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Upgraded Power: 1982 Unique Mobility Electrek

Although it was unthinkable a few years ago, it now appears inevitable that the world’s automotive industry will eventually be underpinned by zero-emission vehicles. Whether these new offerings feature batteries or the rapidly-developing hydrogen fuel cell technology is unclear…. more»

Shocking Find: B&Z Electra King Project Cars

Incredibly, Barn Finds has featured this next oddity a number of times over the years. Here on craigslist are two Electra King three-wheelers for sale, $1,500 for the pair, or sold separately! These are project cars. The seller indicates… more»

Henney Kilowatt? 1959 Renault Dauphine

The Dauphine was a small, rear-engine economy car built by Renault. Between 1956 and 1967, the French company assembled more than two million copies, competing with the VW Beetle, Morris Minor, Fiat 600, and other European gas sippers. Because… more»

EV For RVs! Ever Heard Of A Zzipper?

This somewhat odd-looking machine is actually a prototype for an electric vehicle (EV) produced in the early 1990s by the Sebring Auto-Cycle Company in Sebring, Florida. It turns out a few production machines were made as well. This one… more»

More Than 150 Cars! 2021 Lucky Fall Classic

Every year, Lucky Collector Car Auctions hosts an online auction for a variety of classic as well as more recent cars, trucks, motorcycles, other vehicles, and related memorabilia. This year, there are at least 150 cars and trucks on… more»

Everything Must Go! Variety of Cars in Kansas

When you see a group of cars offered for sale in various states of repair/disrepair, you must wonder how the collection came about. Especially when it seems the seller does not lean toward a specific make or production era…. more»

1 of 51: 1959 Taylor-Dunn Trident

The history of the Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Company is mentioned in this eBay posting, but I’ll give a quick run-down. The Taylor-Dunn Trident is an exercise in the philosophy of “necessity is the mother of invention.” A farmer was in… more»

Modified 72V 1980 Vanguard Comuta-Car

Let’s hear it for the weird stuff! Anyone? Anyone except me like the weird cars? Well, Larry D does. He pointed this one out to us, and I gotta say thanks for doing so, Larry D. Sebring-Vanguard was inspired… more»

Update: Early EV – 1968 MARS II Electric Car

UPDATE – Our own Russ Davis featured this 1968 Mars II EV last summer and it’s for sale again here on craigslist in Junction City, Oregon with a lower asking price of $5,500. Thanks to local_sheriff for sending in… more»

Electric Motorcar? 1972 Kelsen Sports Rider

Electric vehicles have certainly come a long way. Today, you can walk into a Tesla store and check out the latest in EV technology. But 50 years ago, the choices were few, if any. One EV oddity was the… more»

Lectric Le Car: 1980 Lectric Leopard

When a regular Renault LeCar isn’t unusual enough for you, we bring you this battery-powered 1980 Lectric Leopard. This is a Renault R5/LeCar that was purchased without an engine and related fuel system components and converted to run on… more»

Nicest One Left? 1981 Comuta-Car

A Hemi Cuda it ain’t, but I think these tiny EV wedge cars are incredibly fascinating and this may be the nicest one that I have ever seen. This 1981 Comuta-Car is located in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania and the seller… more»

Fully Loaded! 1971 B&Z Electra King

This 1971 B&Z Electra King EV is almost like a Dr. Dolittle Pushmi-Pullyu (push me pull you), if anyone remembers Dr. Doolittle. Hello? Is this thing on? It’s hard to tell which end is the front and which end… more»

Silent Subaru: 1977 Jet Industries Electra-Van 500

I’m not sure which part of this 1977 Jet Industries Electra-Van 500 EV is more interesting, the tiny Subaru microvan part or the Texas-based conversion part. When you combine both of them they make for what I think is… more»

Electric Oddball: 1940 Autoette

Long Beach, California was once nicknamed “Iowa by the Sea” – droves of Iowan farmers were snowbirds there, many staying put once they decided the ocean view beat out of the corn view. Living in Long Beach was cheap… more»

Plug-In Project: 1980 Lectric Leopard EV

Millions of people around the world know them as the Renault 5 and we know them as the LeCar here in the United States. This car has yet another name, it’s a 1980 Lectric Leopard, a battery-powered R5, or… more»