The most profitable vintage cars

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Investing in a vintage car can be a tricky process and it’s not a decision that should jump into.

Whether you’re looking for a cool weekend car, an investment or both. You should always do your homework and make sure you know what you’re buying.

When you find a great vintage car that you want to buy; take it to an auto expert to ensure you’re getting what you paid for.

We’ve done some research and come up with a few things to look out for when buying a vintage car.

Where there’s rust, there’s trouble

If you see big chunks of rust in and around the car – walk away! Little bits of rust are fine, it’s when you see huge spots where you should worry. You don’t want to spend a lot of money rebuilding a car, with little to no return on investment.

The lower the KM’s, the higher the price

It may sound obvious but if there’s fewer KM’s on the clock than the more the car’s worth. But don’t get too hung up on KM’s, it can be a good thing and you may find a good deal on a car that has higher KM’s at a lower price. Make sure that the car has been well maintained and looked after by its previous owner(s). If you’re looking for an investment, low km’s will get you a higher return in the future.

By the numbers

Make sure the numbers match on the car, make sure the VIN number is correct. Most engines have the last six digits of the VIN number stamped on them, which makes it easy to check. The transmission and rear end are a bit trickier. These usually have stamped date codes, which you can look up to determine if the dates sync. If the numbers don’t match up, the price should reflect that the car hasn’t got all the original factory parts though. If all the numbers match up, then you’re onto a winner.

Research before you buy

Do your research on Gumtree and through Google before making your decision. There are so many cars to choose from and you can usually find what you’re looking for when you’ve done your homework. We live in a digital world now and you can find most anything online – that includes the right car and how much it’s worth. Search the same car you’re looking for and compare the asking prices. You can also do a search on how much the same model has sold for in the past as well as the condition of the car.

We did a Gumtree Cars search and found some great vintage cars that are for sale right now:

1956 Austin Other Sedan

Price on Gumtree Cars: $29,950.00

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This amazing 1956 Austin, is in great condition and loved by its owner for 53 years. This classic has been well maintained and definitely worth a look. This looks like a great car that’s been well maintained and definitely worth a look.

1965 Ford Thunderbird LANDAU Gold 3 Speed Automatic Coupe

Price on Gumtree Cars: $29,500.00

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This is another well kept car that is worth a look, with swing away steering wheel. original paint and original trim as well as carpet. Turn back the hands of time and invest in a classic from last century.

1970 Rolls-Royce Silver shadow sedan

Price on Gumtree: $27,500.00

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This 1970 Series 1 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is finished in beautiful metallic gold and in immaculate condition, this vehicle is a great collector’s item and would be a fantastic weekend car. The owner says it has been maintained to the highest of standards and all paperwork is in order.

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