Interest rates are rising, gas prices are soaring and unemployment figures have been bouncing like a ping-pong ball. As a result, the collector-car market has changed. Higher borrowing costs reduce credit purchases. Higher gas prices hurt the salability of V-8s. Higher unemployment means fewer buyers. Those who are willing and able to purchase a classic want more for their buck.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2004/11/11/ten-tips-on-buying-a-collector-car