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Why Buying A Cheap Performance Car Isn’t Always Smart

By   December 13, 2018

BMW M5

BMW M5

When people ask me about buying a used performance car, among other things, I always recommend buying the best well maintained example that they can afford. This can end up saving you thousands of dollars in future repairs and will often end up costing less than buying a vehicle with needs.

Modern BMWs are known as the “ultimate driving machine”, but this can come at a high price. BMWs get hit hard with depression, which can make them a tempting purchase, but repair costs are often high on these luxury cars.

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The $200,000+ Option On The Koenigsegg Agera RS1

By   December 12, 2018

Koenigsegg Agera RS1

Koenigsegg Agera RS1

The Koenigsegg Agera RS1 is an extremely rare car. When new the RS1 cost about $2 million. This means that the supercar makes a Ferrari 488 GTB look as common as a Toyota Prius.

For all of this money you get to be one of a handful of people in a given country with a Koenigsegg. The performance vehicle uses extensive carbon fiber and top notch material.

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Manual Versus Dual Clutch Transmission

By   December 11, 2018

Porsche Cayman

Porsche Cayman

The manual transmission is on its way out in today’s automotive world. The reason for this is largely due to the fact that automatic transmissions have become quicker and sales of cars with manual transmissions have plummeted.

The dual clutch transmission has allowed for an automatic (or semi-automatic) to be faster than a traditional manual transmission. Porsche makes one of the best dual clutch transmissions available with their PDK.

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The Ultimate Porsche 968 Build

By   December 10, 2018

Porsche 968 Turbo

Porsche 968

The Porsche 968 was a stop gap vehicle. At first Porsche had intended it to be the next evolution of the 944 as an S3. When it was decided that the German performance car maker would produce the mid-engined Boxster, the 968 took the place as the entry level vehicle for a short time until the roadster would be ready.

The 968 may have been a vehicle that was planned for a short production run, but it was the pinnacle of Porsche’s front-engined inline four-cylinder sports cars. With a 3.0-liter four cylinder in front the stock vehicle offered 236 horsepower and could launch from 0-60 mph in 6 seconds.

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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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