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Ohio Man Gets His Stolen Classic Car Back After 10 Years
Ohio resident Tom Laskowski was recently reunited with his classic car almost 10 years after it was stolen.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 17, 2021
Some Classic Cars Are Actually Losing Value
Classic cars have been a good investment over the last 20 years, but values have slowly dropped since 2015. What caused the collector car market to cool?
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Andrew Koole
Jul 16, 2021
Princess Diana's 1981 Ford Escort Ghia Just Sold for an Impressive Amount
The 1981 Ford Escort Ghia driven by Princess Diana auctioned and sold for approximately $72,000. This was around $30,000 more than the estimated price range.
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Jane Lu
Jul 08, 2021
What Car Does Britney Spears Think Is the Cheapest In the World?
Britney Spears recently posted an Instagram video with a caption saying that she was driving the cheapest car in the world. Based on the cheapest cars in America, it could be anything from an AMC Gremlin to a Hyundai Excel.
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Jane Lu
Jul 07, 2021
These Classic Cars Might See a Jump in Value
Classic cars like the 2003 Nissan Xterra increase in value based on a few factors, including uniqueness, scarcity, and performance.
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Jane Lu
Jun 24, 2021
How 'Fast & Furious' Movies Make Drivers Feel More Connected With Their Cars
The “Fast & Furious” franchise is a popular series not just for its showcase of beautiful, speedy cars. The movies also tell stories about how passionate and connected you can be to your car.
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Devon Hays
Jun 20, 2021
How to Buy Your First Collector Car
In the market for a collector car? You’ll want to pick the type of car you want, take it out for a test drive, research pricing, and shop around for the best deal.
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Maya Farley
Jun 10, 2021
Joe Biden Was Hesitant To Give Up Driving His Beloved Corvette
If you become a president of the United States, you’ll have to give up driving your favourite car. That’s what happened to President Joe Biden, who’s only been able to drive his Corvette three times since 2009.
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Milly Haley
May 31, 2021
Classic Car Insurance: What Is It? Do I Need It?
Classic car insurance protects the appraised value of classic and antique vehicles.
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Jason Unrau
Jun 14, 2021
How to Tune up an Older Car
Simple replacements and fixes can go a long way when it comes to keeping your older car running smoothly.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 12, 2021
How to Spruce up the Interior of an Old Car
Just because your classic car is old doesn't mean it has to be frumpy. Here are some tips for sprucing up the interior of an older car.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 03, 2021
Is it Cheaper to Paint Your Car the Same Color? 
If you’re painting your car, is it the cheapest option to keep it the same color? 
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Brady Klopfer
Jan 07, 2021
Does Car Insurance Cover Snapped Antennas or Hood Ornaments?
Vandalism claims amount to millions of dollars each year in the U.S. If your car is vandalized, take these steps to get it repaired.
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Cheryl Knight
Jan 05, 2021
The Best Gifts for Car Enthusiasts
The best gifts for car enthusiasts are ones that capture most-loved models or can enhance the driving experience.
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Elan Mcafee
Nov 11, 2020
What is Classic Car Insurance?
Here's how to get your insurance cover what your antique car is really worth.
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Jason Unrau
Sep 01, 2020
How to Get Short-Term or Temporary Car Insurance
If you aren't a daily driver, you can find ways to save money with short-term or temporary car insurance.
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Logan Utsman
Dec 18, 2020
How to Buy and Sell Classic Cars
Restoring a vintage car for profit can be rewarding, but it is hard work. Make sure you know what you're getting into ahead of time.
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Mary Kurz
Jan 28, 2021
How to Get Classic Car Insurance
Car insurance for a classic car can be very affordable, if you don’t make the mistake of insuring it like any other car.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Jan 29, 2021
How to Estimate Classic Car Values
There are several factors that determine the value of a classic car. Read on to find out what they are and how you can assess the value of your antique ride.
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Nicholas Wilson
Sep 17, 2020

