Marvin’s Sleeper: 1974 Mercury Comet

A lot of times we just ignore seventies cars.  Those of us that grew up with these cars weren’t really impressed with their performance or their looks.  As a teenager, I was quite a car snob.  I drove a… more»

Parked For 28 Years: 1972 Buick Skylark Convertible

The owners of this 1972 Buick Skylark Convertible purchased it from the original owners more than 30-years-ago as a project/driver for their son. After a couple of years of limited use it was parked, and they have now decided… more»

Return of the Adobe: 1984 Renault LeCar

The French, despite being our longest running allies, are too often the target of jokes told by silly Americans.  Who here among us hasn’t imitated a snooty Parisian waiter or enjoyed laughing at movies that ridicule their eccentric Gallic… more»

Bill Of Sale Only: 1966 Corvette Convertible

Some desirable cars just seem forever out of reach.  Take for example 1963-1967 Corvettes.  Often referred to as C2 Corvettes, these handsomely styled vehicles have always been regarded as special and desirable.  Prices for average C2s with older restorations… more»

The Bear Necessities: 1970 Corvette Coupe

What has four wheels, fender flares, side pipes, candy paint, and an airbrushed painting of a half naked woman next to a bear with huge fangs?  The answer is in the pictures above and below.  This 1970 Chevrolet Corvette… more»

Custom Paint Conundrum: 1971 Chevrolet Corvette LT1

It is funny how you can place the design of an object with the decade and culture that spawned it.  One example would be Graceland.  While today we might be a little hard on Elvis for the amount of… more»

Rare Spec: 1958 Porsche 356A Reutter Coupe!

Up for sale is an Auratium Green 1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Reutter Coupe. While the VIN plates photos are hard to read, we at least get to see it and the seller has a Porsche Production Specifications sheet. This… more»

Solid Convertible: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

Every once in a while a good car comes along at a respectable price. That seems to be the case for this red on white 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL. The asking price is $8,500 and it has a… more»

Historic Racer: 1962 Chevrolet Impala Gasser

This 1962 Chevrolet Impala is said to have had a competition life that was short but sweet. It then found its way back onto the street, but the owner at that point had one too many brushes with the… 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»

It’s Baaack! 1974 AMC Matador Brougham

When we write about some of the cars that are advertised on various sites here at Barn Finds, it sometimes crosses my mind as to whether the owners actually take the opportunity to read our articles. Barn Finder Iain… more»

Rare Sport Coupe: 1986 Ford Escort EXP

Although Ford never mounted a serious challenge to the sport compact coupes of the late 1980s, they did try to formulate an answer with the short-lived EXP coupe. A true two-seater, the EXP offered buyers plenty of style in… more»

Solid Project: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

Even though it has spent some time parked in a barn, this 1964 Galaxie is a car that runs and drives well. It appears to be an essentially solid car that is just begging for someone to restore it…. more»

Parked in 1965: 1928 Willys Overland Whippet 2-Door Sedan

This 1928 Whippet is one of a group of cars that holds a special place in American automotive history. First introduced as a 1927 model, the car was a sales success, and in 1928 the sale of 315,000 cars… more»

Stored for 40 Years: 1958 Jaguar XK150

The owner of this 1958 Jaguar XK150 is very candid about the fact that the elements have not been kind to the car. With that thought in mind, let’s take a hard look at the car and see if… more»

British Built Swede: 1962 Volvo P1800

After sitting parked in a barn in Olympia, Washington for the past 26-years, this 1962 Volvo P1800 is looking for a new home. The early P1800s were built under contract for Volvo by Jensen, but when the deal turned… more»