While Adam Ant, Blondie and Phil Collins were working to develop their successful music careers, automotive manufacturer’s were perhaps having a decade off according to a recent BBC Report.
It is always interesting to think what will future generations make of the cars of here and now. Will the Ford Fiesta create waves of interest? Will the Citroen DS3 create waves of scrap? What really makes a car timeless?
It is actually a very difficult question to answer. Classic cars are still a booming industry; take for example the VW Camper which we have “Pinned” to our VW Pintrest Board and which has been repinned more than school prefects badge! The VW Camper is worth far more today than it has ever been, with comparable demand. Unfortunately the same is perhaps not said for the Ford Granada or the Nissan Bluebird! Unless our readers disagree of course!
As a car leasing company, we are always trying to be at the forefront of new cars and their developments. As such, we sometimes forget what is behind us. Whether the 2010’s will be known as automotive excitement or vehicle bloopers is yet to be seen. Hopefully they will prove to be more successful than the 80’s!