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Race Cars for the Road Make No Sense
The Mercedes-AMG ONE and Aston Martin Valkyrie are mechanical marvels and terrible cars.
“The net result is that you won’t see these cars rumbling around city streets — they’re functionally undrivable — nor do I expect they will be great investments either. The Bugatti Veyron is among the most important cars of the 21st Century, and yet it remains extremely undervalued by investors, sitting at close to retail prices because it’s so difficult and expensive to maintain. An annual maintenance bill for a Veyron is roughly $40,000, and that’s if you choose to use aftermarket wheels, as most owners have given the cost of the first-party option.”
More useful consumer advise from your humble writer; out now in The New York Sun.