How many times a year do you look at some exotic car for sale, carrying some unimaginably high price, and think ‘I remember a time when these cost x’ where x equals a price you could afford? It happens to me almost daily. Today it was the price of Ferrari 550 Maranellos. Nice right-hand-drive cars with manual gearboxes now cost around £120,000. Yet it seems like the blink of an eye since they were £30,000.