Rare Japanese Classic: 1979 Isuzu 117 XG

With styling that flowed from the pen of the legendary Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Isuzu 117 first surfaced as a prototype in 1966 at the Geneva Motor Show. It went into limited production in 1968, and into full-scale production for… more»

Rare Survivor: 1989 Isuzu I-Mark RS

The seller is correct in referring to this 1989 Isuzu I-Mark RS as a hen’s tooth, as in being about as rare and/or extinct as choppers on a chicken. This red rocket can be found here on craigslist in… 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»

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»

Junkyard Trooper Update: Seized Engine Shocker!

Well, while I had hoped my next update on the junkyard-find 1986 Isuzu Trooper I acquired would have pictures of it fording streams and bouncing over rocks, that is sadly not the case. When we last left you, I… more»

Ahead Of Its Time: 2001 Isuzu VehiCROSS

Crossover SUVs are the most popular segment of vehicles among the general public, and it’s somewhat of a shame – these appliances are often operated in an absent-minded manner, but even worse, they lack any type of character. Even… more»

Mini Truckin’ Centerfold: 1989 Isuzu Amigo

As part of the formidable years of my automotive upbringing, a phenomenon that involved taking light-duty import trucks and SUVs and dressing them up with wild paint jobs and body kits became a regular fixture of my magazine stand… more»

Will It Buff Out? 1985 Isuzu P’up Diesel

Admittedly, no, it probably won’t. The hood might, but that’s about it. It might still be fixable, though, and it definitely has some value. It’s currently available here on craigslist for an asking price of $1,700 and… while repairing… more»

Junkyard Finds: Classics at Yank-A-Part Yard

One of the comments I make most frequently to salvage yard owners is that they should put their most unusual or special parts cars and trucks online, somewhere, anywhere, in order to drive foot traffic and phone calls. Few… more»

Jeff’s Junkyard Finds: 1986 Isuzu Trooper Rescue!

As many of our readers now know, I have a slight addiction to rescuing vehicles from salvage yard-type environments. At last count, of the five projects I own, three of them have literally been pulled from a salvage yard… more»

Mysterious Utility: 1992 Isuzu MU

Here in America, lots of things are good. But some things that aren’t include how we are repeatedly sent the crappiest versions of otherwise bad-ass trucks and off-road-friendly rigs that would challenge any Wrangler owner for global wheeling domination…. more»

Future Collectible? 2001 Isuzu VehiCROSS

This is quite a bit newer than the vehicles that we normally show here at Barn Finds, but it was a reader submission and it’s unusual. And, at 18 years old it’s reasonably old. This is a 2001 Isuzu VehiCROSS… more»

Joe Isuzu Approved: 1984 Isuzu Impulse

Most of us who were around in the 1980s remember the”Joe Isuzu” commercials. They’re still legendary and the later cars featured a Lotus-tuned suspension. This 1984 Isuzu Impulse is listed on eBay in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania with a buy it… more»

Mikado 4×4: 1980 Chevrolet LUV

“All you need is love”.. or LUV is more like it. This 1980 Chevrolet LUV Mikado 4×4 pickup needs a little love but it’ll give back just as much as the third owner puts into it. This one is… more»

Museum Quality: 1991 Isuzu Trooper

I hate to give things away, but as I’ve been alluding to recently, I’ve got my sights set on a vintage Japanese 4×4 project, and it’s damn close to this incredible Isuzu Trooper said to be a museum quality… more»

Mind-Blowing 67-Mile 1980 Chevrolet LUV!

With an asking price of a little over four times what my parents paid for their house on two acres back in 1961, this 1980 Chevy LUV is one amazing museum-quality mini truck. This jewel box is listed on… more»