675LT

675LT

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Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Sunday 13th June
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heihei said:
Not mine - I own a 675LT coupe but would be seriously tempted to swap for a spider if the right one came along
Just out of interest what spec would you consider to be the " right one ".
I've got that decision to make now after an amazing test drive today

heihei

128 posts

162 months

Monday 14th June
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Lift and buckets would be the only essentials imho. Everything else is down to personal preference.

Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Monday 14th June
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Yeah I didnt realise the attention the cars get.
It was ridiculous, people were even leaning out windows and videoing the car.
Rays car was storm grey I think he said but certainly a darkish grey so its wasn't in your face at all but still got loads of attention.
A bright colour was my initial thoughts but I'm not so sure now as im buying the car to drive not for others to look at.

I've ruled out white and black.
I would really like a blue one but after 12 months of looking ive only ever seen one at GVE I think it was so they must be special order and rare.
After seeing the 12C in purple that would be a great option but highly unlikely unless Shmee sells his

I do like Napier green to look at but I'm not in my 40s anymore 🤣 and don't really want everyone looking at me like a goldfish in a bowl.

Colours seem quite limited in choice TBH and price varies dramatically with spec from what I can tell.
The CC car does seem an absolute cracker and my grown up kids are even saying to go for it

Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Monday 21st June
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ForumLurker said:
Was not expecting it to be at that price after less than 2 days.

Looks like there is still a strong demand for 675s.

I wonder were it shall land?
Its cheap currently at £179k for that spec and mileage.
Reckon trade buyers will go to £220k and retail more but I hope not

Rocketreid

434 posts

39 months

Monday 21st June
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ForumLurker said:
Was not expecting it to be at that price after less than 2 days.

Looks like there is still a strong demand for 675s.

I wonder were it shall land?
A very high risk for anyone wishing to buy through an outfit like Collecting Cars. No consumer protection and no getting your £6,000 back off them if sale fails due to no fault of your own. It’s a successful bidders fee not a sale fee !!

You certainly need to inspect car pre bidding and factor in the risk and the £6k

notax

2,080 posts

206 months

Saturday 26th June
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Fezzamania said:
A bright colour was my initial thoughts but I'm not so sure now as im buying the car to drive not for others to look at.

I've ruled out white and black.
I would really like a blue one but after 12 months of looking ive only ever seen one at GVE I think it was so they must be special order and rare.
After seeing the 12C in purple that would be a great option but highly unlikely unless Shmee sells his

I do like Napier green to look at but I'm not in my 40s anymore ?? and don't really want everyone looking at me like a goldfish in a bowl.

Colours seem quite limited in choice TBH and price varies dramatically with spec from what I can tell.
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Did you end up buying a 675? Stunning cars. Especially in blue 😁



lambo666

300 posts

85 months

Saturday 26th June
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^^^^^^^^ That looks rather nice in blue!!!

Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Saturday 26th June
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notax said:
Did you end up buying a 675? Stunning cars. Especially in blue ??


I'm on the case as we speak but its very difficult finding a good one with the right spec at the mo.
That blue one would be right up my street with the wing louvres as well. Is it yours, is it for sale ?

RBT0

1,400 posts

86 months

Saturday 26th June
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Is it at McBrum?

Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Saturday 26th June
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RBT0 said:
Is it at McBrum?
Not on their website

Scud16M

38 posts

98 months

Sunday 27th June
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Collecting cars Spider looking like a bit of a bargain with 2 hours to go....

Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Sunday 27th June
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Scud16M said:
Collecting cars Spider looking like a bit of a bargain with 2 hours to go....
Yeah £207k for that spec is outstanding value.
Wonder if its a trader and will reappear at £230k

I know colour is subjective but If I could of handled everyone gawping at me in such a in your face colour I would certainly of bought it at that price. I think as a short fat bald 60 yr old a little more restrained colour suits my profile

Edited by Fezzamania on Sunday 27th June 19:58


Edited by Fezzamania on Sunday 27th June 20:00

Notsureaboutthat

25 posts

8 months

Sunday 27th June
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Wow.

I do very nearly went for that. A few days ago I thought anywhere up to 210k would be a bargain but in the end I wimped out, as my mates thought I was mad considering I’ve never driven any McLaren or anything with more than 400bhp. But was still sorely sorely tempted.

