i decided to put it on an auction with a reserve. i think i might do better than 12-14k. at that price, i would put it in storage for a couple years, and then auction it off, as so many kappa cars are not going to be collector cars.... man i am torn as to selling, even if i take it out a couple sundays a month.... and i ordered mine mid 2005 after i saw the original opel that they were modeling the kappa cars on... waited nine months until the largest saturn dealer then was able to deliver....
we'll see. i hope to get at least 22k....
Black w/Red Leather
Skybuy, here is a nice unit in Scottsdale, AZ on Craigslist as 'sale by owner', but I understand it is at Van Chevrolet, Scottsdale. It has upgrades and the photo of the odometer shows 2,052 miles (no, that's not a typo, but I have NOT personally viewed the car). I've seen that listing at $18k and now at $25k, so I am not sure what the dealer is up to. Go to this link for more details:
WHOA! No offense man, but prepare to be extremely dissapointed.
I agree. When it comes to this kind of thing remember that Pricing in Microeconomic basically says that the worth of something is determined in the marketplace as what a rational buyer will pay for it - the value is not in any way determined by the emotions of the seller...If your decision to buy is based upon wanting to own it for its own sake then you pay/bid $xx,xxx. If your decision to buy is based upon wanting to make money in the future then you pay/bid $yy,yyy. These are different prices with different expectations at the future date - where the seller is at the moment. I bought my Redline because I love the car and am proud and happy to own and drive it. The way the market for this vehicle works is out of my control. I'll deal with it when the time comes - hoping all the while that it doesn't...A Great Xmas to All...counting the days to get back into it and tear up corners!!!!! Critter
2009 Sky Redline Silver Pearl, Red on Black
HFCat,TnlBrace,Front Brace,Rear Brace,Sway bars, RadHose, AirIntake, OEM Spoiler, Racing stripes, Painted Calipers, SideLights, MRZ Red Caps, RPI exhaust, Rear Valence
One of the "first hundred Mustangs". Doesn't seem to do much to increase the value of it either.
It's not all original...
Having said that I do agree. I really don't think having one of the first 100 makes any vehicle any more valuable. Having 1 of only 100 made does though. Our cars will hold some collectible value someday. We probably won't be in the sold for more than we paid for it (unless you're talking before inflation), but it'll be worth more than a similar condition Miata in 2030.
Restated, but the most important thing to remember in the collectable market: Something is only worth what someone actually pays for it. If the buyer wants it bad enough they'll pay whatever you ask.
Just look at classic car prices just before the economy tanked. You had a bunch of foolish dot com millionaires paying waaay more than (admittedly cool) cars were worth. It's all supply and demand. Also, remember car collectors are a finicky bunch. For highest value the car has to be factory original. No aftermatket mods, dealer option/installed stuff is usually acceptable, but they really want your car to match the build sheet.
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'08 Redline Manual
Polar White, Black on Black, Single Disc Monsoon
1988 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z (R.I.P.)
1993 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 150K
2004 Saturn Ion Level 3 140K (only new car I've bought)
2007 Lexus IS250 (her's)
A Lady ask me to sell my SKY Redline to Her for
$68,000.00 last spring. I said no thanks.
JohnRR Wife is selling Her Redline for $25,000.00
This R/L is a 09 se. The car is a Winner if you
like show cars.
JohnRR & I did all the work on this R/L.
We are now rebuilding a old Vette 73.
08 PW R/L 5-spd,The Wolf
Goodyear Blimp flight 2010 NASSM
Best of Show Old Bridge,NJ 2011
Best Interior 2012 NASSM
2nd American Legends 2013
DDMWORKS Loaded, Wind Restrictor
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