The term “vintage car” can mean many things, depending on who you ask. In the broadest sense, a vintage car is an older car, and in the narrowest terms of auto fans and collectors, it’s a car in the year of 1929 to 1940. These auto collectors often have classification schemes for different eras of automobiles, assigning different values to cars based on age and condition. Vintage cars are usually more valuable than newer automobiles, although some collectors prefer vintage cars over newer ones because they don’t show wear and tear. These vintage autos typically have been sitting on lots and museums for years without being driven or displayed, creating a kind of collectors’ item that’s in great condition and worth a fair price.

In addition to buying, selling, or trading certain vintage cars for cash, some vintage enthusiasts turn them into collectibles and displays. These vehicles can be customized by adding accessories, altering their engines, repainting, changing their interiors, and even painting the paint.