Volkswagen Barn Finds

Brush Find: 1959 Volkswagen Bus

Despite being hidden by the weeds, bidders have pushed this listing for a 1959 Volkswagen Bus project to nearly $30,000. This is an early, double-door panel model that looks to be quite rusty but is also seemingly quite complete… more»

Hot Hatch Survivor: 1987 Volkswagen Golf GT Mk2

Up for sale is an amazing, high mile, hot hatch survivor from the ’80s. Even with the miles, this 1987 Volkswagen Golf GT Mk2 is in great shape and can keep on racking up the miles. This beautiful car… more»

No Metal Work: 1967 VW Single Cab

It’s not surprising to see strong bidding for this 1967 Volkswagen Single Cab pickup, as the seller claims that aside from one repaint, this utility wagon features all original sheetmetal and floors with no metal work ever performed. Among… more»

In the Garage Since ’65: 1959 VW Beetle

This 1959 Volkswagen Beetle has been in the seller’s garage since 1965, and while he calls it “rough,” it doesn’t seem as far gone as you might expect – especially since the seller says the body is intact with… more»

No Reserve Rat: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

This 1963 Volkswagen Beetle is loaded with patina and sports a dropped suspension to give it that gnarly, rat-rod look. The seller doesn’t provide much in the way of details, but does claim that the owner of the car… more»

Low-Mile Diesel: 1981 VW Rabbit Pickup

This 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit pickup is likely one of the nicest ones left, and it’s been in the same family ownership since new. The seller’s father took the Rabbit off the road in 1991 and put it up on… more»

In a Shed Since ’84: 1971 VW Karmann Ghia

This 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible is listed as a recent rescue from a shed, where it had been parked since 1984. With the exterior apparently showing decent shine with just a wash and a host of mechanical repairs… more»

Survivor Oval: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

This 1957 Volkswagen Beetle is an early production U.S. model with the desirable rear oval window. The seller describes it as a barn find that runs and drives and has no rot of any kind. The car is incredibly… more»

VW Shop Sell-Off: 1963 VW Beetle

This 1963 Volkswagen Beetle is for sale as part of a Volkswagen specialist shop wind-down, and as you can see in the pictures, there is plenty to choose from for both air- and water-cooled enthusiasts. The ’63 is described… more»

Split Window Project: 1952 Volkswagen Beetle

This 1952 Volkswagen Beetle is a rare early production model with the split rear window and desirable “semaphore”-style turn signals. It is claimed to be a dry climate example with very little rust for its age and an engine… more»

Never Seen One, Part II: Boonie Bug

A few days ago, I questioned the origins of another VW-based kit car that the seller claimed belonged to the Meyers-Manx family of vehicles. Today, there’s yet another kit car with air-cooled Volkswagen underpinnings that has caught me by… more»

Porsche Parts: Meyers Manx Dune Buggy

This Volkswagen-based dune buggy is an unnamed kit that follows the traditional Meyers-Manx recipe. Apparently, there’s been a small fortune in performance parts thrown at this dune buggy, so much that the seller constantly refers to it as a… more»

Stalled Restoration: 1959 Volkswagen Beetle

This 1959 Volkswagen Beetle is a stalled project that ran when it was parked. It has been dismantled for restoration, but it is a complete car that the next owner can really put their own personal mark on. The… more»

Street Legal Buggy: 1976 Allison Daytona

There are many classic cars that get a backseat and suddenly lose everything that made them visual stunners. I hate to pick on an obscure car like this 1976 Allison Daytona dune buggy, but this is a case of… more»

Westy Alternative: 1975 Volkswagen Riviera Camper

When it comes to Volkswagen’s beloved Type 2 Bus, most people are familiar with the Westfalia camper vans, a conversion commissioned by VW itself. However, other coachbuilders made camper conversions for the Type 2, such as this 1975 Volkswagen… more»

Perfect Panel Project: 1959 Volkswagen Bus

This 1959 Volkswagen panel bus has a little bit of rust and will need a tow because it has been parked for a number of years and is not running. At the time of writing, the bid price is… more»