Automakers know that boring doesn’t sell like it used to.
Think back a decade or so, and I’ll bet you can name five boring cars right off the top of your head. I know I can. There were still a lot of beautiful and fun cars in existence, but plenty of mass-produced cars back then didn’t have anything to offer in design, power or handling.
Today some of those same models have experienced a renaissance and have gone from completely bland to utterly grand.
Keep reading for some of the cars that have graduated from transportation appliance to royalty of the road.