If you or someone you know is fond of classic cars, then you know it’s something that can mean a whole lot to them – dedicating time and resources. Whether this is rooted in nostalgia, or a hobby and a chance to be part of an exclusive community – we support all the reasons to fall in love with cars.
Collector cars have a unique place in the car-enthusiast world because of their potential to be worth a pretty price tag, because of their rich history, and because many are actually rare to come across.
In this post, we’ll look at just a few of the collector cars people are out there are searching for today and cherishing if they do actually get their hands on them.
1951 Mercury Coupe
First created in 1938 by the Ford Motor Company, Mercury offered consumers a middle ground between everyday car models from Ford and luxury Lincolns of the time. Its most popular model was the Mercury Eight which had three generations. The 1951 Mercury Coupe was a huge success for the company and brought it notoriety in the car world. Today it is still one of the most sought-after models. Commonly seen in a two-door form and giving the appeal of a street rod, the vehicle has been featured in movies and songs over the years. Left in their original splendor or modified with today’s stylings, these cars look absolutely stunning. It’s no wonder that car collectors are still in search of these even over other high-priced Chevy and Ford collector models.
1965 Aston Martin DB6
You can’t get much more classic and collector than an Aston Martin. The 1965 Aston Martin DB6 is one of the highly-prized models by collectors. The grand tourer was produced by the British car manufacturer from 1965-to 1971. In addition to being pretty to look at, these cars were fast and even made their way to James Bond films. Today, the cars are still loved by enthusiasts across the globe and they sell at auctions for prices that range into the millions.
1967 Volkswagen Bus
We wanted to throw one unpredictable car into the mix, but it’s certainly, a stunner when it comes to rare vehicle collections. 1960s Volkswagen buses have seen a surge in demand in the collector world in recent years. The Volkswagen 21 window Samba Bus, built from 1964-to 1967 is one of the highest sold collector cars at auction and it’s also pretty hard to find today. People are looking for original, Woodstock, Grateful Dead, Flower-Power style still equipped with bead curtains. The rare options like a cloth sunroof, when included in a true original, are extremely rare to come by.