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Modern Cars that Live up to the Classics

Modern Cars that Live up to the Classics

2010 Chevrolet CorvetteOne of the best things about collecting and enjoying classic cars is nostalgia. Every collector has his or her favorite car that usually takes them back to an earlier time. But what about the cars being made today? Do any of them have the potential to become as legendary as the classics we love now? Car expert and editor at Edmunds.com, Mike McGrath, thinks so. Along with the Boston Herald, he has come up with a list of the modern cars that live up to their legendary predecessors and have the potential to become classics in their own right.

Bugatti Type 57

Bugatti Type 57Bugatti Type 57

Legendary luxury car brand and supercar manufacturer Bugatti made the Type 57 model for just a few years in the 1930s and produced a mere 710 units during that time. Bugatti cars date back all the way to 1909 when Ettore Bugatti founded the company in Germany. This revolutionary car maker was not an engineer. He was an artist, which helps to explain the impressive styling legend of the Bugatti Type 57 and other models.

Yenko Deuce

Yenko Deuce

Yenko DeuceThe Yenko Deuce is a car of legendary proportions. On the rare occasion that any one of these 1970 vehicles is found today, it is cause for celebration among those who are passionate about classic American muscle cars. Part of what makes this car so special is the Yenko badge, but it is also the limited number of units made back in 1970 that makes it so rare today.