During the pandemic, Americans might not be driving as much, but that hasn’t sapped their interest in collectible cars.
“It’s even more powerful than we ever saw before,” said McKeel Hagerty, CEO of classic car insurer Hagerty.
But the types of vehicles that are drawing interest continue to evolve.
Sure, the Porsche 911 will always be viewed as a top-notch collector’s item.
But the Toyota Land Cruiser? The Jeep Grand Cherokee? Who could’ve guessed that these seemingly mainstream SUVs would one day be considered collectible?
“Together they represent this ever-increasing trend,” McKeel Hagerty said. “The under-50 collector is interested in vintage versions of what they can buy every day in the dealership, which is an SUV.”
Of course, the whip-fast supercars of days gone by still resonate. But cheaper vehicles have thrived on the collectible market during the coronavirus…