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These millennium collector cars won't cost you a fortune... for now

Historics Auctioneers' Ascot Racecourse sale on March 12th looks to be an absolute treasure trove of affordable analogue dream rides. These are the last cars made before computers got in the way of driving fun, so this might be your last chance to get a great driver's car for a reasonable price.

The cars built in the ten years that straddle the new millenium offer some of the most rewarding, analogue driving characteristics, without sacrificing as much reliability or practicality compared with some of the older classics in the Classic Driver market. While many of the more obvious choices from this era have already sky rocketed in value, Historics Auctioneers' Ascot Racecourse sale on March 12 has many excellent analogue drivers cars that have managed to remain relatively affordable. While our first choice would easily be the 2004 996-generation Porsche 911 GT3, the 2001 Ferrari 456 and 1996 BMW 840 both look equally tempting. So, if you're looking for analogue driving joy and don't want to break the bank, then take a look at our top ten picks below. 

Here are ten of the last cars with analogue appeal: