25 Year Clear: 1983 Austin Mini Cooper

I can’t help but wonder if this barn find 1983 Austin Mini Cooper has been hiding out, just waiting for the day it could legally be put up for sale. As a right-hand-drive, clearly-gray market car,… more»

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One Of…One? Bill Blass Lincoln Mark VII Diesel

The one-of-one is an exaggeration, but likely not by much: this 1984 Lincoln Continental Mark VII is not only a rare Bill Blass edition, but it also features the BMW-derived turbodiesel powerplant! Seriously, that was a rare… more»

New England Project Car: 1973 Volvo P1800ES

It seems like there are some cars, no matter how obscure, that just pop up in a given area. Volvos and Saabs are two of the more popular import brands in New England, going back generations… more»

Euro Spec: 1983 Porsche 928S

Among the many ways European-market variants of US cars are better include lighter weight and more power. The weight savings comes from not having ridiculous steel safety bars in the doors and other nonsense, while the… more»

Safely In A Junkyard: 1974 Bricklin SV-1

To see a classic sitting among the piles of junked vehicles is a bit jarring. Then again, if this lime-green Bricklin SV-1 came in by way of a donation or property clean-out, it’s not surprising to… more»

Tii Warehouse Find: 1972 and 1974 BMW 2002s

What is it about cars stored in dark, cramped warehouses that gets our attention? Well, it’s likely the potential of discovering a long-hidden rarity or parts stash, or perhaps it’s just the allure of florescent lighting… more»

Show Car Styling: Craigslist Renault Caravelles

In what is certainly a once-in-a-lifetime event, two Renault Caravelle coupes are up for sale on craigslist sites in California and Missouri. The Caravelle is seldom seen today, despite the company’s desire to overtake the popularity… more»

Rare Worker Edition: 1986 Dodge Mini Ram Van

Over the last few months, we’ve written more than once about the emerging classic status of the original Dodge Caravan. As a breakthrough model and the standard against which other minivans were judged, it’s no surprise… more»

Aussie Import: 1965 Toyota Landcruiser

When I bought my 1981 Toyota HiAce last year, I had no idea where this type of vehicle was still in use. As my search for spare parts intensified, I got my answer: Australia, the land… more»

No Reserve! 1956 Studebaker President

We’ve covered a range of 1956 Studebaker Presidents in the past, including this example earlier this year that was purchased and then resold by a Barn Finds reader that shows how handsome these cars can be…. more»

Preserve or Swap: 1976 Jaguar XJ6 Coupe

Years ago, I visited a car museum on Cape Cod (Toad Hall, well worth stopping in if you’re ever out near Hyannis Port) full of British classics. Easily one of the prettiest cars there was a… more»

Sunroof and Jade: 1976 BMW 2002

This $950 BMW 2002 is a desirable sunroof model that wears one of the more popular paint shades and sports a manual transmission. The car itself is fairly battered and clearly someone’s unfinished project, but getting… more»

Just 150 Made: 1984 Alfa Romeo GTV6 Maratona

When it comes to rare cars, only 150 being made puts it in fairly elite company. The Alfa Romeo GTV6 Maratona edition was created to provide some new life to the GTV6 lineup in the USA,… more»