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Collector Cars of the Future?: Drive the Bid Podcast

Will these models turn into collectibles, or will they just stay used cars?


Automakers spend millions of dollars researching consumer habits, developing cutting-edge technologies and features, and building new vehicles. But no number of focus groups or engineering hours can tell them if a car will be a success. It takes years or even decades to find out if it will become a collector car with a devoted following of enthusiastic owners. On this week’s episode of AutoHunter’s Drive the Bid Podcast, Diego Rosenberg and I discuss several low-production models that may just turn into collectibles, including the 1991-1992 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser station wagon, 2009 Pontiac Solstice coupe, and Blackwing V8-powered 2019-2020 Cadillac CT6-V.  

We also cover the news about the refreshed 2025 Volkswagen Jetta and GLI, which hit dealers at the end of Q3.  

After that, we both get a chuckle out of a meme made about Volkswagen Italia’s unfortunate Instagram handle. It really shows the importance of a strategically placed underscore or dash… 

To end the episode, Diego and I profile our favorite cars currently available on AutoHunter. He’s a fan of a 1968 Oldsmobile 4-4-2 with a 455 under the hood and a 1961 Chevrolet Bel Air that has an upgraded 409ci V8 connected to a four-speed manual gearbox.

I can’t help but go on about a 1977 Jeep CJ7 that’s equipped with a 350ci V8 crate engine, a six-inch lift, and 35-inch tires, as well as an Estoril Blue Metallic 1999 BMW M3 convertible with 51,491 miles on it. 

AutoHunter Cinema has plenty of other videos and podcasts created by the experts behind, the world’s largest online collector car marketplace. AutoHunter brings forth a dedicated live customer support team, quicker auction listings and exclusive benefits for both buyers and sellers. 

Derek Shiekhi
Derek Shiekhi
Derek Shiekhi is the Editor and Lead Writer at’s sister site He was previously a freelance automotive writer who won numerous awards from the Texas Auto Writers Association for his coverage of events and vehicle reviews. He has been lucky enough to drive Lamborghinis on a track, go off-roading over sand dunes in a Land Rover Discovery, haul a BMW M Roadster with a Ford F-450 Limited, and perform several 55-mph jumps in the Ram 1500 TRX. These days, he’s learning a lot of interesting facts about the vintage and collector vehicles auctioned on Auto Hunter.


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