Italian Barn Finds

Coachbuilt Econobox: 1957 Fiat 600 Vignale

This unusual Fiat 600 Rendez-Vous is still the same humble people-mover underneath that sculpted Vignale bodywork, right down to the engine and other mechanical bits. However, the similarities end there, with a reworked nose panel and tail section that… more»

Cobra Fighter: 1970 DeTomaso Mangusta

“What’s that? Looks like an old Lamborghini”. Well, maybe a little bit… but no, this is something even more special. Like, 1-of-400 special. This is a 1970 De Tomaso Mangusta, it’s recently been released from a 30-year stint in… more»

Affordable Stallion? 1982 Ferrari Mondial 8

For those with a desire to own an Italian thoroughbred, the Mondial remains one of the most affordable of the Ferraris. It is not everyone’s favorite vehicle built by the prancing horse, but with 6,000 cars produced during its… more»

Beautiful Italian: 1967 Lancia Fulvia Coupe

Admit it, this 1967 Lancia Fulvia is just plain beautiful. How do the Italians do it? They take a basic, nondescript design—akin to something as ham-handed as the Ford Escort EXP—but render it so subtly seductive that I fall… more»

Dining Room Find: 1937 Fiat Topolino Gasser!

As car guys (and gals), some of us have likely fantasized about putting our pride and joy in the middle of our living space, never having to venture to the cold garage or flimsy canvas tent in the backyard… more»

Famous Ferrari F40 Being Auctioned By U.S. Marshals

This 1991 Ferrari F40 hasn’t lived the typical supercar life. While most of its siblings enjoy posh lifestyles, cruising through the streets of Miami or Beverly Hills, this car has a different story to tell. While on a routine… more»

1970 De Tomaso Mangusta Garage Find!

With only 27,225 documented miles on the clock, this Mangusta should look like it has just rolled off the production line. Unfortunately, this is far from the case, and this De Tomaso is going to require a full restoration. However,… more»

Sweet Little Italian: 1966 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super

I started reading the eBay listing for this Alfa Romeo before I looked at where the vehicle was located, but it didn’t take long to establish that the car is situated Down Under. The moment that I saw the… more»

No Reserve Giant Killer: 1971 Lancia Fulvia

That a car as small as the Lancia Fulvia could achieve international rallying success, including an outright win in the Monte Carlo Rally by nearly 11 minutes, is a testament to the strength and performance that Lancia was able… more»

UPDATE: Huge Stash Of Barn Finds Found In France!

UPDATE – This collection has been sold. The Lamborghini Miura was the star of the show with a $640k high bid! FROM 1/13/19 – More often than not, haphazard collections of vehicles may contain one or two interesting cars… more»

1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Basement Find!

An absolutely incredible story just appeared on Facebook, courtesy of an Alfa Romeo page which shared photos of a hugely desirable 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ being extracted from a garage basement (or pit?) in Turin. The details are limited… more»

READER AD: 1967 Maserati Quattroporte

Reader Ethan M has decided to part ways with his Maserati barn find. It might be a four-door, but this Quattroporte looks fantastic with its Frua body. The engine is going to need a rebuild, but the major components… more»

Front-Engined V12: 1978 Ferrari 400

For many years, the front-engined, four-seater Ferrari 400 was a red-headed stepchild in the company’s lineup, often one of the cheaper cars you could buy (aside from a Mondial) that wore the prancing horse badge. Its fortunes have shifted… more»

Perfect First Project? 1958 Fiat 600 Transformable

Imagine walking into your local post office and being able to buy parts for your Ford, GM, or Chrysler product. Well, that was precisely the scenario pursued by Fiat with their own interpretation of the “people’s car.” The 600… more»

Trailer Park Sighting: Million Dollar Bugatti!

We’ve seen a Superbird in a trailer park, but this is our first Bugatti! Just because someone chooses to live in a mobile home that doesn’t mean they don’t have fine taste when it comes to automobiles. I suppose that… more»

In The Barn Since ’78: 1962 Maserati 3500GT

It’s a shame that Maserati has begun building rapidly depreciating CUVs and sedans that are anonymous aside from the familiar script on the trunk lid. No longer will we pine to find a Maserati locked away in a California… more»