David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
1/2/23 9:44 a.m.

Today’s blue-chip collectibles are easy to list: Cobra, Gullwing, early Corvette. But what about tomorrow’s?

That’s where the crystal ball gets a little hazy. We can assume a few things, though: They’ll be rare, storied, desirable cars from beloved brands, with firsts and l…

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Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
1/2/23 10:34 a.m.

I find it easy to forget that a lot of super-desirable (and super-expensive) classics simply used to be not-so-old sports cars people sold to get the latest and greatest.

bimmerbob New Reader
1/2/23 12:12 p.m.

David, while I don't disagree with your choices, I feel you have looked over a couple. The BMW Alpina B6 for one. Beginning with 2016, the B6 came with all wheel drive, sophisticated suspension and sport modes for almost every driving situation. It's a car with everything mixed into a design that will never go out of style, blazing fast, and has now lost enough value to be affordable to most drivers seeking a luxury sport car that will seat 4, is luxurious without being ostentatious and built from the finest materials. No, I don't own one (yet) but have driven and drooled on several. Their exclusivity will make them a sure bet for auto collections in the future. Don't tell anyone--wait 'til I have mine!!

wspohn SuperDork
1/2/23 1:35 p.m.

That Mercedes would be easy to resist - other than an off-putting price, it looks like a bunch of clowns should pile out of it when it pulls up and stops.  You could get the same look for less money with a Viper (or several other wet dream schoolboy fantasy cars).

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