Italian Barn Finds

Period Modifications: Rusty Alfa Romeo GTV

I spotted this 1973 Alfa Romeo GTV on craigslist a few weeks ago, as did Barn Finds reader Roger. This is a complete basketcase, but I can somewhat understand why someone purchased… more»

Good Or Bad Idea? 1985 Ferrari 308 GTS

For whatever reason, I still get awfully excited about dealer trades that feature an interesting vintage car of some kind. This 1985 Ferrari 308 GTS is not… more»

Solid Alfa: 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0

The owner of this 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider claims that it is a solid car and that it would make a great restoration project. With Alfas being… more»

Concours Find: 1950 Simca Sport 8 Coupe

The Italians offered an incredible amount of limited coach built specials across many brands throughout the years. This sleek and stylish Simca has all of the magic… more»

Suzuki GSX-R600 Powered! 1975 Elcar Zagato

How many times have we heard, “Drop an SBC in it”, or “Drop a Hayabusa in it”. Well, that work has already been done on this uber-rare… more»

1 Of 2: 1963 Crown Imperial Ghia Limousine

Sometimes claims of rarity for certain cars don’t stand up to close scrutiny, but the claims about this Crown Imperial do, and that makes it a very… more»

Eighties Icon: 1986 Ferrari Testarossa Monodado

The Ferrari Testarossa is a car that was designed in the 1980s, and achieved iconic status in that decade thanks to a white example being the vehicle… more»

37k Original Miles: 1972 Fiat 850 Spider

With a body designed and built by Bertone, the Fiat 850 Spider is a handsome looking car, and for a vehicle that in the USA had an… more»

No Reserve Project: 1977 Lancia Scorpion

This 1977 Lancia Scorpion came to the seller in Georgia after many years residing in Montana, not a place you’d associate with an oddball Italian like this…. more»

LeMans Racer Replica: 1962 Maserati Tipo 151

All-out Maserati vintage racing cars are pretty rare on the ground, so it didn’t take me long to figure out where I thought I remembered this pretty… more»

Zagato Drop Top: 1987 Maserati Biturbo Spider

“A good driver” is not a term we’d associate with a vintage Maserati Biturbo, but the seller claims this Zagato-designed convertible could be a runner without much… more»

Kidney, Anyone? 1984 Ferrari 512 BBI

Although I’ve never been a Ferrari fanatic by any stretch, the 512 Berlinetta Boxer has always stood out as one I’d love to own. I credit the… more»

Parked For Five Years: 1975 Ferrari 308GT4

It may be hard to appreciate this 1975 Ferrari Dino 308 GT4 in its current state, what with faded paint, a missing turn signal, and uninspiring wheels… more»

Rebuild Worthy? Wrecked 1995 Ferrari 456 GT

Buying a wrecked car seems like a new way to generate viewers on YouTube, as I’ve noticed a ton of channels lately focused on buying wrecks off… more»

Commission Prize: 1973 Ferrari Dino

This 1973 Ferrari Dino remains in excellent, original condition, with claimed original paint and zero accident damage in its history file. It has been with one owner… more»

25th Anniversary: 1989 Lamborghini Countach

This is one way to sell a special edition ’80s exotic. For sale is a 1989 Lamborghini Countach 25 Anniversary Edition has a starting bid price of… more»

Italian Stallion: 1985 Maserati Biturbo

The 1985 model year was the last one in which the Maserati Biturbo would carry Weber carburetor, as from 1986 the car wore Weber-Marelli fuel injection in… more»

Exotic Texas Rose! 1972 DeTomaso Pantera

Conceived during the height of the classic muscle car era, the DeTomaso Pantera wrapped a powerful American V8 in a beautiful Italian body. Ford Motor Company failed… more»

Rare Turbo: 1987 Maserati Biturbo SI Black Edition

This is an interesting car. Coming from a time when Alejandro de Tomaso owned the Maserati brand, this 1987 Maserati Biturbo SI has a starting bid price… 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»

Aluminum Bodied Tribute: Ferrari 250 GTO Replica

We’re on a solid run of these “Faux-rraris”, typically based on Datsun 240/260Z underpinnings and mechanical systems. I can’t remember having so many pop up in the… more»

Blue Plate Special: 1984 Alfa Romeo Spider

While 80s German cars continue to accelerate in price, Alfa Romeos of the same vintage seem like a relative bargain. I’ve been checking out the Milano sedan… more»

Rare Roller: 1976 Dino/Ferrari 208 GT4

How many opportunities do you think you’ll come across to buy a 1-of-840-made Ferrari for just $15,000? Not many, I’m sure—but obviously, at this price point, there… more»

Mysterious Exotic: 1986 Ferrari 328

Who wants to be like Tyler Hoover? If you are interested in getting into the shady world of salvaged cars, this is a prime candidate. The specimen… more»