Β£65k budget

Β£65k budget

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WCZ

7,638 posts

148 months

Friday 6th March
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craig511 said:
I was just looking at that .

But isn’t 55k miles too high ?
no, it's 3,000 miles a year.

supersport

2,998 posts

181 months

Friday 6th March
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corinthian said:
Its not much difference, but if you want to save a few more pennies, that 2005 one has the cheaper road tax, my car was new at the end of 2006 and missed that dead line by a few months. I think it’s about £250 P.A., whereas I’m £550.
Mileage, pay more for less if you want, won’t make the car any better, the consumable parts, ball joints, exhausts etc go wrong with age anyway and the engine, gearbox, electrics etc seem to me to be very well engineered. If that’s a well looked after car with no big accident history, it could be as good as a car twice the price. I reckoned your money is safer on a cheaper one and you can really enjoy it to the full with not much to lose, worst case scenario, even as a pile of broken junk, a ferrari is still worth quite a bit.
Mine is late 2005 and I am sure I paid around £330 or something like.

davek_964

6,631 posts

129 months

Friday 6th March
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supersport said:
Mine is late 2005 and I am sure I paid around £330 or something like.
Yes, my 2001 360 is the same.

AndyC_123

794 posts

108 months

Friday 6th March
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2001-Ferrari-360-Modena...

Left hooker, could be called a replica, mileage not great...

But it looks stunning.

johnwilliams77

7,485 posts

57 months

Friday 6th March
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AndyC_123 said:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2001-Ferrari-360-Modena...

Left hooker, could be called a replica, mileage not great...

But it looks stunning.
And isn’t available

andyleeds

628 posts

173 months

Saturday 7th March
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matrignano said:
The 456 is one of the prettiest Ferrari of the last 30 years, IMHO
i concur as i have one, but probably down to my age of 50 years old so i like 90's cars.....

Wozy68

4,906 posts

124 months

Saturday 7th March
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blueg33 said:
craig511 said:
Thanks all,

So many replies .

So regarding auto or manual that doesn’t really bother me right now . Nor does the colour bar yellow . So black or dark blue would be good too . Obviously red is iconic and probably easier to sell I’d imagine .

I’d been searching on here and also autotrader and there seem to be some options . I am minded to go with a 360 and get a good example as opposed to a slightly good 430.

Just finding the right one ! HR Owen seems decent enough from a post above it seems bar sticky buttons . I will also check the links provided above too .
They told me that they are sorting the sticky buttons
I’ve been told by a man very much in the know on Ferrari’s to stay away from the HR Owen Fezza .... If it’s the red one they have for sale thats being talked about.

Unfortunately I can’t remember now if I was actually told why to stay away. Possibly it may have been inspected previously and the inspection came back showing issues ....

Edited by Wozy68 on Saturday 7th March 15:21

rat rod

191 posts

19 months

Saturday 7th March
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Wozy68 said:
I’ve been told by a man very much in the know on Ferrari’s to stay away from the HR Owen Fezza .... If it’s the red one they have for sale thats being talked about.

Unfortunately I can’t remember now if I was actually told why to stay away. Possibly it may have been inspected previously and the inspection came back showing issues ....

Edited by Wozy68 on Saturday 7th March 15:21
Really,main Ferrari dealers used cars have to go though a point system check in their own workshop before the Ferrari warranty can be issued whether it is stock or s.o.r unless because of age they have to put their own warranty on it either way it would still have to go though the workshop ,if there is a story to this 360 it must be well and truly hidden, seems strange unless the sales department have dropped a huge clanger, after 50 years in the motor trade nothing would surprise me

Edited by rat rod on Saturday 7th March 16:14

FezSpider

564 posts

186 months

Saturday 7th March
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rat rod said:
Really,main Ferrari dealers used cars have to go though a point system check in their own workshop before the Ferrari warranty can be issued whether it is stock or s.o.r unless because of age they have to put their own warranty on it either way it would still have to go though the workshop ,if there is a story to this 360 it must be well and truly hidden, seems strange unless the sales department have dropped a huge clanger, after 50 years in the motor trade nothing would surprise me

Edited by rat rod on Saturday 7th March 16:14
I recall about 10 or 12 years ago, my self and a few mates went to Graypauls in Nottingham to check out a 430 Scud. We had heard that it had been involved in an electrical fire, it was even talked about on the internet.
It definitely was that car and Graypauls had no idea.....well that's what they claimed.

craig511

Original Poster:

95 posts

64 months

Saturday 7th March
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67Dino said:
OP mentions at the start that he actually has 85k to spend, but plans to blow 20k of it on a Merc ML for transporting a guide dog puppy.

Radical thought, but what about dropping the 4x4 budget to 10k and spending the extra on the Ferrari? Must be loads of decent 4x4s for nearer 10k that would be perfectly suitable transport for a guide dog, and 75k would give you a lot more choice in the Ferrari market...

smile
This made me laugh, love it.

So I just spent £16k on a ML. Don't fret it wasn't just for the puppy but as our general all rounder car for the house. I love it, money well spent and its not too far removed from the range rover I used to have although i do still hanker after one. The wife is very happy with it so all is good here.

