Price-Dropped French Classic: 1963 Panhard PL17

Manufacturers need to look outside the square if they plan to produce a car with limited engine power. Such was the case with Panhard and its PL17 model. Its engine bay housed a tiny motor with modest power, but… more»

French, and Aluminum: Panhard Dyna Z

Conventional wisdom pegs Mercedes or Peugeot as the first automaker, and yes, both made early versions of what can be considered a car. But Panhard et Levassor is often considered the first production automobile company in the world, commencing… more»

Cheap French Classic: 1960 Panhard PL 17

French car manufacturers have long been renowned for producing quirky and interesting vehicles. The iconic 2CV instantly springs to mind, but the 1960 Panhard PL 17 is another notable example. Its styling is distinctive and features some pretty advanced… more»

All-Aluminum Body: 1954 Panhard Dyna Z

Founded in 1887, Panhard was one of the earliest automobile manufacturers. Though not as well-known as other contemporary French car companies, they produced a variety of advanced passenger cars before being purchased, and then absorbed, by Citroen in 1967…. more»

French Oddball: 1959 Panhard Dyna Z12

Panhard of France was a manufacturer of automobiles and light tactical and military vehicles. It was in the car business from 1945 to 1967 and built the Dyna Z series from 1953-59. These were lightweight autos, with bodies made… more»

Rare Aluminum Body: 1954 Panhard Dyna Z1

The Panhard Dyna Z is not a car that we see that often here at Barn Finds, so to have two examples appear on our desks in quick succession is a rare treat. I have to say a huge… more»

Estate Sale Find: 1959 Panhard Dyna Z

French automobile manufacturers have had a reputation for producing more than their share of quirky and interesting vehicles, and we’ve seen quite a few of them here at Barn Finds. Some of these are iconic, like the 2CV. However,… more»

Massive Barn Find Stash Found in France!

One of my most frequent automotive fantasies involves going off on a hike in search of a forgotten garage full of classic automobiles. I did this a few years ago with a friend off of a tip about a… more»

Lawn Art Project: 1959 Panhard Dyna Z

Here’s one you don’t see everyday: a Panhard Dyna Z from the late 1950s, a fascinating French creation that offered unusual styling, room for six, and utilized aluminum to cut down on weight. The catfish-like nose gives the impression… more»

Taste of Monte Carlo? 1960 Panhard PL17

One of the reasons that I love this job is the sheer diversity of the offerings that come our way. Situated in Marion, Ohio, and listed here on eBay with a starting bid of $2,000 and only a day… more»

Deco Frenchman: 1939 Panhard Et Levassor X81

Before the rise of the Italian Coach builders, the French had interesting style where everything in the French culture was art. Even the French automobiles came to be rolling art including this Panhard Dynamic X81. Production began in 1936… more»

Where in the World Is this 1956 Panhard Dyna Z?

If only it was a few years newer, I could make a “Tigre in the grass” joke…oh, well. I’ll give it up for a Panhard any time! This product of one of the world’s earliest automakers is ’56 Dyna… more»

Forgotten Founders: 1960 Panhard PL17

When most people think of early car manufacturers, they think of Karl Benz and Henry Ford. While both Ford and Benz were essentially influential in getting cars to where they are today, there was a third entity actively producing… more»

Rolled Runner: 1958 Panhard Dyna Z

We have featured a couple of these quirky little French cars before, but none have looked quite like this! The car appears to have actually been in decent shape before the roll-over incident. The seller mentions that the engine… more»

Chargrilled: 1937 Panhard et Levassor Dynamic

It may be hard to tell from the charred remains, but this was once an achingly beautiful 1937 Panhard et Levassor Dynamic Parisienne X77. Sounds fancy doesn’t it? Well, it was! Panhard et Levassor was a French manufacturer, so… more»

French Oddity: 1960 Panhard PL 17

If you’re the type who is always on the hunt for oddball cars, boy do I have one for you! The French brand Panhard is likely best known for the odd looking, but advanced Dyna Z. If the Dyna… more»