The trick to not losing your butt on cars is to keep them for a long time. They depreciate quickly over the first 3 years. Drive it, enjoy it, maintain it and repair it when needed.
2016 BMW M2 - ED Pick Up on 07/12/2016
2012 BMW 535I ED Pick Up on 12/03/2011; US Pick Up on 01/27/1012
2001 Boxster S 28,000 Miles, Original Owner
2007 Mini Cooper S - Sold
1997 Porsche 993 Turbo – Sold
1997 Porsche 993 Cab - Sold