German Barn Finds

Slick Top Turbo: Euro-Spec 1980 Porsche 930

One of those hobby cars that can seemingly weather any economic storm is the air-cooled Porsche 930, a fat-fendered turbocharged vixen that quickly earned the nickname “The… more»

Rocky Aoki Approved: Custom Porsche 911 Limo

While many consumers like to see their meal prepared in front of them at the hands of a chef who’s slick with a set of knives, I’ve… more»

California Survivor: 1969 Mercedes 280SE

While I dream of the day my Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 sedan looks as good as this 1969 280SE, I’ll just enjoy sharing photos of what looks like… more»

Garage Art: 1955 Kleinschnittger F125 Microcar

When I first took a gander at this unusual Kleinschnittger F125, I called it a kiddie car; turns out, I was wrong. This is actually considered a microcar,… more»

Not Driven Since ’98: 1980 BMW 320i

As some of you know, I own an E21-series BMW, a gray-market car I found on a farm and shared with this page a few years ago…. more»

Old Maroon Shark: 1971 BMW 3.0CS

While BMW is quite an established automaker these days, the 3.0CS was one of its first hits in the United States. Introduced in the late 1960s, the… more»

Backyard Gold? 1958 Mercedes 190SL

The Mercedes 190SL enjoyed a massive spike in value not too long ago, thanks to the outrageous climb the iconic 300SL coupe and roadster made in years… more»

8,000 Original Miles: 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

This 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster wears an incredibly low 8,000 miles on the clock, placing one the most exclusive air-cooled 911s in even more rarified company. The… more»

Under the Porch Find: VW Rabbit Discovery

This is one of the weirdest finds we’ve seen yet, as an early 1980s VW Rabbit was apparently buried under a front porch in New Jersey and… more»

Missing Something: 1986 Mercedes 190E 2.3-16

I tend to check craigslist weekly for posting of Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 projects in the hopes I don’t see a car that looks like a more sensible… more»

1952 Porsche 356 Coupe Barn Find

European barn find cars are becoming incredibly common as the hobby becomes increasingly more popular. This barn find 1952 Porsche 356 is a perfect example of that…. more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1980 Porsche 924

Update 2/18/2019 – Tom was able to spend some time working on his Porsche and discovered the fuel pump is failed, so he has dropped his asking… more»

Beautiful Blue Type 2! 1966 Volkswagen Samba

Talk about a beautiful, blue Type 2! This 1966 Volkswagen Microbus 21-window a.k.a. “Samba” (or “Alpine” to our friends Down Under) is available here on Craigslist in the… more»

Too Far Gone? 1959 Mercedes Ponton Pair

This listing for a pair of Mercedes-Benz 220 cars, otherwise known as Pontons, in coupe and convertible form. The seller acknowledges the pair represents an extremely ambitious… more»

11,878 Original Miles: 1968 Mercedes 220D

The seller of this 1968 Mercedes-Benz 220D claims it has under 12,000 original miles. It is equipped with the desirable manual transmission along with the long-lived diesel… more»

Rare Acapulco Edition: 1974 Volkswagen Thing

A few weeks ago, we featured an unusual 1974 VW Thing “Acapulco” edition that was listed for almost $20K. These rare resort vehicles do tend to sell… more»

READER AD: 1973 Porshce 914

With the boom in air-cooled Porsche values over the past few years, we’ve seen values for the humble but fun 914 on the rise as well. Thankfully,… more»

Cheapest Gullwing Around! 1970 Bradley GT

The seller of this 1970 Bradley GT has been storing it for a future day that never came, so it’s now listed for sale here on eBay…. more»

Visit to RI Junkyard With Fellow Barn Finders!

Recently, we profiled a Cadillac Eldorado coupe which had been photographed several times over the years as part of large junkyard collection in Rhode Island. You can… more»

Success Story: Mercedes 280SEL Leaves the Georgia Collection!

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more… more»

A True Survivor? 1974 BMW 2002 Turbo

The rarely seen BMW 2002 Turbo was the brainchild of none other than Bob Lutz, the brash auto executive who had a hand in several iconic vehicles… more»

1971 Volkswagen Beetle Survivor?

Beetles are fun and immensely popular cars which never seem to go out of style. This 1971 model is claimed to have covered only 15,700 miles. While… more»

Rusty Bathtub: 1959 Porsche 356

Our friends at the mysterious California yard that is stockpiled with wrecked Porsches, Mercedes, and more have listed yet another carcass for sale. This time, it’s a… more»

UPDATE: Huge Stash Of Barn Finds Found In France!

UPDATE – This collection has been sold. The Lamborghini Miura was the star of the show with a $640k high bid! FROM 1/13/19 – More often than… more»