At first glance we thought this was some sort of deformed Sebring Sprite. Actually it was created by Canadian, Darryl Townsend, back in 1970. The seller’s father purchased the car in 1976 and it has been sitting in their barn for over 30 years. Now that the seller’s parents have passed away, their sons have decided to sell the car. Even though it was an amateur build, there are some interesting details here. You can find the listing here on eBay with bidding at $2,716 and the reserve not met. Read more »
We know it isn’t a barn find, but this Jaguar XJ220 is a very rare and special find. There were only 280 production XJ220s built, but this one is even rarer then those. This car is #2 of the prototype cars built and has quite the provenence. The car has been modified to meet the UK’s MOT and registration requirements, so it is road legal. The car is currently in London and is being offered here on eBay with a BIN of $800,000. Read more »
When we featured a Vega Cosworth a while back, we were intrigued by the fact that these American compacts were powered by a Cosworth built twin cam. While searching for new finds, we stumbled across two Cosworth Vegas which are currently listed for sale on eBay. They are both from 1975 and are identical. The only difference between them is the price and condition. Read more »
This little Crosley isn’t a barn find, but it’s such a rare and unique little car that we had to feature it. This is a 1952 Crosley Super Sedan, of which Crosley only built about 55 in total. This one recently underwent a complete restoration and looks great. It is being sold by Exim Cars of Lexington, Kentucky with an asking price of $10,500. Read more »
With only a couple hundred Peerless GTs built, you would think it would be hard to find one for sale. Well we already featured one earlier this month and here is yet another. This 1959 Peerless GT comes in a bright red and is in a little better condition, but it is located up in Canada. Find it here on eBay with bidding at $1,575 and the reserve not met. Read more »
We have always thought old Power Wagons can look pretty menacing coming down the road, but we had never took much interest. That is, until we saw this battered and beat up 1949 Dodge Power Wagon. We assumed it was rotted out and not running, but supposedly there is no serious rust and it is even drivable! It is located in Manchester, New Hampshire and is listed for sale here on eBay. Bidding is only at $4,622, but the reserve has not been met. Read more »
In 1978 the Corvette was picked to be the pace car for the Indy 500, to honor the event Chevrolet built a limited number of Pace car replicas. There were about 6500 of these replicas built and this one might be one of the lowest mileage ones out there. It was put in a barn almost as soon as the owner got the car, it currently only has 13 miles on it. It has been pulled from its barn and is now for sale over at Corvette Mike of New England.
Update – Howard B, the editor at Spitfire & GT6 Magazine just emailed us to let everyone know that whoever buys this car to support this charity will receive a free one year subscription to the magazine! Thanks Howard! Whoever picks this one up just needs to email us with some photos as proof.
At first glance this 1968 Triumph Spitfire doesn’t look like anything special, but after further inspection we feel that it is well worth its asking price of $988. The body looks solid and the sale even includes a few new parts to help kick off the restoration. Plus you can feel good buying it because it supports the Idaho Youth Ranch which helps abused and neglected children. This project is located in Boise, Idaho and is listed for sale here on craigslist. Read more »
Fabio Luigi Rapi isn’t a name that most people recognize, but he may be one of the most influential designers to have worked at Fiat. He was one of the designers behind the beautiful Fiat 8V and he also penned this interesting little spider. This garage find is a 1956 Fiat 1100 TV Spider and it is in need of some major attention. The owner started restoring this rare Fiat, but then decided it needed a new home where it can be finished. This car can be found in Long Beach, California or here on eBay with a starting bid of $4,500.
Long before Donald Healey joined forces with Austin, he was building sports cars with Nash. This rare 1953 Nash Healey is just one of those cars. This one is going to need a full restoration, but with values of clean examples going for $50k to $100k, this one may be worth the work. That is if the reserve is not set too high. The car is located in Beverly Hills, California and is listed here on eBay with bidding at $200. Read more »