There are a relatively large number of antique cars in the world and as time goes by, owning any of such cars is a great prestige as most of them are increasing in value with time. Furthermore antique cars are not as many in number as the other new technology cars.
But why is it that people around the world invest so much in them? Maybe this could be one of the justifications of the old adage; old is gold.
The most interesting part is that all the new makes of sleek cars that we see around today, trace back their origin from the very first ones to be manufactured, in most instances referred to as vintage cars. There are quite a large number of antique cars all over the world but then there are just a selected few which outdo all the others by a number of aspects.
Some of the best antique cars in the world today include;-
The Shelby 427 Cobra of 1966
This was sold as the Ford AC Cobra in the United States. The car was named after Carol Shelby, an American automotive designer. What makes this car more giddy-up than a corolla is the fact that it has an almost insane power to weight ratio. It has a curb weight of 2,019 lb. (916 kg) and its engine power is 260 cu in (4.3 L).
The Maserati Ghibli 4.7 of 1969
This is a European model whose interior is a simple affair comprising black leather, a few gauges and toggle switches and a steering wheel made of wood. It also has a 4.7 liter capacity V 8 engine rated at approximately 335 horsepower and a four-tip Ansa exhaust. Its exterior classic design also makes it sleeker.
The 1961 E-Type Jaguar
This is a sports car manufactured in Britain by Jaguar cars Limited and has been rated occasionally among the world’s beautiful sports cars. It’s coupled with good looks and great performance and has many variants. Has a mono co que chassis and initially supported the 3.8 liter engine which was later upgraded to 4.2 liters in 1964 and with a maximum speed of 150mph.During this year, its breaks, clutch, gear box and electrical cooling system also developed hence making it the perfect driver’s car. The E-type Jaguar is also a comfortable car as it is furnished with leather seats fitted with arm rests, a storage compartment and a revised dashboard.
The Mercedes 300SL Gull-wing of 1957
What stands out in this car are the doors which in turn make it so cool. Supposedly, it’s the very first product of the SL-Class convertibles and also the fastest car of its time. It was designed by Daimler Benz as a paired seat sports car, its body being primarily made of Steel except for the hood, trunk lid and doors which were made of Aluminium metal. This car was fitted with a 175 horsepower engine which make it very ideal for racing.
Antique cars are just the way to go if you are interested in class, prestige and uniqueness. As if this is not enough, they are just the strongest cars on the face of the planet, try them out and discover what you have been missing.
You are highly encouraged to obtain assistance from the Dvla contact in order to get to know more about how to stay safe and live a comfortable life after purchasing any of these classic cars.