German Barn Finds

Garage Find! 1961 Porsche 356B 1600 Cabriolet

It seems like vintage Porsches are coming out of the woodwork lately. We’ve featured several here on Barn Finds in the last couple of months including this… more»

Shed Find: 1961 Porsche 356 Notchback Coupe

Discovered in a shed after nearly 10 years of slumber, this not so common 356 Notchback Coupe is great find that is ready to drive. Offered by… more»

Needs Tune Up: 1975 Cimbria Kit Car

Just after featuring the first Cimbria I can recall seeing in all my time writing for Barn Finds, another one in far better condition has appeared on craigslist…. more»

Restorable Tii: 1974 BMW 2002

There was a time when big-bumpered, square taillight BMW 2002s were readily accessible even in Tii form, but those days are quickly disappearing. As enthusiasts wake up… more»

It’ll Run Forever: 24K Mile Mercedes 300D

Mercedes’ iconic W123-series of sedans and wagons have legendary reputations for longevity, helped by the existence of thousands of cars with impressive odometer readings that continue to… more»

Hot Hatch: 1981 Volkswagen Golf GTI

There were a number of cars that preceded the Golf GTI to launch the trend of the Hot Hatch, but the Golf is the car that is… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Kelmark GT Kit Car

Update – We’ve lowered the price on this Kelmart to $3,500 or best offer. Be sure to send me a message via the form below if you… more»

M6 Wannabe? 1985 BMW 635 CSI

As a BMW enthusiast, I’m accustomed to seeing cars emblazoned with badges that make false claims about what is under the hood. As is often the case,… more»

Stored for 50 Years: 1957 Dune Buggy

I’m willing to admit it: I’m a big kid. When I first saw this Buggy I knew that I wanted to write about it, but not half… more»

1 of 250: 1988 Porsche 944 Celebration Edition

The seller of this 1988 Porsche 944 Celebration Edition makes a good point: is there a better bargain in limited-production classic Porsches than this, one of only… more»

Fiberglass Fun: 1970 Meyers Manx SR

Bruce Meyers kicked off a craze in 1964 with his Volkswagen-based Meyers Manx dune buggy; here was a low-cost, easy-to-build, fun, lightweight beach car to perfectly embody… more»

Not Stock: 7K Miles Porsche 911 Speedster

This 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster leaves me somewhat conflicted, as it’s a genuine low-mileage example but it’s been significantly modified under the engine lid. Sporting a mere… more»

Carrera GT Track Car: 1980 Porsche 924

This 1980 Porsche 924 is an interesting specimen, as it’s a gray market car that’s also sporting a period-correct Carrera GT-style bodykit, featuring fender flares and NACA… more»

Super Cheap Shell: 1963 Porsche 356

This isn’t a shell game, but it is a shell. That is all that is left of this 1963 Porsche 356B Twin Grille. There are no dials… more»

Jeff Bought A Junkyard Cosworth-Mercedes 190E 2.3-16!

As some of you may have seen, I’ve been hinting that I wanted to find a new project car with four doors. I settled on a 1986… more»

Cabriolet Project: 1972 Volkswagen Beetle

Historically, one of the least expensive ways to get into a classic car was to purchase an old VW Beetle. Bargain Beetles have become hard to find… more»

Crazy Backyard Find: 1967 Mercedes-Benz S600

Next to the long-wheelbase version, nothing suggests you’re an important national servant, successful athlete, or world-famous musician quite like a standard length Mercedes-Benz S600 limo. Introduced in 1963,… more»

Dusty & Crusty: British And German Group Find

There must be one heck of a story that allowed these cars to just sit in Rocky Mount, North Carolina for long enough that they look like… more»

Better Than Real: Beck 550 Spyder Recreation

Think of 1953 through 1956 automobiles.  Sporty is not a word you would use to describe 99% of them.  This was the time when sports cars began… more»

3-Wheeled Wonder: 1957 Fuldamobile S7

No collection of microcars or general oddball cars (said with love, not sarcasm) would be complete without a Fuldamobile. This 1957 Fuldamobile S7 is located in Little… more»

Awesome Hoard: Various Small Cars

Exploring this collection of small cars from mostly obscure brands would be fun. There are 45 vehicles from primarily European and Japanese carmakers in a barn for… more»

Saved from Scrapyard: 1964 Amphicar

It’s incredible how frequently we see collector cars, or at least really desirable parts vehicles for collector cars, turn up at auctions with no reason given as to… more»

Low Mileage VW: 1982 Volkswagen Rabbit

A super low mileage first generation Volkswagen Rabbit might be the perfect collectible car of the future and a really nice example is for up for auction… more»

Solid Barn Find: 1961 Volkswagen Pickup

Usually these early Volkswagen pickups are a nightmare with extensive rust and missing bed sides. Fortunately this barn found 1961 model goes against the grain and is… more»