Hey guys, I'm new to the forum and need some advice/thoughts/suggestions. A little background: Current stable: '99 M3 '05 Elise '02 M5 '11 M3 '16 X5M I was really sad with the last purchase of buying my first non-manual car. Of course, reading reviews of these newer turbo cars, everyone always says how improved they are over the old tech turbos and "you can't even notice any lag". I definitely notice it in the x5 and also think that car would have been much better with a stick. Of course, a goal for the better part of my adult life has been to one day own a Ferrari. The funny thing is that as time passes, what used to be a drool-worthy 360 now looks a bit dated. I had my sights set on a F430 with a 6spd and even saw one perhaps five years ago going for $130k or so, but I didn't have the means. Something that my friends and I talked about was how the excitement of getting a car has never quite been the same as it was with that first m3. Sure, I bought the Lotus new as well and it was pretty cool too, but the rest have been second hand with the M5 coming with 90k miles (I've owned it for 10 years now and put on 100k miles) and definitely didn't have that same feeling. My thought was it would definitely be exciting when I finally got a Ferrari. so....I put a deposit down when they announced the F8 and the dealer said my allocation is up and It's time to finalize the spec and put the order in. While I know to never consider cars like these an investment, but I wouldn't be happy that in 3 - 4 years, it would depreciate somewhere around 100k. But a part of me thinks it would be fun to have the new Ferrari experience. I'm also not sold on the turbo idea. Sure, 700+ HP, but where other than the track would you really notice? I've been kicking around the idea to go through with the F8 and own it for a little and then trade it in for a Speciale. Dollar amounts are similar, so I wouldn't have to pay sales tax again. To me, the Speciale is the last of the naturally aspirated and it might maintain it's value over time. Am I crazy?