UNITED STATES – That brand new Audi S5, Lotus Exige S, or Corvette Z06 could one day be collector items that you could auction off for a couple of hundred thousand dollars at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, according to www.egmcartech.com. Hagerty Insurance, an insurance company that specializes in protecting collector cars, has created a list of 10 new cars for sale in 2008 that it believes have the greatest potential to be collector items in 15-20 years.

According to their list, even the frugal consumer can one day auction off his/her car for a couple of hundred thousand dollars — if they’re willing to wait 15-20 years. Prices of the cars on the list range from $12,000 to more than $70,000, while horsepower ranges from 70 to more than 500.

Top 10 Collector Cars of Tomorrow:

  • Audi S5
  • Cadillac XLR-V Roadster
  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06
  • Dodge Charger Super Bee
  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR
  • Honda S2000 CR
  • Lotus Exige S
  • Pontiac Solstice/Saturn Sky
  • Smart ForTwo
  • Subaru Impreza WRX STI