1964 Chevrolet Corvair
1964 Chevrolet Corvair
Value today: $16,000
Price when new: $2,500

For a car that consumer advocate Ralph Nader picked out as being one of the most dangerous cars on the road in his book "Unsafe at Any Speed," the Corvair's actually held up pretty well in terms of collector car esteem, particularly convertibles like this one.

A Corvair in the garage isn't going to make anyone rich but, clearly, potential buyers aren't running away in terror, either.

By Peter Valdes-Dapena @PeterDrives - Last updated February 03 2012: 1:24 PM ET
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