Rare Oddity: 1956 Gebruder Verga Coupe

To paraphrase Sir Winston Churchill speaking of the Soviet Union in 1939, here we have a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside of an enigma. This car – for sale on The Samba – is a Volkswagen-based coupé built… more»

Tidy Little Runner: 1972 AMC Gremlin

Daily driver or restoration? That’s the query that goes with this 1972 AMC Gremlin, for sale on craigslist and brought to us courtesy of expert tipster Mitchell G. The car is sitting at an asking price of $9500, and… more»

Cool Coupe: 1972 Ford Maverick

The seller of this fine 1972 Ford Maverick, available here on eBay for a current bid of $6200, says two things that to many Barn Finders might not go too well together. They are “Super solid California car” and… more»

1971 Lotus Europa Barn Find

The Lotus Europa, with its tiny, ultra-low “bread wagon” body, has always been an oddball on the American market. A huge percentage of the population can’t fit into it. But for those built to a compact size—with small feet—this… more»

$3,990 New, $4,995 Now: 1988 Yugo GV

Those of us who lived through the eighties all remember the TV commercials for “the lowest-priced car in America.”  That car was the Yugo.  The Yugo was a Yugoslav copy of a Fiat 124 sedan, and its base price… more»

1 of 16: 1974 Dodge DayStar St Tropez

DayStar Motor Homes was a short-lived name in the RV business, building as few as 16 lavish custom rolling homesteads in the 1970s. They used a Dodge commercial chassis for their platform and were powered by 440 cubic-inch V8s… more»

13B Rotary Powered: 1970 Bradley GT

We all know the issue with kit cars: they look cool as heck but have seriously underwhelming powerplants and chassis. Most all of them have a Volkswagen air-cooled engine residing out back, which takes the sheen off those sexy… more»

Worthwhile Replica? 1983 Porsche GT1 Tribute

Have you ever been tempted to build a replica of an exotic sports cars? Me either, but plenty of people find the temptation too much to resist. This is despite needing to devote thousands of dollars in labor and… more»

Become a Railroad Baron: 1950 Tom Thumb Park Train

Once upon a time, kids aspired to be the drivers of trucks, flyers of airplanes, and engineers of locomotives.  Some of the most popular toys of the twentieth century reflect these desires.  Hundreds of thousands of Tonka trucks, airplane… more»

1 of 12: 1997 Duesenberg Estate Car

Built In the image of the 1929 Duesenberg II Roadster came the Duesenberg Estate Car. It was a glorified golf cart that was no doubt built for those who already had everything else. It was electric-powered and loaded with… more»

ALCO-Built in 1913: Florida East Coast Steam Locomotive #113

From tractors to railcars in one day? Catnip to a cat! I’ll write about anything weird. Nevadahalftrack submitted this handsome American Locomotive Company (ALCO) steam locomotive built in 1913. (Anyone know what else ALCO made, starting in 1906? And… more»

1 of 200: 1973 Meyers Manx SR Kit Car

Bruce Meyers set the recreational vehicle world on fire in the late 1960s with the Meyers Manx, a dune buggy kit based on a shortened Volkswagen Beetle undercarriage. That success led to the development of the Manx SR (short… more»

1976 Chevrolet Monza Towne Coupe: Packs A Punch!

You probably didn’t wake up thinking you’d make a play for a 1976 Chevy Monza, but after looking at the ad here on ebay. The car is up for a starting bid of $9999 with no takers as of… more»

Bisected Demonstrator: 1975 Chevrolet Caprice

The word “half” doesn’t necessarily conjure up negative connotations in most conversations, as asking for half a cup of coffee or buying a half-loaf of bread isn’t a bad thing.  But when it comes to vehicles, a whole car… more»

Butterfly Doors! Rare 1990 Toyota Sera

The Toyota Sera is an interesting sports coupe because it uses butterfly doors that hinge at the bottom and tilt up and forward. Built from 1990 to 1996, it was never imported into the U.S., so rare sightings like… more»

Neoclassic Barn Find: 1981 Zimmer Golden Spirit

The Zimmer Golden Spirit is a car that needs little in the way of an introduction, representing one of the peaks in the neoclassical revival era that impacted the collector car and truck world in a big way. From… more»