We take a closer look at the classic Chevy Corvette Stingray sports car and look at the reasons this particular model is increasing in value.

When buying vintage and antique automobiles, buyers sometimes ask what makes a certain car a good investment  ..

and how to identify a vehicle that will last a lifetime as a collector's car. 

While some people think that a car's rarity will increase its price, this isn't always the case. 

Some extremely rare automobiles have had disastrous sales, while others that were mass-produced and enjoyed enormous commercial success ended up as collector's items.

Consider the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray as an illustration. From the 1963 model, 21,513 units were produced. 

This is an increase of 50% from the 1962 model. In essence, this automobile wasn't particularly uncommon, nevertheless it rose to the top of the collectors' car ladder.

The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is regarded by American customers as one of the most illustrious American sports cars. 

It comes as no surprise that film executives and producers chose to include the automobile in Internal Affairs. 

To be fair, it's challenging to determine whether Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, or the 1963 Corvette Stingray was the movie's true protagonist.

What makes the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray so sought-after among collectors, considering that it also made an appearance in Viva Las Vegas?

The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Had An Impressive Drivetrain