A money saving buyers guide for cheap sports cars
Cheap sports cars are the way to go in this day and age where the cost of living is rising, inflation is at an all time high, gas prices are rising by the hour and if you thinking of buying a car or even a sports car, i can let you in on some secrets on getting one.
You don't have to trade in or sell your favorite car for a scooter or one of those matchbox type of cars they call smart cars. It doesn't have to be like this with all these credit crunch and recessions one shouldn't put their dreams on a hold just cause some oil cartels have decided to increase their prices. Life is a journey and it should be fun. Therefore owning a good cheap sports car is very realistic.
When buying sports cars, you must not only assess your needs and preferences, but more importantly, you must put everything in the context of your budget. Sports cars are generally priced not less than $15,000. However, here are some options available for buying cheap sports cars but also valuable.
You may want to check out the local auctions that are held in your area. Some good sports cars can be bought cheaply in these auctions. However, the auction arena is not made for the faint-hearted buyer. Just like any other kind of auction, it is a stressful and fast environment. One must attend a couple or more auctions before actually trying to purchase a car from this kind of activity.
Another downside of auctions is that there is no opportunity to test the car. In auctions, people buy cars "as they are."
Auto Exchange Centers may offer you the best cars at very reasonable prices. Buyers might want to do a little Internet research since car exchange centers do advertise their merchandise on the Internet. Remember that the market for cheap sports cars is a buyers' market, which means that you hold the aces when negotiating prices.
You may also look for private sellers of sports cars. Some people need quick cash in cases of emergency so they are forced to sell their precious cars at very attractive prices. Be aware and watch out for such quality deals.
The problem with dealing with private sellers is that once the purchase is made, you are left on your own. You cannot run back to the seller to complain.
Good Models that no one wants
There are good sports car models out there that are being taken for granted by the market. Because of trends in sports car demand, some of the good ones are being left out. This is a good thing for buyers who are looking for value for their money. Check out some of these great models which are up for grabs at great prices.
Mazda MX-5 miata
I don't think there is any magazine or car journal in this world that hasn't mentioned this car as being the most sought after sports car in the world. Starting at about $20000 for a new one that's a cheap sports car. If you are looking for a second hand one you can get for as low as $2000. The Mazda MX-5 Miata has a long history of reliability with a very good economy on petrol and quality interior and finish.
The Mazda RX-8 is a four-seat coupe with suicide doors. How cool is that! With its base price ranging from $26000 for a new one and second hands going for about $15000 that's a real bargain. With its rotary engine this car has just an awesome driving experience.
With as little as $22000 this is one of those cheapest sports car that you must have in your garage especially with its macho looks and powerful engine. This muscle car boasts 3.6L V6 engine delivering 304hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.
The Chevrolet camaro is an all time favorite American muscle car that is loved by both old and young due to its gorgeous looks, performance and price too. With prices from $22000-26000 its value for money and performance this car is a winner.
With about $26000 you have a very cheap sports car that can be compared to a Porsche boxster. It has some great looks that's sure to be a head turner and has great handling skills with quality interior to go with.
Sports cars are luxury cars, but that does not necessarily mean that they should be expensive. Maybe the best things in life are not for free, but you can get good deals to get them. But at the end of the day, quality should be the main aspect that you must look at in purchasing cheap sports cars.
There are so many cheap sports cars out there in the market and its not only those four which have mentioned to be the only ones, these are just some of my favorite ones.
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