Unexpected Everyday Exotics

2001 Chevrolet Corvette
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Luxury Fun Without Luxury Funds

When it comes time to buy another car, consider what that next car means to you. Do you want to drive an anonymous compact car, or a used midsize SUV, or do you want a car that let’s everyone know you’re an individual?

If you want your next ride to stand out, but don’t want to shell out six figures for the latest supercar, take a gander at Craigslist, eBay, or bringatrailer.com. With some careful shopping, you can pick up an older exotic car for pennies on the dollar. Depreciation hits expensive cars quite hard, especially since the older luxury and exotic rides usually don’t have the luxury and high-tech features that are standard on even newer compacts. Just be certain to have your new treasure inspected by a specialist -- the high maintenance and repair costs that come with exotic cars can be financially crippling, no matter how little you spent on yours.