“undesirable” Collector Cars That Have Skyrocketed In Value

Discussion in 'The BS Topic' started by The Champ, May 15, 2014.

  1. kimosabi

    kimosabi Veteran Member

    Oct 7, 2013
    All the early rear mount engined cars were exciting to say the least. I don't think the Corvair was any more dangerous than the early Porsche. Or beetles for that matter.

    Did Nader go after Porsche btw?
  2. dirtmod08

    dirtmod08 Veteran Member Gold Member

    Jan 17, 2007
    Central Illinois
    No, but Roger Rodas' wife did recently.:crazy:
  3. BMR Suspension

    BMR Suspension Veteran Member

    Jun 7, 2013
    Tampa FL
    Do you have a Link to the Full Article - I would like to see what other Undesirables are on the list.
  4. dirtplay1975

    dirtplay1975 Veteran Member

    Apr 3, 2008
    Arkansas City, KS
    Talk about unexpected, the price on yugos now days wow they werent worth that new
  5. kimosabi

    kimosabi Veteran Member

    Oct 7, 2013
    Yeah, I heard. How fast were Roger and Paul going in that 40mph zone again?

    The list of "undesirable" cars is a bit flawed though. BMW M1 has been many people's wet dream for decades.
  6. Lowend

    Lowend Administrator. .a car, a man, a maraca. Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Mar 25, 1999
    San Jose, CA, USA
    The Corvair was/is a really cool car. The suspension jacking issue Nader talked about was
    1) already corrected by the time he started talking about it
    2) could be corrected with a $0.50 leather strap
    3) existed in half a dozen other cars of the era, including the VW Bug and several Porsches
  7. Da-bigguy

    Da-bigguy Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jan 19, 2010
    Cypress, TX
    My dad had a Corvair and loved it but it was long gone by the time I was around! I remember him talking about them fondly but he never did get another one.

    JOHNNYMO Veteran Member

    When I was around 3 or 4 years old, my Pop had a Corvair... He bought it for $50.00 with a bad starter. He wasnt very handy and I remember him and my Mom having to push start that car... I think he eventually wrecked it.:confused:

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