French Classic Cars

Confused Seller! 1923 Renault NN2

This Renault has confused its seller, but it appears that it is a Renault NN2. If that is the case, then it can’t be a 1923 model. However, what it represents is a solid restoration project that stalled about… more»

English-Bodied 1937 Bugatti 3.3L Type 57

A truly unique history envelops this elegant Italian French sports car. The 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Surbaisse 3.3-Litre Four-Seat Sports Grand Routier called ‘Dulcie’ began life as one of three lightweight chassis built for Bugatti’s works team. One complete… more»

Estate Sale Find: 1973 Citroen SM

Certainly one of the most exotic, unusual, sleek, sexy, unusual, unusual, and unusual cars maybe of all time, this 1973 Citroen SM is a great looking example of a very unusual car. It’s listed here on craigslist – which… more»

1982 Peugeot 505 S Turbo Diesel 5-Speed

We have seen some super interesting Peugeots here at Barn Finds over the last couple of years and a predecessor model just last week, a 504. You might automatically think that the next generation would be known as the… more»

Historical Barn Find: 1930 Delahaye Type 109

This is an historical automobile, a 1930 Delahaye Type 109, 9cv, preserved in an untypically perfect patina that should never be washed off or repainted. Though it is a modest car by all accounts, its history is uncomfortable, perhaps… more»

Incredible Survivor: 1978 Peugeot 504 Diesel

This is one beautiful car and it’s all original according to the seller who has it listed here on eBay. This is a 1978 Peugeot 504 diesel and it appears to be in almost like-new condition. It’s located in… more»

Fold Away Scooter: Pair of 1960 Valmobiles

The Valmobile was a small scooter from the 1950s that was designed to fold up in a suitcase shape for traveling. It was originally conceived and built in France and then later production moved to Japan. The seller has… more»

Rare French Classic: 1950 Simca 8 Sport

While build totals can’t be confirmed, the Simca 8 Sport could be considered to be a rare French classic. Bringing together renowned designers and builders, the car that rolled off the production line possessed classic lines that hold up… more»

Mint Condition? 1983 Renault LeCar

We occasionally see repeat performances with classic cars here at Barn Finds, and that would appear to be the case with this 1983 Renault LeCar. Whether it is because a sale fell through or whether a new owner has… more»

Mini-Corvette! 1970 Opel GT

I remember going into a Buick dealership as a teen around 1972 and seeing an Opel GT parked right next to an Electra 225. Strange pairing to say the least. It would be interesting to know what GM’s logic… more»

Maserati-Powered Project: 1972 Citroen SM

The siren song of the Citroen SM is known well by the enthusiasts who work tirelessly to keep them on the road. These are exotic, over-engineered specimens you can usually buy cheap in project form, but they are not… more»

Huge Collection Of Rare And Oddball Cars For Sale!

If you are looking for a seldom-seen car or project to add to your collection, there are a dozen of them assembled in Madison, Wisconsin, looking to find new homes due to an estate liquidation. Most of these are… more»

Green Duck Edition: 1987 Citroen 2CV

When people think of a widely-produced car that came from Europe, almost everyone thinks of the German-made Volkswagen Beetle. But that would be doing a disservice to the similarly popular Citroën 2cv, another strange-looking car, but made in France. Citroën… more»

CLASSIFIED AD: 1957 Facel Vega FV3

We’ve had some amazing finds come through the Barn Finds Classifieds, but this could be one of the rarest and most incredible yet! With just 45 Facel Vega FV3s having been built and 30 remaining, this is one rare… more»

Restoration Started: 1929 Renault NN2

Certain automobile marques were always identifiable by a styling trait. In prior years, it was the radiator shell and shape such as that found on a Duesenberg or Rolls-Royce. Even certain models got into the act like the Chevrolet… more»

Rare in the U.S.: 1992 Renault Alpine GTA V6 Turbo

Talk about forbidden fruit: this 1992 Renault Alpine GTA Turbo is a rear-engined sports car that sadly never came stateside while in production. Thankfully, the 25 year rule means it’s now eligible for importation and it’s eons cooler than… more»