430 v GT140

430 v GT140

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6appeal

59 posts

62 months

Sunday 7th February
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There are many dynamics to this... I've come from a 911 and a DB11 to a GT410 Sport. Got to say that personally I find the Evora is far better all-round. it can be quiet on a motorway 200 miles, it can be epic and raucous on a B Road blast.

Suspension and tyres are awesome, the Cup Tyres are a bit tasty in the cold/wet, but adds to the experience and when its dry you can see the psi rise with tyre temperature and the smiles rise big time.

Financially, the bonus of the new is that of the 0% Interest, in comparison to the Porsche and Aston PCP deals, if you in effect deduct the interest that you are not paying, it all starts to make financial sense. A little bit of discount (not much) and trade-in offers etc and you're all sorted with good value for money and much better exclusivity and smiles than a common porker.

My only regret is having 911's for years, i should have swapped for an Evora well before now. and i'm saving money!!!!

BertBert

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15,191 posts

178 months

Wednesday 10th February
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twinturban said:
The GT430 is an absolute steal at around £80k.
Can't see any for sale at 80k though.

DubaiJohn

365 posts

153 months

Thursday 11th February
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Perhaps not relevant too much to this but I’ve just bought and 2019 GT 410 Sport with 16k km on the clock for the equivalent of 58k GBP.

Obviously a left hooker being out in the colonies but that price is fairy typical out here. The local dealer has brand new stock at 78k GBP.

I’m coming from a Ferrai FF - so the difference is night and day. Should pick it up next week. Here they both are in one pic.



BertBert

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178 months

Thursday 11th February
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Looks lovely and a good price compared to UK cars. I'm surprised that values should be lower there.

I wonder what the import cost of one would be? biggrin

Which colour green is it?

gareth h

2,612 posts

197 months

Thursday 11th February
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I’m guessing no VAT or other taxes in Dubai?

DubaiJohn

365 posts

153 months

Thursday 11th February
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There is VAT over at 5% there’s also import duty which I think is also 5pct.

I think also that the relative weakness of the pound against the dollar has helped things. The local currency is pegged to the dollar.

The price is dictated with how the brand is perceived here and local tastes. For example we don’t get any 4 cylinder cars here from dealer they only import the 6s because the vast majority of the area don’t look on 4 cylinders as a viable option...

From recollection there has only been a proper dealer here for 5 years so still a brand in its infancy. However they are really ramping up for the new range of cars.

As for the colour it’s Racing Green.

Can’t wait to get it driven.

Edited by DubaiJohn on Thursday 11th February 14:29

BertBert

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15,191 posts

178 months

Thursday 11th February
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BertBert said:
I wonder what the import cost of one would be? biggrin
gareth h said:
I’m guessing no VAT or other taxes in Dubai?
That would make it not cost effective I guess! biggrin

ITP

1,457 posts

164 months

Thursday 11th February
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Was playing on the lotus site recently and decided the racing green, like the Dubai one above, is my favourite colour. Would love a GT410 one day, but as they are stopping production the chances of getting one in my ideal spec secondhand in the future is very slim! There will only be a handful to choose from in any spec I’d imagine.

Therefore, if someone doesn’t mind buying a new one now (like below) in racing green, black pack, black leather with white/yellow stitching and yellow callipers I’ll buy it off you in a few years!
But you probably wouldn’t want to sell it.....




BertBert

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Friday 12th February
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ITP said:
Therefore, if someone doesn’t mind buying a new one now (like below) in racing green, black pack, black leather with white/yellow stitching and yellow callipers I’ll buy it off you in a few years!
Ok, that works... I'll get one on 2 year 0% PCP, we split the costs (proportion to be agreed) and you can buy it from me in two years at the GFV! biggrinbiggrin

DubaiJohn

365 posts

153 months

Friday 12th February
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That’s the exact spec of mine. I’ll post some pics when I pick it up. But there’s a couple more