Affordable investment cars are lucrative things, as keeping a car on the road is often an expensive pasttime for anything which can even be considered a classic.
Analyst organisation CAP HPI has compiled a list of the most promising future classics on the market, with the cars available from as little as £1650 on PistonHeads.
Take a look at this year’s hottest future classics below.
Ten most affordable future classics:
But, as we explained recently, Westfield has been working away quietly, with unlikely projects in autonomous pods, and a mid-engined sports car on the way next year.
Westfields can be had from as little as £6000 on PistonHeads, so snap them up before prices start to rocket.
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Vauxhall’s loss is the used buyer’s game, though, as the model’s scarcity, barely aged looks and still razor-sharp dynamics mean it’s looked back upon fondly.
The lowest-priced VX220 on PistonHeads right now is less than £9000, and it won’t be long before the cheapest you can get is at least five figures.
Find out more: Used cars buying guide: Vauxhall VX220
As the oldest car on the list, numbers are dwindling - latest figures suggest there’s as little as 1400 left on the road.
It’s been in serious demand for quite a while too, so prices are already spiking. The cheapest non-project example on PistonHeads right now is £4250, so won’t be around for long.
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Being one of the only cars left in production on Cap HPI’s list has got to mean something, although it’s been a while since Audi shoehorned a 3.2-litre V6 under the TT’s bonnet.
The Mk1 TT has just about reached the bottom of the depreciative curve, with long-legged examples on PistonHeads for well below £2000. V6 examples start at slightly below £4000, though.
Find out more: Audi TT | Used Car Buying Guide
History has been kind to the Z3 - at launch, it was dismissed as having style, but little in the way of driving thrills to back it up with.