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The top 10 classics every car enthusiast might look to own

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Classic cars possess an undeniable allure, capturing the essence of a bygone era and delighting car enthusiasts with their timeless charm. Whether you're an avid collector or simply appreciate the beauty of vintage automobiles, here we present a list of top 10 classic cars (in no particular order) that we think deserve a special place in every car lover's heart. Buckle up as we embark on a journey through automotive history, exploring these iconic machines that have left an indelible mark on the classic car world.


Ford Mustang (1964-1973):


Oh to take a nostalgic ride in the legendary first generation Mustang that revolutionised the automotive industry with its sporty design and powerful performance. It’s easy to see why a soft spot for this car endures in the hearts of classic car enthusiasts.




Chevrolet Corvette (1953-1967):


The epitome of American muscle and style, this is a classic icon known for its sleek lines, powerful engines and its unforgettable presence on the road.




Volkswagen Beetle (1938-2003):


There’s tribute to be paid to the ‘people's car’ that captured hearts worldwide. Designed in the 1930s, these cars were only produced in larger numbers by the end of the 1940s due to WW2.




Porsche 911 (1963-present):


There’s an enduring appeal to the Porsche 911, an engineering marvel that seamlessly blends elegance, performance, and a unique rear-engine layout. We like ours in red.




Jaguar E-Type (1961-1975):


Indulge in the unparalleled beauty of the Jaguar E-Type, often hailed as one of the most graceful and iconic sports cars ever created, boasting a combination of style, sophistication and speed (indeed, it boasts a very speedy sub 7 second 0-60 mph).




Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing (1954-1957):


Soar to new heights with the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, a true classics legend known for its distinctive winged doors, innovative fuel injection system, and unparalleled allure. Can it really fly? Answers on a postcard, please.





Ford GT40 (1964-1969):


Relive the glory of the Ford GT40, a legendary race car that dominated the tracks and secured four consecutive victories at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, cementing its place in motorsport history. The GT bit in the name comes from the ‘Grand Touring’ project, developed in an effort to beat Ferrari in long-distance sports car races.




Chevrolet Camaro (1966-present):


This beauty was designed to compete with Ford’s Mustang. You can really feel the raw power of the Chevrolet Camaro, a quintessential American muscle car that boasts aggressive styling, thunderous V8 engines, and a long legacy in the world of performance vehicles.




BMW 2002 (1968-1976):


The BMW 2002 is a compact sports sedan that combined thrilling driving dynamics with everyday practicality, solidifying its status as a cult classic. The ‘2002’ in the name comes from it being a ‘two litre, two door’ vehicle.




Ferrari 250 GTO (1962-1964):


There’s an exclusivity and unmatched beauty to the Ferrari 250 GTO, a limited-production grand tourer that commands astronomical values, making it the holy grail for classic car collectors.




What a list! These top 10 classic cars represent the epitome of automotive excellence, each with its unique characteristics, design prowess, and historical significance. Whether you're captivated by American muscle, European elegance, or timeless race cars, owning or even admiring these iconic vehicles is a tribute to the enduring legacy of car craftsmanship, reminding us of the golden eras that continue to shape our automotive dreams and the potential of what is to come.