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NASCAR Homologation: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix Aerocoupe 2+2

The 1980s were a unique time for the Automotive industry. Some customers in the early 80s were getting fed up with cars that had poor build quality, questionable reliability, and started making a move toward the import market. By… more»

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Weekend Fun! 1962 Volkswagen Glitterbug

Remember the dune buggy craze of the 1960s? If you do, you’re bound to also remember the Meyers Manx. They were complete fiberglass dune buggies based on a shortened VW Beetle frame. The Glitterbug was similar in nature but… more»

Swiss Army Knife: 1987 Nissan Pulsar Sportbak

Here’s one that I would never have expected to find in the Barn Finds mix, it is a sort of Professor Gadget of small cars, a Nissan Pulsar NX Sportbak. It is unusual and rarely seen, at least anymore,… more»

Wild 1967 GMC Sportsmobile 4×4 Van!

Back in the day, it wasn’t uncommon for aftermarket conversion companies to take existing domestic work vans and convert them into something that combined the acres of space afforded by your typical Big 3 van product with the 4×4… more»

Pulse Project: 1985 Pulse Autocycle

If a person is looking for something that’s highly unusual or you just want to go full-tilt oddball with your vehicle collection, it would be hard to top this 1985 Pulse Autocycle. They are actually street legal and there’s… more»

1 of 5 Made: 1969 Cadillac Fleetwood Station Wagon

Finding a custom coach-built Cadillac is not uncommon. Cadillac offered a commercial chassis available to coachbuilders for many different conversions such as hearses, funeral home flower cars, ambulances, and of course limousines. The least common conversion was the station… more»

Mad Max Edition! 1960 Oldsmobile Super 88

Take one 1960 Oldsmobile, one 2002 Dodge Dakota, and a dystopian gas tanker load of vision and fabrication, and you might come up with something that looks like this! Fans of the late George Barris or the 1979 film… more»

Van Life Candidate: Abandoned City Bus

Occasionally, you find solid gold in Facebook Marketplace, both in terms of forgotten projects and the wild descriptions that follow them. This name-less bus is an example of both as the seller clearly has no interest in something he… more»

Wild ’70s Turbocharged Custom!

We’ve seen some wild finds over the years, but this might just be the craziest one yet! The seller clearly has an interest in oddball vehicles, just take a look at the cars in the background. They don’t offer… more»

One Of A Kind: 1929 Stutz Sport Custom

This one is special, very special. Often when I see a car that has been out of the public eye for a long time, particularly a pre-war car,  I become entranced in the story more so than the car… more»

No Reserve Ragtop: 1961 Volkswagen Beetle

In the classic car world, values can fluctuate like the stock market. Certain trends or factors unknown can cause the values to skyrocket depending on the genre. Muscle cars and Porsches have seen these trends. Volkswagen Beetles seem to… more»

BF Exclusive: Jeff’s 1981 Toyota HiAce Van Project

As some of you likely recall, I rescued a highly unusual and rare Toyota HiAce van from my friend’s property in Georgia about four years ago. It has been a serious labor of love, thrusting me into new challenges… more»

Chalon Bodied 1970 Porsche 914-6

When the Porsche 914 debuted in 1969 it was a vast departure from anything Porsche. The unique styling and mid-engine drive train got the attention of many. The 914 has an interesting history starting as a joint venture between… more»

Custom Dually: 1993 Geo Metro Dually Pickup

Ummm… so yeah. Well, this is an unusual one. How much time do I have left? (looking at the director) I actually thrive on oddball vehicles like this 1993 Geo Metro dually pickup, so when an anonymous Barn Finds… more»

The One And Only 1977 PINTERA GT V8?

Back during the height of the kit car rage, someone out there decided that their old Ford Pinto needed a redesign. So, they set about giving it a new look and they apparently liked the finished product enough to… more»

Sporty 4×4: 1983 AMC Eagle SX/4

This 1983 AMC Eagle SX/4 is claimed to be a low-mileage example despite appearing a little rough around the edges, with 48,000 miles showing on the odometer. It certainly needs some love in the cosmetics department, but as an… more»