Seriously Overpriced Cars

Seriously Overpriced Cars

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CMYKguru

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3,017 posts

133 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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I'll start off with this. I suppose the dealer is chancing his arm just a bit.

http://www.usedcarsni.com/1955-Jaguar-XK-140-3-4-l...

GravelMachineGun

5,616 posts

117 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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All depends on how much you want the car as to how overpriced they are. Someone will buy it.

M3CS

300 posts

131 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Any BMW CSL with low miles. All are silly money at the moment.

medieval

1,499 posts

169 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Anything 993 or 964 at the moment.......

1878

753 posts

121 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Everything at 4 star in Hampshire?

Dalto123

3,176 posts

121 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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derin100

5,169 posts

201 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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M3CS said:
Any BMW CSL with low miles. All are silly money at the moment.
Yep...but it's just down to hype and cartelism. Whilst punters remain unable to see through this the game can still be played. Once sufficient numbers have been fleeced the cartels move on to some other car or model and do the same all over again.

I actually don't think the CSLs are by any means the "worst culprit" at the moment. At least they are both an exciting thing to drive and have a reasonable rarity. I'd place something like the Mercedes Pagoda far higher up the ranking! Pretty? Yes...Rare?...No...Any good to drive?...Absolutely bloody well not! Worth anything like the money?....LMAO!



TR4man

3,849 posts

132 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Triumph TR5 - a TR6 but with a prettier body, but is it worth 100% more?

CMYKguru

Original Poster:

3,017 posts

133 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Dalto123 said:
i've read these handle like a shopping trolley

CarlT

3,417 posts

205 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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The market will dictate what any car is worth. Split Screen VW buses are up near £100k for a perfect example. Are they worth that - they must be if someone is willing Ito pay it...

Fleckers

2,646 posts

159 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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2 door escorts, MK1 & 2 are bonkers money

JakeT

3,599 posts

78 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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The E30 M3. They go for silly money and have only risen so much in the past few years.

MagnaJeep

294 posts

112 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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I'd say Bristol, but only based on reading the thread about their marketing somewhere here

Also the Plymouth Roadrunner Superbird

Raman Kandola

218 posts

81 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Dalto123 said:
That is actually ridiculous vomit

Wills2

17,414 posts

133 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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medieval said:
Anything 993 or 964 at the moment.......
Or GT3 or 400/412/308/328//550/575/CS etc......

It has gone late 80's mental....


clowesy

246 posts

79 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Various flavors of Porsche 911, prices of some are just insane. That RS 4.0 going for more than the price of a Carrera GT a few months ago springs to mind. The M3 CSL is an example who's value has just sky rocketed in no time at all. A couple years ago I had my heart set on one as a potential purchase for when we sold a property. By the time we'd got the house up to scratch and sold it the cost of a nice 30-40k mile example had gone from low to mid twenties to well into the forties. Ridiculous. Bought a Z4M instead.

Wills2

17,414 posts

133 months

Friday 19th December 2014
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Z4M is a good shout, well played.

briang9

2,590 posts

118 months

Saturday 20th December 2014
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1878 said:
Everything at 4 star in Hampshire?
yep, seems a good betthumbup

TheEnd

15,370 posts

146 months

Saturday 20th December 2014
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BMW Z8's

Nice to look at, but generally it didn't live up to expectations.

babo456

67 posts

76 months

Saturday 20th December 2014
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Any car for sale in Aberdeen.....