Barn Find Stories

UPDATE: Pair of 1970 Plymouth Superbirds!

UPDATE – The white Superbird has popped back up here on eBay with a $149k bin! FROM 9/18/19 – These two 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbirds were recently pulled them from their resting spot after 40 years of storage! They… more»

1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Basement Find!

An absolutely incredible story just appeared on Facebook, courtesy of an Alfa Romeo page which shared photos of a hugely desirable 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ being extracted from a garage basement (or pit?) in Turin. The details are limited… more»

Scrapyard Rescue: Alex Zanardi Edition Acura NSX

It may be hard to believe, but even supercars like the Acura NSX can end up in the clutches of a scrapyard. Heck, I know this better than anyone after rescuing a rare 1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 from a… more»

Stash Of Exotic Barn Finds Hiding In Iowa!

Our friend Tom Cotter and the good folks over at Hagerty recently released their newest episode of Barn Find Hunter and boy is it an amazing one! After receiving a lead on a collection in Iowa, Tom made the trip to… more»

Flashback: The Ultimate Garage Find

Update 1/16/2019 – I was recently looking back at some of my past features and it was a fantastic blast from the past, so I thought everyone might enjoy taking a look back at some of the super interesting… more»

Rising From The Dead: 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance

This rather dark and foreboding looking barn holds a secret. Hidden away in there is a vehicle that could only be described as a truly iconic and recognizable classic. It has been sitting for years, and while it is… more»

Hemi Powered 1933 Willys Coupe Garage Find

Reader Mike C just found one of the coolest hot rods finds that we’ve seen in a while. This 1933 Willys Coupe was stashed away in a garage not too far away from Mike’s home in Pennsylvania. About a… more»

The Last Unrestored Triple Black 1969 Corvette L71

From Reader Jonathan H – So it’s kind of a long story but here goes…  I had a Corvette Coupe and I was cleaning the engine compartment one day when I found a metal ID tag on the radiator… more»

Steve Landed This Mopar For $100!

While surfing the internet for a new project car, reader Steve P came across a 1968 Plymouth Satellite. The seller had it listed as a 1960 and didn’t provide much information, but Steve thought it was worth contacting the seller… more»

The Surviving Macho 1979 DKM Corvette L-82S!

What a seriously cool piece of history! You’ve probably seen some of the “Macho” Trans Ams we’ve featured here on Barn Finds, but did you know the same folks who built those Trans Ams also modified two Corvettes! Reader Richard… more»

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School Movie Van Found!

If you missed our recent feature on Mr. T’s Tandem Van that reader Joe P rescued, you may want to check it out here. Joe’s friend Jon Catto, with the help of Chris Heramb, was the one that actually… more»

Ultimate Barn Find: This is Jaw-Dropping

It’s the stuff of legend, the stuff of dreams. You drive down a dirty, narrow, dead-end road, moisture dripping from the trees following the recent rain. The road opens out into a clearing, and there in the clearing sits… more»

Mr. T’s Tandem Van Found And Rescued!

Serious fans of the A-Team will pity the fool who thinks this Van is the one used in the show. While it’s painted in a similar paint scheme, the extra set of wheels in the back instantly gives away… more»

The Next Chapter For The Snoopy Funmobile!

We have had some truly incredible stories grace the pages of this site, but none have been quite as amazing as the story of Sid C’s Snoopy Car. Sid is a good friend of ours here in Boise and… more»

McQueen’s Last Car: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

The world will probably never see another actor the likes of Steve McQueen. Larger than life on the screen, McQueen was an intensely private individual off-screen. It has been 38 years since the Hollywood great succumbed to cancer, but… more»

Shelby GT350 Rescued from California Wildfire!

The recent wildfires in California have been nearly unprecedented in terms of loss of life and property. According to USA Today, the Camp Fire has been especially devastating with currently 81 confirmed fatalities and billions of dollars in property damage…. more»