Something’s up among Mopar collectors … have you noticed that every 1970 Dodge Charger on our site is sold? And they are selling quickly, too. What has caused this run on Dodge Chargers all of a sudden? demand for Mopar muscle cars continues to grow as Dodge muscle cars have once again emerged as the most sought after collector cars among internet buyers (see our Mopar Section). Dodge Chargers were the subject of 20.6 percent of internet searches by collector car buyers last month. Dodge Challengers were the second most popular cars according to search results among internet buyers. They drew 16.3 percent of internet searches.
Each month the Cars On Line staff analyzes statistics from Google and Bing search engines in order to understand consumer trends. This past month internet buyers continued their hunt for Mopars. Meanwhile, making its way into our Top Ten list for the first time this year was the Plymouth Cuda, which took 9th place and claimed 2.4 percent of internet searches. You’ll notice that Pontiac Firebirds are now in 6th place on the list. The last time Firebirds appeared on our “Top Ten Most Popular” list was in May. View the Top Ten Muscle Cars below.
Newsletter readers know that we look at search statistics for classic cars separately. We consider all cars made before 1960 in our classic car sample group. It was no surprise to see Ford dominate the classic car market once again this past month. According to Google and Bing statistics, 12.6 percent of internet buyers were in pursuit of something built by Ford (see our Classic Ford Section). The Ford Model A was the classic car that drew the most searches on the internet, as it made up 4.1 percent of searches for classic vehicles. There were only minor changes in July’s classic car rankings, the biggest being Dodge, which fell three spots to No. 9. Packard found itself back on the Top Ten list after being absent the previous month.