These future classics are insanely fast – and ridiculously rare

Why do the majority of modern sports car plummet in value the moment they turn a wheel, while a select few soar into the market’s stratosphere? It’s largely a prestigious badge, a raw driving experience and severely limited quantities that arouse desire – and commensurately drive prices up…

Manufacturers have now recognised this and generate plenty of hype around special limited-production models, whose benefits are multi-fold. For a start, they enjoy higher margins and can ‘reward’ loyal customers with a production slot, while using the resulting ‘halo effect’ to sell lesser models – recent examples include the Porsche 911R, the Aston Martin Vantage GT12, and the new Ferrari anniversary models. If you’re not yet at the point where manufacturers are contacting you to offer a prized slot, you’ll need to pay a premium to join the limited-production party by proxy – but your investment should prove to be a safe one long-term, as these are the Miura SVs or Alloy-bodied Gullwings of the future. We’ve selected ten of these modern-day automotive unicorns currently for sale in the Classic Driver Market…

Ten strictly limited sports cars for collectors