Bargin Cars - Shelby Cobra, E-Type and more


The Pebble Beach auctions that get under way this weekend are generally not the place for bargain hunters. More than $300 million in automotive merchandise will likely change hands with about five lots capable of bringing more than $10 million, and a staggering 100-plus cars capable of cracking the $ 1 million mark. Just 20 or 30 years ago, a lot of these cars were attainable to people of ordinary means, and more than one long-term owner with a massive capital gain is cashing out in Pebble. So what’s an ordinary mortal whose been priced out of the Ferrari and Cobra market to do? Look at some alternatives that provide 90 percent of the bang for 5 percent of the buck. Here are some of our favorites:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2013/08/15/Classic-Car-Bargains