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It all depends on how many people with money want them vs. how many are left in existence. But I would think that if 8000 or fewer are made that they will have good collector value, the moreso if the Corvettes that come later are lacking in styling and/or horsepower. If the last year C5 Z06 has the most power, e.g. 425 hp, then that willl be the one to have.
 

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No, they only made about 2x as many as the 66 big blocks with the top hp, so Z's will still be very collectible. If a 67 427/435 roadster with matching numbers can go for $125,000 now and they made 4000 of them (and they cost ~4-5k back in the day), they would still be worth close to the same amount if they made 8000 of them. If they made 20,000 Z's a year, then that would really hurt the collector value, but 8000 will still be collectible. But it will be in 20-30 years and also depends on how desirable the C6, C7, C8, etc. are compared to the C5. There will still be people that love the C5 best no matter what the future holds. If you have 4,000 Z's of a given year left in the future (half left), that is only 1 Z of that year for every 75,000 or so Americans (assuming 300 million Americans then). Also, the number of matching number Z's in pristine condition of that year will be a lot smaller than 4,000 by then. Try to see how many pristine matching number 427/435 roadsters you can find for sale now. Not too many.
 

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I think desirable is the key word. I keep hearing the 2004 Z16 is the one, but there was over 2000 produced. I'm hoping the mod red interior at only 17% will make my 03 more desirable. I think in 03 a TR with mod red is around 300 made? However this is only cosmetic. I guess only time will tell, but I don't think I will ever see mine roll across BJ for $100k.
 

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Mine is a 2006 Z and since they made over 6,000 that year I seriously doubt mine would ever be considered a collector car even if I kept it low mileage which I'm not. I already have 26k and drive it almost daily.

Then again the ACR I bought 5 months ago is 1of 179 ACR's made in 2008 and my paint scheme is 1 of 40. Even so I doubt it will be considered a collector car.
 

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but this thread is an antique.. and still worth..... nothing
 

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As far as rare Z06's go, consider the Ron Fellows 07 Z06....only 300 made for the USA, and 66 other for Export. Each one signed and numbered by now retired LeMan winner Ron Fellows.

Another possible future collectible is the "427" limited edition Wil Cooksey 08 Z06. Only 427 sold in the USA. Again, eachone signed and numbered by Wil Cooksey, retired plant manager.

Orignality counts heavily along with all original paperwork and documentation.

Hope this helps. :thumb:
 

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I don't think they will be collector items. They weren't made in limited enough production. If for some reason the do become super disirable it wont be untill 30yrs or so after they stop producing the model. Since they will probably always have a Z06 model I think your out of luck.
 

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Who would have thought 7 years ago that GM could go bankrupt? It does change things a bit. There's no longer certainty that the Z06 will even continue.
 

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Cars are like artwork. Buy what you like, that way you can at least enjoy it, and not wonder if your "investment" is going up in value. Currently because of what is going on in the world economy prices of most used cars have gone up about 40% in the last 2 years. With more electric cars coming and the greenies trying to kill the ICE, anything with a large displacement engine will become collectable or more valuable. Just look at the recent prices of cars at Mecum and Barrett-Jackson going on right now. Yesterday I watched a 1980 Z28 Camaro low mileage with a manual bring $40K. So I guess any car can be collectable.
 
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