Still On The Road: 1930 Ford Model A Roadster

Restoration is a word that has different meanings for different people.  Some people consider getting a car back on the road as a restoration.  Others feel that a full restoration means a completely rebuilt and refinished vehicle with new… more»

Is There Enough There? 1935 Ford Roadster

While most of the stories we write on Barn Finds have happy endings where a desirable car ends up with another lease on life, this story may be of a car that is just too far gone.  The saddest… more»

Dilapidated 1960 MGA Roadster Project

The MGA stood out for its swoopy looks when it hit the market in 1955. Its design was a chasm away from the MG T-Series cars, with their clamshell bonnets, upright radiators, and running boards. The MGA was faster,… more»

Rust-Free Roadster: 1966 Datsun 1600 Fairlady

The Datsun Fairlady, also known as the Sports in some markets, was a roadster produced in the sixties and pre-dates the company’s famed Z car of the seventies.  Over 40,000 of these rolled off the assembly line during the… more»

No Reserve 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster Project

In 1955, MG introduced a swoopy new sports car to follow the aging MG TF: the MGA. Its design was penned by Syd Enever, based on a car raced at Le Mans in 1951. The first cars were equipped… more»

Needs Nothing: 1932 Ford Model B Roadster

Given his generally inflexible nature, Henry Ford must have felt that the world had gone mad when production ended on the Model B. While the venerable Model T survived for eighteen years and the Model A rolled off the… more»

British Roadster: 1963 Triumph TR4

The TR series of roadsters was a big success for British manufacturer Triumph Motor Company, who produced this range of cars from 1953 all the way up through 1981.  By the time the TR4 model rolled around in 1961,… more»

Marilyn Monroe Endorsed! Singer Roadster 4AD

The Singer Motor Company has roots going back all the way to 1874, where it began in the United Kingdom as Singer & Co manufacturing bicycles, but by the turn of the century, its focus became more centered on… more»

Street Legal ’23 Ford Model T Roadster Pickup Drag Racer!

I’m guessing Henry Ford realized pretty quickly that original buyers of his Model T cars and trucks were often converting his creations into some diverse applications to fit their own specific needs. Back in the early days, quite a… more»

Original Steel: 1932 Chevrolet Roadster

In 1931, Chevrolet was celebrating a strong year, having overtaken Ford in sales. Across town, Ford was getting ready to retake the lead with the introduction of its new V8 for the 1932 model year. However, there was no… more»

Rust-Free Project: 1971 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

It’s pretty common for Jaguar E-Type project cars to land on our desks here at Barn Finds, and the vehicles in question have often developed some significant rust issues. That makes this 1971 Roadster a breath of fresh air…. more»

Californian Survivor: 1970 Datsun 1600 Roadster

The Japanese automotive industry has constantly proven that it can learn fast, adapt quickly, and develop innovative vehicles that set new benchmarks in build quality and performance. When you consider that Datsun virtually started from square one following World… more»

DIY Dirt Track Racer! Modified 1929 Ford Model A

The Model A, like the Model T before it, was offered in a multitude of body styles. This 1929 example was originally a “sport coupe,” but was converted to a roadster design, and was a dirt track racer for… more»

Story: Massive 1934 Ford Collection Buyout!

Barn Finds recently came across the story of this massive collection of 1934 Fords and parts, which is one of the most epic ’34 finds we have ever known of!  “Barns Finds”- plural- as they were housed in more… more»

Modern Hot Rod: 1948 Singer Roadster

The old-school hot rod was born in the aftermath of World War II from the union of powerful engines and lightweight bodies of obsolete machines. And it is in this context that this 1948 Singer Roadster might be best… more»

Solid Survivor: 1960 MGA Roadster

When the weather is fine, there’s nothing quite like the experience of slipping behind the wheel of a classic British sports car to make the most of what Mother Nature has to offer us. That opportunity awaits someone with… more»