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.
The good thing, for those looking to buy a McLaren 12C on the second hand market, is that a full bumper to bumper extended warranty is available. For just $4,000 a year, you don’t need to worry about things going wrong. The unlimited yearly mileage warranty can be purchased for the 12C providing that the supercar has less than 75,000 miles on the odometer and that the vehicle is less than 12 years old.
These videos shows what happens when you purchase a broken 12C. They includes footage of what is possibly the shortest test drive that didn’t end in a crash.
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