There are enthusiasts who invest in relatively ‘young’ sports cars. In addition to the interest in the exciting possibilities inherent in them, other factors play a role in the purchase of these cars. They are, for example, more affordable than a factory-new model – although there are notable exceptions. Some buyers have the expectation that these 10 to 15 year old cars will increase in value in the coming years. The fun of having the car combined with a profitable investment. But what is the basis of this expectation that the cars will rise in value?
2000 BMW Z8, auctioned by Bonhams in February 2018 for € 212,750 (£ 187,150). Photo Bonhams