In just over a decade, in 2035, everything new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold in the area European Union (EU) You need to Neutrals of emissions of CO₂. In principle they have to be electric, hydrogen or use new generation fuels.
Faced with this situation, many users are eager to follow this situation in circulation with models of petrol focus their attention on the market classic as it is one of the paths of paths sort out the future ones restrictions which leads to an increase in the demand.
“Car & Classic” It’s the car website classic and specialized largest in Europe. His mission is not just to show that Catalog of cars that are for sale intermediary between buyers and sellers. A few days ago they published a study to determine the most popular classic models in Europe.
Among other things, Car & Classics has around four million of monthly visitors and with more than 30,000 cars listed on the portal at any time. This background makes them one of the most popular authorized on the classic car market.
To deliver the results that best fit reality, they are based on the data they processed during the process last 15 years. Parameters such as the number of Units sold the monthly model searches, the Selling price Average on the website itself and a variable as curious as usage ‘Hashtags’ Relevant data masses have been created on the social network Instagram that are used to identify the models more demand.
The most sought-after cars
This way, users Europeans You have a preference for the brands of the old continent. Between Top 10 After all, only two brands are American: Ford and Chevrolet. The rest are companies that were born in Europe. The list is the following:
|position||Model||Units sold at C&C||Monthly searches||Average selling price in C&C||Using Instagram hashtags (from May 2023)|
|1||Porsche 911||21,141||1,450,000||68,262 euros||4,960,404|
|2||Ford Mustang||8,332||1,200,000||36,352 euros||4,490,482|
|3||Land Rover Range Rover||7,551||3,240,000||21,900 euros||5,205,454|
|4||Chevrolet Corvette||6,165||1,120,000||40,677 euros||5,812,154|
|5||Jaguar E Type||6,028||140,000||104,297 euros||162,951|
|6||Volkswagen Bulli||7,052||104,000||31,025 euros||1,066,256|
|7||Land Rover Defender||5,995||896,000||20,886 euros||155,396|
|8th||BMW series 3||8,107||362,000||12,920 euros||887,380|
|9||Ford Escort||4,874||675,000||26,158 euros||299,824|
|10||Mini Coopers||3,379||2,240,000||18,835 euros||4,059,781|
A look at each model
Dale Vinten Director of Car & Classics commented on some little notes about each model and how the market behaves around each model:
“Although a Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS from 1973 could cost around 585,000 euros, there are many other affordable models. For example, the average selling price of a 911 In Car & Classics It is 67,500 euros the third highest average selling price of all brands and models online.”
“The average selling price in Car & Classics for a classic Ford Mustang they are round 36,000 euros, the seventh highest of all makes and models. A copy in Excellent condition could easily achieve 300,000 euros. But there are also many cars at cheaper prices.”
Land Rover Range Rover
“A classic second-generation Range Rover is available for just 6,000 euros. The average selling price of these classics in Car & Classics it is approximately 21,000 euros (13th highest average sales),” reveals Vinten. “But if someone is looking for a model first generation In exceptional circumstances you could pay more than that 115,000 euros“.
“This is a classic car with average sales prices Car & Classics from over 40,000 euros. So a pristine Chevrolet Corvette could cost more than that 115,000 euros. While you can buy one Corvette C4 Targa from 1988 for around 9,000 euros,” adds Vinten.
Jaguar E Type
“If you’re looking for one Roadster Series 1 Under excellent conditions it can almost be achieved 300,000 euros“, predicts Vinten. “So the models are the Series 2 or 3 They will cost less because they are not as desirable. Although under decent conditions, you can pay in between 45,000 and 60,000 euros. Even a 1969 E-Type Series II Roadster found in a shed can reach 40,000 euros.”
“The average sales price of Volkswagen vans on carandclassic.com is just above average 30,000 euros but the prices are between approx 4,000 euros up to well over 45,000,” emphasizes Vinten.
Land Rover Defender
“The value of a Land Rover Defender varies depending on its age, mileage and condition. The average selling price versus Car & Classics In recent years it has been round 20,000 euros but a variant Pick-up Defender 110 from 1987 “It can be purchased for less than 6,000 euros.”
BMW series 3
“With this model, the average price is almost 13,000 euros This makes the BMW 3 Series one of the cheapest classics on the market,” explains Vinten. “A convertible model E30 from 1992 has a price of approx 11,500 euros. But in reality, certain models are in excellent condition, such as this M version they can be up to almost 60,000 euros.”
“The average selling price of a classic Ford Escort in Car & Classics is something more than 25,000 euros, although the sales prices vary enormously,” says Vinten. “While you can find one for a few thousand euros that requires some work. Although a classic rally car In perfect condition it might cost a little more 100,000 euros. For example one Mk2 1600 Sport Rally 1977 (LHD) was sold at the beginning of the year for 51,000 euros.”
“This car has an average selling price of Car & Classics of little more than 18,500 euros but if you can find an example of the first Mini Cooper in perfect condition, you can achieve it 120,000 euros“, concludes Vinten. “Aside from that, one of the last ones Mini equipped with carburettor(a 1991 Rover Mini Cooper) sold last month for just €8,800.”