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I'm struggling. It seems like I could make some money on my current R but....what the hell would I replace it with?





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I'm struggling. It seems like I could make some money on my current R but....what the hell would I replace it with?
Thought about this myself. The only replacement that comes to my mind is the C8 Z06 at MSRP. I could cash out on the R and play the waiting saving game for 2023. LOL
 

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Thought about this myself. The only replacement that comes to my mind is the C8 Z06 at MSRP. I could cash out on the R and play the waiting saving game for 2023. LOL
I've had grey hair since my 20s and I'm 47 now... I refuse to play into the stigma, so no Corvettes for me :)
 

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I've had grey hair since my 20s and I'm 47 now... I refuse to play into the stigma, so no Corvettes for me :)
Do you have any Jean shorts and some long white socks?
 

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Do you have any Jean shorts and some long white socks?
I do - but they were once normal jeans until I cut the legs off. They are....short.
 

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Finally got a test drive this coming Saturday (not via dealer who denied me, but through a Turo reservation I have the whole day).

I'm scared I'll fall in love, but I feel like I need to wait a bit until this recent price hike falls back down. Ahh, so frustrating.
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I'm struggling. It seems like I could make some money on my current R but....what the hell would I replace it with?
I’ve been where you are. If I lost my R, I wouldn’t really know where to go next. Thought about 500 Carbon, but although it’s a great car, it doesn’t give me the feeling of a GT350R with its unique sound and GT3 feel. It’s not an easy question to answer.
 
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Finally got a test drive this coming Saturday (not via dealer who denied me, but through a Turo reservation I have the whole day).

I'm scared I'll fall in love, but I feel like I need to wait a bit until this recent price hike falls back down. Ahh, so frustrating.
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don’t wait too long, for these cars it may not be a normal car rise in prices. Especially since the car is discontinued.
 
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I'm struggling. It seems like I could make some money on my current R but....what the hell would I replace it with?
I’m feeling your pain.. I couldn’t do it, I really was lucky in finding my HEP “R”, I was offered 20k over what I paid for it a Charity Car Show on Memorial Day.. I can’t and won’t let it go. The decision is yours be it a hard one! Best of Luck and Best Regards..
 

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Thought about this myself. The only replacement that comes to my mind is the C8 Z06 at MSRP. I could cash out on the R and play the waiting saving game for 2023. LOL
Some people are so enamoured with the thought of making money off a used car that it's mind boggling. Sell your car for $20k more than you paid? Good job. But guess what? You don't have your car anymore.

There are other places you can make $20k much faster and you still get to keep your car. ;)

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Finally got a test drive this coming Saturday (not via dealer who denied me, but through a Turo reservation I have the whole day).

I'm scared I'll fall in love, but I feel like I need to wait a bit until this recent price hike falls back down. Ahh, so frustrating.
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Here's something to consider while deciding. Based on your chart, are you looking at a 2016/2017? Either way, the longer you wait, the more mileage the cars will have on them. Which could also mean more abuse by someone who didn't care how they beat the car.
Now, if you find a more recent model year, something still under original warranty, even if it means paying more than you want right now, you'll be able to purchase an extended warranty up to 8 years. That could more than make up for the added cost, should something go wrong with an older car no longer under any warranty.
Of course, if you can find a 2016/2017 which had an extended warranty purchased for it, that may be the ticket too.
 

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Some people are so enamoured with the thought of making money off a used car that it's mind boggling. Sell your car for $20k more than you paid? Good job. But guess what? You don't have your car anymore.

There are other places you can make $20k much faster and you still get to keep your car. ;)

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Again, so what? It's a hobby - buying and selling is part of it. Usually losing our asses on most cars has always been the price of admission. The possibility that we are in a time where we might NOT lose and even could gain does indeed have me slightly enamored. I'm even more enamored with how you spell enamored while trying to give life advice ;)
 

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Some people are so enamoured with the thought of making money off a used car that it's mind boggling. Sell your car for $20k more than you paid? Good job. But guess what? You don't have your car anymore.

There are other places you can make $20k much faster and you still get to keep your car. ;)

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Or lose it just as fast...
 

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Just so I understand correctly are you suggesting that if someone sells their GT350/R for $20,000 more than they paid for it are you suggesting that they would have no way of getting around after that point?

Based on the group of car buddies/enthusiasts that I hang with I can tell you that our GT350/R's are certainly not relied on for daily transportation but are considered adult toys that provide us with a great deal of fun and entertainment away from our everyday work lives.

At the end of the day I would suggest that our GT350/R's (or any other HP vehicle for that matter) are just a high priced toy that helps support our automotive hobby therefore to suggest that us enthusiasts should not take the opportunity to make some money on a present HP vehicle if one chooses to do so is hard for me to comprehend.

Not everyone has a 7 figure investment portfolio that can make a quick $20,000 within a very short period of time.

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I have not really looked at the prices because I have not been interested in selling. My local Ford has been after Sashsa, I guess because the know how I upkeep my vehicles and every car/truck I have sold to them sold within weeks.

When I take my GT350 out it still makes me smile. The GT500 is nice for sure, but after I drove one, and went over it, (GT500 track event) I said man, I really like my GT350. I like rowing gears. So I'll hold on to my 17. I need to drive it more for sure. I finally broke 8k.
 

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