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GTO Text Topics article #4
So you want to make the plunge and aquire the car of your dreams? It's gonna cost you. On the other hand - what a great investment! The classic GTO prices are rising each year.
The condition of a particular car is the most important factor in a car's value. You'll see cars advertised as "perfect", but the term "perfect" does mean different things to different people. In high school, my idea of a "perfect" car was one that was simply running. Consider what condition you are shopping for...
1 flawless original car or professional frame-off restoration 2 original unaltered car with non-perfect paint 3 nice looker with low miles & no visible rust 4 has a few problems, interior wear, miles * 5 needs body, engine, interior, rust repair 6 parts car with damage and parts missing * Note that most cars will fall into this category, number 4
Figure out what options you want. Cars with more options cost more money.
Add a little for A/C. Add more for a Ram Air car or Tri-Power. Add more for a (real documented) Judge. Add several hundred for a convertible. Add a little for documentation showing regular oil changes, etc. Deduct for extensive trunk floor rustout. Deduct a substantial amount for non-original type engine or trans. Deduct a little for GTOs made after 1972. Deduct an appropriate amount for missing parts or for a car that's not running. Deduct a LOT if the GTO data plate/VIN proves to be a LeMans in disguise. Deduct for paint colors you dislike. Really!
|OK, SHOW ME SOME PRICES!|
By far, here is the best price guide you will find. It's contained
in the UltimateGTO.com Stats Explorer(tm). Here's a link to
the section that compares prices of all years side-by-side...
CLICK -> http://ultimategto.com/cgi-bin/statsexplorer.cgi?year=all&f1=price
|GTO's SEEN FOR SALE|
Way back in 2001, I looked at the Hemmings.com web site and searched for cars of all years. Here is what I found on that particular day. While the prices are no longer current, you can see the relative differences in the highs and lows.
1964 GTOs average asking price $20,125 highest asking price $36,900 lowest asking price $ 4,900 hardtop partial body done, wrong engine 1965 GTOs average asking price $20,976 highest asking price $40,000 lowest asking price $ 4,800 post coupe, needs full cosmetics 1966 GTOs average asking price $15,501 highest asking price $32,950 lowest asking price $ 2,000 rolling body, no engine or trans 1967 GTOs average asking price $18,513 highest asking price $33,900 lowest asking price $ 2,000 hardtop parts car 1968 GTOs average asking price $12,607 highest asking price $23,900 lowest asking price $ 1,500 rough parts car, automatic with no engine 1969 GTOs average asking price $17,420 highest asking price $45,000 lowest asking price $ 1,800 project car, automatic with no engine 1970 GTOs average asking price $15,772 highest asking price $24,950 lowest asking price $ 2,500 project car, not running with rust 1971 GTOs average asking price $26,100 highest asking price $58,000 lowest asking price $ 5,800 rusty floor convt w/ extra frame incl 1972 GTOs average asking price $14,967 highest asking price $24,900 lowest asking price $ 5,500 4-speed needs restoration 1973 GTOs average asking price $ 9,790 highest asking price $19,900 lowest asking price $ 3,000 1974 GTOs average asking price $10,220 highest asking price $19,950 lowest asking price $ 2,750 needs paint, needs many plastic interior parts Go ahead, search the Hemmings site for yourself and see what the prices are today. They vary according to how many ads are posted there and what time of year it is.
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