Barn Find

UPDATE: 40 Years in a Barn: 1924 Renault NN1

UPDATE – After featuring this 1924 Renault NN1-6CV last fall, it’s for sale again here on eBay in Monticello, Maine with a much lower opening bid price of $5,000. FROM 9/4/18 – If you’re looking for something that is… more»

One-Owner Barn Find: 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass

General Motors got a lot of mileage out of the Cutlass nameplate using it for the backbone of its Oldsmobile division for 38 years. The ’68-’72 Cutlass is one of the most iconic Oldsmobile designs in my opinion; these cars… more»

Barn Collapse Collection For Sale!

What happens when life starts falling all around you? Well, in the case of these classic cars, you sit and wait for rescue. A hefty collection of more than a few dozen cars have been flattened by a collapsed… more»

Short Bed Barn Find: 1979 Chevrolet C-10 Bonanza

During a scouting trip to California looking for trucks, the seller picked up this barn find 1979 Chevrolet C-10 Bonanza short bed. As is often the case, they have more projects than they can handle and they now have… more»

Barn Find Brit: 1969 Lotus Europa

I keep forgetting to ask our resident British car expert Jamie if he’s owned a Lotus, but I’m guessing yes? This barn find Brit is a 1969 Lotus Europa and the seller has it listed on Hemmings with an asking… more»

81k Mile Garage Find: 1975 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

There was a time when giants roamed the Earth and they were called Cadillac and Lincoln and Imperial. In the late 1970s, the giants went extinct and many of them were turned to dust. A few of them managed… more»

Warehouse Stash: Classic British Car And Motorcycle Trove

Having spent the last thirty years or so poking around garages and sheds for classic British car finds, I have to say that this stash of 20 British cars,  5 motorcycles, parts, and tools made my heart skip a… more»

6,000 Mile Barn Find: 1955 Ford F250

Classic pickup trucks are a hot commodity these days and the rounded look of 1950s era pickups are at the top of most shopper’s lists.  A nice looking, 6,000 mile 1955 Ford F250 stored away in a barn since… more»

Head-Scratcher: 1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV

This may be another case of someone trying to sell a vehicle that they may not really want to sell. I’m not sure, of course, and maybe the seller really does think this 1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV is… more»

25 Years In Storage: 1980 Chrysler Cordoba LS

Normally, we think of barn finds as being vehicles much older than 1980, but the older I get I realize that 1980 was 38 years ago already. That’s older than many of the readers here are. In 1980, a… more»

Barn Find Bread Van: 1967 Lotus Europa S1

This 1967 Lotus Europa S1 is a true barn find, having been in a barn for 28 years before the current owner found it in 2000. They have too many cars and it doesn’t get used so they have… more»

Flintstone Floors: 1969 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

You’ve got to love a seller with a sense of humor, especially one who references classic cartoons like The Flintstones to describe a part of the car that they have for sale. This 1969 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia has “Flintstone… more»

Barn Cat: 1969 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Convertible

  Note to self: when painting a car do more prep work than just wiping it down and then spraying it a different color. That’s one issue with this otherwise desirable 1969 Mercury Cougar XR-7 convertible that has been… more»

289 V8 and 4-Speed: 1966 Mercury Comet Caliente

The seller says that this 1966 Mercury Comet Caliente has been stored for over 30 years, hopefully it wasn’t stored outside for over 30 years. In fact they do say that it has been in a garage since the… more»

Stylish Barn Find: 1954 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe

Is there anything sweeter than finding a solid, stylish, and deluxe find? I dare say that any classic Cadillac find is a real treat as the quality and praise of these cars never seem to diminish. Stored in a… more»

42,000 Mile Barn Find: 1979 AMC Spirit

A Spirit is such a positive name, surely nothing can be wrong in the world when a person is driving a 1979 AMC Spirit?! Come on, who’s with me? Actually, I’m a big fan of these cars and this… more»