What Defines a Classic Car?

Fine or Distinctive automobile, American or foreign built, produced between 1915 and 1948. Generally, a Classic was high-priced when new and was built in limited quantities. Other factors, including engine displacement, custom coachwork and luxury accessories, such as power brakes, power clutch, and “one-shot” or automatic lubrication systems, help determine whether a car is considered to be a Classic
— Classic Car Club of America

The Classification Committee of the Classic Car Club of America considers applications for significant automobiles not listed in the List of Approved CCCA Classics. 

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