300-car barn find is a time capsule with wild surprises

  • A YouTube channel was given the chance to tour a 300 car barn
  • The collection had been growing since the 1970s
  • Most of the cars have never seen the light of the day

Published on Jun 24, 2024 at 1:53 PM (UTC+4)
by Ben Thompson

Last updated on Jun 24, 2024 at 5:50 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Alessandro Renesis

A YouTube channel uncovered a car barn with 300 classics stored inside.

Ammo NYC were given access to a collection that had been gathering dust for years.

Five years ago, a friend reached out to the channel’s owner Larry and told him of the secret collection.

However, it took years before access was granted.

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Taking a look at this top-secret collection

The collection first began in the 1970s, and with many of the cars having never seen daylight, most of them have been in storage for 40 years.

When Ammo NYC visited, the first they cleaned out was a $1.27 million Bizzarrini P538.

This race car was built in the 1960s to take on 24 Hours of Le Mans, the car race held annually in the French town of the same name.

Only two have been known to be built.

This rare gem was just the tip of the iceberg with the collection, as the YouTube channel uncovered a whole bunch of cool finds.

What else was in the 300 car barn?

There was a broad range within the collection, with everything from scooters and motorbikes to ex-movie star cars.

Within the labyrinth were two 47 Chevy Trucks, with the original owner’s social security number inscribed all over it.

The idea was that if the truck was stolen, it could be returned to the original owner.

Obviously, putting your personal details out there in your car would be considered risky nowadays.

Within the barn is practically every brand you could think of – Ferraris, Porsches, Maseratis, Mercedes, Mustangs, Corvettes, Rolls Royce and Camaros.

There’s even a little touch of Hollywood in there, with a Lamborghini LM002 that possibly belonged to Nicholas Cage.

This isn’t the most valuable car find ever, that particular title belongs to the $52 million car collection found in a barn in France, but it’s certainly a contender.

You can check out the collection for yourself on Ammo NYC’s YouTube channel.

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Ben Thompson

Ben got his start in journalism at Kennedy News and Media, writing stories for national newspapers, websites and magazines. Now working as a freelancer, he divides his time between teaching at News Associates and writing for news sites on all subjects.