Porsche Barn Finds

Stalled Speedster Convert: ’82 Porsche 911 Targa

A 1982 Porsche 911 Targa likely didn’t seem to have much value left by the mid 1990s, as they were always the least desirable of the entire lineup. This example was recently unearthed following being parked… more»

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911 Power: 1970 Porsche 914-6

The 914 was a joint project between Volkswagen and Porsche so many 911 enthusiasts do not consider it to be a full member of the family. It’s hard to argue against this one’s pedigree though. This particular… more»

Bargain Porsche Project: 1983 Porsche 944

So I’ve always been a practical pig sedan-and-wagon kind of guy, but lately, as I start to feel my youth slipping away, I’ve been getting weird sports car urges, and most of these have centered around… more»

Crazy Colors: 1971 Porsche 911 Targa

I’m not necessarily a Porsche fan, however I am a fan of impeccable survivors, and cars that are blue. This 1971 Porsche 911 is all three of those things, and I can’t find anything about it… more»

Belgian Twin-Grille: 1962 Porsche 356 D’leteren Roadster

Though I’m an American car guy, there are certain foreign cars that catch my fancy. One of those cars is the Porsche 356; I remember reading an article on a black 356 Speedster in Car and… more»

Tulip Mania: 1979 Porsche 911

Do you remember “tulip mania” from your history classes in school?  If you were sleeping that day, then I’ll help you.  Basically, in 1637, a new type of tulip bulb hit the market, and demand rapidly… more»

What Lies Beneath: 1972 Porsche 911

Like so many other classics, the Porsche 911 has, at one point in its depreciation curve, approached throwaway car status – especially among early air-cooled models. This 1972 911 has the unfortunate fate of not only… more»

Back To School: 1974 Porsche 914

The year was 1989.  I was in high school, and I was totally nuts about sports cars.  While I really wanted a new Corvette, that obviously wasn’t going to happen any time soon.  Even if I… more»

It’s A Gläser, Not A Speedster!

Confused yet? Me too! Shown here is a 1952 Porsche 356 Cabriolet built by Gläser. While the majority of bodies for 356’s were built by either Karmann Karrosserie or Reutter Karrosserie (now Recaro), a small handful of… more»

Restoration, Interrupted: 1984 Porsche 911

Finding a cheap air-cooled 911 project seems to be relegated to the annals of automotive history, but every now and again a glimmer of hope emerges. Take this 1984 Porsche 911 Targa, which is listed for… more»

Shell Game: 1969 Porsche 911T

Porsche 911s have been hot, hot, and getting hotter over the last several years, but how far would you go to get in on the boom? This 911 is just a rolling shell, which might be… more»

Porsche Powered: 1966 Fiberfab GT

Among the legions of kit cars offered during the 60s and 70s, fiberglass creations like the Fiberfab GT stood out for at least creating a convincing homage to the original Ford GT40. This example is a… more»

Porsche 914-6 Clone Project Needs To Go!

As much fun as the 914 is, there is a lot of room for improvement with these little mid-engine sports cars. Even Porsche realized it needed more power, hence the creation of the 914-6. There really… more»