Friday, January 11, 2019

Wheel talk: Advantages of owning a classic car

Not everyone appreciates and understands the value of owning a classic car. Some family members might think that it’s a waste of time to have a classic convertible Chevy in your garage which you bring out just a few times a year. Obviously, car enthusiasts would disagree. This is because owning a classic car has its own set of advantages. Here are a few examples of those advantages.

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Values just go up: Unless you’re treating your classic car like a rundown toaster you can’t seem to dispose of, the value of your classic car will keep appreciating over time. Since manufacturers no longer create certain models, the number of remaining models gets fewer and fewer. This is why collectors pay such a high price for rare cars. If you own a particularly rare classic car, potentially selling it for more than its worth is certainly a possibility.
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You can teach kids the value of responsibility: Taking care of a classic car is a good example for teaching kids how to be responsible. Of course, you won’t delegate the task to them. You lead by example. Teach your kids the intricacies of maintaining a classic car and the reasons why you do so. Besides responsibility, they can learn how to appreciate valuables better, the importance of looking ahead, and persistence.

They just ooze with style: They don’t make cars the way they used to. Bringing out your classic car for a spin will surely turn heads as youngsters, as well as car enthusiasts, would marvel at the sight of a classic.

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