Yes, if you buy carefully, an Aston Martin can be an excellent investment. Some Aston Martins appreciate in value, meaning that your investment can grow in the right model and vehicle. We do not guarantee this but our team can help you to purchase wisely.
What makes an Aston Martin a good investment?
The quality of the car and often the demand for the car can help with its appreciation. We also see this with the final runs on Lotus cars or special edition cars, that are rarer than others, creating demand and inflated market desire.
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How can you increase your chances of making money buying an Aston Martin?
- Buy are low mileage car - Seems obvious but a lower mileage car is more desirable for future sale, if you buy a car with higher mileage but do not intend to use it as regularly then this may help, but consider why you are buying the car.
- Find a desirable model - If a model has positive press and good online reviews, then it is likely to maintain this over time and enthusiasts will share this view.
- Consider a limited edition - Limited editions are fantastic for inflating a car's demand. Modern mainstream examples include Ford Cosworth or Vauxhall Carlton
- Fewer owners - by choosing a car with few owners you are shedding any concerns that the car has any problems or skeletons that may not be immediately obvious.
- Maintenance record - In the same vein, finding a car with a regular maintenance record helps hold its value as it shows future buyers that the car has been cared for, meaning that the car is more likely to have been held in quality classic car storage or received parts or oil changes regularly resulting in less wear and tear on the internal workings.
Why are Aston Martins called db?
The answer to this is that they use the initials of David Brown, who purchased the Aston Martin in 1947 and Logonda in 1948. Under David Brown, the company transformed into today's company, from a small sports car manufacturer into a highly desirable and sophisticated prestige car manufacturer. And although Aston Martin in recent years has been running on an operating loss, it reduced this in 2021 considerably.
What does DB stand for on an Aston Martin?
So, the DB stands for David Brown; it is the initials of the man that brought the company in 1947.
Are Aston Martins reliable cars?
In bygone years the Aston Martin has like many cars had its fair share of unreliable parts and issues; the modern cars are much better and so long as they have been well maintained that you are less likely to have problems.
Why are Aston Martin's sometimes unreliable?
Aston Martins are traditionally hand-built, and with this comes some of the dependability issues that some mainstream cars avoid with their broad spectrum analysis and manufacturing techniques. Modern cars use many AMG Mercedes parts, which have helped improve them significantly.
Are you considering an Aston?
If you are considering an Aston Martin, then please contact the team and we will help you to find the right model, the right car and then the right history to match your budget and give you the best opportunity to find a solid long term investment. However, we reiterate that the purchase of an Aston is one of passion, cultural desire and the magic they conjure and that investment should not be your principle focus. If you are looking for support on an Aston Martin restoration, we can help, see this article.
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