When A Broken McLaren 12C Is A Supercar Bargain

By   December 8, 2018

McLaren 12C

McLaren 12C

When you pay about $100,000 for a car it is hard to call it a bargain. However, when you buy a supercar that cost over $200,000 just a few years ago, that is quite a bargain.

There are two main reasons that the McLaren 12C has depreciated so quickly, newer more desirable models and reliability issues. The 12C was the first production road car for McLaren since the F1 of the 90’s and there will usually be some bugs in a first experimental attempt.

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The Porsche 959: Porsche’s First True Supercar

By   December 6, 2018

Porsche 959

Porsche 959

The Porsche 959 was the first true supercar made by the German car maker. Sure Porsche had made some very fast road cars, such as the 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 and the 911 Turbo. While very fast, they weren’t necessary supercars.

These special cars would be considered borderline supercars, but the first fully recognized production supercar made by Porsche was the 959. When the special vehicle was made it was so quick that Ferrari had to respond with another legendary supercar, the F40.

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BMW Z3 The Affordable Bond Car

By   December 5, 2018

BMW Z3

BMW Z3

James Bond is known to drive some great, normally British, vehicles. However, in the mid-90’s Bond for the first time drove a non-British vehicle as his primary spy car, the German BMW Z3.

Not only was the Z3 not made in England, but it wasn’t incredibly fast. The model used for GoldenEye used an in-line four-cylinder engine producing just 138 horsepower. This resulted in a 0-60 mph time of 8.1 seconds. That won’t get you away from too many villains trying to kill you.

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Eighth Generation Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Can Hit 60 MPH In 3.2 Seconds

By   November 28, 2018

Porsche 911 Carrera S (992)

Porsche 911 Carrera S (992)

Porsche has unveiled the new eighth generation Porsche 911 (992). At first glance the new 2020 911 Carrera S looks a lot like the old 911.

Noticeable exterior styling changes over the outgoing model include the reworked front fascia and flush integrated electric door handles. The new 911 features a wide body design, from the rear it features a narrow light strip and exhaust tips that are integrated into the bumper.

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What To Buy: Aston Martin DB7 Or Jaguar XK8

By   November 26, 2018

Aston Martin DB7 and Jaguar XK8

Aston Martin DB7 and Jaguar XK8

The Aston Martin DB7 and Jaguar XK8 are both British GT cars that were built while their makers were under Ford control. Both cars were brought to the United States for the 1997 model year and both were sales successes.

Now over 20 years later and depreciation has hit both performance machines hard, but which is the better value on the used market?

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