet it has already been bid up… more»

Budget Benz: 1985 Mercedes Benz 380SE

The $4,700 price tag on this big Benz may seem steep at first, but when you realize how much car you are getting for the money, it may just seem like a bargain. Not only is… more»

Silver Anniversary Edition: 1989 Porsche 911 Cabriolet

I won’t lie, this photo immediately caught my attention! What could be hiding under that car cover? Well, it turned out to be a 17k mile Porsche 911 Cabriolet. Being a 1989 model, it also happens… more»

Rabid Rabbit: 1979 Volkswagen Rabbit Turbo

This is not a photoshop exercise, this is a real vehicle! No, really, it really drives and is usable on actual city streets and everything. It’s a 1979 Volkswagen Rabbit Turbo custom convertible and it’s not… more»

Dusty $100,000: 1970 Porsche 911S

Another dusty air cooled find is looking for a new home. Stored for an undetermined amount of time, this 911S is a California native that has had just two owners in its lifetime. Pulled from its… more»

Rick V’s Roadside Find: 1970 Porsche 911T

From Rick V – I sighted this 1970 Porsche 911T last year while taking a different route home. After a few weeks, I was able to purchase it. This has always been my dream car and… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1963 Mercedes 230SL Pagoda

Seller Description: This Mercedes has been in my barn for 12 years and it’s been in the family for approximately 20 years. Fuel-injected engine and transmission in good shape without many miles. Lots of good parts in… more»

Yours for $89K: 1990 VW Transporter Syncro

While the prices on air-cooled Volkswagens of a certain vintage continues to amaze, late-model variants can occasionally surprise us as well. Take this low-mileage 1990 VW Transporter Syncro that Barn Finds reader Bill Walters spotted: the seller is… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1953 Mercedes 220 Project

Seller Description: Solid body and fenders. The doors are there. All of the doors need metal work though… rusted around the bottoms, etc. The front end is all there and solid. The grill shell is inside… more»

Wusty Wagon: 1973 Volkswagen 412

This wusty, I mean, rusty wagon isn’t really that rusty, just surface rust. But, as you can see, there isn’t much that isn’t coated with it. Any TV reality show worth their salt would clearcoat this… more»

1986 Revisited – Part 4: Deals on Wheels

Here is yet another installment from my recently rediscovered 1986 “Deals on Wheels” magazine: this is the Sporty Edition. Maybe this first one should be in the Kleenex edition, wow. Have any of you heard of a Cobra? (hee… more»