Vintage cars are gradually becoming popular. You will either spot them on the road or during an event such as a wedding. Before buying a car, most people consider factors like cost, availability of spare parts in their country and engine size. However, the reasons people prefer older models have nothing to do with the factors identified. Instead, people prefer old cars for their design and different driving experience. Luckily, old cars can never be considered obsolete since there are currently websites that display classic cars for sale. If you are looking to buy a stylish vintage car, here are ten such cars.
1957 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing
Its doors open to the top thereby making the car look like a butterfly. There is no good reason for this feature other than to look cool. The car is a two-seater, so you cannot go on a road trip with your friends. Aside from its sleek design, it is also considered one of the fastest vintage cars. It was built for safari rallies.
Rolls-Royce Dawn Drophead (1949-1954)
Of the ancient cars, this car is the rarest. People estimate that there are only about 28 in the US. This car was built after the world wars to signify a new era. It is one of the smallest ancient cars manufactured during the era of the world wars. Its two front wheels are visible while the back wheels are sunken.
1971 DeTomaso Pantera
Cars built in the 1970s were generally considered loud and difficult to drive. Although the car is loud, it is one of the easiest to drive. It is well known for its lowness and wedge-shaped appearance. If you intend to show off this car, it is best to avoid areas with high bumps due to its lowness.
1963 Corvette Sting Ray
When it was first manufactured, people said it looked like chopped liver. Its description lends to the fact that it is almost completely flat and red. Even with its unique shape, people like the car for its lightness. Its lightness makes it easy for a driver to use less energy to take off.
Jaguar E-type 1960s
Enzo Ferrari described this classic as the best he had ever made. It is extremely streamlined, so it resembles a pen. This car can still perform up to 150 mph, something a few vintage cars can do. People who have driven this car, praise it for its braking functionality.
Lamborghini Miura 1966
This car is considered the sexiest ever built. It was manufactured to compete with Ferrari in terms of speed. Its bonnet is almost completely flat with its circular lights enclosed with oval holes. The back windows are designed like curtains which have ventilation spaces between them. People also enjoy the car for its vibration as it accommodates six carburettors.
1955 Citroen DS
The model is always entirely flat, such that the back wheels appear invisible. Its back is flat while its bonnet is streamlined. Its designers may have been going for a sci-fi-like design. Window frames are absent on the doors. For all-around visibility, it is designed with slim pillars.
Aston Martin DB5
This car was first popularized by a James Bond film, Goldfinger (1964). As a result, it has become the most famous car worldwide. Its stand-out features are the electric windows and wood pile carpets. For speed lovers out there, this car may be the one to consider as it runs up to 145 mph.
Shelby GT350 (1967-1970)
It is a car that has gigantic wheels yet it is small. The car has no roof above it and the window is small, so a tall driver’s head may be out the entire time. When driven, it tends to shimmy from side to side.
Dino Ferrari 246 GT (1967-1974)
Dino Ferrari car was built mainly for safari rallies, hence its extremely streamlined shape. Its bonnet is reminiscent of a boat. Apart from its stylish design, it has a larger V6 engine. This engine gives the car sufficient power for it to run smoothly. It comes in several colours to choose from.