These 13 Cars Are Destined to Be Future Performance Bargains

In another decade, we expect to be able to pick up these cars for pennies on the dollar.

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Nate Hassler

In another decade, we expect to be able to pick up these cars for pennies on the dollar.

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McLaren 570S

Used examples of McLaren's second-ever road car, the MP4-12C, have given the market a good idea of what to expect from pre-owned McLarens. The 570S may be infinitely better to drive than the dated 12C, but we suspect heavy depreciation will still be the same.

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<p>BMW doesn't often make mistakes, but when it does, people notice.</p><p>Since 1988, the BMW M5 has been the sport sedan all others were measured against, and over the years its performance creeped higher and higher. These wonderful, rewarding BMW sedans came with just one transmission—a manual. Then, in 2005, a new M5 launched with an outrageous 500 horsepower V10, questionable styling, and a downright terrible single-clutch automated manual with paddle shifters. It was called the SMG, and its shifts were so jerky and unsophisticated in automatic mode that BMW fans (and the media) revolted. So in 2008, BMW finally brought back the manual. Lesson learned.</p><p>The current M5 comes standard with a manual transmission. Yes, if you opt for the 7-speed, dual-clutch, paddle-shift transmission, then the M5 will be quicker. But who cares? The new 560-hp, twin-turbo V8-powered M5 (575 hp with the Competition Package) is the most powerful sport sedan you can get with a manual transmission.</p><p>Base Price: $94,100<br></p>
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BMW M5 (F10)

BMW just massively redesigned the M5 for its newest generation, which means the old one is now out-of-date. The previous-gen F10 has already started to tumble in value, and it'll only get worse from here once reliability issues start to pop up. Still, it's a whole lot of car for the money.

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Chevrolet
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

The ZL1 is a brutally capable car, but if past pricing has told us anything, we might be seeing affordable examples on used car lots in the future. If you want a monstrously fast muscle car with real track prowess, wait until the leases on these start to expire.

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Cadillac
Cadillac ATS-V

Judging by how quickly prices on first-gen CTS-Vs have fallen, you'll be able to pick the ATS-V up for the price of a new Corolla before you know it. Except, unlike the Corolla, the ATS-V is a powerful, agile track weapon. It won't have quite the same prestige as the BMW M3 or M4, but it'll probably be cheaper.

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Dodge
Dodge Challenger Scat Pack

Everyone loves the Hellcat. And while we're sure the Challenger Hellcat will be plenty cheap after a few years, the Scat Pack will probably be an even better deal. On paper, the Scat Pack is slower than the Hellcat, but if you've ever driven one, you know it feels plenty quick. And with all the attention on the Hellcat, prices for used Scat Packs will probably dip nice and low.

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<p>If you want a city car that will make you look forward to driving it, you'll have a hard time finding a better car than the Fiat 500 Abarth. It has plenty of flaws, but you won't care every time you hear the exhaust pop and crackle. It's amazing, and it never gets old. Ever.</p>
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Fiat 500 Abarth

The Fiat 500 Abarth's exhaust note is amazing. But so are the deals you can get on used ones. You can already pick up a used Abarth for less than $15,000, and it's only a matter of time before they're going for less than $10,000. Sounds like the perfect first car for a high school kid.

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<p>It's not often that the little brother overshadows the older brother, but in this case, the less expensive and less powerful Fiesta ST has pulled it off. It's tiny, fast, fun, and (surprisingly) more popular than the Focus ST.  It's also quite inexpensive, starting just a bit over $20,000.</p>
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Ford Fiesta ST

Much like the Fiat 500 Abarth, we also expect to see Ford Fiesta STs being sold for very little money in the near future. As much as we love the Fiesta ST's chuckable handling, there's no escaping its subcompact economy car roots. We suspect these will become great bargains.

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2015 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack
Zach Bowman
Ford Mustang GT

In the same way that the Hellcat will always be the most desired Challenger, the Shelby GT350 is going to be the most sought-after Mustang. But if you equip a GT with the Performance Package, you're still getting a heck of a car. The Shelby GT350 will be more valuable, but you'll probably be able to get a much better deal on a used Mustang GT.

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2015 Jaguar F-Type S Coupe
Zach Bowman
Jaguar F-Type

As wonderful and beautiful as the Jaguar F-Type is, Jaguars (and especially Jaguar sports cars) have historically struggled to hold their value. F-Type Rs may have an edge over other models, but in 10 years, we suspect they'll be a relative bargain.

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Mazda
Mazda Miata (NC)

The third generation Mazda Miata was a great little sports car, but the fourth generation is even better. For similar money, we can't see anyone picking a used NC over a used ND. That's going to drive the price down, and we suspect, turn late-year NCs into a killer deal.

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Mercedes-AMG SL63

The Mercedes-AMG SL63 is another great example of a luxury performance car that's never held value well. And even though the new SL is better than it has been in years, we can't imagine many people are going to want a used one over an AMG GT. The maintenance bills might eat you alive, but at least the initial purchase price will be cheap.

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The Juke's unconventional design took us all by surprise when it when on sale, but it turned out to be more than just a subcompact CUV with a weird design. The Juke is actually a lot of fun to drive, and it has the kind of character that a lot of cars are lacking these days. Buyers might not expect it, but before long it'll feel like something's missing when they drive normal, soulless cars.
Nissan
Nissan Juke Nismo

The Nissan Juke Nismo is a little too weird for a lot of CUV buyers and a little too high-riding for hot hatch buyers. But the fact that it's a misfit probably means low prices on the used market. Heck, some of them are already going for under $15,000. In another few years, these things will be dirt cheap.

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Volkswagen Golf R

The Volkswagen Golf R isn't simply a more-powerful GTI. You also get all-wheel drive and more standard features. But as great a car as the Golf R is, a lot of people can't justify buying it over the GTI. Before you know it, you may be able to get a used Golf R for almost the same price as a comparable GTI.

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