Rarity in the automotive world is a bit of a mixed blessing. Sometimes cars are rare because they were exquisite coachbuilt art pieces destined for the lawn at Pebble Beach. Other times, they are rare because sales fell short of expectations and the manufacturer cut its losses by limiting production. These often turn into cult cars (or motorcycles) later in life.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/11/14/ebay-2005-ssr