Category Archives: Market Value

Ferrari 360 – Is It A Good Investment?

By   April 23, 2020

Ferrari 360

Ferrari 360

The words Ferrari and investment are often used together in the collector car market. With the current COVID-19 pandemic shutting down much of the world’s economy, many are looking to take their money out of the stock market and put it somewhere that it can retain its value. While a well balanced portfolio over a long period of time, will likely (at least historically based) be a good investment, for those trying to time the market or to be prepared to weather the storm, the collector car market starts to look very tempting.

The ideal car to purchase is one that has hit all of its depreciation and that has the potential to appreciate. The great thing with collector cars is that you maintain a tangible asset that will have some value into the future no matter what happens with the world’s currencies. Of course there is the issue of maintenance of a car, but if you buy a well maintenance example to begin with and keep the miles low, you may not need to put much into it when you decide it is time to sell.

One car that appears to possibly be near the bottom of its depreciation curve is the Ferrari 360.

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s A Used Maserati Ghibli A Good Purchase

By   January 11, 2019

Maserati Ghibli<

Maserati Ghibli

The Maserati Ghibli is the most affordable Maserati that you can buy new. The car offers very good performance from a twin-turbocharged V6. It is at home being driven quickly, but it does so with some sacrifices.

The ride is harsh when you are just wanting to drive around town and the steering offers much less feel than you would like. These two combined with a traction control system that seems confused at time lets down the otherwise good driving experience.

However, there is a bright side to the Ghibli.

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Porsche 928: The Time To Buy Is Now

By   December 27, 2018

Porsche 928

Porsche 928

The Porsche 928 was once the pinnacle of the German performance car maker’s lineup. It sat just above the 911 and outside of the period of time that the 959 was a available, it was the most expensive Porsche road car that money could buy.

The 928 has since hit depreciation like a brick through a window. For a long time even the most exclusive versions of the GT car were available for under $30,000. Early examples could often be found for under $5,000 in decent running condition.

But the Porsche 928 has started to pick up steam and gain value.

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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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