The Top 25 Cars For Your Midlife Crisis Sep 1, 2016 by Ian (Driver Weekly)
Do you have a dream car? Maybe it’s a classic car, a beautiful roadster, or a muscle car. Sometimes you don’t even know you have a dream car until you drive out of a dealership in a convertible. When you buy a dream car you’re guaranteed to hear one thing: midlife crisis. But don't worry, studies have shown that only a small number of people experience a genuine crisis. So why the red convertible? When you hit your thirties and forties you have enough money to afford your dream carn and finally let loose. Have fun and buy an expensive car that will tell everyone you’ve entered your "midlife crisis." We’ve found twenty-five cars that will get your empty heart beating again.
The original pony car remains an iconic investment for any collector, young or old. The Mustang introduced the “pony car” in 1964, an affordable performance coupe with a long hood and a short deck. The muscular style has been imitated but never surpassed over the intervening decades. While nothing can beat an original 1965 hardtop, there have been a range of powerful and stylish options over the years that can attract any new owner.
While there have been a few periods despised by true enthusiasts, there’s a dedicated community of collectors that have maintained almost every past generation. Joining their ranks is an indisputable sign that your “midlife crisis” has kicked into high gear. True to their heritage, Mustangs aren’t as expensive or exclusive as a sports car or roadster, so you’ll see more of them on the road. But a classic model from the first generation or a premium trim, including the Shelby GT350 and GT350R, tips the scales from horsepower-hungry hooligan to midlife enthusiast with an eye for an American beauty.
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