Porsche Barn Finds

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»

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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»

Soft Window, Soft Metal: 1968 Porsche 911 Targa

Although much bally-hooing has occurred over the sudden rise in air-cooled 911 prices, there are a few variants that are either suitably rare or special enough that their high price tag is well-deserved. The “soft-window” 911L… more»

Not A Sheep! Porsche 928 In Wolf’s Clothing

Take one Porsche 928. Add fiberglass, custom paint and some, shall we say interesting design elements, possibly even a tube frame, all added by a custom car shop in West Virginia. Fast forward 30 plus years… more»

Porsche 356 Barn Find–Rusty But Mostly Complete

Situation: you’ve always wanted a Porsche 356, but prices have gotten out of reach. You don’t want a fiberglass, Beetle-based replica. What other options are there? Well, after an investment in body shop classes at the… 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»

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»