Nissan Under the Skin! 1980 Spartan

It would be easy to pass off the Spartan as a kit car but that would not be true. It was a handmade luxury touring automobile with Nissan engineering and sheet metal instead of fiberglass. Only 80 are said… more»

Luxury Living: 1956 Spartan Royal Manor

There have been a handful of these Spartan trailers on our site over the last year, and other one has popped up for sale. While many of the ones we have seen recently are in original condition, this one… more»

One of a Kind? 1949 GMC/Spartan Motorhome

Here’s an interesting conversion project that the seller says runs and drives but is not yet ready for the road. It combines a 1949 GMC front end and truck chassis with a top-of-line Spartan camper trailer grafted on the… more»

Rare Double Ender: 1954 Spartan Royal Mansion

We’ve featured a few of these incredible Spartan campers over the years, this 1959 Imperial Mansion was one of our most viewed articles of 2020. After looking at one in person, I understand why people are willing to spend… more»

What Would You Do? 1980 FV103 Spartan Tank

Is your Uncle Ned one of those people that’s hard to find a birthday gift for? Why spend hours pouring through online sites for a new tie or pipe and get him an FV103 Spartan tank instead! It’s a… more»

One of 80 Made: 1983 Spartan II Neoclassic

The neo-classic movement was a tremendous force in the automotive marketplace at one time, leading to the creation of all sorts of shockingly expensive, assembly line-built monstrosities that the rich and famous seemingly flocked to. Nowadays, they aren’t worth… more»

Rolling Luxury: 1951 Spartan Spartanette Tandem

“This trailer is definitely not for the PURIST!” says the ad, meaning if you insist on a faithful restoration, look elsewhere. Frankly, it’s hard to imagine wanting to live to the standards of 1951, when this 28-foot Spartan Spartanette… more»

Cadillac of Campers: 1951 Spartan Royal Mansion

Classic motorhomes have tempted many restorers over the years, as it’s always enticing to think about life on the open road with a luxuriously-appointed vintage travel trailer behind you. While many of these old-school trailers were built for a… more»

1957 Spartan Imperial Villa Survivor!

The Airstream travel trailers of the 1950’s have an iconic shape and name recognition going for them. Fame and finger-pointing won’t come with the combination of a 1957 Spartan Imperial Villa mobile home and towable triple-axle trailer, and it’s… more»

Retro Luxury: 1959 Spartan Imperial Villa

It seems like large Spartan luxury trailers are coming out of the woodwork lately. In fact, we’ve featured several here on Barn Finds over the past few months. They have great retro styling and work really well as tiny… more»

Cheap 1950 Spartan Mansion?

After featuring a few of these Spartan Campers, which have all fetched good money, we have been on the lookout for some more affordable examples. Obviously, just like any classic vehicle, cheaper examples tend to need work. This 1950… more»

Pure Luxury: 1959 Spartan Imperial Mansion

We have seen a few Spartan Travel Trailers come across our desks here at Barn Finds in recent times, but none have been quite like this one. It is a 1959 Spartan Imperial Mansion, and as you will see,… more»

No Reserve: 1949 Spartan Mansion Travel Trailer

Take it from someone who spent 5-years living in one, touches of luxury can make life in a trailer quite bearable. The Spartan Travel Trailer was considered to be the Cadillac of the breed, and they were not a… more»

Forty Footer! 1957 Spartan Royal Mansion Camper

Vintage campers are very popular. The nostalgia of a trailer from the 1950s and 60s brings people back to the times when they were younger and had the freedom that a camper provides. This one is a 40′ Spartan… more»

Luxury Camper: 1955 Spartan Imperial Mansion

If you are looking for a retro camper that has been completely refurbished in period-correct decor, check this one out. You are looking at a 1955 Spartan 43′ Imperial Mansion. It can be found here on eBay with a current… more»

Roadside Sighting: 1950 Spartan Royal Mansion

It’s fun to hunt for cars on your local craigslist, but sometimes the best finds are discovered along the roadside when you least expect it. Our managing editor, Josh, found this one driving around and we knew we had… more»

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