So I need to get my contract all sorted which will happen or not happen by the end of the month. If it does happen, roll on Ferrari time.

rat rod

191 posts

19 months

Saturday 7th March
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FezSpider said:
rat rod said:
Really,main Ferrari dealers used cars have to go though a point system check in their own workshop before the Ferrari warranty can be issued whether it is stock or s.o.r unless because of age they have to put their own warranty on it either way it would still have to go though the workshop ,if there is a story to this 360 it must be well and truly hidden, seems strange unless the sales department have dropped a huge clanger, after 50 years in the motor trade nothing would surprise me

Edited by rat rod on Saturday 7th March 16:14
I recall about 10 or 12 years ago, my self and a few mates went to Graypauls in Nottingham to check out a 430 Scud. We had heard that it had been involved in an electrical fire, it was even talked about on the internet.
It definitely was that car and Graypauls had no idea.....well that's what they claimed.
I found dealing with Maranello's that these plate glass showroom windows are only as good as the people who they employ ,As you probably know Graypauls are owned by the same massive corporation as Maranello's far from the days when they were privately owned by David Clark and Colonel Ronny Hoare ,the name on the building is the same but that's about it,

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Edited by rat rod on Saturday 7th March 18:58

rat rod

191 posts

19 months

Sunday 8th March
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craig511 said:
67Dino said:
OP mentions at the start that he actually has 85k to spend, but plans to blow 20k of it on a Merc ML for transporting a guide dog puppy.

Radical thought, but what about dropping the 4x4 budget to 10k and spending the extra on the Ferrari? Must be loads of decent 4x4s for nearer 10k that would be perfectly suitable transport for a guide dog, and 75k would give you a lot more choice in the Ferrari market...

smile
This made me laugh, love it.

So I just spent £16k on a ML. Don't fret it wasn't just for the puppy but as our general all rounder car for the house. I love it, money well spent and its not too far removed from the range rover I used to have although i do still hanker after one. The wife is very happy with it so all is good here.

So I need to get my contract all sorted which will happen or not happen by the end of the month. If it does happen, roll on Ferrari time.
oooh, lets hope he gets the contract !

JulianPH

6,469 posts

68 months

Sunday 29th March
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I'm in the same boat and have just put a deposit down on a 360 Spider (F1).

As part of my research I came very close to getting this one, which might be of interest to you if you are happy with a rag top:

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/...

Good luck! smile




DjSki

973 posts

149 months

Wednesday 22nd April
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Anyone been to see the yellow manual 360 at AutoLogix thats up at £55k? Its been dropped in price a couple of times I think.

Only issue I think I can see is a bit of overspray on one of the rubbers.....

Looks like a decent deal for a manual?

Cheers.

Edited by DjSki on Wednesday 22 April 16:56

andyleeds

628 posts

173 months

Wednesday 22nd April
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It’s yellow.....

FezSpider

564 posts

186 months

Wednesday 22nd April
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DjSki said:
Anyone been to see the yellow manual 360 at AutoLogix .
DjSki said:
Anyone been to see the yellow manual 360 at AutoLogix thats up at £55k? ]
andyleeds said:
It’s yellow.....
Is that the blue one biggrin

DjSki

973 posts

149 months

Wednesday 22nd April
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I like yellow.....I also like blue.

Gregor-lun1d

43 posts

51 months

Thursday 23rd April
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I never used to be a 360 fan, probably because it was burdened with replacing the (achingly pretty) 355. I have to say I've mellowed towards them a lot, to the point that I'd probably rather have a 360 than a 430, especially if it was in TdF blue.

Values of them are holding firm it seems, I recall a pal bought a high miler (then 40k) a decade ago for £35k - I don't see them hitting those sorts of lows any time soon, especially as the generation that had posters of 360s on their walls will be reaching an age where they can throw money at purchasing 'the dream'.

Hope all the current worldwide problems don't stand in the way of the OP getting the F-car he wants. It's an itch well worth scratching!

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4rephill

4,263 posts

132 months

Thursday 23rd April
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Gregor-lun1d said:
I never used to be a 360 fan, probably because it was burdened with replacing the (achingly pretty) 355. I have to say I've mellowed towards them a lot, to the point that I'd probably rather have a 360 than a 430, especially if it was in TdF blue.

Values of them are holding firm it seems.....

G
Can't agree with: "Values of them are holding firm....."

As with most modern classic Ferrari's, 360 prices are slipping back downwards.

They're not crashing, but 360's that would have been £60K~£70K a year ago, are now up for sale for @ £50K~£60K.

Something else to note:

Due to the current COVID 19 restrictions on travel etc., etc., the Ferrari market is comparatively quiet at the moment, with less cars for sale than usual (mainly due to a drop in private adverts). When the restrictions are finally lifted, I expect there to be quite a few more cars for sale than right now (even more if we go into recession post virus, and people have to sell off their toys!), which will continue to bring prices down.

markst

223 posts

119 months

Friday 24th April
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4rephill said:
Can't agree with: "Values of them are holding firm....."

As with most modern classic Ferrari's, 360 prices are slipping back downwards.

They're not crashing, but 360's that would have been £60K~£70K a year ago, are now up for sale for @ £50K~£60K.

Something else to note:

Due to the current COVID 19 restrictions on travel etc., etc., the Ferrari market is comparatively quiet at the moment, with less cars for sale than usual (mainly due to a drop in private adverts). When the restrictions are finally lifted, I expect there to be quite a few more cars for sale than right now (even more if we go into recession post virus, and people have to sell off their toys!), which will continue to bring prices down.
if we enter recession...…….well the numbers are worst for 300 years....if its just a recession we will be lucky...and as for values, just wait.....this will be a shocker.....