Sixty grand tourer

I'm in the fortunate position to be able to spend £50k-£60k on a sports car which will be our third car and therefore used only as a treat. Ideally, I'd like to buy something that won't depreciate too much in a couple of years' ownership at about 5,000 miles a year. I ran a Porsche 911 a few years ago and I'm not particularly keen to have another. The fun element is our priority, with reasonable running, service, maintenance costs. What would you suggest?

Asked on 19 June 2010 by MB, via email

Answered by Honest John
Watch Ferrari prices. They drop, drop, drop to a point, then bottom out and start rising again. I'd go for a 550 Maranello. (NOT a 575.)
But buy very carefully and have it looked after by a dedicated specialist such as www.dkeng.com or www.pcaltd.co.uk, Skimping on maintenance could cost you tens of thousands. Top Ferrari price was £12 million paid by Chris Evans in May 2010 for a rare GTO.
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