Luxury Cars that You Can (Almost!) Afford

Maria Barbera
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For some people, getting from Point A to Point B isn’t just an item to check off on their daily task list; it’s an opportunity, however short the distance may be, to travel in style. Nothing says traveling en vogue like sitting behind the wheel of one of those cars. We all know the ones: the ones that seem to shine a little brighter, drive a lot faster, and mesmerize us all with their ability to quite literally stop traffic. 

We’re talking, of course, about the elusive, coveted supercar – that top-tier line of exceptional machinery that can turn even the most mundane of trips into an excursion to remember. The supercar is defined by an array of one-of-a-kind qualities, like cutting-edge design, world-class materials, exceptional power, and – lest we forget – a super-powered price tag. 

The world of supercars is a lot of things: vast, exhilarating, expensive – but it doesn’t have to be off-limits. In fact, what many people don’t know is that these exceptional automobiles are flying off the virtual shelves, carrying price tags that are just about manageable. Rather than getting intimidated by the alluring exclusivity of modern supercars, allow yourself to get in touch with a whole new world in which popular online retailers allow these amazing vehicles to be bought and sold on eBay at prices that don’t completely break the bank. Skeptical? That’s understandable. Just keep reading and see for yourself.  

2008 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster

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We like to think of the Aston Martin as the James Bond of luxury car makers. With its cool, effortless sophistication and timeless appeal, the Vantage Roadster certainly fits the bill. Whether you like your martinis shaken or stirred, you’ll certainly be #shook by the price tag of this gleaming: $34,900. With a silver exterior and black interiors, this model has 57,800 miles on its belt. A sleek convertible with an automatic transmission, this model is built for equal parts power and aesthetic appeal (and its 4.3L V8 engine puts a special emphasis on the power).

2014 Maserati Gran Turismo Sport

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Maserati. The name itself sings an homage to speed, sophistication, and luxury. The unmatched grace of a Maserati can’t just be summarized by a series of numbers and stats: it must not only be seen, but experienced, in order to be understood. We’ll try to do it justice here. With only 23,000 miles on its dock, this 2014 Maserati Gran Turismo Sport is sure to turn heads. With a deep blue exterior and luxurious beige leather interiors, this Coupe features an automatic transmission for a smooth, seamless ride. With an 8-cylinder, 4.7L engine, this marvel boasts a series of additional features, including anti-lock brakes, driver, passenger, and side airbags, and a CD player – all for a price tag of $48,950.

2001 Ferrari 360 Spider F1

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When it comes to the cream of the crop in luxury sports cars, there’s no denying that Ferrari reigns supreme. From its eye-catching supercars to its widely worn merchandise, Ferrari is a universally recognizable luxury brand – and this 2001 Spider is sure to leave you speechless. With its canary yellow exteriors and black interiors, this extraordinary vehicle features an 8-cylinder engine, five doors, and an incredible 16,981 miles. You’re sure to turn heads in this extraordinary car – and it’ll only cost you $40,100 on eBay.

2009 Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible

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When the word “supercar” is heard, it’s completely natural to think of a Porsche. One of the most renowned and admired luxury car makers in the world, Porsche’s creations are coveted by elite car collectors around the globe. Now, for less than $60,000 ($56,900, to be exact), this Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible could be yours. Featuring a beautiful gray exterior and chic black interiors,Porsche has a mileage of 68,000 and an all-wheel drive. As a convertible, this luxurious model allows you to sit, quite literally, in the lap of luxury while still feeling the wind blow in your hair. With a 6-cylinder engine that takes gasoline fuel (and let’s be honest, this one deserves Premium gas), this beauty is made for riding around in style.

2006 Bentley Continental GT

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Is any single make of cars more symbolic of timeless luxury and sought-after exclusivity than the Bentley? Though some have come close, none have managed to replicate this maker’s singular brand of sophistication. Investing in a Bentley goes far beyond the world of motor vehicles: it means investing in a singular brand of luxury – one that transcends place and time. With jet-black interiors and exteriors that symbolize its timeless appeal, this Continental GT Coupe clocks in at 71,000 miles. Its automatic transmission and W12 engine make for a smooth, seamless ride every single time. The most memorable part of all? This model is on sale for only $32,400.

2009 Lotus Elise Purist Edition

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A quick, one-off venture into eBay’s supercar database will show you one of two things: price tags well into the six-figure realm, or prices so low that you can’t help but be (rightfully) skeptical. However, further digging reveals some undeniable gems. Take the 2009 Lotus Elise Purist Edition, for example. Carrying a price tag of $37,999, this stunning Monaco White gem features jet-black interiors, rear-wheel drive, and a manual transmission. A convertible with a four-engine, this beauty takes gasoline and will have you riding into the sunset in the epitome of luxury.

2016 Alfa Romeo Spider

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Few luxury motor vehicles can meet the exceptional standards of quality, beauty, and elegance set forth by an Alfa Romeo. This 2016 Spider is no different. At $46,390, this pearly while model features sleek black interiors and a mind-blowing mileage of only $4,599. As a convertible, this model strikes the perfect balance between performance riding and casual cruising – and it does so with incredible grace. With an automatic transmission and four-cylinder engine, this model is built to last for countless rides, each one more memorable than the last.

2015 Tesla Model S 85D

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Would this be a supercar list without the mention of arguable the most cutting-edge line of luxury vehicles in the world? A monument to cutting-edge technology, world-renowned sophistication, and simple luxuriousness, this metallic silver Tesla S 85D is unmatched in power and style. With beige and black interiors, all-wheel drive, and a 422 HP engine, this modern marvel is redefining what it means to be a supercar. Even more amazing? Its $47,500 price tag.

2016 BMW 6-Series M Sport Gran Coupe

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What if your daydreams aren’t necessarily about a decked-out sportscar, but about a sleek, sophisticated model that transitions just as easily onto a residential street as it does onto an elite race track? Look no further than this jaw-dropping 2016 BMW 6-Series M Sport Gran Coupe. Space grey metallic exteriors and black-and-white Napa Leather interiors are only the tip of the iceberg with this remarkable car. Featuring an 8-speed automatic transmission and 3.0L 6-cylinder engine, this dynamo runs at up to 315 horsepower. With only 34,340 miles and a factory warranty through March 2020, this exceptional vehicle can only be considered a steal at $41,500.

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 Convertible 3LT

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Probably one of the most aptly named cars on the market, the Corvette Stingray features a perfect balance of elegance and power that’s so stunning, it’s almost painful. This 2015 Stingray Z51 Convertible has a pure white interior, but don’t let that fool you: this model is a beast of a car, featuring an 8-cylinder, 6.2 V8 LT1 engine and rear-wheel drive. An automatic convertible with less than 25,000 miles on it, this coveted car can only be described as an amazing deal for $38,500. 

Conclusion

With the explosion of technology, there comes endless possibility – and this extends to the world of luxury motor vehicles. Now, the supercars that used to captivate millions of people through television screens and photographs are more easily accessible than ever. A quick internet search doesn’t just let us marvel at these technological wonders; it places them within our reach, at price tags that seem just about doable. So get to searching – your very own supercar just might be at the tip of your fingers.