Japanese Barn Finds

EXCLUSIVE: Rare 1964 Nissan Cedric

Well into the mid-80s, Nissan used the Datsun name for vehicles destined for foreign markets. So, to see a Nissan built in 1964 on this side of the globe is a rare treat! As a matter of fact, there… more»

Magnificent 1982 Mazda 626 Coupe Luxury Edition

I’ll be the first to admit – I absolutely love older Japanese vehicles, even though many enthusiasts tend to disregard them. While I’ve never owned a Mazda, I’ve always adored the vehicles the company produces, especially old school models… more»

Radwood Ready: 1987 Nissan Maxima

If you aren’t familiar with the “Radwood” phenomenon, it’s a fast-growing series of car shows that highlight 1980s and 1990s cars and the lifestyle that went with them. The seller suggests, rightfully so, that this 1987 Nissan Maxima GXE… more»

Seen Better Days: 1987 Chevrolet Sprint Turbo

While nameplates such as Volkswagen’s GTI and Honda’s Civic Si usually come to mind during the conversations surrounding hot hatchbacks, I’ve always been quite a fan of the Chevrolet Sprint Turbo, a neat little compact built by Suzuki for… more»

Rotary Survivor: 19k Mile 1983 Mazda RX-7

If you haven’t been paying attention, then you probably haven’t noticed the record prices being brought at auction by certain seventies and eighties sports cars.  With a 240Z recently bringing a six digit price, collectors are now scanning the… more»

Unmodified Barn Find: 1989 Honda CRX Si

The second and final generation of Honda’s CRX hatchback is largely considered one of the best front-wheel-drive compact sports cars, but unfortunately, there are few surviving examples left. With that in mind, this 1989 Honda CRX that’s available here… more»

Lotus Tuned: 1988 Isuzu Impulse

For years, I wanted an Isuzu Impulse. I was certain one would be in my garage. The clamshell hood, the loose affiliation with the classic VW Scirocco, handling by Lotus, available turbo power – yes, it had quite a… more»

To Be or Not to Be: 1987 Nissan Be-1

From Nissan’s family of Pike Factory cars comes this rare 1987 Nissan Be-1, one of the very few in the U.S. This unusual right-hand-drive ride can be found here on craigslist in Walton, New York. The seller is asking… more»

Rotary Barn Find: 1975 Suzuki RE5

UPDATE 6/10/2019 – This awesome Suzuki has been relisted here on eBay, this time with a BIN of $4,500. Is it a fair deal or overpriced? FROM 5/30/2019 – For the lover of unusual and somewhat, or at least… more»

51,850 Miles: Clean 1985 Toyota Pickup

While Marty McFly’s blacked-out Toyota pickup may get all the glory, this 1985 model with just over 51,000 original miles deserves a look, too. Although it’s been repainted, the rest of the truck is still indicative of the condition… more»

Impressive Survivor: 1986 Toyota 4Runner SR5

This first generation Toyota 4Runner presents a quandary of being the kind of vehicle that can go anywhere, but being too nice to take everywhere. The oldest 4Runners around tend to suffer from abusive off-roaders or weak vintage sheetmetal, which… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1976 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser

What Makes It Special? This trail rig was built for off-roading in the 1980s. To get it down the trail, it was upgraded with a Chevrolet 350 engine and a Chevy truck SM420 transmission. Advanced adapters link the transmission… more»

Sumo Wrestler: 1992 Subaru Libero 4WD 5-Speed

This 1992 Subaru Libero is one interesting vehicle and it’s quite a box-checker. It can be found here on eBay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a $9,900 buy it now price or you can make an offer. This rig is… more»

Junkyard Trooper, Part 3: She Runs!

I’m going to get in front of some potential disappointment right now and tell you this: I don’t have a video of my junkyard Trooper running. Blame it on the Georgia heat, but I neglected to document the truck… more»

Barn Find Dirt Bike: 1991 Honda Cub EZ90

As someone who loves vehicles of all kinds from the mid-80s to the early 90s, it’s of little surprise to see obscure motoring apparatuses like this 1991 Honda Cub pop up on eBay with more than one bidder vying… more»

Nice Price! $5,000 1986 Subaru BRAT

Subaru’s legendary BRAT (Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter) has quite a following and these early Subaru 4x4s do, in general. This beautiful looking 1986 Subaru BRAT can be found here on craigslist in Thornton, Colorado with an asking price of… more»