Each year, the collector car experts over at Hagerty put together a list of vehicles from the past year that have the most potential to become a future classic. The list, which is aptly named the Hagerty Hot List, is perfect for anyone looking to purchase a sports car or performance car, but doesn’t want to have to wince when they go to resell and realize its worth only a small fraction of what they originally paid for it.
2020 Corvette owners will be happy to hear that the mid-engine sports car was included on this year’s edition of the Hagerty Hot List. The 2020 Corvette is the first model year for the first production mid-engine Corvette, a fact that would be enough to qualify it as a future classic all by itself. Adding to the vehicle’s collectability, though, is the fact that General Motors was forced to cut the 2020 model year production numbers short due to the 2019 UAW strike and COVID-19 pandemic. So not only is this the first mid-engine Corvette, it will also be much less common than 2021 or 2022 model-year examples, too.
Based on information Chevrolet released earlier this summer, the least-common 2020 Corvette exterior colors are Zeus Bronze and Accelerate Yellow, both of which accounted for just 3% of orders. Standard models accounted for 83% of 2020 Corvette models ordered, as well, while just 17% of orders were for the convertible. A 2020 Corvette in Zeus Bronze seems as though it would be a decent investment, then – so long as Hagerty is right and those vehicles on the 2020 Hot List do indeed end up becoming collector’s items. We’re pretty confident they’re right about this one, though, as even non-noteworthy Corvettes can hold their value pretty well.
Other vehicles featured on Hagerty’s list include the Cadillac CT6-V, Jeep Gladiator Rubicon, Polestar 1 and Mustang GT500.