Planning to Buy Salvage Cars? Here are 5 Showstoppers to Look For!


Salvage auction sites such as SalvageBid.com not only give you an opportunity to buy salvage cars at throwaway prices from the comfort of you living roof, but also give you access to an exhaustive list of options including some of the hottest sports cars from the automotive world. Whether your calling is a roaring engine, nimble handling, or awe-inspiring looks, a sports car has the right blend of technology and design. In this blog, we list the five showstoppers to look for, when planning to buy salvage cars. Take a look.

  1. Audi R8 GT

    The Grand Touring version of R8 Coupe, Audi R8 GT is powered by a 4.2 L V8 engine pumping out 560 PS. The massive powertrain enables the GT to attain a top speed of 199 mph, going from 0-60 mph in less than 3.5 seconds. Introduced in 2012, the Audi R8 GT also received some visual tweaks, such as front bumper mounted winglets, red brake caliper covers, fixed rear wing, and of course, GT badges. In addition, the R8 GT comes with forged aluminum wheels, double-lipped front air dam, rear diffuser, and fixed rear carbon-fiber spoiler.

  2. BMW Z4 Convertible 2014

    BMW Z4 Convertible is a perfect blend of sporty features, luxury and comfort. The Z4 is an evolution of Z3 – the roadster introduced in the 1990s, but is longer, and more powerful. The car is a two-seat convertible with a retractable hardtop roof and various other distinctions. Buyers can choose from three trims – sDrive28i, sDrive35i, and sDrive35is. The sDrive28i has a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, sDrive35i has a 3.0 liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine, and sDrive35iS is a more powerful version of 3.0 turbocharged six-cylinder engine and is only available with the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

  3. 2013 Porsche Boxster S

    Porsche Boxster S was not a complete redesign, as Porsche continued to upgrade the roadster every year since the introduction of the car in 1997. The Boxster S is 1.3 inches longer than the predecessor, with a 2.4 inches longer wheelbase. Porsche increased the torsional rigidity of the car by 40 percent, and its center of gravity is reduced to nearly a quarter of an inch to improve handling and grip. Boxster S has a 3.4 L flat-six engine with the peak torque of 266 lb-ft. The intake and exhaust modifications in Boxster S increase the power to 315 hp at 6700 rpm.

  4. Lamborghini Gallardo

    Lamborghini Gallardo is ideal for car lovers who want a car with a roaring engine and space-age looks. One of best-selling models by Lamborghini, Gallardo was built from 2003 to 2013. The Gallardo comes with a 5 liter 90 degree V10 engine, with two transmission options: six-speed manual transmission and advanced six-speed electro-hydraulically controlled semi-automatic robotized manual transmission. A fine blend of German engineering and Italian style and flair, the Gallardo is another worthy consideration when looking to buy salvage cars.

  5. Ferrari 458 Spider

     Ferrari 458 Spider has a powerful 562 hp V-8 engine with seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Spider not only looks like a race car, but actually rides on an “F1 inspired” suspension system. Ferrari 458 Spider has head-turning X-Acto knife styling and luxurious interiors. The convertible variant of 458, Italia has an aluminum retractable hardtop that opens in 14 seconds and weighs 55 lb less than the soft touch roof variant. If you want a sports car with a jaw-dropping stance, impeccable drive control, and superb ride quality, Ferrari 458 Spider is the one for you.

Wrapping Up

Though it goes without saying that sports car carry everything that might be needed to appease even the most discerning buyer, the better options are usually beyond the budget of an average citizen. But not if you buy salvage cars from a reputable site such as SalvageBid.com. We add more than 50,000 vehicles every week, to provide more options to buyers and help them own their dream cars without having to break the bank. Check out our listing of salvage sports and we are confident you will have a hard time restricting your bids to just one option! To learn more, reach us at +1 (360) 347-1300 (Monday – Friday, 6am – 3pm PST).

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