Common Sense? What Do You Mean?
One, it is an investment. You buy it, take good care of it, and someday, if you have to, you can sell it for a good price. You can also rent it out. Yeah, that sounds like a lot of hassle, and most Ferrari owners would hate to let other folks drive their cars. I am just saying it’s an option.
Two, your kids can inherit it, and by that time, it will be a classic, which will only increase its value.
Three, I don’t go on vacations, I work a lot, and live in a rather passive and quiet place, with not much fun going on. So, I thought, If I have this one thing that I can really enjoy, I will feel less bored (sometimes even depressed!) in this environment. I thought to myself: “I will enjoy it the same way people enjoy their normal hobbies.”
Now, I had to think about parking. You see, I live in an expensive but small country. We lack space – especially parking space. We live in a building where we own only one parking space, and it is impossible to rent another. I had an option to keep the Ferrari in the garage, and the Cayenne outside, in front of the garage. However, I love my Cayenne and I did not have the heart to let it freeze outside. I intend to use it for a long time, and when the time comes to sell it, I want it to be in good condition. So, I had to find a parking space for the Cayenne. It was hard to find a good parking space that wasn’t too far from our building. But hey, when you’re crazy in love, there is no such thing as “impossible”.
Speaking of impossible, I also had to talk to my family and explain that this purchase made perfect sense. And then it started…