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Drop A ____ In It! 1959 Taylor-Dunn Trident

We have seen a few versions of the 1959 Taylor-Dunn Trident here on Barn Finds over the last few years and this one is a little unique. Did I just really say that it’s a little unique? As if… more»

Only 32 Miles! 1976 CitiCar SV-48

If Elon Musk would have had a battery-powered car at age 5 it may have been something like this 1976 Sebring-Vanguard CitiCar SV-48. This fantastic, funky little find is listed here on eBay in Clarksville, Iowa with an unmet… more»

Silent Hauler: 1937 Ford EV Pickup

This is a vehicle that I never expected to see and I bet that most of you never thought that you would see a 1937 Ford EV pickup. What?! Yes, a battery-powered ’37 Ford pickup. This unusual hauler can… more»

UPDATE: Only $50,000! 1980 Ford Fairmont EV

UPDATE – After featuring this Fairmont, the owner decided to lower the price to a somewhat more reasonable $50,000. FROM 4/24/19 – A 24-year-old gentleman in Wisconsin just won a $768-million Powerball jackpot. His lump sum payout is $477-million before… more»

1st of Only 43 Made: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

The 20th Century was littered with so many unusual and interesting vehicle companies that I wonder if anyone has ever come up with a comprehensive list of every different car company? Probably not, but now I have something to… more»

Silver Bullet: 1984 Pontiac Fiero EV

Here’s another in the Scotty G Oddball EV series of semi-normal cars that have been converted to battery power: we bring you this 1984 Pontiac Fiero EV – also known as Silver Bullet. This good looking silent ride can… more»

Plug And Play: 1980 Comuta-Car

Like going to a wine tasting party, vintage EVs are very much an acquired taste, usually among a specialty group of folks with turtlenecks and skinny jeans and.. no, wait, that’s just for wine tastings. Folks who like cars… more»

Tesla Alternative: 1981 Ford Escort Electrica EV

Ok, there’s no jet engine in this 1981 Ford Escort Electrica, but Jet Industries out of Austin, Texas converted engineless vehicles to battery power and one such beast was the Ford Escort Jet Electrica. This rare example can be… more»

Italian Supercar: 1974 Elcar Zagato

This is a car that I have been trying to find for a few years now, or one like it. This 1974 Elcar Zagato (yeah, that Zagato) can be found here on Craigslist with a $2,000 asking price. It’s… more»

Chevy Volt Powered: 1974 Volkswagen Beetle EV

This is an unusual EV conversion in that it’s a 1974 Volkswagen Beetle and it has a late model Chevy Volt battery pack. It can be found here on Craigslist in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The seller is… more»

No Insane Mode: 1980 Comuta-Car

My prediction for a surge in vintage EV values hasn’t quite panned out yet (crickets), but cars like this 1980 Comuta-Car are still super interesting to see, in my opinion. This little edgy wedge can be found here on… more»

Bargain EV? 1959 Taylor-Dunn Trident

I have a couple of friends who live in sort of a, not a gated community, but a community.. with a gate and a fence.. hmm.. well, in any case, it would be perfect for something like this 1959… more»

Battery Boxster: 1999 Porsche Boxster EV

It’s pretty rare when we show a car this new here at Barn Finds, but a reader sent in this tip and being a lover of unusual cars, and EVs, I couldn’t resist. This is a 1999 Porsche Boxster… more»

Suzuki GSX-R600 Powered! 1975 Elcar Zagato

How many times have we heard, “Drop an SBC in it”, or “Drop a Hayabusa in it”. Well, that work has already been done on this uber-rare 1975 Elcar Zagato which is powered by a 2007 Suzuki GSX-R600. It’s located… more»

Gullwing EV: 1977 Urba Electric For $1,450

This zippy-looking little thing is a 1977 Urba Electric, a battery-powered “urban electric car” that was sold in kit form in the mid-late-1970s. This interesting little project can be found here on Craigslist in a parking lot filled with similarly-unusual microcars…. more»

Upgraded Technology: 1980 Lectric Leopard

EVs aren’t quite “all the rage” as some folks think they are with just a tiny percentage of sales going to battery-powered vehicles. Conversion companies have come and gone over the decades and some of them produced some pretty… more»