Inspired by this post about the values of old German cars (the 190E, specifically), I just looked on the same CL home page (for cars + trucks by owner) and found these two “old” German cars. Quite different, yet the price is nearly the same.

5-speed ‘88 325i, looks well sorted, but asking $9,800 for 162,000 miles of 30 year old car. I think you’ve been looking at E30 M3 collector values.

‘05 Cayenne with 93,500 miles for $9950? I kept waiting for the “salvage title” or “just needs CEL cleared” or something. But no... seems clean.

I think the E30 is overpriced. But is the Cayenne underpriced? Or are they really only worth $10k. If that’s the case, as much as I would rather drive the E30, the Porsche seems like a smoking deal at that price. Or is it going to be the next Audi Allroad of used cars?

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Which would you have?

And don’t tell me all the OTHER ways you’d spend $10k. Because I can think of plenty on my own.