German Classic Cars

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Show Quality: 1958 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

Aside from perhaps a Gullwing, the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is one of the most desirable cars the company has ever built. The 2-door luxury roadster was manufactured between 1955-63 and saw total production of just shy of 26,000 units…. more»

Jeeps, Cadillacs and More: 41 Cars and Trucks

Most car collectors tend to focus on a particular brand, period, or body type. But in the case of the Moizard couple out of Strathcona Country, Alberta, Canada, they have a little bit of everything here. This is a… more»

Autostick Convertible: 1968 Volkswagen Beetle

This 1968 Volkswagen Beetle convertible was left by the seller’s father in the family barn after beginning a restoration and never completing it. The drop-top Bug is generally sought after by VW enthusiasts, but this one may have a… more»

1 of 400: 1980 Porsche 911 SC Weissach Edition

They say the clothes make the man; does the carpet make the car? If you’re an air-cooled collector, you might say that given the rarely seen Porsche 911 SC Weissach Edition is essentially a case of cosmetic upgrades, the… more»

Hidden Auction Gems? Government Surplus Sale!

You never know what you’ll find at auctions featuring government-owned surplus or repossessions, as this latest assortment from auction company Bid Fast and Last goes to show you. The auctioneer specializes in all manners of sales, from estate clean-outs… more»

THROWBACK: The Barn Bug Herbie Movie Collection

UPDATE – To celebrate Barn Finds’ 10th Anniversary, we are taking a look back at some of the top posts over the years! If you happen to know the current status of any of these Bugs, please let us… more»

Life Car? 1981 Mercedes 240D 4-Speed

I’ve asked the question before – could a Mercedes 240D make the perfect lifelong car? They were well-built, handsome, and economical. Sounds about perfect for the daily commute, right? I’ve thought about buying one for a while now so… more»

THROWBACK: 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster Garage Find

UPDATE 6/7/2021 – To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we thought it would be fun to repost some of our favorite finds from the past decade! We featured this Mercedes 300 SL shortly after launching the site and to this… more»

Time to Bid! Lucky Collector Car Auctions Spring Classic

The 2021 Spring Classic event managed by Lucky Collector Car Auctions will feature a wide range of classics of every shape and size imaginable, happening both online and in-person June 12 and 13, 2021. This year’s collection is bursting… more»

Stored 45 Years: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

With more than 21 million Volkswagen “Bugs” built between 1938 and 2003, you’d think you’d see more of them around today. But they were simple, economical cars built to be used by the masses and then discarded. Fortunately, this… more»

Euro 5-Speed: 1995 Mercedes-Benz E250 Wagon

If you’re a fan of wagons, you likely are already familiar with the W124-chassis Mercedes-Benz longroof. The E-Class wagon variant of this vintage is sought after not only for its reliability, but also its immense practicality thanks to a… more»

What’s in Jeff’s Garage? Nothing!

I wish I had better news for you all about my collection of barn finds, garage finds, and unconventional projects, but sadly, this is all I have to offer at the moment. We actually moved to a new house… more»

1001 Horsepower 2008 Bugatti Veyron On eBay?

Almost every manufacturer has produced a car that could be labeled as a “halo” model. These cars are designed to push the boundaries and entice mere mortals like you and me into their showrooms. We may not have the… more»

Six Cylinder Conversion: 1970 Porsche 914-6

Genuine Porsche 914-6s are among the more desirable vintage P-cars you can buy, but they cost very real money considering the rarity and the out-of-the-box performance. That being said, it’s not all that difficult to make a clone considering… more»

Collection Sell-Off: Corvette 427, Mercedes 450SEL And More!

This listing for a trio of collector cars up for sale on craigslist in Seattle shows a familiar backdrop, as we previously featured another car from this seller. Now, he’s apparently unloading several other cars, which includes a 1975… more»

Daily Driver Roundie: 1973 BMW 2002 Automatic

There was a time when manual transmissions were the norm in almost all foreign cars sold in the USA. By contrast, imports with automatic transmissions were relatively rare, often with a badge on the rear to call out this… more»