Sports car resale values
Lotus is considered one of the slowest depreciating performance sports cars for sale in Australia. Resale values for a Lotus Sports Car are generally quite strong due to their rarity in Australia.
Here are some external articles explaining it in more detail;
What Car? ranked the Lotus Elise at No#1
Motoring Research had the Exige in their Top 25
Based on RedBook, a 2011 Lotus Elise SC 111 (Aug) with a RRP of $77,990 when new, is holding a private price guide of between $42,700 – $47,000 or nearly 62% of its original value after 6 years.
a 2010 Lotus Exige S Manual MY10 with a RRP of $104,990 when new, is holding a private price guide of between $46,300 – $51,100 or nearly 50% of its original value after 7 years.
Owners are achieving much better values though, using the Exige as an example a review of carsales.com.au listings** shows a small number of Lotus Exige models for sale, ’05-’07 models, less than 50,000km travelled, available for sale between $60-$90K.
* Price shown are a price guide only based on information provided to by carsales.com.au. Click here for further information about carsales.com.au Terms & Conditions.
** performed on 1st March 2017 at 3.51pm