Volkswagen Barn Finds

Barn Find Bus: 1972 Volkswagen Van

This 1972 Volkswagen “Bay Window” Bus is described as a barn find that’s just begging to be restored, and from what we can see in the pictures, that doesn’t seem far off. The bay windows are typically less desirable… more»

Patina Ragtop: 1959 Volkswagen Beetle

Heavily patina’d air-cooled Volkswagens are not exactly a new concept, but few of them often feature as much attention and money spent on the oily bits at their owners spend on the cosmetics. Thankfully, this 1959 model breaks with… more»

Split Window Barn Find: 1959 Volkswagen Bus

This 1959 Volkswagen Transporter is called a barn find by the seller, who notes he may have done the hard work of finding and then dragging this split screen Bus home, but he’s not going to finish it any… more»

Bargain Buggy? 1967 Volkswagen Dune Buggy

Oftentimes, when VW-based dune buggies show up for sale, they are in rough shape or a mishmash of parts that need assembling. Cheap to buy and prone to being left outdoors with no protection, the second- and third-owners of… more»

Split Window Project: 1952 Volkswagen Beetle

When it comes to air-cooled Volkswagen Beetles, the early models certainly stand apart in terms of collectability. Of course, they’re also significantly harder to find, especially in restorable condition. The most desirable of the lot are the ones with… more»

Huge Collection Of Rare And Oddball Cars For Sale!

If you are looking for a seldom-seen car or project to add to your collection, there are a dozen of them assembled in Madison, Wisconsin, looking to find new homes due to an estate liquidation. Most of these are… more»

Working Factory A/C! 1994 Volkswagen Beetle

Despite the fact that Volkswagen Beetle production ended decades ago for the United States, the company’s Mexico operations continued to manufacture it and the classic bay window Bus for years afterward. While the design largely stayed the same, some… more»

Factory Hardtop: 1973 Volkswagen Thing

There’s not a lot of information to go on for this dusty 1973 Volkswagen Thing, which sports great colors and a factory hardtop. Typically, Things are either in two states of condition: totally restored or total basketcases, so finding… more»

Not Barn Finds? Four Volkswagen Things For Sale

Here in the northeast, the only way a VW Thing still exists is if it’s someone’s completed restoration project, or an artist’s exhibit in some soybean sippin’, Birkenstock wearin’ college town. Surprisingly, a batch of Things has popped up… more»

Zero Rust Diesel: 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit

A1 and A2 Volkswagens remain one of the more affordable members of the emerging class of collector vehicles, save for some iconic models like the GTI and Jetta GLI that have already taken flight. That’s no surprise that the… more»

25,000 Mile 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet

Summer may be over, but a convertible can still offer some liberating drives between now and when the snow flies (and if you’re in the Sunshine State, your convertible season is just getting started; San Diego, I don’t want… more»

The Original Mobile Phone: 1964 Volkswagen Beetle

Custom car props is an art form that has gone the way of giant inflatable gorillas and free sets of steak knives used to draw consumers into the corner used car lot. This custom Volkswagen Beetle phone car is… more»

Barn Stored Since ’74: Kellison Sand Piper

We’ve profiled the work of kit car pioneer Jim Kellison in the past, but his handiwork shows up pretty infrequently. Like so many other fiberglass specialists, Kellison sought to have his own version of the iconic Meyers Manx, known… more»

Hot Hatch Survivor: 1983 Volkswagen GTI

This super clean MK1 Volkswagen GTI is described as a great driver that remains in stock condition with only some minor cosmetic defects among its most grievous faults. Mileage is just under 71,000 and comes with the best color… more»

Artificially Aged: 1964 Bugatti 35B Replica

If someone offers you a Bugatti Type 35B for the princely sum of $10,600, there are a couple of possibilities. The first is that what they are selling is a replica. The other possibility is that they’ve made a… more»

Autostick Barn Find: 1969 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

This 1969 Volkswagen Beetle convertible has just recently been pulled out of long-term storage and has come back to life with minimal fuss. The seller notes that it runs and drives even without the gas tank being fully drained… more»