28: Ford Pinto
Like the Pinto-based Mustang from this era, the values of the Ford Pinto are also rising. The car was at the center of controversies when it was new, but those past sins have been forgiven. The Pinto is a classic piece of American automotive history, and as such the car deserves some recognition. The design is iconic with Ford and the automotive industry in general. If you’ve ever been able to see a Pinto in person, then you’ll know that the car was distinctly 1970s in its design.
Ford had a lot of competition during this period so the Pinto was rushed to the market. Aside from the rear fuel tank problems that plagued the car, the Pinto can be a great classic. This car has an easy to work on platform and there are a lot of great mods that can be done to it. Whether this is a first car or an extra project , the Pinto isa great classic car that is rising in value.