German Barn Finds

No Reserve Roundie: 1973 BMW 2002

There’s no shortage of kind things I could say about BMW’s 02 Series and its different variations. In my opinion, it’s one of the best models to roll off the company’s assembly line. This 1973 2002 is available here… more»

BF AUCTION: 1981 BMW 633 CSi Ending Soon!

We featured this BMW a while back as an Exclusive, but with some new information in hand, the owner has decided to run it as a BF Auction! So here is the story of how we came across this… more»

What Color Would You Choose! 1971 Vokaro

This rather unusual kit car find was sent in by none other than frequent finder Rocco G. and we thank him for his continued submissions! This 1971 (perhaps that’s the chassis age) Vokaro is advertised here on craigslist for… more»

Time To Haggle: 1974 VW Super Beetle

While it might look a bit crusty and dusty, this 1974 VW Super Beetle may represent a really good restoration project. However, this will ultimately depend on the price that the owner is willing to accept for the car…. more»

Unwashed Project: 1969 VW Karmann Ghia

This is the sort of Barn Find that some of you are really going to love. The owner of this 1969 Karmann Ghia has had it for 5-years and has decided that the time has come to part with… more»

Golden Project: 1971 Porsche 911

If you’re in the market for a long hood 911 project, then may we suggest this one? It has been off the road since 1979 but appears to be very complete and original. There are a few problems areas… more»

Basic B Coupe: 1963 Porsche 356

Do you ever think about how many people went absolutely nuts when the Porsche bubble was expanding daily, paying huge premiums on otherwise completely average Porsche 356 carcasses? It’s refreshing to see cars like this somewhat rusty B coupe… more»

Small Money Big Return: 1958 Goggomobile T400

This opening photo is a bit of a head-scratcher. I’m not sure if it’s meant to show how small this 1958 Goggomobile T400 is or how unreliable the seller’s truck is. It gives the appearance of both really well…. more»

Audi Ancestor: 1963 DKW Junior Deluxe

Most of us know the story of Auto Union, or at least how the famous four rings came about with four companies coming together. One of the four companies was DKW and this 1963 DKW Junior is one interesting… more»

911 Alternative? 1981 Porsche 924 Turbo

There was a time, not long ago, where I was damn sick and tired of turbocharging. It’s become fairly commonplace, offered as means of replacing actual displacement and turning once-glorious engines into timid, four-cylinder versions of their former selves…. more»

Aussie Super 90: 1960 Porsche 356

Over the years, I’ve gotten quite accustomed to searching through the Australian eBay pages looking for parts for my vintage Toyota HiAce project. As I’ve had to make some serious coordination happen as it relates to shipping items from… more»

Untouched Since ’76: 1958 Porsche 356

What a wonderful car: a 1958 Porsche 356 coupe, parked in a northern California garage in 1976 due to a faulty clutch – and not moved until recently. The 356 remains in excellent, survivor-grade condition and is now a… more»

Rare Japanese-Spec 1990 BMW 325i M-Technic II

The E30 chassis of BMW’s 3 Series is a longtime favorite of automotive enthusiasts, thanks to well-balanced attributes and distinctive styling. This 1990 BMW 325i began its life in Japan, but after being imported into the United States in… more»

1 of 150: 1991 Audi 200 Quattro Turbo Avant

This 1991 Audi 200 Quattro Turbo Avant is more than just a boosted grocery-getter, it’s an uber-rare AWD manually-shifted all-weather machine of which reportedly 150 or fewer of them made it to the U.S. It can be found here… more»

European Model? 1969 Opel GT 1.1L

It’s fun to see such a nice example of a 1969 Opel GT as this one. For any small car to have rear-wheel-drive is a treat for me since almost every vehicle is front-wheel-drive or AWD now. Small cars… more»

Ragtop Oval: 1955 Volkswagen Beetle

Since the listing says nothing about a repaint, I have to believe this is at least a partially original oval window Volkswagen Beetle. It looks too good to be true, but given bidding is over $15K with several days… more»