Porsche Barn Finds

We Bought This Porsche 911 Off Craigslist!

Craigslist is great, but there are certain vehicles that you just don’t expect to find on there. Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and air-cooled Porsche 911s for example. We are always watching for anything interesting, so imagine our surprise when this ’82… more»

Immaculate Example: 1970 Porsche 914-6

While a Porsche will probably never feature highly on my own personal wish-list, I will always have complete respect for nice examples like this 1970 914-6 Targa. In fact, calling it nice is doing it a disservice, as it… more»

Parked in ’91: 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera

If automotive archeologists someday unearth my first car, they won’t have much to debate as to why a young driver piloted a 1987 Accord sedan. It was very obviously mom’s car, passed down to the kids to thrash on…. more»

Black Plate Survivor: 1966 Porsche 912

Initially produced between 1965 and 1969, the 912 acted as Porsche’s entry-level offering, and also rated as a sales success. During its initial production run, 32,000 912s rolled off the line in just over 4-years. So successful was the… more»

Low-Mile Survivor: 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo

To purists of the Porsche brand, the 944 Turbo is one of a handful of models snobbishly referred to as a “Poor Man’s Porsche” – though anyone who has owned and maintained one could surely argue that point. However,… more»

Porch Find: 1968 Porsche 912 Project

It’s amazing what a good set of wheels can do for an otherwise poorly represented car on craigslist. This 1968 Porsche 912 appears to be parked on a porch, with no engine and no mention of whether it’s a… more»

1969 Porsche 912 Field Find

There’s a clear symptom of a classic car bubble when you see examples that were abandoned long ago pop up for sale. This 1969 Porsche 912 is a textbook example of a car that was stripped of it potential… more»

Stuttgart Stretch: 1989 Porsche 911 Limousine

To many people, the 1990s represented the last full decade where automotive manufacturers and aftermarket customizers treated vehicles as something more than A to B appliances, though one could easily argue that the shift towards the mundane began midway… more»

Less Than 6k KMs: 1988 Porsche 911 Club Sport

The Porsche 911 Club Sport is one of those models that may seem hard to justify the price premium for considering what the tweaks from the factory amounted to. However, there’s more at work here than just a decal,… more»

Battle Scars Preserved: 1972 Porsche 911 Targa

There’s an epidemic affecting the collector car hobby. These days, in the pursuit to have the best and be the first, history is quickly stripped away in the interest of cashing in at Amelia Island or Pebble Beach. While… more»

Home Depot Floors: 1968 Porsche 912

It may seem like a world far, far away, but there was a time when old air-cooled 911s and 912s were fairly disposable vehicles. At the very least, they were not immune to backyard repairs when values reached maximum… more»

Ugly Restoration Project: 1963 Porsche 356B

I don’t know if it’s sympathy or just blind faith that someone will buy this car that prompts a seller to even list it in the first place. There was a time when a Porsche 356 this badly damaged… more»

Reutter Coupe Survivor: 1952 Porsche 356

When it comes to vintage Porsches, you’d be forgiven if you’re tired of seeing every horrific 356 B coupe dragged out of the weeds and hoisted up for sale. However, this car – an early production, bent windshield “Reutter”… more»

Yard Find: Fuel-Injected 1973 Porsche 911

This 1973 Porsche 911 is listed on eBay in the U.K., but is an Arkansas barn find that’s said to be an early CIS model with what’s believed to be original paint. The silver 911 is a first-year car… more»

What About That 911? 1970 Heger Hustler Kart

This listing for a 1970s-era Heger Hustler go-kart contains a major easter egg in the background of the photos courtesy of a yellow long-hood Porsche 911. The seller says not to bother asking unless you have $25K lying around,… more»

Slick Top Turbo: Euro-Spec 1980 Porsche 930

One of those hobby cars that can seemingly weather any economic storm is the air-cooled Porsche 930, a fat-fendered turbocharged vixen that quickly earned the nickname “The Widow Maker” for its tricky handling at the limit. They are relatively… more»