Volkswagen Barn Finds

A Helicopter, Harley Servi-Cars And More!

Estate sales can be a very fine way to spend an afternoon, especially if the estate owner was a gearhead. Sometimes, the sale itself can be fairly boring, consisting mostly of old appliances and furnishings. But when a listing… more»

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What The? 1961 VW Short Bus

If you are looking for an instant attention-getter or conversation piece, check out this super short VW bus! It was supposedly built in California in the mid-1980s and spent a lot of time in Arizona after that. Currently located… more»

Porsche 944 Hoard Hiding in South Carolina!

Incredible finds have a way of showing up when you least expect them! And that was the case for Reader Scott H and his recent find. While house hunting in South Carolina, he drove past a warehouse with a… more»

Worth Fixing? 1963 Volkswagen 15-Window Bus

Thankfully, some of the insanity around air-cooled VW Buses has seemingly calmed down. Like so many other vehicles that get white-hot for a moment, there’s a period when even terrible examples still fetch crazy money, and you have to… more»

Rescued And Running: 1971 VW Beetle

It’s no surprise that people toss away perfectly good cars on a daily basis. I know this for a fact, as I’ve now rescued three vehicles from junkyards, and while all of the vehicles had some needs, two of… more»

No Reserve Westy: 1978 Volkswagen Bus

This 1978 Volkswagen Bus is genuine Westfalia model with the pop-top camper roof and the complete assortment of cooking and lounging equipment inside. The exterior is rough in places and cosmetics are definitely a priority for the next owner,… more»

Daily Driven: 1959 Volkswagen Beetle

Owning a desirable classic that you can use as a practical daily driver is a great experience, and that is what the owner of this 1959 VW Beetle has been able to do. The car came to the US… more»

Owned Since 1973: 1965 Volkswagen Beetle

When I am looking for a classic car, one of the most promising attributes that I tend to look for is to find one that has been the subject of long-term ownership by one individual. That is precisely what… more»

Volkswagen TDI Powered: 1970 Ford F-100

We often hear, “Drop an SBC in it” or “Drop a Hayabusa in it”, but rarely does the phrase “Drop a TDI in it” come up here at Barn Finds. Yet, here we are. This 1970 Ford F-100 with… more»

From The Barn To The Weeds: 1962 VW Beetle

This one’s a bit rough. And the seller is a bit vague. And there aren’t a lot of pictures. OK, so let’s look at it anyway, after all, it is the one time omnipresent VW Bug. This 1962 example… more»

Oval Window Cruiser! 1956 Volkswagen Beetle

Early Volkswagen Beetles have a ton of appeal and get attention wherever they go. This 1956 is probably no exception with its lowered stance and accessories, it is sure to turn heads. The seller says they found it sitting… more»

No Reserve: 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

This 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is an attractive survivor that appears to have been lovingly maintained from new. The seller doesn’t spell out whether its had a major restoration in its lifetime, but aside from one repaint, no other… more»

Oval Window Project: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

We’ve featured more than a few vehicles from this seller, who seems to specialize in finding barn find cars and motorcycles, or forgotten examples that have been languishing in one collection or another. It’s entirely possible he’s responsible for… more»

Project Westy: 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia

Volkswagen’s Vanagons are undoubtedly popular vehicles, thanks to their unmistakable looks and practicality. This 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia is a rather extensive project that was stationary for the past 14 years, but it is available here on eBay for… more»

Rare Type 34: 1968 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

Update 3/19/20 – This dusty Karmann Ghia has been relisted here on eBay. The seller pulled the last auction early for some reason, so it will be interesting to see if it actually sells this time around. From 1/12/20… more»

South Of The Border: 1994 VW Beetle

We found this 1994 Volkswagen Beetle here on Craigslist in Austin, Texas. These VW’s dubbed “Mexican Beetles” carried the nostalgia of “The Love Bug” coupled with slightly upgraded interior and updated fuel injected 1600CC which was added in replace… more»