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There are an unlimited number of answers to your question. Most foriegn and domestic manufacturers fit the bill. Most experts would say to buy a car that keeps its value and make sure you do everything necessary to protect your investment. (Performing all the maintainence and repairing items that break or stop working. Keeping up the appearence of the vehicle.) Once the value of the vehicle declines to a point where repair vs replacement becomes an issue, most consultants would favor replacing the vehicle to take advantage of the constant improvements in safety and value that all of the modern manufacturers bring to the market every year. Do you really want to sink 10k or 15k into an engine for a 10 year old Mercedes when you can put your 10k in a new Benz that will surely give you 10 more years of well spent money? Of course not. The same can be said of most vehicles. Ever notice car collectors only buy cars that have "real" value but the variety of choices is almost as diverse as the population. Almost any manufacturer is represented by collectors. It is a matter of preference and taste. Whatever the market will bear. Treat your next purchase like a classic and sell it when its value is not a good investment anymore just like you buy, review, and sell stocks.
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