British Classic Cars

Celebrity Owned: 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II

We cover a large variety of vehicle types here on Barn Finds, there is usually something for everyone. But finding a vehicle that is a bit beyond the norm is always exciting and here’s an example to consider. It… more»

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Long Stored: 1971 Jensen Interceptor Mk. II

Even though this rare (1,128 built between 1969 and 1971) Jensen Interceptor Mk. II has been stored for many years, it runs quite nicely. It’s listed for sale here on eBay and is located at the Grand Prix Cafe… more»

Dealer Serviced: 1995 Jaguar XJS Cabriolet

This 1995 Jaguar XJS convertible represents the end of the line for the long-lived platform of beautiful, if not needy, Jaguar coupes. Though 1996 was the final year, marking a production run spanning just over two decades, this 1995… more»

Restored, Then Stored: 1950 MG TD

The previous owner of this 1950 MG TD treated it to a full, frame-off restoration around 20-years-ago. It saw limited use over the following 2-years and then went into storage for 18-years. It is now back on the road… more»

Rust-Free Brit: 1970 Lotus Elan S4 Convertible

A life spent in a warm and dry climate means that this 1970 Lotus Elan S4 is a rust-free survivor. It is an essentially clean and tidy car that could easily be driven and enjoyed immediately. It does have… more»

Teal Deal! No Reserve 1972 MG Midget

Having owned three Spridgets, I can vouch for the fact that if you are agile enough to successfully get in and out of one and if you are short enough to drive one with the top up — never mind, who… more»

The Angry Catfish: 1959 Daimler SP250

I’ve seen a few humorous references to the Daimler SP250 as looking like something akin to a catfish, and an adjective of aggression is usually thrown in there considering the car’s brawny Hemi powerplant. This example deviates slightly from… more»

No Reserve Roadster: 1974 Triumph TR6

As I was contemplating this post on this solid-looking 1974 Triumph TR6, I realized that I have owned no fewer than nine TR6 or TR6-based cars in my 55 years, and a surprising number of them started their lives… more»

Vintage V8 Drag Car! 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

Austin Healey MK1 Sprites, affectionately known as “frogeye” or “bugeye” are very popular among collectors. Introduced for the 1959 model year, according to Hagerty.com, there were about 50,000 sold “…Bugeyes are the most collectible by a considerable margin.” Although… more»

21k Original Miles: 1968 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

We see a reasonable selection of E-Type Jaguars coming across our desks here at Barn Finds, and they seem to largely fall into two distinct categories. They are either vehicles that are going to need massive and financially crippling… more»

V8-Powered 1957 Land Rover Pickup

Update 1/18/20 – This cool old Landie has resurfaced here on eBay. Looks like it sold back in April and the new owner in Minnesota has relisted it with the old photos. Hopefully, it’ll find a new home where… more»

Rare 3-Wheeler: 1934 Morgan Super Sports

The Morgan Super Sports 3-Wheeler was a car that seemed to strike a chord with many people. So much so that even though production of the original Super Sports ended in 1937, Morgan chose to revive the car with… more»

Atlanta To Scappoose! 1959 Jaguar Mark I

When the Jaguar Mark I was introduced in 1955 it was a huge step forward for the British manufacturer. In addition to their first entry in a while to the smaller saloon market, with technical advancements based on the… more»

One Family Owned: 1970 Triumph GT6+

Long the red-headed stepchild of Triumphphiles, the GT6 has been making an incredible comeback lately, as nice projects keep appearing. Additionally, one just sold this week for an incredible $39,900 at an auction – admittedly that example was much nicer… more»

Manual Saloon: 1966 Jaguar 3.8 S-Type

This 1966 Jaguar 3.8 S-Type is a desirable manual transmission example, making it a rare bird among the legions of S-Types saddled by an automatic transmission. While it’s a bit of a project, the seller doesn’t reveal any major… more»

Meet Alfred, a 1971 Land Rover Series 2A

When I see a Land Rover from this era, I can’t help but imagine it rumbling through the Sahara or stopped in the deep grass on an African safari with tourists taking photos of exotic animals. This 1971 Land… more»