Italian Barn Finds

Rust-Free Survivor: 1982 Fiat 2000 Spider

For anyone who is considering purchasing a classic Italian car, the importance of the term “rust-free” can never be underestimated. Well, the good news is that this is precisely what you appear to be getting with this 1982 Fiat… more»

Award Winner: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

We have seen some nice Panteras here at Barn Finds in recent times, but this car definitely rates as one of the nicest. It has won numerous awards at different shows, including a Best Award at a show featuring… more»

Enzo’s Own: 1962 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2

This 1962 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 has a couple of claims to fame. The first claim is that this car was actually the first 330 GT prototype built by Ferrari. That alone makes it a pretty special car. The… more»

Engine Delete: 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

Bidding for this 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE is already north of $50,000 with the reserve unmet. It is missing its original engine and transmission but otherwise appears quite original. The interior is in far better shape than I expected,… more»

13k Original Miles: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

Following on from the much-maligned Mangusta, the Pantera represented a leap forward for De Tomaso in the design and engineering of a classic Italian sports car. It still possessed plenty of flaws, but these were nowhere near as bad… more»

Ultimate Art? Ferrari Formula 1 V12 Engine

I’m trying to decide whether this might be the ultimate piece of motorsport memorabilia to put in a man-cave. If it isn’t, then it has to be close. It’s a pretty special engine, and it is a significant part… more»

Abandoned Italian: Dino 308 GT4

While it was regarded by many as a Ferrari when it was unveiled in November of 1973, the Dino 308 GT4 did not actually begin to wear the famous Prancing Horse badge until May of 1976. In fact, looking… more»

Parked in 2005: 1971 Fiat 850 Sport Spider

When the owner of a classic Fiat says that it has never seen a Winter, that is never a bad thing. The biggest enemy of a classic Fiat is rust, and this can consume otherwise healthy metal at an… more»

1985 Ferrari Mondial Garage Find!

It’s a strange thing: a few years ago, we would have scoffed at buying a Ferrari Mondial, as it has languished at the bottom of the desirability scale for decades. While it still may be the last “cheap” Ferrari,… more»

Desert Flower! Barn Find Fiat X1/9

You’re choking down a grease-burger at a truck-stop diner and you overhear a conversation. Something about a mid-engine Italian sports-car stored in a barn since the ’80s. Next thing you know you’re following Ole Clem to a metal building…. more»

Italian Classic: 1984 Alfa Romeo GTV6

Alfa Romeo is a company that has not only produced its fair share of extremely attractive cars, but cars that are rewarding to drive. The GTV6 is one of those cars that fills both of these criteria, and this… more»

Fresh Out Of Storage: 1974 Maserati Merak

Holy cow, what an incredible find! Maserati has built some pretty amazing sports cars over the years, but the Merak is one of my personal favorites. The styling is fantastic, the lightweight Campagnolo wheels just look amazing and the… more»

Unrestored Garage Find: 1965 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint

The Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint is one the larger cars the company offered in the 1960s, a handsome coupe design featuring twin-cam power under the hood. Rare to find today in any condition, this example is located in Canada… more»

Epic Barn Find! 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S

Batting its metal eyelashes and last driven in 1974, this Fly Yellow 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S by Bertone in London, England heads to auction here at RNSothebys.com in October of 2019. Offered in glorious never-restored condition, complete with… more»

Can you identify this Ford Flathead Special?

This is a car that certainly represents something different, and I’d love to know the full story behind it. The owner believes that the car is based on a 1939 Ford chassis, although he hasn’t been able to locate… more»

Rare V8 Italian: 1973 Alfa Romeo Montreal

We’ve seen some really amazing older Italian sports cars come up for sale this summer, but this 1973 Alfa Romeo Montreal might just be one of the coolest! And with a current bid price of $9,101 you might be… more»