We’ll find out as Volvo 240 prices soar
The word “gentrification” has a different connotation depending on your perspective. To a developer, it means changing the character of a neighborhood, enabling real property owners to offer new amenities and charge higher rents. To a displaced long-time resident of a recently gentrified neighborhood, that is cold comfort. The beloved “Brick,” the Volvo 240, now faces the classic car world’s version of gentrification. Accordingly, there will be some sad abnormal-psychology professors and hemp-clothing retailers priced out of the market soon.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2017/06/12/gentrification-of-classic-cars