Classic cars 'are almost always cool'

Motorists looking to inspire envy in their fellow road users should choose a classic car, according to one expert.

Ray Wert, editor-in-chief of the car blog Jalopnik, told CTV News that classic cars are a guaranteed way to look cool, especially if the model is an Italian brand, such as Alfa Romeo or Maserati.

"There's something about the design language of Italian supercars and sports cars that just exudes coolness," he explained.

Even a Ferrari, which is almost a stereotype these days, could still make people look at you in a different way, Mr Wert suggested, especially if motorists choose the new FF, due out next month.

"Absolutely vintage is cooler," he concluded.

The Motley Fool recently said that classic cars, which have doubled in value over the last ten years, could make a worthwhile investment for those looking for some extra cash in the current economic climate.

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