"The best collector car deals always present themselves at the worst times possible.
Inevitably, you have to pass, and the sting of missing out fades with time. That is, until you see a similar car years later. Only now, it’s considered a classic among collectors and in higher demand than ever.
Until you master time travel to buy the un-bought, try future classics you can afford now. Not the usual suspects like Corvettes, Ferraris, GT-Rs, Vipers, and such; cars like these are assured future classic status from birth. And just because a nameplate is dead, it isn’t guaranteed anyone will covet them later (would you honestly crave a Plymouth, Pontiac or Saturn as a midlife crisis toy?).
We see these 10 from the last 20 years or less as better bets for future classics you can afford now instead, noting desirable years and approximate value ranges (mostly private party) for examples in good condition. We’ll admit that there are a few dark horses in the mix, and you won’t fund your retirement with them, but if you can find unmolested and well-maintained survivors, we doubt you’ll lose money in the long run. Catch these future classics you can afford now while you can..."
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