Most of us always make money on cars. But the rich have an advantage again. They do not lose a penny when buying an expensive car. On the contrary, after a few years, they can collect a profit. Here are five examples of when a car is a great investment.
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The automotive theme of recent months is rising in price. The lack of chips and other parts in the supply chain prevented manufacturers from producing in the originally planned volume of cars. The result? There are few of them, they have been waiting for a long time and they are still more and more expensive. This situation even affects the “ticket” market. This did not avoid rising prices either.
“Recently, we have seen a reduction in the supply of quality used cars throughout Europe,” says Jakub Šulta, CEO of the international online used car market Carvago.com. “Customers keep their existing vehicles longer because they simply cannot replace them with new ones, and in the case of younger cars with a lower mileage, the interest of those who previously preferred new vehicles is growing. As a result, the price of used cars is driving upwards. “
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But a car can also be an investment. Unfortunately, most of them are as expensive as new. And the older they get, the more expensive they are. Carvago gives five examples of such investment cars that have increased their value above standard in recent years. However, he is not talking about extremes such as the rarest Ferrari 250 GTO veterans of the 1960s, which changed hands a few years ago for an alleged 62 million euros, but about cars under the age of 10 and up to 160,000 kilometers in which he specializes.
All come from the offer of this international “marketplace” and over time they could prove to be a profitable investment. “We certainly do not claim that these models will rise in price to the same extent in the future,” points out Šulta. “Collectible unique prices are governed by different laws than the rest of the market. However, our analyzes show that the overall excess demand will continue during 2022. Therefore, we do not recommend postponing the purchase of a used vehicle in the hope that prices will begin to fall. On the contrary, they will grow at least in the coming months. “
1. Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta
|Model||The price of a new car||Price today||Evaluation|
|Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta||250 000 eur (2014)||703 000 eur||180 %|
Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta The 180% appreciation is to be considered as indicative. To some extent, of course, this applies to all five vehicles in this survey, but Ferrari offers great customization options and most customers spend significantly more than the base list price of the model they buy.
Maranella products usually hold their price well, especially in the case of various collector’s editions. And the 458 Special was definitely such a piece. Approximately 3,000 closed versions have been produced, but the open spider called Aperta (“open”) is even rarer. Ferrari produced only 499 units, of which only 450 were left-hand drive. After all, Enzo Ferrari said his carmaker would always produce one less car than demand. Even without the help of supercharging, the 4.5-liter V8 engine achieved a fantastic output of 605 horsepower at 9,000 rpm. Aperta accelerated to 100 km / h in three seconds and 6.5 seconds later had a speedometer of 200 km / h, with a top speed of 320 km / h.