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5 June 2013
1973 Chevrolet Can Am: 1973 Chevrolet Can Am The 1973 Chevrolet Can Am, also called the Firenza, is a legendar... http://t.co/0aODtG3dEU
5 June 2013
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1966 427 Fairlane: 1966 427 Fairlane From 1955 to 1970 Ford produced the Fairlane, a sometimes full-sized, som... http://t.co/NkvYFuiNeq
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Tag Archives: Investment
North Shore Classics
North Shore Classics is a classic car dealership located in Mundelein, Illinois. Specializing in American muscle cars, North Shore keeps its inventory stocked with a wide range of makes, models, and years. There really is something for everyone here. With a staff of experienced and passionate classic car enthusiasts, you can be guaranteed that your visit, whether in person or online, will be the best.
Carlynn Clean Classics
Like so many successful classic car businesses, Carlynn Clean Classics began as a hobby that only grew more serious over the years. Today, the company is licensed and bonded and has set up shop in Florida to offer other passionate car enthusiasts the ability to search for that next dream car or find a new home for an old favorite, all while getting each customer the best possible price.
Pontiac Solstice: Why It May not Be the Collectible It’s Predicted to Be
There are two types of car collectors. One collects cars for the financial investment. The other collects cars for the emotional attachment. The financial collector does research, follows trends, and buys wisely. The emotional collector does not worry about the financial value of the car; the car’s value is in the feeling it provides, usually in the form of a powerful family memory or a joyful driving experience.
Cars That Feed Both Types of Collectors
Classic Cars: The Best Alternative Investment?
According to a recent report, classic cars may be a better financial investment than real estate. Before you start counting your money and thinking about selling your prized 1970s Datsun, there are some more details to consider. As much as your baby might mean to you, not all classic cars are the same and not all will give the big return on investment that can trump certain pieces of real estate.
Classic Cars —For Love or Money?
Classic cars are one niche area where people have seen they can make money. Of course, they have their enthusiasts, like us, but some people are seeing them as more of an investment rather than a hobby.
Rare classic cars will maintain their value, but taste in classic cars is changing and, likewise, their value. Except for the convertibles, the value of classic 1920s and 1930s sedans is falling. The people who are old enough to remember driving around in them are passing away, and the nostalgia for these models is dying with them.
One brand that is particularly in demand — and maybe always will be — is Ferrari. In New England, a 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB was sold for $1.25 million at a Bonhams auction this year. The sale set a record for being the most ever paid for a single car in an auction there.
As classic car fans we are already believers, but there are probably some people out there sitting on the fence trying to decide whether or not buying a classic a car is a good idea. The truth of the matter is that you need get down off that fence and join us over here. There must be a million good reasons to become a classic car fan, but here are the first five that come to mind. Have a great weekend, and keep your eye open for the next car to add to your collection!
1.) Classic Cars are a Solid Investment