Classic cars have become extremely popular over the last decade. These cars are timeless and beautiful. They transport you back to a certain place in time when life was much more laid back. You may remember having your first Beetle ride with your grandparents or sharing that first kiss in your father's Mustang. Aside from the classic car's timeless charm, here are a few good reasons one of these beauties.
Most cars are liabilities, but a classic car can serve as an asset. Invest in the right model, and you will see the value of your car increase as time goes by. This has held true for almost every model that is in near mint, to mint condition. Even models that need work, such a rare Superbird can fetch unreal prices because of their demand. All in all, the higher the demand for your car and the condition of it will ultimately determine its value.
Keep in mind that the maintenance of your classic will be expensive if the parts are imports or hard to come by. So you will need to do this research beforehand, so that there are no surprises after your purchase it. Sometimes just finding a single part can be a real test of patience and determination, and it isn't always going to be easy on your wallet.
Another advantage to owning these types of vehicles is that you will meet others who share your passion for this hobby. You can exchange advice, information and history with them! You can even go the extra mile and join classic car owners clubs. It's nice to mingle with fellow classic car owners so you can gain access to information, tools and parts more easily.
You will find that many people who attend car cruises and car swaps are extremely nice and always willing to share their stories and educate a newbie about the hobby. I have personally learned a lot from many of these people and I know you will also.