Mustang on the gallop with people searching ClassicCars.com

The original pony car moves up on both lists in January

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro such as this convertible are very popular with those searching ClassicCars.com

It may be a new year, but people searching for collector cars on ClassicCars.com have not changed their minds. Among cars sought by year, make and model, the 1969 Dodge Charger remained their favorite in January. 

The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro passed the 1967 Ford Mustang to move into second place on the search list. 

1968 Ford Mustangs moved up on the top-10 search list for January

But while the ’67 Mustang slipped to third, the ’69 Mustang retained fourth place and the ’68 and ’65 moved up the top-1o listing into 6th and 7th place, respectively.

“Between all the excitement about the sale of the famous Bullitt-movie Mustang, and the interest in the new GT500 and the talk about the Mustang Mach E, it’s no surprise that people are checking out classic Mustangs,” said Roger Falcione, founder and chief executive of ClassicCars.com.

“Mustangs from the 1960s continue to be the affordable heart of the collector car hobby.”

People searching for cars on the ClassicCars.com Marketplace also have the option of more generic searches, seeking vehicles simply by manufacturer or model. Among such searches in January, Chevrolet was No. 1 and Ford was No. 2, but here again, the Mustang was on the gallop, taking third place from the Chevrolet C-10 pickup truck. 

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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