Cool Classic Cars – amazingly beautiful nostalgic cars from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s eras.
We just love these prestigious and vintage marques!
If you’ve always had a passion for cool classic cars but their gas-guzzling engines turned you off, we’ve found some affordable classic autos that fit the bill just nicely.
They weren’t always the fastest or the most expensive. The sexiest or best designed or engineered. The most radical, iconic, famous, desired, or most outrageous. But they’re the coolest. It’s hard to define cool, but you know it when you see (or drive) it.
These classic beauties won’t break the bank on initial cost or miles per gallon. Bear in mind when you’re shopping for a classic car that low prices represent cars that are in fair condition, while cars commanding top prices are worthy of winning an award at a major car show.
Also for those who have retired recently, you may suddenly find yourself with spare time on your hands and an interest in taking up a hobby. What about owning one of these cool classic cars?
Not all classic cars are gas guzzlers. These 5 vintage cars have great fuel economy are likely to increase in value and easy to maintain with widely available parts.
This list however, is not in any way extensive – lots of cool classics missed the cut, but that has to be expected. There’s no point in complaing. It wouldn’t matter if the list had all the car’s you think should be there, someone else would complain about their favorite car being left off.
1. 1960 Austin Mini
Fuel economy: 30 mpg
Features: World-class, rally-winning race car with razor-sharp handling.
2. 1971 Datsun 240Z
Fuel economy: 22 to 25 mpg
Features: Attractive styling, very reliable, currently increasing in value.
3. 1972 Porsche 911 T Coupe
Fuel economy: 23 mpg
Features: Timeless classic that is reliable, beginning to appreciate in value.
4. 1977 Fiat X19
Fuel economy: 33 mpg
Features: Attractive Italian two-seater with rear-wheel drive.
5. 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe
Fuel economy: 20 mpg
Features: Stylish and fun, six-cylinder versions with manual transmission will net you the best fuel economy.
Directory of Cool Classic Car Terms
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