Last updated on March 11th, 2017 at 01:29 pm
New is not always better, welcome to our top 10 best classical cars of all time lists where we will list 10 old cars that are still regarded as the best cars. Newer and more modern cars today are equipped with better features due to the new technologies that was invented and developed to make the car runs better, but there is something that you cannot change and that is about classic car. Even with multiple new features and gadgets, it does not guarantee that a new car is better than the older one. Here are the top 10 best classical car that you can get; albeit will need to pay a lot of money and second hand.
Top 10 Classic Cars
1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
This car is very rare; when it was made it was intended to be a limited car, how much money you need to cash out in order to get one of this? You need to splash out more than $300,000 for 429 HEMI engine variant; can be doubled of that money if the car is still in good condition. Known as the “Winged Warrior” the Dodge Charger Daytona has 475 horsepower under the hood and a top speed of 200 mph. being one of the most sought after classical cars of all time, it will be very difficult to even get one of this.
1967 Pontiac GTO
What makes the 1967 Pontiac GTO worth a place on this top classical cars list? It is easy, although there are still a large number of them available, this powerful muscle car is the epitome of stacked headlight design and it also has the unique double grille design that makes this car looks more menacing. It is very meaning on the road though especially due to its V8 engine that is capable of 360 horsepower, this car still turn everyone’s head whenever it’s on the road.
1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder
This car was very popular back in the day; the 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder is still one car that piques the interest of many people even today. What make this car great is that even though it looks rough and looks unsafe driven at high speed, this car is very agile and has great handling. The Corvair 1964 version is better than the older one because it has softer rear springs; the camber compensator also makes this car better to drive.
1958 Chevrolet Bel Air
If you consider yourself as a classic car collector, you need to get the 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air, this car is considered as one of the most unique cars when it was released. The 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air got interesting design that is absolutely stunning to look at, people often cited that this car has curves when it were supposed to be lines, it was that unique. Although it was not appreciated back in the day due to that design, people nowadays started to appreciate the unique design of this car.
1953 Chevrolet Corvette
The Corvette is one of the most well known sport car brands of all time and being the first of that famous brand means that your price will go super high and demands will be very big. This 1953 Chevrolet Corvette is that car, the first in line for the brand’s entry and one of the most sought after car in the world. This car is an icon so if you can find someone or dealers that sell this car in good condition, get it no matter what.
1948 Tucker 48
Considered by many as one of the top 10 classical cars to collect, there is a good reason why people value the 1948 Tucker 48 so highly. Initially this car is known as Torpedo and what makes this car famous was due to its reputation as the icon to American film and culture. That is right, this car was an icon, so be prepared to spend a lot of money to get one, it’s also has a very unique design especially those triple headlights on the front.
1940 Buick Series 60 Century Phaeton
One of the most sought after car in the 1940s, this car is rare back then and it is even rarer today. There were only 194 1940 Buick Series 60 Century Phaeton units ever been manufactured, so you now that this car is very valuable and will require a lot of money to get. No classical car collectors can say nope to this particular classic car.
1933 Pierce Arrow Silver Arrow
With a name like that, you would not be able to guess what kind of classic car this 1933 Pierce Arrow Silver Arrow is, as the name implies, this whole car is colored silver and it cost a hell lot of money to get; one has an asking price of $1,450,000. What make this car very valuable and expensive is the fact that there were only 5 units being made, considered as one of the American luxury car icons on this day.
1911 Mercer 35R Raceabout
One of the most antique cars that is also one of the most sought after car of all time, the 1911 Mercer 35R Raceabout is one of the early sport cars. You can also say that this car is what makes the sport car become so popular even though the concept of sport car is not available at the time when this car was being made. It is not going to be easy to get one of these cars and you will probably need more than one million dollars to get one.
1908 Simplex 50 Speedcar
One of the oldest cars on the planet, the 1908 Simplex 50 Speedcar is one of the first stylish cars in the world with exceptional styling and luxuriously designed body, this car classy but graceful on the road. If you are a fan of brass period cars, then this is the car that you must buy and it is also one of the cars that should be listed on every top 10 best classic cars of all time lists.