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512 BBi... Undervalued?

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giggle

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1,417 posts

150 months

Friday 19th April 2013
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http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/f...

Is this looking like a lot of Ferrari for the money in todays mad world or?

dom9

4,860 posts

114 months

Friday 19th April 2013
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giggle said:
http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/f...

Is this looking like a lot of Ferrari for the money in todays mad world or?
I was thinking this, only the other day!

MitchT

9,435 posts

114 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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I can still remember when you could pick one up for half that!

037

700 posts

52 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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Is that car 'sitting' correctly ?

911944

186 posts

61 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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When you consider it has the wrong wheels on and sold at auction for circa £70k a few months back, that particular car isn't good value.

The BB range in general is undervalued though, in my opinion.
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giggle

Original Poster:

1,417 posts

150 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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Great info already smile

Whats the most collectable BB and price today?

Any about?

giggle

Original Poster:

1,417 posts

150 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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JazzyO

1,115 posts

86 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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Price is the worst driver for a Boxer purchase. Please take your time, look at several, drive several, and buy the best you can afford. Purchase price only smarts for a little while, feeding a dog smarts for a lot longer.

Personally I much prefer carb Boxers, but it depends what you prefer yourself. I would recommend trying to drive all models, they really are all quite different in character.

The best bargain was my own Boxer BTW, sold for way too little in Feb. frown Needs must and all that.

Onno

POORCARDEALER

7,573 posts

146 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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One of the best shapes ever.

Seriously rapid and fantastic noise....

IMI A

5,143 posts

106 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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Pretty expensive to keep in tip top health

kbird

258 posts

112 months

Sunday 21st April 2013
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I looked at this car this week, I was expecting concours for the money, it wasn't....

Edited by kbird on Sunday 21st April 13:59

Elex

379 posts

114 months

Sunday 21st April 2013
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Have the vendors explained why the car has 365 wheels on it?

6th Gear

2,392 posts

99 months

Sunday 21st April 2013
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10 out of 10.

Now that's a Ferrari.


Jonty355

4,395 posts

118 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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I drove a Ferrari 512 BB a few months back and it was such a sweet thing to drive. Steering and clutch weren't as heavy as I expected, and the old girl still felt planted in the bends. And my god did she make a good noise!!!!

Definitely an undervalued car, I guess in some ways its the predocessor to the 288 GTO?

TIGA84

4,102 posts

136 months

wessexrfc

4,235 posts

91 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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TIGA84 said:
Not quite up to speed with the exchange rate!!!! biglaugh

456mgt

2,175 posts

171 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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TIGA84 said:
I reckon that's exactly the right spec for one of these- carbs and LHD. Carb'd cars make more power (and noise) and if you look at the location of the gear lever, it stays there for RHD, they just bend the lever itself...

Hornsey Boy

7 posts

74 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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Undervalued cars in today’s classic car market

Strangely Jensen Buttons one was doing the rounds of the auction houses after it failed to sell at Bonhams a while back

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/19280/lot/337/

Think one of the second league auction houses sold it end for about £75k last year, now that was a bargain

POORCARDEALER

7,573 posts

146 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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Hornsey Boy said:
Undervalued cars in today’s classic car market

Strangely Jensen Buttons one was doing the rounds of the auction houses after it failed to sell at Bonhams a while back

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/19280/lot/337/

Think one of the second league auction houses sold it end for about £75k last year, now that was a bargain
Fairly sure that's the car that was in JCT600s showmroom for several years in the 90s

subirg

378 posts

181 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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Jonty355 said:
I drove a Ferrari 512 BB a few months back and it was such a sweet thing to drive. Steering and clutch weren't as heavy as I expected, and the old girl still felt planted in the bends. And my god did she make a good noise!!!!

Definitely an undervalued car, I guess in some ways its the predocessor to the 288 GTO?
Agreed it's a great car. Fancy one myself.

As for it being the predecessor to the 288GTO - not even close. They are not in the same league and nor do they donate any DNA to the GTO (for that, you need to look to the humble 308).