As we get closer to 2010.. cars of the '80s and '90s are becoming the popular cars to build. Soon they will be classic like '70s muscle cars.
What I like is simplicity of the cars. Slammed stance and a set of deep dish steplip wheels. No 20" inchers here. Just a basic set of 15 or 16 inch rollers. These cars are super clean with minimal work involved.
My dad just picked up probably the cleanest '91 190e left on earth. I'm already sourcing the suspension and a set of BBS RS.
Expect the US Import scene to take a turn into trying these older cars. These chassis are cheap and simple to work on. Parts will be harder to find but that's where the creativity and fun begins.