Italian Barn Finds

Auction Of The Century: All 3 Alfa Romeo B.A.T. Cars!

When he showed the three Alfa-Romeo B.A.T. cars together at the Frist Museum in Nashville four years ago, curator Ken Gross called them “three of the most memorable concept cars in automobile history.” I was fortunate enough to visit… more»

1-Of-2 In The US? 1952 Siata Amica

Only purists will recall the Siata Amica. It was a low production sports car made in Europe between 1948 and 1952, and rare in the U.S. – then and now. Supposedly only two of the 1952 models were imported… more»

Alfa Package Deal: Two Alfettas for $1,500?

This pair of Alfa Romeo Alfettas seems like a possible bargain for an Alfa enthusiast, with the listing seemingly indicating both cars are available for just $1,500. Now, there’s an outside chance that’s $1,500 each, but it’s certainly worth… more»

Last True Lancia? 1971 Lancia 2000 Sedan

In 1969, Fiat launched a successful takeover of Lancia. That means that the 2000 has always been viewed by enthusiasts as the last “true” Lancia. This 1971 model is a tidy survivor that needs a new home. Barn Finder… more»

1 Of 80: 1955 Arnolt-Bristol Bolide Roadster

When you set the imaginations of two legendary designers like Bertone and Scaglione loose on the design of a sports car, the chances are that the result will be a vehicle of absolute beauty. That is the case with… more»

Only 24K Miles! 1989 Maserati TC

OK, is it a Maserati, a LeBaron, something in between or just a poseur. It’s got that special Italian name but it has an everyday K-Car look about it. Whatever the case, we’ll figure it out as best we… more»

22K Original Miles: 1980 Maserati Quattroporte

Like so many other Maserati Quattroportes, this swanky sedan looks like a million bucks but is still a non-runner at the moment, despite having a mere 22,583 miles on the clock. The seller notes it is a recent escapee… more»

No Reserve: 1984 Pininfarina Azzurra Spider

When Fiat decided to cease production of the Spider 2000 in 1982, Pininfarina stepped in to manufacture the car under its own brand. They named it the Azzurra Spider, and it remained on the market from 1983 until 1985…. more»

Stored 30 Years: 1970 Siata Spring

Certainly one of the most unusual vehicles that I have seen over the years, the Siata Spring has always looked like a kit of parts to me. I like some of the details and some don’t really work at… more»

No Reserve: 1988 Lancia Delta HF Integrale 8V

If you ignore the alloy wheels and the bulging fenders, the Lancia Delta HF Integrale looks like any typical 1980s 5-door hatchback. The fact that it possesses enough performance to scare plenty of traditional muscle cars makes it a… more»

Six-Figure Microcar? 1968 Ferrari Ferves Ranger

The seller of this 1968 Ferves Ranger claims its “twin” sold at auction last year for nearly $200,000! I’m not sure if this car will reach the same price, but it has an unspecified reserve. It can be found… more»

Rust-Free Italian: 1972 Alfa Romeo Berlina 2.0

Even the most ardent supporters of classic Italian cars will admit that rust can be a significant problem. That’s where this 1972 Alfa Romeo Berlina is a breath of fresh air. It not only presents well, but the photos… more»

Affordable Ferrari? 1988 Iveco Track Van

For some, this may be as close to Ferrari ownership as ever happens. But, it is an interesting twist on the Ferrari experience. This track van, according to the seller, was used for storage and as a Ferrari parts… more»

Fun Driver: 1969 Alfa Romeo Spider

I don’t know where the Alfa Romeo Spider fits in the hierarchy of Italian roadster desirability, but I’ll guess it’s near the top of recognizability. This 1969 Alfa Romeo Spider was sent in by a Barn Finds reader who… more»

1-of-36: 1966 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Barn Find!

Ferrari has never been renowned as a producer of high-volume vehicles. This was especially true during the 1960s, and the 330 GT 2+2 is a perfect demonstration of that philosophy. The company only built 455 examples of the 330… more»

Rare Coachbuilt Coupe: 1963 Fiat 600 Viotti

Viotti was an Italian coachbuilding company that operated out of Turin, Italy, between 1921 and 1964. They produced special vehicles for several different manufacturers, including Alfa Romeo, Lancia, and Fiat. Production records are sparse, but various sources agree that… more»