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In a perfect world, nobody would try to mark up a car hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars over MSRP. New cars would sell for exactly what the manufacturer said what they’d sell for and not a penny more.

It would be a little harder to determine this kind of thing for used cars, but I think most people have a general sense of what a used car is worth in their minds. That being said, was there a time that you overpaid for a car, new or used?

Some examples that immediately come to mind are the air-cooled 911s, the BMW 8 Series, the BMW 1 Series M, the Dodge Demon and the Porsche 911 R. A million bucks for a 911. Get out.

If you bought any of those cars recently, the chances are good that you paid too much for them. You might have even been ripped off. Gasp!

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Tell us about a time when emotion won out against reason and you just went for it, even though it cost a lot more than it should have.