Volkswagen Barn Finds

Sand Machine Stash: Dune Buggy Collection

When it comes to dune buggies, you don’t have to look too far to find a roached-out carcass of a fiberglass kit sitting on the side of the road or in the local classifieds. Despite their fun-loving reputation and… more»

Special Order: 1971 Volkswagen Deluxe Sunroof Bus

The “Bay Window” Volkswagen Bus is another one of those vehicles that has developed a strong following in the classic community. They offer incredible versatility, and their mechanical configuration has made them virtually invincible. This 1971 Deluxe Bus is… more»

No Reserve Oval: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

  It’s rare to see desirable collector cars offered at no reserve, but that’s what we have here with this 1957 Volkswagen Beetle, a genuine oval window riding on a later pan but still titled as a ’57. The… more»

Autostick Convertible: 1968 Volkswagen Beetle

This 1968 Volkswagen Beetle convertible was left by the seller’s father in the family barn after beginning a restoration and never completing it. The drop-top Bug is generally sought after by VW enthusiasts, but this one may have a… more»

THROWBACK: The Barn Bug Herbie Movie Collection

UPDATE – To celebrate Barn Finds’ 10th Anniversary, we are taking a look back at some of the top posts over the years! If you happen to know the current status of any of these Bugs, please let us… more»

Stored 45 Years: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

With more than 21 million Volkswagen “Bugs” built between 1938 and 2003, you’d think you’d see more of them around today. But they were simple, economical cars built to be used by the masses and then discarded. Fortunately, this… more»

What’s in Jeff’s Garage? Nothing!

I wish I had better news for you all about my collection of barn finds, garage finds, and unconventional projects, but sadly, this is all I have to offer at the moment. We actually moved to a new house… more»

Rear Wheel Drive 1973 Volkswagen Beetle!

As someone who has more than a few projects in pieces at the moment, I can feel the huge sigh of relief this seller is likely breathing knowing this chassis swap between a 1973 Volkswagen Beetle and a BMW… more»

Surf Rod? 1970 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus

This 1970 VW bus is all about “surfer dude” meets “hot rod dude.” Not only does the bus have a great patina look, but it also features a roof rack with a surfboard, lowered suspension, and some performance out… more»

Etienne Aigner Edition: 1991 Volkswagen Cabriolet

With spring well sprung and summer just around the corner, how about a fun little convertible? Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, this 1991 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Etienne Aigner Edition is available here on Hemmings for $7,500 or best offer…. more»

Rare Bachelor Cab: 1965 Volkswagen Transporter Pickup

If the craze around Type 2 Volkswagen Buses wasn’t already at a fever pitch, another contender enters the room: this is a 1965 Type 2 Bus called a “Half Cab” or “Bachelor Cab”, which features an extended bed that… more»

Pint-Sized Z/28: KAR Manufacturing Funtastik

The simple, cheap, plentiful, and reliable Volkswagen Beetle chassis lent itself to modifications and kit car creations exceptionally well. Today I bring you this KAR Manufacturing Funtastik, thanks to Scott L. for letting us know about it. There’s no… more»

Forest Find: 1955 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Bus

The rusted metal piled deep in these crates was once a 1955 Volkswagen Deluxe Microbus, also known as a Samba Bus or Sunroof Deluxe. The crates are located in Richmond, Virginia, and listed here on Hemmings for $34,500, or… more»

Supercharged Find: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

This nice example of a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle has a little surprise waiting under the hood. The car is located in Chatham, Illinois, just south of the state capital in Springfield, and it’s up for auction here on eBay…. more»

Rare Swiss Beetle: Enzmann 506 Spider

The Volkswagen Beetle, with its simple design philosophy, lent itself well to the aftermarket coachbuilding and racing scene. Ferdinand Porsche modified a Beetle to make his famous sportscar, albeit extensively modified. Today we have a truly interesting modified Beetle… more»

True Barn Find: 1958 Volkswagen Microbus

The Volkswagen Microbus, given the factory designation Type 2 because it was Volkswagen’s second model after the Type 1 Beetle, has a history almost as long and iconic as, well, the Volkswagen Microbus. It truly is a unique vehicle… more»