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Race Car

Whether you are interested in it for racing around the track or for personal pleasure, a race car can be a fun investment. There are several types to choose from, along with brands that include BMW and Volkswagen. From relatively new to older, you will find a wide range on the market. Searching free classifieds, you will find a variety of secondhand race cars for sale in South Africa.

Makes and Models

When it comes to racing cars, some makes and models are more popular than others. Some examples of common racing cars are the Volkswagen Polo and the Volkswagen Golf, the BMW 3-series and the Ford Escort. During your search you may come across other cars as well, such as the Ford Fiesta, Alfa Romeo, BMW E36 M3 and the Chevrolet Lumina.

Types and Features

The most common types of cars in this category are coupes and hatchbacks. However, it is possible to find a wide selection of other types as well, including sedans, all-wheel drive cars and convertibles. Most cars come with a manual transmission and front-wheel drive, although a good per cent of them have rear-wheel drive. Many of the cars on the market rely on petrol, but it might be possible to find diesel or electric vehicles. Depending on the age and make, some cars may or may not have air conditioning. Other possible features include a sunroof, power steering and windows, leather seats, and a radio and CD player.


At the high end of the price range, race cars are on the market for over R1 100 000, although many cars are available for under R500 000. Examples of what you might find include a relatively new and fully-loaded Corvette or BMW for around R600 000 to R800 000. However, if you are on a tight budget, you may be able to locate cars for as little as R2 500, but they might require some engine work or similar repairs to get back on the road.

If you are interested in a race car, you will likely come across models while searching free classifieds online, including the Volkswagen Polo, Ford Escort, and the Alfa Romeo. Depending on your budget, you can find a used race car between R2 500 and R1 100 000.