Why The Pontiac GTO Is A Future Classic

What if I told you that for well under $20,000, you could get yourself an import car with two doors, four seats, a stick shift, a 6.0-liter V8 with 400 horsepower and a legendary nameplate attached to it? Meet the Pontiac GTO. No, not that one, the under-appreciated one from the 2000s. » 8/09/13 4:15pm 8/09/13 4:15pm

Why the Audi S4 Avant and BMW 535 Touring are Future Classics

As you may have noticed there are a number of readers who are, shall we say, a bit fanatical about the wagon body style. I can’t think of anyone in particular at the moment, but trust me, they are among us. It is also no secret that in the U.S. lovers of long-roofs and ample cargo space are often forgotten by… » 7/29/13 10:33am 7/29/13 10:33am

Why The Honda S2000 Is A Future Classic

I try hard, dear reader, to avoid obvious answers when I pen these Future Classics stories. You don't need me to tell you that the Toyota Supra or the E46 BMW M3 are great cars. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that the Porsche 993 will be highly coveted one day. That's too easy and not much fun. » 7/19/13 4:31pm 7/19/13 4:31pm

Why The Ford Mustang Bullitt Is The Next Great Future Classic

We have yet to feature an American car on Future Classics, and that is an oversight I plan to correct today. And I will do so in the most American way possible — with a V8-powered Ford Mustang that takes its name from a Steve McQueen movie famous for a car chase. » 6/28/13 5:40pm 6/28/13 5:40pm

Why The Saab Viggen And Volvo V70R Are The Next Great Future Classics

Welcome to Future Classics, a new, semi-regular feature where we identify amazing and unappreciated cars from the late 90s, 2000s, and today that could be highly coveted by future generations. You may want to pick one of these up while you still can! » 6/14/13 6:00pm 6/14/13 6:00pm

Why The BMW 1-Series Is The Next Great Future Classic

Last week, the first uncovered photos of the BMW 2-Series hit the web. I like it. But it got me thinking about the outgoing BMW 1-Series, and why years from now, it may be the most sought after Bimmer of our time by enthusiasts, weekend racers and hoons on a budget. Now might be the ideal time to snatch one up. » 5/24/13 3:30pm 5/24/13 3:30pm