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IN THE MARKET FOR A CLASSIC CAR? HERE'S THE BUYER'S GUIDE YOU NEED!
Buying a classic car might be one of the most exciting auto purchases you'll ever make. So it pays to do to your homework. Antique and vintage cars can be costly to purchase, restore, and maintain. Classic car insurance works differently as well, as the cars generally appreciate rather than depreciate in value.
Whether you're looking for a project car to work on yourself or a fully restored show car, you'll want to make a smart, informed decision.
How to Buy a Classic Car
There are numerous options when buying a classic car. But before getting out the checkbook, it's good to think about what's right for you.
Classic Car Inspection Checklist
Careful inspection is important when buying a classic car. You may want to use an inspection service. Or if you want to do it yourself, here are a few things to consider:
Insurance for Classic Cars
Some employees at the State Farm® Vehicle Research Facility love classic cars, too. So much so that they built a half-and-half 'Jekyll and Hyde' 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS convertible to demonstrate the importance of assigning proper values to collector cars. The driver's side is restored to factory-stock specs while the passenger side is customized with lots of flashy aftermarket parts and custom bodywork.
Whatever vehicle you decide is right for you, you'll want help protecting it. Be sure to check eligibility for classic car insurance. Be sure to check eligibility for classic car insurance. Then, review our Antique/Classic Program to learn more about the types of coverage available.
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