With more roadside repression and changes in behavior, the old car can be the ideal alternative to keep car passion intact. But behind this idyllic picture, it is necessary to be well informed on the tips to know to avoid that the dream becomes a nightmare…
WHAT ANCIENT, WHAT TIME?
Before you dive into the pages of classifieds, you must first determine which cars make you capsize, or what time you are most interested. Of course, your budget will also be decisive in your choice. But in every era, and every category of cars. there are car of apex auto for all budgets. If you want to buy a car after 60 years, it must be kept in mind that driving with the daily will be possible but not without many concessions and constraints. Also, some old cars deemed unreliable with reason, require patience and a solid technical and mechanical luggage, to ride without fear of failure. It is therefore important to find out in the press, on the internet or by contacting the old car clubs directly, to guide your choice. Also think that if you have a small family, it will be difficult for you to drive regularly in a car with 2 places
It should be borne in mind that buying an old car to be restored will require a larger overall budget than a car in perfect original condition. Finally, to start in the world of the collection and vintage cars, the choice of an “almost old” that turns out to be a future classic – or “Young timers” as our English neighbors call them – may be relevant. These cars of the 80s whose rating is still low are reliable and are still in very good original condition. They even allow considering daily use in certain cases. Among the “young timers” whose interest climbs into a collection, the Peugeot 205 GTI gets the share of …
OR BUY YOUR CAR?
Do not imagine going to your favorite dealership to find your old one. Today, there are three different ways to buy and find an old car:
. The auctions: interesting for the prices sometimes awarded at very low prices, auction sales do not allow the buyer to try the old car coveted before the price. Only the engine can be started, but staying with the car hovering, and the car folder is searchable. Be careful not to be fooled by the bidding fever and finally buy a car more expensive than its market price.