Yes, I thought I would fall back onto another list, not necessarily a ranking list, but a list none the less. This is a list of cars of the Mad Men series according to MSN Autos. It is quite comprehensive, but I’ll let you see if you agree with it….
According to MSN Autos:
Here are the 10 most noteworthy machines resurrected by the show, along with some context — the cars’ estimated cost then and now, and modern-day equivalents that mirror the good, the big and the occasional ugliness that defined the formative years of modern American car culture.
- #1: 1959 Buick Electra 225 Convertible, Price: $3,820 to $4,300 then, as much as $49,000 to $88,000 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? The $42,000 2011 Audi A5 Cabriolet.
- #2: 1957 Ford Country Squire, Price: Roughly $2,000 then, $12,900 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? A 2010 Ford Explorer, which starts at $29,280.
- #3: 1962 Checker Marathon Taxi, Price: $2,500 then, $20,000 to $30,000 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? The $29,865 Ford Escape Hybrid.
- #4: The Ford Model TT Truck, Price: $365 to $450 then, $2,500 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? The $16,365 Toyota Tacoma.
- #5: 1961 Dodge Polara Sedan, Price: Roughly $3,000 then, $3,200 to $13,700 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? The 2010 Chrysler Sebring ($20,120 to $32,710).
- #6: 1962 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, Price: $7,000 then, $15,000 to $50,000 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? The 2011 CTS-V Coupe, which starts at $62,165, is a direct descendant of the Coupe de Ville.
- #7: 1962 Mercury Colony Park, Price: $3,219 then, up to $18,000 for other 1960s Colony Park Wagons. MSN’s equivalent for today? The Audi Q7, starting $46,900.
- #8: 1934 Ford Sedan (Hotrod), Price: Who knows? MSN’s equivalent for today? If a 2010 version of Don were to get misty over anything, why not the 1968 Mustang GT?
- #9: 1957 Chevrolet 210 2-Door Sedan, Price: $2,100 to $2,700 then, up to $21,650 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? The Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, which runs $27,415.
-#10: 1964 Chrysler Imperial Crown Convertible, Price: $5,400 to $5,775 then, $56,000 to $60,000 now. MSN’s equivalent for today? The BMW M6 Convertible, which starts at $108,150.
So, do you agree with this particular listing? See the full article here.