If you grew up in the `90s, you probably remember lusting over car magazines for those fantastic new sports and high-end cars. The `90s were break trough decade when design met the technology and cars had modern lines and powertrains but still retained the analog feel and balanced driving dynamics. However, to own any of those models you needed a lot of money which is something most car enthusiasts don’t have.
Fast forward 25 years and through the magic of depreciation, all of those fantastic machines are within reach of average car fan. You can fulfill your `90s car dreams for a price of compact SUV and by all means, you should do it. However, there is a catch and it is maintenance. Almost all the cars on our lists are tough and/or expensive to maintain which is something you have to consider. But, should that put you off, definitely, no and here are our top 20 picks.
1. BMW 8-Series
This wasn`t a replacement for the aging 6 Series coupe, this was a brand new model conceived as the best Gran Turismo coupe in the world. The design and platform were brand new as well as the engines and 8 Series featured V8 and brand new and very advanced V12 engines.
The car was filled with advanced technical solutions, electronic systems as well as top of the line hardware, luxury details, and acres of the finest leather. The big coupe lasted on the market until 1999 and while it wasn`t a big commercial success for the company, it was one of the finest cars BMW has ever produced and is a true future classic.