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No Reserve French Find: 1960 Citroen 2CV

Parlez-vous Francais? You won’t need to know it to drive this Citroen though it may help you when perusing the service manual. This French farmer special has called the Pacific Northwest its home for 60 years with the current… more»

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Le Unusual! Le Patron Citroen-Based Sports Car

“A Morgan, a Bugatti and a Citroen went into a bar…” Thus must begin the story that begat this 1984 Le Patron — thank you to Barn Finds reader Ira Goldstein for submitting this very unusual find! It’s listed… more»

Crazy Fiero Bike! 1984 Custom Trike

Fieros have been on my mind as of late as a museum dedicated to desirable Fiero parts and cars was recently wiped out by flooding caused by the breached dam in Michigan. It was a reminder that there’s a… more»

Massive Barn Find Stash Found in France!

One of my most frequent automotive fantasies involves going off on a hike in search of a forgotten garage full of classic automobiles. I did this a few years ago with a friend off of a tip about a… more»

Project Pair: 1984 Pontiac Sunbird Convertibles

If you squint, it almost looks like there are two Ferrari Testarossas hiding out in the dimly lit garage. Sadly, that is pure fantasy, but the pair is still seemingly just as unlikely to find in the wild: a… more»

350 V8 Powered: 1988 Lotus Esprit SE

When considering that the Lotus Esprit is an attractive, mid-engine sports car built in the United Kingdom, most folks who stumbled upon this article probably wondered to themselves, “why does an article about a British sports car have a… more»

Alfa Showcar Replica: 1977 Fiberfab Aztec 7

The Fiberfab Aztec 7 was based on the Alfa Romeo Carabo concept car, which featured a V8 from the Tipo 33 race car. Like most things in the kit car world, despite mimicking the outrageous original design, the kit… more»

Ran When Parked: 1971 Honda AN600

This 1971 Honda AN600 is a new find on the Barn Finds Classifieds system, and it looks like a worthwhile project for anyone that’s been hunting for a vintage kei car. I’ve had a fascination with these for a… more»

A Helicopter, Harley Servi-Cars And More!

Estate sales can be a very fine way to spend an afternoon, especially if the estate owner was a gearhead. Sometimes, the sale itself can be fairly boring, consisting mostly of old appliances and furnishings. But when a listing… more»

Parked in ’87: 1967 Isuzu Bellett

While we typically think of classic Isuzus as being vintage 4x4s (yours truly owning two of them), you’d be forgiven for forgetting that the company made competent passenger cars before breaking into the off-road market. This Bellet sedan is… more»

Fastest Boat On 4 Wheels? 1995 SeaRay Boatcar

It’s a boat! It’s a car (ok, a van)! It’s a 1995 Boatcar! This unusual hybrid is listed for sale here on eBay where despite bidding hitting $20,000 the reserve has not yet been met. The street-legal vehicle (note,… more»

Clean Camper: 1978 Airstream Argosy Minuet

After purchasing my 1981 Toyota HiAce and later acquiring a 1986 Isuzu Trooper, I began to explore the world of overlanding and camping across this great nation of ours. Along with that, as a gearhead, you start to notice… more»

River Finds?! Mustang, RX7 And More Recovered

After a tip from a former get-away driver, the experts at Adventures with Purpose explored the depths of the Tualatin River near Portland, Oregon in search of sunken vehicles. The boat ramp here, like many around the world, makes… more»

Mystery Car! 1939 Thorne Hot Rod Road Racer

Sometimes we come across a barn find that doesn’t have the history one would like it to — and thus remains a mystery. This car is certainly one of those! Titled as a 1933 Plymouth convertible but appearing to… more»

Designed by Dean Jeffries: 1969 Mantaray II Kyote

Here we have another variant in the large family tree of VW-based dune buggies that were seemingly everywhere in the 60s and 70s. As I learned from selling an orphan brand of kit car dune buggy last year, it… more»

“Ol’ Smokey” 1946 Indian Chief Firefighter Bike!

This is probably one of the most unique 1946 Indian motorcycles on the planet! Not only is it an awesome vintage bike, but it is outfitted to be a firefighter bike! Named “Ol’ Smokey” it can be found here… more»