Motoring Special: Real value to be found in luxury market

Shrewd buyers of high-end cars can pick up a real bargain at the moment, but do choose carefully, writes Shane O'Donoghue.

26th May, 2012
Bentley Continental GT: there's value to be had in secondhand cars if you know what to look for.

When I asked Shane Hickey, luxury car expert, which high-end cars were popular with buyers right now I was slightly taken aback when he, without hesitation, mentioned the Bentley Continental GT. This two-door sports luxury coupé costs the best part of €300,000 new, once a few options have been added and, though it sold well in boom-time Ireland, you could count on just a few fingers the number of new examples that have found homes...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago