Author Archives: Fred Hope

Porsche 997 Cost Of Ownership

By   November 6, 2018

Porsche 997 Maintenance

Porsche 997 Maintenance

Prices of the 997 generation of the Porsche 911 are becoming very affordable on the used market. You can currently find well maintained examples with reasonable mileage for under $40,000.

Of course with a high-end sports car maintenance costs can quickly add up. The good news is that when compared to used Italian sports cars, the German engineering of the 911 costs much less to keep on the road.

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Ferrari 308 GTB/GTS – Market Update Q4 2018

By   October 22, 2018

Ferrari 308

Ferrari 308

Just about ten years ago you could find plenty of examples of the Ferrari 308 GTB/GTS for under $30,000. At the time, some decent running cars with slightly higher mileage were near the $20,000 mark.

Back then, even though the prices were low, the maintenance costs kept most wiser people away. It’s funny how much things can change in just ten years. Someone who had bought a 308 GTB/GTS back then would now have a car worth more than twice the price paid to buy it originally.

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Should You Buy A Porsche 944 S Now

By   August 29, 2018

Porsche 944 S

Porsche 944 S

This past week was Monterey Car Week. The yearly pilgrimage of enthusiasts to automotive Mecca is one filled with classic and exotic cars. It is the time of year where when driving around Monterey Ferraris seem as common as Toyotas.

Besides driving and viewing cars, Car Week is a great time to buy collector cars. Many vehicles are offered for sale and auctions are where the most valuable examples go up for sale.

Of course the cars like the Ferrari 250 GTO make all the headlines, but there are more affordable collectors car available and auctions often give a sense of where the collector car market is heading. One vehicle that caught our eye is this 1987 Porsche 944 S.

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