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Zed 3’s rapidly disappearing!

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by EnthuZiaZT, Nov 29, 2019.

  1. Nodzed

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    It's the same for every car isnt it though there will always be a group of diehards keeping a particular make or model on the road. Eventually given enough years the numbers dwindle to a point that car becomes a real rare treat to see, it will happen to the Z3 too. Bet eventually the 4 pots become the rarest though.
     
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    It's the same for every car isnt it though there will always be a group of diehards keeping a particular make or model on the road. Eventually given enough years the numbers dwindle to a point that car becomes a real rare treat to see, it will happen to the Z3 too. Bet eventually the 4 pots become the rarest though.
     
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  3. EnthuZiaZT

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    As I’ve always maintained, as the Zed 3 gets fewer in numbers, it’s classic status will rise, as Will it’s value. In the past the Zed has been a much maligned car. True enthusiasts have always known the critics have been wrong.

    Mike
     
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  4. Robert Wiles

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    Most cars go through this phase. Still plenty around, cheap to buy, run one until something expensive goes wrong then scrap it and buy another. Then, all of a sudden, there aren't many left. That's why any remotely attractive old Ford now seems to be worth a small fortune. My first car was a 1966 Cortina 1500GT. It was really clean with no rot and it cost me £225. Apparently that's around £1500 today. A half-way reasonable one would cost well over £10k now. It's a funny old world.....
     
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    Agree Robert, my late brother's first car was a MK.1 Cortina GT which had had a 1200 motor before Martin got it. In Monaco Red and reg. 8910 VT. Dad paid £50 for it circa 1972.

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    Think you will find anyone with a rot free mk1 cortina it will be nearer 15000 not 1500
     
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    I think you missed his point there Paul, but you're right.

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    At today's money £250 is probably nearer 15k
     
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    That's what he paid at the time, not what it's worth today?

    Tony.