Hagerty charts collectors’ favorite modern vehicles

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Cars built during this century may be too new to be considered classics, but there are some models produced during the past 15 years that are especially popular among car collectors as their weekend drivers, according to research by Hagerty, the insurance and valuation company.

Hagerty’s graph shows which of these cars are most popular among holders of the company’s classic car insurance for their older collector vehicles.  Led by Chevrolet Corvette and Ford Mustang, naturally, the top 10 are mostly sporty domestic cars with three German brands also making the cutoff.

Most of the cars are also a nod to the past as the latest versions of models that have long been favorite vintage collector cars.

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Bob Golfen is a longtime automotive writer and editor, focusing on new vehicles, collector cars, car culture and the automotive lifestyle. He is the former automotive writer and editor for The Arizona Republic and SPEED.com, the website for the SPEED motorsports channel. He has written free-lance articles for a number of publications, including Autoweek, The New York Times and Barrett-Jackson auction catalogs. A collector car enthusiast with a wide range of knowledge about the old cars that we all love and desire, Bob enjoys tinkering with archaic machinery. His current obsession is a 1962 Porsche 356 Super coupe.

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  1. I agree with these findings. My 2002 Corvette is (presently) an affordable weekend driver (occasional weekdays as well!) from late Spring to early Fall, before it returns to a dry garage. 😉

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