Experts at classic car specialists, the Heritage Parts Center has said using “financial logic” drivers would be able to purchase a 20mpg car instead of a 50mpg model. The specialists have also suggested classic cars “need not cost a fortune” and said some classics would be available for “a few thousand pounds”.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, Andy Gregory, spokesperson for the Heritage Parts Centre said owning a classic would also lead to a more “enjoyable experience” when on the road.
He said: “With a quick bit of ‘financial logic’ applied, a petrol vehicle that does 20mpg and is used only two days a week, will cost the same in fuel as a petrol vehicle that does 50mpg which is used five days a week.
“Yes, you are getting less for your money in terms of miles per gallon.
“But for the same money you could be driving a classic car for two days a week, with a big smile…