Which of today's cars will be classics/collectibles in 40 years

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  1. red78z

    red78z Veteran Member

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    I don't know ace , I think w/ some work the hhr could look decent , not sure how big you could go w/ the engine. But fill in the windows and it would be a small version of a delivery van
     
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    Javelin3o4 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    There are already HHR panel vans out there. I've seen a few around here.

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    I'll be 80 so I doubt I will even remember this conversation.



    But the HHR would look cool on a Jeep chassis.
     
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    See like that it doesn't look so flaming does it?!?!
     
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    That photochop had some manliness added to it. This one is better too.

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    I had considered keeping the 08 HHR SS that I had since new. It was a lot of fun to drive and sure surprised a lot of V/8 owners.
    I ordered a 2014 Charger "Black Top" to replace it.

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    It's sort of easy and sort of hard. Back in 90 when I graduated the trans am GTAs, and Irocs were still popular So it's no surprise to me that now IROCS are being sought after.

    Funny thing is I would say STI, EVo and possibly the SRT-4's may but I hardly see them now, excpet mine and maybe one every now and then. When they forst came out in 04 and everyone knew what they where you could see them everywhere.

    Look what's popular now and sit on it for 30 years LOL.

    It's also a diffrent time, Back then we were all poor kids buying junk and fixing it up. The kids today, get mom and dad to buy them new leases and they get the car they want. Plus the new crop comming out of college are not that interested in cars like we were. Most walk or bike that could be because of the job market thou. So it's pretty sketchy.
     
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    That's actually pretty badass looking there.
     
  10. ColdBastrd

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    Here is something to ponder. We've all read and heard stories (even on this board) about the greenies going up to hot rodders and giving them a hard time over their cars on how environmentally unfriendly they are. We've all read stories about how the current generation of young people seem to not have any interest in cars. Could it be possible that in 40 years a "collector" car is something along the lines of a Smart for 2, a Prius, or a Volt because they were the start of what would be considered normal 40 years from now. And things that run on gas would be considered somewhat of a quaint novelty...something you only see in a museum.

    It's not such a crazy idea. People use to think that steam locomotives and horse drawn buggies would be around forever too.
     

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