2014 Future Classic: The provisional rankings
Future classic

2014 Future Classic: The provisional rankings

What cars will fetch big bucks at auctions in 20 years and what ones will all but disappear from the automotive landscape? It’s hard to say for sure, but our future classic series aims to provide some insight into the future of the collector car market. Continue reading

Is the Suzuki Cappuccino a future classic?
1990s / Future classic / Japanese / Suzuki

Is the Suzuki Cappuccino a future classic?

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is not the only rear-wheel drive, two-seater Japanese roadster that was presented to the public in 1989. Suzuki traveled to that year’s edition of the Tokyo Motor Show to introduce a close-to-produciton concept that previewed the Cappuccino convertible. Production of the Cappuccino kicked off in 1991. The roadster featured a long … Continue reading

Is the second-generation Suzuki Jimny / Samurai a future classic?
1980s / 1990s / Future classic / Japanese / Suzuki

Is the second-generation Suzuki Jimny / Samurai a future classic?

The second-generation Suzuki Jimny was introduced across Japan in 1981. Like its rudimentary predecessor, the Jimny was classified as a kei car in its home market so it was initially offered exclusively with a two-stroke three-cylinder engine. A turbocharged three-cylinder was added to the lineup a little later in the production run, while the two-stroke … Continue reading

Is the Volkswagen Corrado a future classic?
1980s / 1990s / Future classic / German / Volkswagen

Is the Volkswagen Corrado a future classic?

Introduced in 1988, the Volkswagen Corrado was the latest in a long line of sporty coupes that traced their lineage back to the original Scirocco. Volkswagen opted not to call the coupe Scirocco because it was heavier and more powerful than the second-gen model. Story has it the Wolfsburg-based automaker initially planned on offering the … Continue reading