Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
11/12/21 2:50 p.m.
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Can you really go wrong when picking a Porsche to add to the stable? After all, Porsches have remained in favor for decades.

But which ones will be the most desirable in the coming years–and, in turn, be the most valuable down the road?

In order to find out, we asked a number of market expe…

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dean1484
dean1484 GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
11/13/21 8:11 p.m.

The whole purchasing of cars on speculation of making money is sucking the life out of what use to be a fun thing.  That thing is car ownership.  Cars are to be used and enjoyed not purchased and put away as a supposed money maker.   With only a handful of exceptions you are better investing in the market as a long term investment than in a car.
 

Purchading a car. Any car,  should be an investment in your happiness. Smiles per mile be it a track monster or a pre war brass car or anything in between.   The investment side of the car market has sucked the fun out of the car  enthusiast/hobbyist experience to the point where it may in fact be causing it harm. 

dculberson
dculberson MegaDork
11/13/21 10:46 p.m.

In reply to dean1484 :

This months Hagerty magazine has a column about auction results. They found that for a Ferrari F40, you face about $80 in depreciation per mile driven. Im estimating the specific numbers here, but it was something like a 16,000 mile example sold for $1.4 million and a 6,000 mile example sold for $2.2 million. Now sure most people with a million dollar car aren't going to rack up the miles or worry too much about what it really costs to operate, but I gotta think that keeps a lot of folk from really enjoying their rare / collector car. 

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