All Questions on Classic Cars

Does classic car insurance include full coverage?
Would classic car insurance also include full coverage? I want to get full coverage on my Ford Mustang.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Do most lenders offer classic car loans?
Will any lender offer a loan for a classic car? Are there special lenders I need to go to?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Can it be more difficult to finance a classic car than a regular car?
Is it more difficult to get financing for a classic car? I have already paid off my regular car loan. I am thinking of purchasing a 1989 BMW E24. I would need to finance it as I can't afford to pay for it all up front.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
What age would a vehicle qualify for classic car insurance?
Is there a certain age that a car is considered a classic? I am buying a 1991 Ferrari Testarossa and am wondering if it qualifies for classic car insurance.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Do you need a high credit score to buy a classic car?
Do I need to worry about my credit score when financing a classic car? I have a good score, but I don't know if it needs to be higher to be approved for financing.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
What is the standard loan length for a classic car?
How long are the loan periods for a classic car? Does it vary based on the amount of your loan? I want to finance a 1977 Dodge Charger.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Where can I find cheap classic car insurance?
How can I find cheap insurance for a classic car? I need to insure a classic car, but I don't want to spend a lot of money.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
How much does it cost to register a classic car in Wyoming?
Are there any restrictions for classic car coverage? I want to register my 1983 Porsche 944 as a classic car. How much does it cost?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
How is Nationwide's classic car insurance?
Is Nationwide's classic car insurance good? I currently have insurance through Nationwide. I'm going to be buying a Ford F-100 and will need coverage for it.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Can you finance a classic car?
Are you able to finance a classic car? I'm looking to get a 1968 Pontiac Firebird but I would need to finance it.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Does Liberty Mutual offer classic car insurance?
Can I add my classic car to my Liberty Mutual policy? I just inherited a classic car and I need to insure it. My own car is insured through Liberty Mutual.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Do I need classic car insurance on a 1972 Datsun 240z?
Which is cheaper: classic car coverage or standard car insurance? I recently got a 1972 Datsun 240z. Do I need classic car insurance on it or can I add it to my regular policy?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
What companies provide classic car insurance?
What companies offer classic car insurance? I'm interested in starting to collect classic cars. I want to look into prices for insurance.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
How easy is it to maintain a classic car?
What type of insurance do I need for a 1969 Chevy Camaro? Does it cost more to maintain a classic car?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Does Progressive have classic car insurance?
I am thinking of buying a 1979 Volkswagen Beetle. I want to have proper insurance on it. I'm already with Progressive. Do they have classic car insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Does my car need classic insurance?
Should I have a classic car policy instead of a standard policy? My current car is over 25 years old and in OK condition. It drives well and I would like to have it fully insured, but my insurance agent said it wouldn't be worth adding full coverage.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Can I insure my standard vehicle and my classic car with the same company?
Is there one company that will cover both my classic car and regular car? I need to find coverage for my fully restored 1982 Delorean and I want to keep all my cars with one company. Right now, it is insured by Hagerty, but I don't particularly enjoy having to pay two separate insurance bills.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Why are my quotes for classic car insurance so expensive?
I thought classic car insurance was supposed to be cheap; why is mine so expensive? My dad gave me a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for my college graduation. It is a beautiful car and I only plan on driving it on the weekend. I tried to put insurance on it, but the price is astronomical!
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
What is the point of having classic insurance?
What's the point of having classic car insurance policy? My friend told me the other day that my 1996 Chevy Impala is now considered a classic car. He also said that if I fixed it up a bit, I could move the car to a classic insurance policy to save money. Is that true?
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Are the guidelines for a classic car policy different than a standard car policy?
What are the rules for classic car coverage? I heard that classic car insurance is cheaper than regular insurance so I am thinking about moving my 1970 Jeep Wagoneer over to a classic policy to save money. I know classic car policies have an age restriction which I meet.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Can I drive my classic car every day?
Is there a way for me to use my classic car as my regular car? I recently sold my Jeep and am down to just my classic car. Now that I have been driving it more, I don't feel the need to get a new car. When I took out this classic insurance policy with Hagerty, they made a big deal about me having a daily driver.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Is there a mileage limit for classic cars?
Is there really a limit on how much he can drive his classic car? My dad has an awesome classic car, but he never drives it! He has me listed on the insurance policy and he won't let me drive it either. He said that it can only be driven 2,000 per year or else the insurance will get canceled. 2,000 miles a year is hardly anything!
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Does classic car insurance cost more than standard insurance?
Will classic car coverage be more expensive than my current policy? My aunt just gifted to me her fully restored lime green 1977 Chevrolet Chevette. It is an amazing car and I love it, but I am worried that I will not be able to afford the insurance.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
At what point should I get classic insurance for my car?
When is the right time to upgrade the insurance on my classic car? I am almost done restoring my 1958 Cadillac Eldorado and I am thinking it may be time to change my coverage. I initially added it to my State Farm policy for liability-only coverage while it was getting worked on.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Does my car quality for classic car insurance?
What makes a car a classic? My dad gave me a 1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass as a project car and I think it looks pretty cool. I want to take my time and fully restore the car and then enter it in car shows. My buddies believe it is a big joke and that an Oldsmobile isn't a classic car.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Where can I find the best classic car insurance?
Which company insures classic cars? My dad is shopping around for classic car insurance for an old, restored car he wants to buy. He found a little Autozam AZ-1 that he will show off in parades and car shows, things like that.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 12, 2021
Does State Farm insure old cars?
Can State Farm cover a classic car for me, too? Recently, I have inherited a fully restored 1953 Buick Skylark. I already have insurance with State Farm on my current car, a 2005 Jeep, but I know this will need special coverage.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 09, 2021
Where can I find insurance for my '64 Mustang?
What is the best way for met to get an undriveable classic car insured? I am fixing up a 1964 Mustang convertible. Right now, it is in pretty bad shape and it will take a few years for it to be in classic condition. Currently, it is more of a box of rust with a motor.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 09, 2021
Is there a bank that will give a loan on a classic car without requiring an appraisal?
Will banks finance a classic car if I intend to drive it everyday? I found a classic muscle car for sale for an incredible deal. I would have to finance it and would like to actually drive the car, so the appraisal based classic loans are not going to work for my situation.
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Johnny Puckett
Jun 25, 2021

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