French Classic Cars

French Toast: 1955 Renault 4CV

Talk about patina, this 1955 Renault 4CV is loaded with surface rust. I mean, patina. These cars were and still are some of the quirkiest cars out there and they have an unusual drivetrain configuration, not to mention the… more»

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French Original: 1978 Peugeot 504 Diesel

French diesel cars are fairly unusual around the halls of One Barn Finds Tower, but this seller has two of them up for auction now. This incredible, original 1978 Peugeot 504 diesel can be found here on eBay in… more»

French Diesel: 1979 Citroën CX 2500 Pallas

Bonjour. We have only featured a half-dozen Citroëns over the last six months here at Barn Finds, that has to be one of the lowest numbers of any major manufacturer seen here. Let’s bump up that number a bit… more»

Hog Barn Find! 1987 Renault GTA

Update 2/19/20 – The hog barn GTA is back! After getting bid up to $1,425 the seller has relisted this Renault here on eBay with a $2,500 asking price. From 1/19/20 – I’m serious, this Renault was found in… more»

French Luxury American Muscle: 1960 Facel-Vega

I’ve long admired these lovely and very French automobiles, whose elegant exterior hides the powerful American muscle underneath. They made an impression—French existentialist Albert Camus was killed in his friend’s speeding HK500 in 1960. What we have here is… more»

Parked For 55 Years: 1953 Citroen Traction Avant

I’ll admit that I don’t know a whole lot about Citroens. Usually, when I hear the name Citroen, I think of the DS model with its unique hydraulic suspension and reverse Dustbuster styling. But long before the DS’ inception,… more»

Nicest One Left? 1987 AMC Renault Alliance Convertible

In American automotive manufacturing, AMC had always been the little guy that was capable of producing something special for mere pennies. However, time and circumstances would eventually catch up with the company, and they wouldn’t manage to go out… more»

Stored For 30 Years: 1963 Renault Dauphine

When it comes to automotive design, the French have always marched to the beat of a different drummer. This is not a bad thing, because it has allowed them to produce a number of unique and groundbreaking small economy… more»

Homologation Hatch: 1984 Renault R5 Turbo 2

This 1984 Renault R5 Turbo II has been in California since new and is sold with all necessary registration paperwork, a California BAR label, and extensive records detailing, among other things, a significant engine refresh. The Turbo II was… more»

Curious Creation: 1948 Simca Custom Cabriolet

It is quite hard to comprehend what is for sale before you. This car is listed as a 1948 Simca cabriolet and can be purchased for a buy-it-now price of $12,500. You can also make an offer. The question… more»

Wheeler Dealers: Mike Brewer’s 1971 Citroen Safari

I think if the Cat in the Hat drove a car, it would look like this 1971 Citroen Safari. Why? It just has those goofy looking proportions of an eight-door airport limousine from yesteryear – something that would fit… more»

Parked Since ’71: 1961 Citroen ID19 Safari Wagon

This 1961 Citroen ID19 Safari Wagon looks promising in these dusty, as-found photos of it languishing in a Tennessee barn. Despite its completeness, there are body issues lurking that will make this either an exceptional parts car or tremendous… more»

Serial Number 0001: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

This one is a bit of a head-scratcher in more ways than one. While a 1960 Henney Kilowatt based on a Renault Dauphine is unusual enough, the seller has this one listed as #0001 even though they started making… more»

Eclectic Collection: Barn Finds in Baltimore

This listing for what appears to be a shed or barn full of projects doesn’t have much info to go on, and prices listed seem ambitious. But there are some interesting projects here that may warrant a phone call,… more»

Clean Charleston: 1980 Citroen 2CV

The notion of dressing up a car that’s grown long in the tooth is a phenomenon not limited to domestic automakers. Enter the venerable Citroen 2CV, which had a VW Beetle-like tenacity as it related to its refusal to… more»

48K Mile 1983 Renault Le Car

The Renault 5, or R5 – also known as the Le Car in North America – certainly has one of the most recognizable shapes in all of the auto world. This 1983 Renault Le Car can be found here… more»