German Barn Finds

30 Years In the Barn: 1973 Porsche 911T

This 1973 Porsche 911 Targa was recently extricated from a barn where it sat for 30 years after being driven in under its own power. The 911 is a numbers matching example with no real rust to speak of,… more»

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Matching Numbers Project Car: 1964 Porsche 356 SC

This 1964 Porsche 356 SC is a major undertaking, but also represents one of the more sought-after models of old-school aircooleds. The SC packed a 95 b.h.p., 1600cc engine that delivered stirring performance when new, and while this car’s… more»

Gray Market Import: 1967 Mercedes 250S

This pretty 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250S was imported as a gray market car way back in 1967, which explains why it seemingly retains all of its desirable pieces of Europe-only equipment. Take note of the glass headlights, yellow driving lamps,… more»

Perfect Winter Beater: 1989 BMW 325iX

My apologies to the seller of this 1989 BMW 325iX, it really isn’t a beater. In fact, it appears to be the exact opposite of that, it was just more of a general, casual term for an inexpensive winter… more»

1959 Volkswagen 23 Window Bus Barn Find!

This 1959 Volkswagen Bus is a desirable 23-window example that was parked for decades in a remote Kansas town before finding its way to the seller. The long-time owners had plans to restore the Bus, but that vision never… more»

V8-Powered 1966 Mercedes Pickup!

This custom 1966 Mercedes-Benz 250 began life as an elegant coupe and has been converted into a pickup with a 400 SBC along the way. Effectively the creation of a pair of engineers from Grumman Aerospace, the custom truck-bodied… more»

Future Classic: 1991 Mercedes 420SEL

This 1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL may be a higher mileage example, but the list of recent maintenance items should inspire some confidence that this long-lived beast has many more miles left in it. The W126 lineup is often looked at… more»

High Performance Four-Cylinder: 1991 Porsche 944 S2

This 1991 Porsche 944 is a rare S2 model, which offered a few key performance upgrades over the standard 944. It came with the largest four-cylinder on the market at the time, clocking in at a massive 3.0L. The… more»

Fake Rust: 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster Replica

This 1957 Porsche Speedster replica by Classic Motor Carriages features a number of custom tweaks to create a vintage look that some might refer to as “patina.” All kidding aside, the trend of purposefully making your vehicle look like… more»

Swiss Hockey Team Bus: 1961 Mercedes 0321H

This vintage Mercedes-Benz 0321H bus is a rare sight here in the U.S., especially as a fully-equipped motorcoach that hasn’t been languishing in a forgotten backyard and occupied by chickens. These high-zoot buses occasionally pop up for sale and… more»

No Reserve: 1969 Opel Deluxe GT

The Opel GT remained in production from late 1968 until 1973. During that time, somewhere around 70,564 cars found their way into the USA for sale through Buick dealerships. Unfortunately, attrition rates for these little cars proved to be… more»

Ultimate Driving Machine: 1988 BMW M3

If ever a car deserved to wear the badge of “Giant Killer,” then the BMW E30 M3 could wear that badge both rightly, and proudly. In world motorsport competition, this is a car that was able to take on… more»

Nicest One Left? 1986 Porsche 944

Saying that a particular example of a car is the nicest one left is nothing if not a pretty bold call. This particular 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo presents beautifully, and the deeper you delve into this car, the more… more»

Family Owned Survivor: 1970 VW Beetle Convertible

Normally, I don’t give aircooled Bugs much of a look given the wide variety available at any point in time, but this 1970 Beetle convertible seemed worthy of a post. You see, it’s a bit of a survivor, which… more»

Time Capsule? 1974 Porsche 911

This 1974 Porsche 911 is described by the seller as a time capsule with less than 50,000 original miles and many factory details still intact. It wears a fairly rare shade of paint know as Salmon Metallic, which thankfully… more»

Final Assembly Required: 1976 Mercedes 450SLC

This 1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC could be a good project for the DIYer in the room as it’s had some exploratory work performed to assess whether it’s a good candidate for a rebuild, but the engine remains in pieces. These… more»