I think the value he is talking of is to the "individual". After he/she sells, market value applies. Money can buy satisfaction. I am thinking this was not done to profit.
Originally Posted by Wideboy
In real life you never get your "value" back from money spent on modding, if these guys are so bloody good at doing cars up perhaps they could start their own company and maybe in 100 years they will convince the world that the cars they produce have that value. As for today - the value comes from quality and trusted brand name, support, parts, service etc.
Then again, there are plenty odd folks out there who would not mind blowing money (... like you said - inflated price?
) on one-off pieces, its just that this one looks like crap, hope it drives better.