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08-16-2007, 01:21 PM

insane..i guess some guy bought a farm off a old couple that was deceased and this is what they found in the barn......

Boots R
08-16-2007, 02:11 PM

Old Cars Weekly just tracked down the story behind the story, and the real explanation is almost as good as the hoax. What we are actually seeing in those pictures is the collection of an automobile dealer who over the years has added many vehicles that caught his fancy. He just drove them to the barn and parked them there, presumably waiting until he decided what to do with the lot of them next. About a year ago he sent in a photographer to document the collection, and those pics are the ones circulating the internet, helping to create and sustain this myth. So now you know the truth behind the Great Portugal Barn Find, and you all can stop sending us tips to cover it. Okay?

08-16-2007, 04:08 PM
well there yah go.....now i know

08-16-2007, 10:10 PM
still a gr8 story

11-02-2007, 09:02 PM
If the guy would have had any car-sense at all he would have choosen quality over quantity and bought say...a '72 Lamborghini Miura SV, a '64 Ferrari 250 GTO, a 427 Cobra, a Ford GT40, Gullwing Benz, etc. and you can add in in your own favourites and/or now high priced classic.

11-02-2007, 09:14 PM
i dunno..i dont know much about those old cars, but just by looking he has some pretty rare stuff there..imagine every one of those was restored..dont u think there would be some neat cars in there?

11-02-2007, 09:16 PM
Ok, fair enough on him having some rare cars there. But many look like they are ready for the crusher too. And have you seen what the Muira SV is selling for these days?

11-03-2007, 10:12 PM
ya but he still has a fortune sitting in that barn anyways

11-04-2007, 07:49 PM
There has to be millions of dollars worth of cars in there. Original Super 7, not to mention the countless number of pre-WWII cars