British Barn Finds

Cool Survivor: 1962 Morris J2

It seems like panel trucks and vans are becoming more popular as restoration projects over the last year or so.  Many businesses like them because they draw lots of attention and aren’t too hard or expensive… more»

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Some Assembly Required: 1949 MG-TC

It’s rare when we learn the complete story of barn finds, but look what Pat L found on craigslist.  The original owner was B. De Hoghton in Lancashire England and there’s a picture of the owner’s house… more»

Fantasy Bids for Final Leake Auction Day!

Here are a few vehicles that will be crossing the block today, Sunday 11/19. Have you been right on the money in your predictions? Have you ever won a car at auction? Traditionally on the last… more»

The Classiest Wagon? 1927 Rolls-Royce Phantom

If you’re into coachbuilt station wagons, but the 1978 Cadillac DeVille we featured yesterday struck you as a bit gauche, perhaps you’ll find this more to your liking: a 1927 Rolls-Royce Phantom station wagon! You can’t… more»

Friday Dallas Auction Results

For those that checked out the Leake Auction vehicles posted for the Friday auction, here are the results on the 1970s vehicles that we featured. All prices listed do not include fees.

BF EXCLUSIVE: 1979 Triumph Spitfire

If you’ve been on the hunt for a classic that just needs a good cleaning to be a fun driver, this Spitfire might be the car for you! These car’s are dead simple to work on,… more»

Ur-TR: 1955 Triumph TR2

For all we see at most car events where British sports cars gather, Triumph’s roadster lineage may as well have started with the TR3, but it stands to reason that before there was a 3, there… more»

Guess The Price! 2017 Dallas Leake Auction

Many of you know that one of my part time jobs is as an independent contractor for Leake Auctions. I drive vehicles for prep, placement, and on the block for bidding. Everything from classics to exotics,… more»

Two for One: Jaguar XJS Coupe & Convertible

Finding a pair of projects is usually cause for alarm, as sellers tend not to let good cars go cheaply. But in this instance, I think there’s some fair value to be gained by taking on… more»

Classics In The Hedge: Yard Finds In Surrey

We reported a few weeks ago about an enthusiast in Michigan that was forced to clear out his collection of project and parts cars. This is not a phenomenon unique to the overzealous zoning boards found… more»

Pre-HE + Euro-Spec Model: 1976 Jaguar XJS

This 1976 Jaguar XJS combines a few different letters of meaning for Jag enthusiasts, but the broadest way to classify it is as a European-market model packing a bit more power than its US counterparts. It’s… more»

BF EXCLUSIVE: 1967 Triumph T120

Triumph built some great motorcycles, but you don’t see many of their bikes here on American roads. This particular example was purchased by the seller back in 1978 while they were stationed in Scotland. It saw… more»

Carriage Trade: Engineless 1961 Bentley S2

No engine or transmission, you say? Hmmmmmm….Here’s a project to bring out our creativity! If money were no object, what would you do with an engineless 1961 Bentley S2? Money need not be an object to… more»