Pickup Alternative: 1979 Subaru BRAT

Although late to the “making a truck out of a car” – or in most cases, out of a station wagon – game, Subaru’s BRAT is certainly a unique compact pickup alternative. This 1979 Subaru BRAT was sent to… more»

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Nicest One Left? 1986 Subaru BRAT GL

We’ve seen a few really nice Subaru BRATs recently here on Barn Finds and this looks like one of the nicest ones – where are they all hiding?! Clean, clean, clean is how I’d describe this 1986 Subaru BRAT… more»

Nicest One Left? 1984 Subaru BRAT GL

We have seen quite a few Subaru BRATs (Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter) over the years here on Barn Finds but a few of them have been in somewhat rugged condition. That doesn’t seem to be the case with this… more»

Nicest One Left? 1980 Subaru 1600 DL 4×4

I was a rabid Subaru fan a couple of years ago. I would have been such a serious bidder on this car that it may not even be showing up here on Barn Finds because I would have made… more»

Rust-Free Survivor: 1985 Subaru BRAT

If you’ve ever tried to find a Subaru BRAT worthy of your time, you’ve likely encountered lots of rustbuckets along the way. Vintage Japanese tin was not robust, a fact that became especially evident on BRATs that lived in… more»

Auto Show Darling! 1994 Subaru SVX

It takes more than a passing flash in traffic to appreciate the delicious oddity known as the Subaru SVX. After a big splash at the 1989 Tokyo Auto Show, the futuristic 2+2 entered production in 1992 with nearly all… more»

4WD Hatchback: 1988 Subaru Justy

The description “subcompact hatchback” doesn’t exactly draw the muscle car folks out in droves, but there are more than a few of us who like these unusual little vehicles and we’re an equal opportunity car shop here at Barn… more»

Propane Powered 1986 Subaru BRAT

As I’m sitting in a leather wingback chair by the fireplace in the Shakespearean wing of the Barn Finds library with my dog at my side, I’m reminded of the Bard’s famous words: “To convert or not convert, that… more»

Rally Deluxe Edition? 1968 Subaru 360

Most of us have seen Subaru 360s before and some of us have even owned them. I consider myself an amateur scholar (is that an oxymoron) of the Subaru 360 and the seller has this 1968 Subaru 360 listed… more»

Kei Car Classic: 1971 Subaru 360

It never ceases to amaze me just how diverse the cars are that we get to feature here on Barn Finds. Take, for example, this 1971 Subaru 360. I am writing about this immediately after completing an article about… more»

Survivor Subie: 1986 Subaru Brat

While Subaru is mostly known these days for its successful Impreza and Legacy models, fans of the company admire the BRAT, a unique, car-based pickup that stands for “Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter.” This 1986 BRAT is available here on… more»

Chevy Volt Batteries: 1980 Jet Industries ElectraVan

“One of these things is not like the other, one of these things just doesn’t belong”, to quote the great sage of our time: Ernie from Sesame Street. Guess which vehicle I’m going to talk about here? Yes, the… more»

Quirky Classic: 1996 Subaru SVX

During the 1980s and 1990s, many car manufacturers introduced cars that they referred to as “Halo” models. Their stated aim was to bring a level of prestige and performance to the brand, with the cars then generating “trickle-down” sales… more»

Nicest One Left? 23k Mile 1989 Subaru Justy

It’s funny how a person’s tastes change. If this 1989 Subaru Justy had 4WD instead of being a front-drive model I may be tempted but maybe one of you will be. It can be found here on eBay in… more»

Sumo Wrestler: 1992 Subaru Libero 4WD 5-Speed

This 1992 Subaru Libero is one interesting vehicle and it’s quite a box-checker. It can be found here on eBay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a $9,900 buy it now price or you can make an offer. This rig is… more»

Nice Price! $5,000 1986 Subaru BRAT

Subaru’s legendary BRAT (Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter) has quite a following and these early Subaru 4x4s do, in general. This beautiful looking 1986 Subaru BRAT can be found here on craigslist in Thornton, Colorado with an asking price of… more»