What’s The Most Incredible Price You’ve Seen For A Classic Car?
Inflation is one thing, but there’s no question that vehicles have become more expensive.
We’ve all seen scans of old classified ads, showing ridiculously low prices for incredible machines—remember the $3,500 Mercedes-Benz 300SL? Andrew Golseth recently opined about which modern cars would make great classics, and I think it’s simply a matter of interest. Perhaps the Toyota MR2 will become a million-dollar car someday—a feat possible if there are enough people out there willing to pay that price.
You may scoff, but top-flight Nissan Skyline GT-Rs of all generations will no doubt enjoy seven-figure attention in the collector car market, though we’ll probably be waiting until 2040.
I’ve been looking around over the last few weeks to find examples of older classified ads that are fun to look back at today, knowing how the market has gone. What’s the most incredible period deal you’ve seen on a classic car?