’d like to think that with my self-made position of Senior Used Car Price Correspondent for the HMS Jalopnik, there are some things that I should know offhand. However some informational tidbits, like the falling price of a clean Audi R8, have slipped my gaze - but not anymore.
As prospective buyers bought less R8s, prices plummeted for the entire range of models in the used car market, and since the proverbial baby of the group was the V8 engined variant, it got pushed to last place in the supercar hierarchy, and that’s a glorious thing. The V8 Audi R8 is an insanely well built and balanced car, and if the fickle market means that you can have clean, well looked-after examples like the one I listed above for a great price, then I think we all owe capitalism a great big high five.
If you’re thinking about buying a car for a reasonable sum because you deserve it, I’d steer you towards an R8. Get one before I open my big mouth even more and people catch on to my dastardly plan, forcing prices to go up.
Tavarish is the founder of APiDA Online and writes and makes videos aboutbuying and selling cool cars on the internet. You can also follow him on Twitterand Facebook. He won’t mind.