Two years ago, we shared the crazy story of the 1979 Pontiac Trans Am that Steve McQueen drove in his final movie, The Hunter. And if you’re a McQueen fan, the story just got better: the car is for sale ... Read the full article on Hagerty.com:
The story is the point here... it's everything! The car is just another piece of junk.
The people who promote and perpetuate this "false rarity, one of a kind, special vehicle" crap are just money grubbing bottom feeders.
Some cars are indeed special, rare, cutting edge, etc. But the focus on distilling everything automotive down to dollars misses the point completely. Just enjoy the story and scrap or part out the junk cars. You haven't MISSED OUT on anything.
Hagerty's writer's and contributor's research and presentation of these cars is what gives you access to some very cool stories.