Italian Barn Finds

Racing Heritage: 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ti Corsa

While its actual Italian racing background is not clear, this 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ti appears to have the makings of a great track day or historic racer. Barn Finder Roger referred the great little Alfa to us, so… more»

Cool Italian Project: 1981 Lancia Beta Zagato

Lancia is an Italian manufacturer that has produced some pretty amazing machinery throughout its lifetime. The company’s reputation for building strong and potent vehicles that have secured numerous World Rally Championship crowns is legendary, but their reputation for building… more»

V8 Powered Italian: 1969 Intermeccanica Omega

If you’ve never seen or heard of an Intermeccanica Omega, no one will blame you. They built just 33 of these American powered Italians. Given the steel being used to build Italian cars in this era, rust issues are… more»

V6 Turbo: 1995 Alfa Romeo GTV V6 TB

I can well remember in my younger days how I fell madly in love with a 1980 Alfetta GTV, and how much I ached to own it. Then I drove it and discovered that thanks to some slightly odd… more»

Pair Of 1969 Alfa Romeo Duettos

When it comes to Alfa Romeo Spiders, there’s a clear line in the sand separating which models would otherwise be scrapped if completely rotten, and which generations have a chance at living despite the deplorable condition. This pair of… more»

Commuter Car Potential: 1993 Lancia Thema Pair

For some reason, Lancia Themas have been popping up on craigslist with increasing regularity. Sure, it’s part of that crop of cars now eligible for more lax importation requirements, but usually it’s the Ferrari-engined 8-32 that gets all the… more»

Build an Abarth: 1958 Fiat / Abarth 1000 TC

I have a fear that I’ll reach an age where I’ve not stopped accumulating projects before I’m at the point of being unable to finish them. That seems to be the case here of a seller that has gone… more»

12k Original Miles: 1970 De Tomaso Mangusta

I was having a look back over the De Tomaso cars that we’ve featured here on Barn Finds over the years, and I was initially quite surprised to learn that we’ve only featured 5 stories on the Mangusta since… more»

Two Years Only: 1976 Lancia Scorpion

To the rest of the world, it was the Lancia Montecarlo, but in the US it was the Scorpion. The different names was just scratching the surface because the hidden changes resulted in two cars where the differences were… more»

Room for Four: 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4

Yes, the $179,000 asking price is a tad eye-watering, but these Ferrari 365/GTC-4s don’t show up all that often. And prices for these 2+2s have been rising as of late, after seemingly falling victim to the fate of any… more»

Rare Lightweight: 1955 Siata 300BC

If you were a manufacturer of low-volume Italian sports cars in the 1950s, then you would have been fairly spoiled for choice when it came to choosing an engine to power your creation. Choosing something from Fiat would seem… more»

No Reserve Driver: 1987 Bertone X1/9

While production of the Bertone X1/9 continued on into 1989, imports of the little Italian classic into the USA ended in 1987. This particular car is from that last import year, and it appears to be in exceptional condition…. more»

Only One In The US? 1979 Fiat 238 Camper

We don’t want to overload anyone with unusual vintage campers, but this 1978 Fiat 238 with ARCA camper was too good to pass up. This rare-in-the-U.S. rig can be found here on eBay in Oceanside, New York with a… more»

Mike Hailwood Replica: 1980 Ducati SI MHR

When it comes to replicas or special edition motorcycles, the Ducati S1 Mike Hailwood Replica, or MHR, is a new one to me. It’s certainly a striking bike, and based on the racing exploits and successes of Mr. Hailwood,… more»

1-of-3: 1975 Baldi Frog

If you are the sort of person who finds themselves overwhelmed by the sheer enormous dimensions of the Fiat 500, well, have I got a car that will help you with that “little” problem. This is the Baldi Frog,… more»

Unrestored Microcar : 1971 Lawil S3

At just under seven-feet in length, this 1971 Lawil S3 is one short ride. Most SUVs today could use this thing instead of carrying a spare tire, just pull it out of the back and off you go. It… more»