That’s a lot of car for the moment but if CC really does give one an insight into market value that can’t be great news and must soften prices? The orange clubsport they sold a little while back also seemed perhaps a tiny bit soft but this at 201 (207)k as a spider with only 2k miles and in the middle of summer might make the others out there look a bit expensive?

Still unsure if I’ll regret that in 5 years or think it was a lucky escape… McLaren prices and residuals so hard to fathom at the moment.

HIS LM

1,158 posts

226 months

Sunday 27th June
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Fezzamania said:
Yeah £207k for that spec is outstanding value.
Wonder if its a trader and will reappear at £230k

I know colour is subjective but If I could of handled everyone gawping at me in such a in your face colour I would certainly of bought it at that price. I think as a short fat bald 60 yr old a little more restrained colour suits my profile

Edited by Fezzamania on Sunday 27th June 19:58


Edited by Fezzamania on Sunday 27th June 20:00
You should have bought it and had it wrapped in any colour you like and saved £20k

Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Sunday 27th June
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Notsureaboutthat said:
Wow.


Still unsure if I’ll regret that in 5 years or think it was a lucky escape… McLaren prices and residuals so hard to fathom at the moment.
From everything I've read and heard about the 675LT they seemed to be highly regarded and price wise potentially have bottomed out. A recent Super car Driver video comments "wow, remember when these could be bought for just £200k"

The 675LT seems to be the car McLaren absolutely got it right with and by limiting its numbers to just 500 coupes and 500 spiders worldwide residuals have to strengthen IMHO as they are just so rare.

600LT is a cracking car by all accounts but McLaren simply built far too many of them with 3,500 cars hence the residual issue. 765LT launch was covid effected and god knows how many were built for UK but supposedly 1,530 worldwide but these are coming in at circa £400k and no matter how good cant be twice the car surely ?

The 675LT certainly seems to be the sweetspot from everything I've gleaned over the last 12 months. This will be my first venture into supercar ownership so its something I've reserached potential purchases particularly mclarens heavily for 12 months knowing my retirement was imminent and I won't be spending my pension commute money lightly.
My original intention was a 720S spider and despite some cracking deals my attention has more recently been turned to a 675LT based on it wont depreciate anything like a new 720S and if anything ithe consensus seems it is more likely to appreciate


Edited by Fezzamania on Sunday 27th June 20:53

Fezzamania

191 posts

2 months

Sunday 27th June
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ForumLurker said:
£201k is a great price for that car.

Factor in the £6k fee, the £1600 service and put the £4950 warranty on it, someone has still acquired a fantastic car.

I personally thought the seller was just too vague with the auction description, and also responses to questions to inspire confidence on a no-comeback auction at that price range.
Yeah even at £214k its under retail for the spec and miles.
I think it could be a trader who will run it for a while and then it will come to market for £230k after the summer

Taffy66

4,641 posts

69 months

Monday 28th June
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Fezzamania said:
Yeah even at £214k its under retail for the spec and miles.
I think it could be a trader who will run it for a while and then it will come to market for £230k after the summer
If you don't watch it you'll be a short fat bald 70 yr old waiting to buy his first Supercar. Time to buy one and show us some pics of your new PAJ and turn your dreams into reality.

davelise

57 posts

183 months

Monday 28th June
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Taffy66 said:
If you don't watch it you'll be a short fat bald 70 yr old waiting to buy his first Supercar. Time to buy one and show us some pics of your new PAJ and turn your dreams into reality.
Couldn’t agree more with this. Picked mine up a couple of weeks ago and have not regretted for a moment.



Edited to add - this was between plate changes before anyone has a pop...

Edited by davelise on Monday 28th June 11:05

Purso

733 posts

69 months

Monday 28th June
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Looks awesome, any more pics? Where did you find this beauty?


davelise said:
Couldn’t agree more with this. Picked mine up a couple of weeks ago and have not regretted for a moment.



Edited to add - this was between plate changes before anyone has a pop...

Edited by davelise on Monday 28th June 11:05

AndyC_123

958 posts

121 months

Monday 28th June
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Taffy66 said:
If you don't watch it you'll be a short fat bald 70 yr old waiting to buy his first Supercar. Time to buy one and show us some pics of your new PAJ and turn your dreams into reality.
Anyone would think he's already got a 675 and is repetitively trying to talk the market up on them...

//williamwaiver

Edited by AndyC_123 on Monday 28th June 13:32