Volkswagen Barn Finds

BF Classifieds Find: 1974 VW Super Beetle

One feature of Barn Finds you may not be aware of is our classifieds section, where sellers from all over get an inexpensive opportunity to show off their cars for sale to a very focused audience. We have a… more»

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Oval Window Project: 1956 Volkswagen Beetle

What an interesting story this ’56 Bug must have to tell: the seller notes it sat behind a VW dealership for decades, being robbed of parts and generally falling into disrepair. It’s a shame because it’s an early Beetle… more»

Rare Type 34: 1968 VW Karmann Ghia

This 1968 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is an exceedingly rare Type 34 model, a roomier, more luxurious version of the classic VW two-door. Though never officially sold here, plenty of these striking coupes made their way into the U.S., and… more»

Showroom Condition: 8k Mile 1984 Volkswagen Rabbit

It’s always wild when a time-capsule used car shows up at new car dealership, such as the case with this 1984 Volkswagen Rabbit with under 10,000 miles and listed on a Chicago-area dealer website. Did the little old lady… more»

Backyard Fastback Find: 1969 Volkswagen Type III

This 1969 Volkswagen Type III Fastback was found baking in the Florida sun in the proverbial little old lady’s backyard, according to the listing. It runs and drives and aside from the sun-scorched paint and interior, it looks quite… more»

V8 Swapped: 1965 VW Split-Window Bus

Near $50K is the asking price for this highly customized split-window Type 2 Volkswagen Bus. The seller is asking $48,500 for the van, which has been upgraded slightly with a transplanted Oldsmobile 350 V8 engine that sits midship on… more»

Safari Window Survivor: 1967 VW Bus Westfalia

Lightning apparently does strike twice, as yet another highly original Volkswagen Bus Westfalia / Campmobile conversion has popped up for sale. We just featured a time-capsule example with a mere 20K miles on the clock, and while this one… more»

Rare In Green? 1969 Volkswagen Bus

This 1969 Volkswagen Bus presents as an imperfect survivor that has been cared for rather than over-restored. It remains in original condition and was with one owner for 45 years, which explains why it still wears its desirable California… more»

20K Original Mile 1967 VW Bus Campmobile

It may be hard to believe that a vehicle designed for globe-trotting has seen such little use, but this 1967 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia “Campmobile” is a true survivor with 20,863 original miles since new. The Bus is a one-owner… more»

Patina Panel: 1978 Volkswagen Bus

This 1978 Volkswagen Bus is a Mexican market example, part of the crop of Buses produced south of the border in concert with German-built models. When sales of the Type 2 ended in the U.S., VW’s operations in Mexico… more»

Flower Shop Panel Wagon: 1958 VW Bus

Patina has clearly never gone out of style, especially among the air-cooled Volkswagen crowd. This 1958 Volkswagen Bus began life as a flower shop vehicle and has retained its original paint job; the current owner has left its battle… more»

Original Paint Daily Driver: 1986 VW Scirocco

This 1986 Volkswagen Scirocco may not be the hotted-up 16 valve version, but it’s still a rust-free driver with loads of recent maintenance and a low Buy-It-Now of just $2,200. That’s a very fair price for a clean version… more»

Classic Daily: 1970 VW Karmann Ghia

This 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia has served the seller well as his daily driver since 2007. This, frankly, blows my mind, because any classic car used on a daily basis in my part of the world would become a… more»

1959 Volkswagen 23 Window Bus Barn Find!

This 1959 Volkswagen Bus is a desirable 23-window example that was parked for decades in a remote Kansas town before finding its way to the seller. The long-time owners had plans to restore the Bus, but that vision never… more»

Family Owned Survivor: 1970 VW Beetle Convertible

Normally, I don’t give aircooled Bugs much of a look given the wide variety available at any point in time, but this 1970 Beetle convertible seemed worthy of a post. You see, it’s a bit of a survivor, which… more»

1962 Volkswagen Beetle Pickup!

I’ve said it too often: I’m a fan of small vehicles, especially small pickups. Sometimes small is maybe a little too small even for me, but then again, sometimes it’s more about owning a unique vehicle than owning a… more»