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    Official: Hagerty says these 2014 models are tomorrow's classic cars
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    Hagerty has announced its annual list of future classics, the 2014 Hot List. Naturally, these are some of the prettiest, fastest and most entertaining vehicles on sale. There are limits, though. You're not going to see a Ferrari LaFerrari or Rolls-Royce Wraith on this list, because Hagerty only ...

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    Pontiac G8 GXP, Solstice Coupe - Future collectors items? [w/POLL]
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    2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Like so many former GTO or Trans Am owners out there, will there be a day when you look back at the 2008 Pontiac G8 or Solstice as "the one that got away?" Probably not, according to Rob Hunting, General Manager at AutoTrader ...

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    Future Classic: Jeep XJ Cherokee
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    Jeep XJ Cherokee - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's easy to deride American Motors Corporation as mediocre to the point of failure. Legions of fans will argue vehemently that the last independent was a nimble innovator that consistently outflanked the competition with creative, clever ...

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    Future Classic: Ford Focus SVT
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Ford Focus SVTAll the current clamor for the Euro Focus is reminiscent of the happenings nearly a decade ago. Ford's Escort had quite run its course with a third and final design refreshing having hit the streets in 1997. The very next year, an actual ...

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    Future Classic: 1984 Chrysler Minivans
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    Think of what the automotive landscape looked like nigh on 25 years ago. Mentioning "family car" in 1983 would have conjured a station wagon. Some of us dig wagons, while others think we're daft because of the stigma they still carry. There's no denying that a wagon is an excellent way to transport ...

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    Future Classic: 1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo
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    It was a life changing experience, coming across that pearl white 300ZX Turbo one warm summer evening. It was the first car that I ever photographed with a zoom lens, staving off boredom waiting for some fireworks to start. The Nissan Z cars had already been well established for a generation by the ...

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    Future Classic: 1991-94 Nissan Sentra SE-R
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    Wants some desktop wallpaper images of the 91-94 Sentra SE-R? Click aboveNissan has a history of giving BMWs a run for their money. Back when they were going by Datsun, the 510 was a capable facsimile of a BMW 1600/2002, but cheaper. Performance cred attained, Nissan continued to pump out various ...

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    Future Classic: Eagle Premier
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    click image for more pics of the Eagle PremierBy the early 1980s, American Motors Corporation was on the ropes. Its car line was seriously geriatric – the Eagle, Concord, and Spirit models were derivatives of the Hornet developed in the Bronze Age. AMC had turned to Renault for an infusion of ...

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    Future Classic: Dodge Colt
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    With the rise of the import trend, we're seeing Musclecar-era Japanese rides attain some of the same cachet as domestic iron from the same time. Funny, they didn't strike us this way at the time, but looking at them now, they're like three-quarter scale models of the Big Three's offerings. There ...

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    Future Classic: Cadillac Cimarron
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    It seems that our Future Classics posts have spurred readers into dreaming up their own nominees. This time around, our Future Classic post was written by Autoblog guest writer Derek Kreindler. We know our choices are often offbeat, but Derek has taken a dive off the deep end. The piece has been ...

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    Future Classic: Ford Taurus
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    Bear with us here, we know that this must violate some grace-period restriction on canonization, and that the Taurus is bound to be a polarizing choice, but at least hear us out.In the early 1980s, the American automobile manufacturers were getting their asses handed to them. Ford was late to the ...

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    Future Classic: '93-'97 Mazda MX-6 LS
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    When the 1993 MX-6 debuted, it made our hearts sing. Here, finally, was a Mazda 2+2 that combined all the fun of its predecessors while banishing the remaining 80's-era funk that afflicted Japanese cars. Out went the plasticky interior and stubby slab-sidedness of the '88-'92 model. Style and ...

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