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It seems every where you turn, on TV, at your library or favorite bookstore, Internet forums, and even social media, people are discovering and documenting the resurrection of old cars stored in barns, garages, and forgotten resting places. The common term for all this automotive archeology has become “barn finds” because many of these lost treasures are, literally, found in barns. And many of the finds have amazing stories. In Exotic Barn Finds, veteran author and historian Matt Stone tells the story of more than 25 barn finds. The unique twist? Rather than the usual prewar or muscle car era product out of Detroit, these cars are all beloved imported sports cars of a bygone era. Think Ferrari, Lamborghini, Jaguar, Aston-Martin, Porsche, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, and others. There is even a Jay Leno–found 300SL Gullwing in the mix! Although there is no shortage of “barn find” tales surfacing these days, no collection covers exclusively the imported sports car icons that have become household names from an era past. All the tales are told with full detail on how they were found and why they are special. If you are a sports car fan or just love a good automotive treasure hunt, Exotic Barn Finds is an excellent addition to your library or nightstand. • No “barn find” collection has been assembled for exotic sports cars • Well-known and respected author with many bestssellers to his credit • “Barn finds” are the hottest automotive topic right now About the Author Matt Stone is a freelance journalist, author, broadcaster, and former Editor of Motor Trend Classic magazine. He has been a professional automotive journalist/photographer since 1990. Stone has a Bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly Pomona, with a major in Business, and minors in Journalism and Marketing. He has authored and photographed ten automotive books and is a former member of SPEED/FOX SPORTS television network’s Barrett-Jackson auction broadcast team. Matt is also a judge at various Concours d’Elegance, and a member of the LeMay-America’s Car Museum Steering Committee. He serves his profession as a past officer and board of directors member, Keynote Address Committee chairman, and past president of the Motor Press Guild trade association.
Author: Matt Stone
Illustrations: 350 color photos