Assembled motor vehicle: a motor vehicle that is materially altered from its construction by the removal, addition, or substitution of new or used major component parts. Its make shall be assembled, and its model year shall be the year in which the motor vehicle was assembled. Assembled motor vehicle also includes a specially constructed motor vehicle.

Kit vehicle: a motor vehicle assembled by a person other than a generally recognized manufacturer of motor vehicles by the use of a replica purchased from an authorized manufacturer and accompanied by a manufacturer's statement of origin. The term kit vehicle does not include glider kits.

Specially constructed motor vehicle: a motor vehicle which was not originally constructed under a distinctive name, make, model, or type by a manufacturer of motor vehicles. The term specially constructed motor vehicle includes kit vehicle.

Collector: the owner of one or more motor vehicles of historical interest who collects, purchases, acquires, trades, or disposes of such vehicles or parts thereof for his or her own use in order to preserve, restore, and maintain a vehicle or vehicles for hobby purposes.

Parts car: a motor vehicle generally in nonoperable condition which is owned by a collector to furnish parts that are usually not obtainable from normal sources, thus enabling a collector to preserve, restore, and maintain a historical vehicle.

Historical vehicle: a vehicle of any age which is essentially unaltered from the original manufacturer's specifications and, because of its significance, is being collected, preserved, restored, or maintained by a hobbyist as a leisure pursuit. This category shall include vehicles sometimes referred to by the classifications of antique, horseless carriage, classic, or action era.