Barn Find Stories

Horace Dodge’s Drop-Top: 1964 Dodge Custom 880

Most any one of us reading or writing for a website like this enjoy history to a certain extent. We all know how vintage cars and trucks become more than just a four-wheeled conveyance given how much history can… more»

Extracting A 1963 Pontiac Catalina Safari Wagon

The Barn Finds Community honestly has to be one of the most amazing group of car nuts out there! We recently sold this Pontiac Safari as a BF Auction, but flat tires all the way around was going to… more»

Barn Bug Update: 1962 Volkswagen Beetle

We featured this 1962 Beetle over 10 years ago. It was a dusty project back then but it has since been transformed into the sweet ride you see before you! Mike C reached out to report that the barn… more»

Amazing Aussie Barn Find: 1968 Holden Monaro GTS 327

Bundaberg is a beautiful city in sunny Queensland, Australia. The locals are warm and welcoming, and its mills produce some of the world’s finest sugar. It is also the location of one of the country’s great barn finds. It… more»

Disneyland for Car Fans: Techno-Classica Essen

Those of us in the US can choose from a handful of top-shelf classic car events, including Monterey Classic Car Week, Scottsdale, and Amelia Island, among others. Venturing overseas can expand the opportunity set significantly. I recently attended Techno-Classica… more»

Back On The Road! 1979 MGB Roadster

We’ve featured an incredible number of classics over the years with the main goal of getting those finds into the hands of our readers, but sometimes someone that doesn’t follow our site beats one of our readers to the… more»

Garage Update: 1990 Range Rover Classic

We recently bought a pair of broken-down Range Rover Classics to see if we could get one or both going again! So far, we’ve managed to get one of them running, but now we need to try and get… more»

Garage Update: 1962 Lotus 7 Project

I recently posted a video about one of our current projects, but since that one is on hold while we wait for the cylinder head work to be completed, I’ve redirected my attention to one of our other projects…. more»

Requiem For A Friend: 1969 Chevrolet El Camino

If a palm tree falls in southern California and no one hears it, does it make a sound? It does if it lands on a 1969 Chevrolet El Camino. This is a sad tale, a tale of an old… more»

Car Park Find: 1987 Ferrari 328 GTS

One of the more amazing things about underground parking garages in Europe (particularly in the UK) is that wealthy families and individuals seem to have a habit of leaving desirable cars in their assigned parking spots for years at… more»

Elvis Presley’s Jet! 1962 Lockheed 1329 JetStar

While he was alive (and some would say it continues today), everything that Elvis Presley did was big and loud. Take the Graceland Estate in Memphis, Tennessee, for example. And this 1962 Lockheed JetStar is no exception, with all… more»

Genuine Prototype Mustang That Was Henry Ford II’s Daily Driver!

Many readers will have heard of Tom Cotter, often referred to as The Barn Find Hunter. Tom spends his time scouring the country for rare and collectible cars squirreled away in barns and sheds. The latest episode of his… more»

Rare Back Yard Find! 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda

The Barracuda was all-new in 1970 and Plymouth was still heavily committed to building performance-minded cars. The “top dog” was the 426 cubic-Inch V8 with a 4-speed manual transmission. That combination found its way into only 289 ‘Cudas that… more»

Runs on Jet Fuel! Turbine-Powered Batmobile

What warm-blooded American boy didn’t want to be Batman in the 1960s and drive the Batmobile like on the 1966-68 television show? I know I did. Then fast-forward 20 years and Batman and the Batmobile reappeared in what would… more»

45-Year Barn Find Story: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

The 1969 model year brought a close to the first generation of the popular Chevy Camaro. And it would be extended by three months due to issues in getting the all-new 1970 pony car ready for production. The 327… more»

Nautilus Blue 4 Speed: 1977 Pontiac Firebird Formula

Even before John DeLorean took over Pontiac as its general manager, the Pontiac Motor Division sought to stand out by offering something special to the car enthusiast. Pontiac didn’t produce the most cars and not every car was a… more»