Ahead of every year, the folks at Hagerty release a list of collectible cars to watch for the next year, called the Bull Market list, since they believe values of those vehicles will increase significantly over time.
Just like any kind of forecasting, sometimes they get it right and sometimes they don’t, but the list is always interesting to look over. This time around 10 cars and 1 motorcycle made the cut.
Before we get into the Bull Market list, it’s interesting that Hagerty notes it’s the most diverse one it’s ever released. We’ve been believers that collectible doesn’t necessarily mean vintage or older for a car, that some late-model vehicles are definitely worthy of attention, and this list bolsters our approach. It also showcases not just sports cars, which we definitely love but feel sometimes collectors focus on to the exclusion of some really fun rides in other categories.
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We’ll start out with the first American “muscle” ride, the 2006-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8. Underrated by many, this go-fast SUV uses supercharged 6.1-liter Hemi V8 which, an approach that’s been evolved, leading to a lot of success for Dodge as well as on a smaller scale Ram and Jeep recently. As time has gone on, people have recognized this performance Grand Cherokee’s importance in FCA history, plus word has spread how fun they are to drive. Hagerty says in the past 3 years values have risen 15% thanks to a smaller pool of these SUVs in good condition.
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Speaking of modern American performance machines, Hagerty included the 2005-2006 Ford GT on the list. It seems like an obvious choice since these supercars were well ahead of their time, had a limited production run, and are the perfect modern tribute to the legendary GT40. The fact Ford v Ferrari...