Project Cars

1 0f 435: 1954 Kaiser Darrin

While the Kaiser Darrin was sold in only one model year, its actual production run only lasted for just on nine months. Delays and misfortune had major… more»

Goes Like Hell: 1986 Dodge Omni GLH Turbo

Though virtually unheard-of in America today, practical front-wheel-drive hatchbacks appealed to many U.S. buyers during the 1980s. Some manufacturers offered sport models, and some of those even… more»

Running Copart Project: 1972 BMW 2002

Copart continues to intrigue me as it relates to hobby or collector cars that show up for sale on the internet’s largest salvage yard. This clean 1972… more»

Great Options Fitted: 1967 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup

What a lovely rural scene. Trees? Check. Machinery? Check. Cat? Check. Chevy C-10 with a cow on the roof? Check…WHAT? Yep, I’m not sure what the point… more»

It’s All There: 1971 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

The owner of this 1971 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe has commenced a fairly extensive refurbishment but has now decided to part with the car. It will need… more»

Automotive Icon: 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

The word “iconic” is used so often to describe cars of all types, but within the Mercedes-Benz marque, the 300SL Gullwing is a car that definitely deserves… more»

Solid Project: 1979 Chevrolet Camaro

While it is in need of some restoration work, this 1979 Camaro appears to be a nice solid base for a project. The car is largely complete,… more»

Mice and Rust: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette

Some restoration projects can be simple, while some are harder, and a few get thrown into the “too hard” basket. This 1964 Corvette is going to require… more»

Clean Project: 1959 Edsel Ranger

After an extensive amount of work, this sharp looking Edsel Ranger is looking for a new home. Still in need of some minor work, this Ranger seems… more»

Tangerine Targa: 1968 Porsche 911

The seller of this hard-window Porsche 911 Targa says he bought the rusty shell out of Syracuse, New York, and never made any headway on it. It’s… more»

The Rare Isetta: 1959 BMW 600 Isetta

While it was based to a certain extent on the BMW Isetta which it replaced, the BMW 600 Isetta was very much its own vehicle, sharing only… more»

Ground-Breaker: 1968 International Harvester Scout

Although primarily known for the manufacture of farm and industrial machinery, International Harvester was a company that delved into such diverse areas as gardening equipment and electrical… more»

Rat Rod or Restore? 1963 Ford Thunderbird

Here at Barn Finds, we’ve seen a few Thunderbirds that are in need of total restoration, but the owner of this car has already started the process,… more»

Small Project Pickup: 1964 Datsun 320

It’s hard to believe how far Nissan has come in small truck production, from the Type 14 pickup in 1935¬†to their current “small” pickup, the Nissan Frontier… more»

Solid Alfa: 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0

The owner of this 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider claims that it is a solid car and that it would make a great restoration project. With Alfas being… more»

Garage Find Shelby! 1969 Shelby Mustang GT500

Offered for the first time in 30 years, this 1969 Shelby GT500 seeks a new owner here on craigslist¬†in Pensacola, Florida, where $37,000 will make it yours…. more»

Solid Project: 1967 Mercury Cougar

Sitting in Marietta, Georgia, is this 1967 Mercury Cougar, just waiting for someone to breathe new life into it. The car not only appears to be complete,… more»

Rebel = First Muscle Car? 1959 Rambler Rebel

Many people say that the 1957 Rambler Rebel with a 327 V8 engine was the first muscle car. That’s always dangerous ground because some folks take it… more»

Never Seen One: 1980 Mercedes-Benz GTR Kit Car

Kit cars normally aren’t my jam, but this oddball Mercedes GTR “clone” was too eye-catching not to post. Frankly, I’ll go out on a limb and state… more»

$4,500: 1953 Dodge Meadowbrook Suburban

A two-door wagon that was only offered one year? Yes, please! This 1953 Dodge Meadowbrook Suburban is one good-looking project and it can be found here on… more»

Dealership Parked for 10 Years: 1966 Volvo 122

The amazing thing about this Volvo 122 is not the overall condition, although it does look really good, it is the fact that until recently it had… more»

Completely Original: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle is a car that has never fallen out of favor with classic car collectors, and I don’t see this situation changing at any time… more»

Stored Since ’78: 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible

This 1965 Mustang Convertible is a great barn find that has been sitting in dry storage since 1978. It has a couple of small dings on the… more»

Rare Liftback: 1983 Toyota Corolla

While Corollas of this generation are rare in any form, we hardly ever see the liftback body design like this silver 1983 example listed for $2,750 in… more»