When automotive enthusiasts discuss iconic cars, several names begin to surface. However, there are not too many cars that garner as much respect as the legendary Ford Mustang. Here are the reasons why the Ford Mustang is the most iconic car on the road today.
Although the Mustang is available with a V6 engine, it is the potent V8 engine that garners most of the attention. As soon as the car is started up, the rumbling exhaust sound causes every onlooker to stare with appreciation. Whether you choose the automatic Read the rest of this entry »
The most expensive classic car is a hotly debated subject. Every car lover has his own opinion on the most expensive classic. There’s also some argument about what the word classic means. For example, there are rare racing cars that have sold for millions of dollars, but are they classic automobiles? Probably not.
A classic should be an automobile that was generally available to the public. A one-of-a-kind vehicle, therefore, cannot be a classic. With that in mind, here is the most expensive classic automobile.
Bugatti Type 57S Atlantic
This beauty was built from 1934 to 1940. Designed by Jean Read the rest of this entry »
Looking for a classic car can actually be very easy. Classic cars retain their value because of how many people love them and look to buy them all the time. The best way to find and refinish a classic car is to start with something that is easy to afford. Putting a lot of money into a classic car that still needs work done is a recipe for disaster because classic car parts are very expensive. You should look Read the rest of this entry »
The short answer is yes. The long answer is that it all depends on the type of care you are purchasing. Look anywhere online for car insurance rates and you are bound to find a website or two that can help you get started – there are also sites that help you decide on which cars to avoid.
Usually, you want to be aware of the safety rating associated with the make and model of the automobile you are choosing. In some cases, cars with poor safety ratings and ones that are prone to accidents have been known to raise car insurance rates. We’re talking about your mustangs and your Lamborghini diablos – your showroom cars.
Granted, these particular examples are not entirely applicable across the board and different insurance providers could have different policies on the matter. If you are in the market for a car but you are wondering if that model will raise the insurance, the only way to know for sure is to ask.
Touch base with the providers you do business with and ask about it with the dealership you are shopping at. Make an informed decision now while you still can on that fast and furious car or pay the price later.
Classic cars have to be put away and cared for with a gentle touch. This is only way to truly keep the car in mint condition. A good thing to do is find a garage to put it in. Protecting it from the elements is the best thing that can be done for a classic car. Some other importance things are listed below.
It is also a good idea to crank it up every once in a while to keep the battery and the engine from dying. It is always a good feeling to have a foot on the gas Read the rest of this entry »
Classic cars look great. Sometimes they look so great that the owners worry and wonder if they should actually drive them. There are classic car owners that say that driving a classic is a bad idea. There are others, however, that say there is no better way to enjoy a classic car than by driving it.
The views are split down the middle, but it really depends on what the car is worth. There are some cars that Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re into classic cars off you might already know that they are wonderful to look at and bring back memories of a happy time. If you have ever been to a car show you might already be familiar with some of the most popular classic cars.
Let’s take a look at some of the most popular classic cars. In 1954 the Pontiac Bonneville Special was created. This call was treated by the General Motors Company Read the rest of this entry »
There are many different ways to classify what is a classic car and what is not. According to the experts there are only three ways to define a classic car. A car has to be elegant or distinctive, the car must have been built between 1925 and 1948 it also must have originally been an expensive car to purchase. Those experts failed to consider what cars could fit into that category as the years go on.
Most non experts agree on other criteria for defining classic cars. Most list specific age Read the rest of this entry »
Reading that title, you’re probably already envisioning your personal version of the classic cars we all know and love. Every person has a favorite. It’s the car that your coolest uncle drove when you were a kid, it’s the car your best friend would let you drive sometimes, or it’s the car you always dreamed of cruising down Main Street. Classic cars are about as American as it gets, and every person has a favorite.
The American automobile saw drastic growth in the first quarter of this century, from wagon-wheeled Read the rest of this entry »