When you buy a collector car, you’re purchasing a piece of automotive history, but the process often involves links to your own past as well. That ’53 Corvette might be the neighbor’s car you envied when you were a kid, or that totally stock ’70 ‘Cuda may match one you saw coming off the car hauler at the local Dodge dealership more than 30 years ago. That car is finally within your financial reach but is no longer parked close by. How do you buy a car that’s out of reach?
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2005/05/02/cross-country-car-buying