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Gone Bats! 1973 Opel Batmobile Replica!

Born as a stand-in Batmobile to delight a California hospital’s youngest patients, this crazy 1973 Opel custom in the Flushing neighborhood of Gotham (i.e. New York City) seeks a new owner; one who welcomes bats into their belfry and… more»

A Mash Of Nashes: Four Metropolitans!

Thanks to frequent finder Ikey H. we have this mash of Nash Metropolitans to look over! These four are listed for sale for $5,500 here on craigslist in Wichita, Kansas — along with what the seller says are a… more»

Never Seen One: 1972 Meyers Manx Shark

In the 60s and 70s, Volkswagen-based fiberglass kits were a dime a dozen, with myriad styles and colors to choose from. This listing on craigslist labels this particular model as a “Meyers Shark”, for which I can find next… more»

Ready To Roll: 1981 Chevrolet Citation

By the time the 1980s arrived, the automotive industry was subject to strict insurance, safety, and emissions regulations, which often resulted in lackluster vehicles. However, because they are an affordable entry to ‘80s vehicle ownership, cars like this 1981… more»

Street Legal Buggy: 1976 Allison Daytona

There are many classic cars that get a backseat and suddenly lose everything that made them visual stunners. I hate to pick on an obscure car like this 1976 Allison Daytona dune buggy, but this is a case of… more»

Replica Roadster: 1953 Allard J2X Kit

This 1953 Allard J2X may fool you at first, but the asking price of just $9,950 clues you in pretty quick that it’s not the real deal. This is a kit car variant of the classic (and valuable) Allard… more»

Mud Runner: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

There is a lot going on here with this 1957 Chevrolet. The body of this Bel Air looks to be in amazing shape, but it is sitting on a half-ton Chevy pickup truck frame. The seller would like $5,900… more»

Survivor Sedan: 1985 AMC Eagle

While the AMC Eagle Wagon tends to grab much of the spotlight, the Eagle sedan is just as interesting (if not more so) for being an American sedan with 4WD in an era when Audi hadn’t yet found its… more»

How Many Left? 1971 Amante GT

This 1971 Amante GT is a little-known VW-based kit car that could utilize any number of powerplants, from the slow and typical air-cooled motor to a thumping V8. Like so many other kit car builders, this Amante faded into… more»

Mystery Coachwork: 1965 Chevrolet C30 School Bus?

This 1965 Chevrolet C30 is said to be a former school bus that was owned by a one-room school in Washington state. While the color certainly lends to the theory, the two door configuration doesn’t seem very practical for… more»

One-Off Vruck: 1982 Ford Econoline

While not the prettiest thing on four wheels, this 1982 Ford Econoline – now affectionately referred to by the seller as a “vruck” – looks eminently useful in its modified state. Painted a lovely shade of mint green with… more»

Mystery Project Car: What Is It?

Barn Finds reader James C. submitted this find wondering if we could identify it — it turns out we can, as we have featured two of them in the past. This one is for sale here on craigslist in… more»

White Wedge: 1980 Comuta-Car EV

A car with a 40-mile range would be useful for a lot of people, although the size of this 1980 Comuta-Car may give most of them a fright. Sharing the road with texting and otherwise-inattentive gigantic-SUV-driving people is enough… more»

Stretched Swede: 2001 Volvo S80 Limousine

During the late 1990s, Volvo decided that it wanted to focus more on commercial vehicles (such as trucks and construction equipment), so Ford Motor Corporation took ownership of the Swedish automaker. This lasted for about a decade, and while… more»

Harley-Davidson-Powered 1991 Geo Metro

The much-loved/hated phrase “Drop an SBC in it!” has a slightly different meaning here. This 1991 Geo Metro convertible has a new crate Harley-Davidson Evo 1,340 V-twin under the hood, or partially under the hood. This crazy custom can… more»

Needs Batteries: 1994 Geo Solectria Force EV

“Needs batteries”. How many times have we seen that in relation to a car like this unusual 1994 Geo Solectria Force EV? Many times, but it’s an interesting car it can be found here on eBay in Ludlow, Massachusetts…. more»