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Hi guys. As a GT Sport owner,I’ve been reading your posts for a while. I’ve become intrigued with the 90th
Anniversary Spyders. I have the opportunity to buy a one owner blue car with 6,700 miles for $35K. My question
is based on its rarity and condition,does this make sense as an investment. I know we should buy cars as
something to use and enjoy but this is another side of the equation. You folks are the experts on Spyders,so
I look to you for advice.
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If you wait long enough, an old car usually becomes worth more than you paid. The question is, how much more, and after how long of a wait (20 years, 30 years?).

The way things are going, evil IC engines (and petrol) will be outlawed soon, and only self driving electric powered cars will be allowed on the roads. How much is that F40 going to be worth then, when all you can do is look at it, or sit in it and make vroom vroom noises.
 

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I'd say a good price for that car is 30k and that's for someone who's an enthusiast of Maserati. Most car guys won't buy it or care to even think about it.

As far as the investment thing goes, I agree with Bryan. I think they'll start coming down soon, not just because of self driving electric cars but also because cars are an investment fad right now. As soon as the fad goes all these new "investors" will start picking up other things to dump money into.
 

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Can't see electric cars taking over that fast. Hybrid yes but not full electric. This car will go up someday but it will take a few years. Buy it to enjoy it. Gas and gas cars will be available in the USA for the foreseeable future.
 

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If you want to buy a car as an investment search for a well priced Ferrari. I can give you a few examples
308 gt4 I bought for 49 k 15 yrs ago they now sell for 140 k
365 gt4 paid 59 k 12 yrs ago now 145 k
68 testarossa paid 150 k 10 yrs ago now 240 k
355 gts paid 160 k 8 yrs ago now 180 k

Porsche 930 turbo 3.3 Ltd paid 55 k 18 yrs ago now worth $ 190 k

Unfortunately I don’t still own these cars however I either sold for what I paid for them after 3 yrs ownership or I managed to make a few dollars. I am just not sure modern Maserati are the collector cars of choice unless we have another remake of “ The Italian Job “ with maybe George Clooney driving through the Swiss Alps with Matt Monro singing On Days Like These on the radio.
 

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I think this is a great play if you are also going to enjoy driving the car while owning it. If this era of Maserati appreciates at any point I feel like that would be the first car to move in that direction and the car to have. Its all speculation. As others have mentioned I would try to acquire closer to 30K if possible
 

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I recon you should get the car. Otherwiese let me know if it's still available. Over here on Europe the 90th Anniversary are not availble anomore. A normal GranSport Spyder with low mileage would cost over 60'000 $. So you can always export it. I myself have imported a GranSport Spyder from the States. Unfortunately a bit unlucky with the roof but the price was very good. Br Matt
 

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It's important to note that the value of any car, including the 90th Anniversary Spyder, can fluctuate over time, and it's not guaranteed to increase in value. However, if the car is in good condition, has low mileage, and is one-owner, it could be considered a good investment.
It's always a good idea to do your research and consult with experts in the field, such as car appraisers or investment services.
They can give you a better idea of the car's current value, and the potential for appreciation in the future. In general, it's always a good idea to use your own judgment and not invest more than you can afford to lose.
 

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Very few cars are a good investment. If you are going to keep the car in top collectible condition it will always be eating at your wallet! This is especially true if you are going to be driving it. I think a Maserati is a poor choice simply because of parts availability that will only get worse with the passage of time.
 

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I'm assuming that you're getting the car from the original owner who paid $115k (plus taxes) for it.
How good of an "investment" was it for him?
You have the chance of getting the same outstanding car, basically un-driven, for the price of a KIA and cant figure out if it's a good investment or not?
Fortunately for you it took him 18 years to put 6K miles on it. (At that rate you wont even have to put a clutch in it until the next Century)
And, at this price, it's cheap thrills so if you buy it, drive it-- or you're missing out on some of the greatest driving pleasure still available, and the car will still be desirable and likely even collectible many years and miles later, but forget about that part.
Steal it for the $35k.
 

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I'm assuming that you're getting the car from the original owner who paid $115k (plus taxes) for it.
How good of an "investment" was it for him?
You have the chance of getting the same outstanding car, basically un-driven, for the price of a KIA and cant figure out if it's a good investment or not?
Fortunately for you it took him 18 years to put 6K miles on it. (At that rate you wont even have to put a clutch in it until the next Century)
And, at this price, it's cheap thrills so if you buy it, drive it-- or you're missing out on some of the greatest driving pleasure still available, and the car will still be desirable and likely even collectible many years and miles later, but forget about that part.
Steal it for the $35k.
I have to LOL at this because I would wager I am the only Maserati owner to trade a Kia in on a Maserati! :D
 
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