From: DCA on
DubDriver wrote:
>
> "johannes" <johs(a)size464677743285fitter.com> wrote in message
> news:485E7BB1.4B3D002F(a)size464677743285fitter.com...
>>
>>
>> "Gizmo." wrote:
>>>
>>> "lofty44" <rr1980_5(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
>>> news:96353229-1b9c-4c18-ace9-27ba3e97eaf0(a)w7g2000hsa.googlegroups.com...
>>>
>>> > which cars hold their value best
>>>
>>> Ferrari Enzo, Bugatti Veyron etc
>>
>> Yes, it seems that exotic cars hold their value surprisingly well.
>> Perhaps the perception that a 10 year old Porsche 911 or a Ferrari
>> is still a 911 or a Ferrari, and you can't enter the club by the back
>> door, so to speak. Ordinary common garden cars drop to 40% by 3 years.
>> then by 40-50% for every following 3 years. Cars that drop quickly
>> may be good secondhand buys. The super-mini class of cars hold their
>> value well, e.g. Polo, Golf.
>
> ... except for a host of super-mini class cars from the likes of Ford,
> Fiat, Peugeot & Citroen etc that don't.
>
> Golf isn't in the "super-mini" class.
>
> VW cars lose less than average common garden makes.
>
and Audi less that VW
From: DCA on
johannes wrote:
> Robin wrote:
>
>> "lofty44" <rr1980_5(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:96353229-1b9c-4c18-ace9-27ba3e97eaf0(a)w7g2000hsa.googlegroups.com...
>>
>>> which cars hold their value best
>>>
>> Landrover defender
>>
>
> True, although I am at total loss as to why this monstrum is a desirable
> car?
>
especially with its dreadful 1.8 rover engine - low life expectancy!
From: Homer on
"DCA" <dca860MAPS(a)yahooMAPS.co.uk> wrote in message
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>>> Landrover defender
>>>
>>
>> True, although I am at total loss as to why this monstrum is a desirable
>> car?
>>
> especially with its dreadful 1.8 rover engine - low life expectancy!


When did Land Rover ever sell a Defender with a 1.8 Rover engine?



From: DubDriver on

"DCA" <dca860MAPS(a)yahooMAPS.co.uk> wrote in message
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> DubDriver wrote:
>>
>> "johannes" <johs(a)size464677743285fitter.com> wrote in message
>> news:485E7BB1.4B3D002F(a)size464677743285fitter.com...
>>>
>>>
>>> "Gizmo." wrote:
>>>>
>>>> "lofty44" <rr1980_5(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:96353229-1b9c-4c18-ace9-27ba3e97eaf0(a)w7g2000hsa.googlegroups.com...
>>>> > which cars hold their value best
>>>>
>>>> Ferrari Enzo, Bugatti Veyron etc
>>>
>>> Yes, it seems that exotic cars hold their value surprisingly well.
>>> Perhaps the perception that a 10 year old Porsche 911 or a Ferrari
>>> is still a 911 or a Ferrari, and you can't enter the club by the back
>>> door, so to speak. Ordinary common garden cars drop to 40% by 3 years.
>>> then by 40-50% for every following 3 years. Cars that drop quickly
>>> may be good secondhand buys. The super-mini class of cars hold their
>>> value well, e.g. Polo, Golf.
>>
>> ... except for a host of super-mini class cars from the likes of Ford,
>> Fiat, Peugeot & Citroen etc that don't.
>>
>> Golf isn't in the "super-mini" class.
>>
>> VW cars lose less than average common garden makes.
>>
> and Audi less that VW

and BMW less than Audi ;)


From: DCA on
Homer wrote:
> "DCA" <dca860MAPS(a)yahooMAPS.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:jtA7k.70817$P83.14532(a)newsfe20.ams2...
>
>>>> Landrover defender
>>>>
>>>>
>>> True, although I am at total loss as to why this monstrum is a desirable
>>> car?
>>>
>>>
>> especially with its dreadful 1.8 rover engine - low life expectancy!
>>
>
>
> When did Land Rover ever sell a Defender with a 1.8 Rover engine?
>
>
>
Yeah - yeah - defender = discovery!