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Offline daveh

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Future Value Of New Challengers
« on: February 16, 2011 - 06:05:06 PM »
Hey Guys,

You hear of all of these great stories about how people came to have their Challengers never thinking that they would ever increase in value like they have much less be a huge investment. 

What do you guys think about the new Challengers down the road?  Will they have the same appeal 30 years from now or is Dodge over selling it.

If yes then will the R/T's be the cars to have or the SRT8's? 

What do you guys think? 

Dave

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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2011 - 06:19:35 PM »
Hummm hard to say? Most people who  by them  I would say ....don't use them as a daily driver? Sure some do but most around here put them away for the winter. They are almost semi collectable now? Also with all the hype of the new Challengers and people knowing what the originals going for, I'd say more people will save them in the future?  :dunno:
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2011 - 06:22:59 PM »
I'm shooting from the hip, so please don't take this as proven advice. I think the first 6400 SRT-8's may have value in the future. If nothing else, because they were produced first, and have that number showing were it stands sequentially on the dash.

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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2011 - 07:27:09 PM »
I'm shooting from the hip, so please don't take this as proven advice. I think the first 6400 SRT-8's may have value in the future. If nothing else, because they were produced first, and have that number showing were it stands sequentially on the dash.

 :iagree: I agree with Mike.  People collect things in limited quantities and the first year sequentially numbered Challengers IMO will be Collectable.  Same with the Inaugural edition Challengers, the not common colors like Furious Fucia, etc...  The SRT8 cars more valuable than R/T cars, IMO.

At the rate these cars are selling though, it might be a repeat of the 70's to some degree....  :stirpot:
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2011 - 08:15:45 AM »
i think the sms and hennessey and moure rare ones will be where the cash is at as it is evan today thats why they are 80k and up

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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2011 - 08:47:52 PM »
Hey Guys,



What do you guys think about the new Challengers down the road?  Will they have the same appeal 30 years from now or is Dodge over selling it.


What do you guys think? 

Dave

In 30 years there won't be enough gas available to move them from one side of the street to the other, so they will make a great paper weight unless they have been converted to electric, solar, etc!
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2011 - 08:51:18 PM »
In 30 years there won't be enough gas available to move them from one side of the street to the other, so they will make a great paper weight unless they have been converted to electric, solar, etc!

When/if that happens.......shoot me and put me outta my misery! :grinyes:
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2011 - 09:06:27 PM »
I dont know but in 3 more years ill have 100,000 miles on my SRT and it wont be worth much as a trade  :22yikes: But I'm enjoying it why it last.
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2011 - 09:33:26 PM »
I dont know but in 3 more years ill have 100,000 miles on my SRT and it wont be worth much as a trade  :22yikes: But I'm enjoying it why it last.

Let the bidding begin...In three years I'll give you 10K for it.   :lol:

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« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2011 - 09:50:52 PM »
I dont know but in 3 more years ill have 100,000 miles on my SRT and it wont be worth much as a trade  :22yikes: But I'm enjoying it why it last.
But then you can rebuild it better... faster ...stronger  :icon16:
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2011 - 12:30:23 AM »
I dont know but in 3 more years ill have 100,000 miles on my SRT and it wont be worth much as a trade  :22yikes: But I'm enjoying it why it last.

Someone in 1973 probably said the same about their gas sucking pig of a '70 Hemi Challenger... best to hold on to it, IMO... ;D
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2011 - 07:58:13 AM »
But then you can rebuild it better... faster ...stronger  :icon16:

Ya I thought about putting an old school 426 hemi in it for kicks and grins. :burnout:
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2011 - 01:24:15 PM »
I plan on keeping mine as long as I'm on this earth. That's why I wanted an 09 with the lifetime power train warranty. when I'm on the other side of the sod the wife can do what she wants with it. When the 3 year bumper to bumper is gone I intend to add the extended to it also. With 2400 miles on it now I see the time running out before the miles.
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Re: Future Value Of New Challengers
« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2011 - 03:06:16 PM »
I think there's something else at play here that no one has suggested.  I'm not sure hardy any new car can be an investment because they will not be restorable.  Maybe I'm wrong but the new cars are so hi-tech with all the computers and sensors and electronics and displays that the manufacturers will have no interest in supporting.....and those parts, like computers with oem code, will be beyond the reach of the aftermarket world.  I hope I'm wrong....what do you guys think?  Who's up for restoring a modern vehicle with all its complexity?  Who's gonna supply that airbag, that wiring harness, those microprocessors?

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« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2011 - 03:06:16 PM »