Looking for cars with the ‘it’ factor? ‘It’ might cost you


Sometimes a car just has that magical quality, the “it” factor of provenance, pedigree, or mojo that distinguishes it from lesser cars. I arrived at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale in January excited to see the highly touted collection of 18 Fox-body Mustangs (lots 1561.1–1571). All were indeed low-mileage cars, but not one had the right combination of model year, color, options, and history to tempt me. They all lacked that “it” factor.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/06/27/looking-for-cars-with-the-it-factor