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10 Undervalued Old Cars That Have Skyrocketed in Price

Some old cars that have long gone out of fashion suddenly become cool and very expensive again. Here 10 iconic cars of the 70s, 80s and 90s that are back in style. By the way, such models were featured some iconic films. Let’s take a look.

1. Lamborghini Countach (1974-1990)


Daniel Stocker https://flickr.com/photos/daviel_stosca_aesthetics/34788623890/

Launched in 1970, the Lamborghini Countach looked very brave for it’s time. Its angular shape has inspired many supercar designers. This car became huge popular. However, there was a time in the late 90s when a Lamborghini Countach could be bought for less than $ 100,000, which is incredibly cheap for that car.

Today the Countach is worth over $ 300,000 and the early LP400 limited edition models are over a million dollars.

Featured ‘The Cannonball Run’, ‘Miami Vice’, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’.

2. Pontiac Trans Am (1977-1979)


GPS 56 https://flickr.com/photos/91807507@N03/12399960813/

The star of the 1977 ‘Smokey and the Bandit’. Thanks to this iconic road movie Pontiac has sold hundreds of thousands Trans Am over decade. In the early 2000s, a 6.6L V8 Pontiac Trans Am was available for less than $ 10,000.

Now even with high mileage, Trans Am costs about $ 15,000. And those who want to buy a model of an early year of production and with low mileage cost $30,000-60,000.

3.1980s BMW M5

1988 BMW M5
Robert Couse-Baker https://flickr.com/photos/29233640@N07/19086010373/

In the 1980s, this 3.5-liter car was one of the fastest sedans around. However, a dozen years later, the M5 dropped significantly in price, with a low mileage model costing less than $ 20,000. These days, a 1988 low-mileage BMW M5 sells for $ 100,000.

4. Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser (1960-1983)

1980 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ-40
RL GNZLZ https://flickr.com/photos/juanelo242a/48236932211/

The FJ40 was created as Toyota’s response to the Jeep CJ. The in-line six-cylinder car is known for its reliable transmission and high cross-country ability. More recently, these SUVs were among the available four-wheel drive cars, the price for them did not exceed $ 20,000. Today the oldest or professionally restored FJ40 models sell for up to $ 100,000.

5. Porsche 911 (1965-1998)

1966 Porsche 911
Rutger van der Maar https://flickr.com/photos/rutgervandermaar/32767839097/

Surprisingly, there was a time when a Porsche 911 could be purchased for a ridiculous amount. Let’s say in 2008 a 911 from the mid-70s was selling for as little as $ 13,000. These same cars now cost between $ 20,000 and $ 30,000.

6.Ferrari 308 GTB / GTS (1975-1985)

Ferrari 308 GTB
pyntofmyld https://flickr.com/photos/pyntofmyld/14573927859/

Hardly anyone doubts that Ferrari is a cult car, almost all old-issue Ferraris become collector’s items. However, this model could be purchased in 2011 for $ 40,000. Today, the 308 is an early-release model that costs up to $ 80,000.

7.Mercedes-Benz 280 SL (1968-1971)

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Rutger van der Maar https://flickr.com/photos/rutgervandermaar/50597171926/

In 2011, the price for this sleek little car with a nimble engine and removable top was a maximum of $ 80,000. Now, to buy such a classic, you have to fork out, since the price of the 280 SL has risen to $ 150,000.

8. Ford Bronco (1966-1977)

Ford Bronco
Greg Gjerdingen https://flickr.com/photos/greggjerdingen/42383275805/

Until recently, the Bronco was just a good four-wheel drive car, nothing more. The price for this car in good condition was about $ 15,000. However, in recent years, collectors have finally appreciated this rugged model with a fairly powerful engine for its class. Today the price of a 60s Ford Bronco has reached to $ 40,000.

9.Porsche 928 (1978-1995)

Porsche 928
The Car Spy https://flickr.com/photos/thecarspy/5619674470/

The front-engined, exotic design Porsche was rejected by many sports car enthusiasts, with prices dropping to $ 10,000 decades after its release. Nowadays, buying a car with such a unique design is a dream of many collectors, and you can buy this model for at least $ 100,000.

10. Acura NSX (1991-2005)

Acura NSX
Jacob Frey 4A https://flickr.com/photos/72637915@N03/33395153603/

In the 90s, the NSX was a dream car. However, over time, the car’s popularity waned, and four years ago, the low-mileage NSX sold for $ 30,000. Now, with the news of the new Acura NSX being released, the original has skyrocketed in value. Today, the original NSX costs $ 40,000-$ 60,000.

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