How old does a car have to be to get classic car insurance?

I just bought my dream car: a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. A fellow classic car enthusiast told me I could save money by getting classic car insurance, and I definitely want to make sure it has the coverage it needs! I'm just not sure what the age limit is—how old does my vehicle have to be to get classic car insurance?

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“Congratulations on your purchase (and on your very good taste)! In general, a car must be 25 years old or older to qualify for classic car coverage, although it can vary depending on the provider.
Not every car that old will qualify—for example, a rusted-out Ford Pinto that’s worth $200 probably won’t qualify. Your 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS, on the other hand, certainly qualifies for classic car insurance.
The best way to get a great rate for your classic car insurance is by using a tool like Jerry. We’ll do all the legwork of finding customized quotes for you so that you can choose the best deal on the coverage you need—and if you find a plan you like, we’ll also help take care of all the paperwork! That way, you can focus on getting your car where it belongs: on the road!
Congratulations again, and enjoy your dream car!”
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Answered on Sep 13, 2021
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