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    Report: Cache of vintage Chevys in Nebraska headed to auction [w/video]
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    This isn't the first car dealer turned time capsule, but it might be the biggest. Ray Lambrecht stashed about 500 new cars from 1958 to 1980 that didn't sell at his Pierce, NE, Chevrolet dealership before he closed shop in 1996, Yahoo News reports. His reasoning? Instead of selling previous ...

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    Auctions: 1973 Lancia Stratos makes for a super cool barn find
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    Like a scene out of Forza Horizon, finding something like an ultra-rare 1972 Lancia Stratos is a dream. The Ferrari-engined, Bertone-bodied rally car is one of the automotive highlights of the 1970s, winning the World Rally Championship three straight times (1974, 1975 and 1976). And while there ...

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    Video: Watch Larry Kosilla resurrect the finish of this barn-find 1966 Porsche 912
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    Larry Kosilla, the founder of the Ammo NYC line of car cleaning products, has his own show YouTube's Drive network – we saw his work before when he gave a Ferrari 288 GTO a two-day detailing job. On this episode, Kosilla gets called in to do his best with a 1966 Porsche 912, a car that was ...

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    Report: One-off Mercedes 500K barn find discovered in South Central, LA salvage yard
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    Being agriculturally inclined to build barns in the country, we don't expect barn finds to turn up in the middle of a high-turnover metropolis. Yet that's been happening more regularly of late, and writer Michael Mraz has found another example in South Central, Los Angeles: a one-of-one ...

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    Auctions: Barrett-Jackson 2012: 1965 Shelby GT350 barn find headed to a new home [UPDATE: w/video]
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    We all dream of one day walking into a long-abandoned barn in the middle of nowhere and finding a classic muscle or race car, needing little more than some freshening to be restored to its previous glory. But that never happens, right? Wrong. As evidenced by the 1965 Shelby GT350 that is being ...

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    Video: Barn Find: 1952 Ferrari 212 Ghia Cabriolet found collecting dust
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    While rummaging through the wares on offer at an estate sale, Bobby Goins, a "picker" in Grand Blanc, Michigan, found the car pictured above: a 1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Ghia Cabriolet. Hidden under a tarp and lots of detritus in a garage, once it was revealed Goins discovered that the car was ...

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    1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy 500 pace car found with just 13 miles [w/video]
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    Just when we thought the heyday of pristine barn finds had all but dried up, cars like this one bubble to the surface. Back in 1978, Chevrolet celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Corvette by pacing the Indianapolis 500 and releasing a handful of special-edition pace car replicas to the public. ...

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    Barn finds classier in Britain, Aston Martin DB4 convertible heads to Bonhams
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    In the U.S., there are plenty of stories about amazing vehicles found in barns. Tales of rare Cobras, forgotten Corvettes and misplaced muscle cars are the subjects of books and dreams. Now, a long-forgotten treasure has recently been unearthed in the United Kingdom, and somewhere David Brown is ...

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    David Brown's rusty old Aston sells for £200k at auction
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    David Brown's 1958 Aston Martin DB2/4 MkIII Drophead – Click above for high-res images
    How much would you pay for a rusty old car? A couple grand, if it had real potential? More? How about $319,000? That's how much one rusty old Aston Martin recently sold for at auction, and needless to ...

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    Fairfield County Concours d'Elegance starts "barn finds" category
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    Classic Chevrolet Corvette barn find – Click above to enlarge
    Are there any among us that don't dream of that elusive barn find? As far as we're concerned, locating an ancient board track racer, Shelby Cobra or even the odd Bugatti at the bottom of a lake would be a life-changing event. For ...

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    Google StreetView uncovers split-window Corvette "barn find"
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    This is no way to treat a 1963 Corvette split-window coupe. Found in Washington by one of Google StreetView's drones, there's actually no barn to this barn find, just a car left sitting in the gray mist that folks in the Pacific Northwest call "weather." This Corvette had a 12-year shelf life, and ...

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    Bought the Farm: barn-find Bugatti Atalante sells for $4.4M
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    Bugatti Atalantes don't come up for sale very often, so when one unused example was unearthed from the garage of the reclusive late Dr. Harold Carr, enthusiasts and collectors alike stood up and took notice. The rare barn find 1937 Type 57S rolled across the Bonhams "Retromobile" auction block in ...

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    YARD FIND: 1954 Hardtop Corvette
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    Hemmings reader Joel says when he first heard about the 1954 Corvette sitting in a pine grove for 45 years, he figured he'd find a fiberglass shell sitting atop the rusted remnants of a frame. He thought the early Vette might at least make a nice street rod.But when he finally saw the car way up in ...

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    The Great Portugese Barn Find hoax debunked but still going strong
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/The_Great_Portugese_Barn_Find_internet_hoax_debunked'; We receive a lot of tips here at Autoblog. Some implore us to check out camera shots of an Audi R8 spotted in Santa Monica, others relay breaking news in the industry, and still more are just ...

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