Will Corona effect the Supercar Market

Will Corona effect the Supercar Market

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cayman-black

9,175 posts

170 months

Wednesday 1st April
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I love the fact that the Lambo masks are orange and have the Lambo logo stitched on, very cool. They will be on ebay soon for a ridiculous price no doubt.

paul0843

1,529 posts

161 months

Wednesday 1st April
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Van Dessel said:
That's quite poignant, several industries chipping in where they can how they can. It's very heartening. Yes they have logoed golf shirts on which is no accident but I think it's just pride at helping. Unlike Mike Ashley or that bizarre pub baron.

That country gets hammered and hammered again and again but their compassion is undefeatable.
It’s so easy to take a pop at mike Ashley and Tim Wetherspoon but just for a moment
think about the amount of vat,rates,Paye ,corporation tax etc they pay.
In my humble opinion unless your paying more,you don’t really have a right to moan unless out of jealousy .

drcarrera

607 posts

179 months

Wednesday 1st April
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paul0843 said:
It’s so easy to take a pop at mike Ashley and Tim Wetherspoon but just for a moment
think about the amount of vat,rates,Paye ,corporation tax etc they pay.
In my humble opinion unless your paying more,you don’t really have a right to moan unless out of jealousy .
I think the Weatherspoon's guy's comments were taken out of context. As for Ashley ... Thousands of decent owners of businesses large and small have my sympathies in these awful times but Ashley's not one of them.



Cheib

18,525 posts

129 months

Thursday 2nd April
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cayman-black said:
I love the fact that the Lambo masks are orange and have the Lambo logo stitched on, very cool. They will be on ebay soon for a ridiculous price no doubt.
I think it’s crass that they are branding them to be honest....

So

17,792 posts

176 months

Thursday 2nd April
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Cheib said:
cayman-black said:
I love the fact that the Lambo masks are orange and have the Lambo logo stitched on, very cool. They will be on ebay soon for a ridiculous price no doubt.
I think it’s crass that they are branding them to be honest....
I can see your argument. I think Italians may view it differently though.

Kyodo

634 posts

78 months

Friday 3rd April
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Cheib said:
I think it’s crass that they are branding them to be honest....
Perhaps the recipients will see it as a great reminder that Italian companies are working hard in hugely difficult times to provide the necessary goods and services. It keeps the factories open, people in work, people safer. They should be applauded, just like Dyson, Mercedes F1 etc here in the UK.

andrew

8,994 posts

146 months

Friday 3rd April
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Kyodo said:
Cheib said:
I think it’s crass that they are branding them to be honest....
Perhaps the recipients will see it as a great reminder that Italian companies are working hard in hugely difficult times to provide the necessary goods and services. It keeps the factories open, people in work, people safer. They should be applauded, just like Dyson, Mercedes F1 etc here in the UK.
+100%

carspath

613 posts

131 months

Friday 3rd April
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Great that Lamborghini and a multitude of other companies are getting involved .

When you have a patient sitting a mere 8 inches in front of you , you really are not bothered if the mask is branded or not , and you don't really care if the company is using it as a marketing exercise or not .

You are just grateful that someone has taken the time , trouble and care to provide you , the patient , and society at large , with an additional layer (literally) of protection .

DevonPaul

701 posts

91 months

Saturday 4th April
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cayman-black said:
I love the fact that the Lambo masks are orange and have the Lambo logo stitched on, very cool. They will be on ebay soon for a ridiculous price no doubt.
I don't think the Lambo logo is required for ridiculous mask prices on Ebay smile

I found half a box of FP2 and FP3s I bought last year when ripping out some lathe and plaster. The care home don't want them as the pack is open.

Paul

cayman-black

9,175 posts

170 months

Saturday 4th April
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DevonPaul said:
I don't think the Lambo logo is required for ridiculous mask prices on Ebay smile

yes, that's true i had to pay £15 for mine from a chemist.

Paul

Cheib

18,525 posts

129 months

Sunday 5th April
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Blog post from Secret Supercar Owner formerly of EVO fame on the current market and outlook. Some will disagree but I think it’s really well written and makes some very valid points. As he has previously highlighted the key thing is the market was soft before we’d heard of Covid....and in times like this you would expect a grand to accelerate.

https://karenable.com/supercar-market-update-q1-20...

MKA29

308 posts

89 months

Sunday 5th April
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Cheib said:
Blog post from Secret Supercar Owner formerly of EVO fame on the current market and outlook. Some will disagree but I think it’s really well written and makes some very valid points. As he has previously highlighted the key thing is the market was soft before we’d heard of Covid....and in times like this you would expect a grand to accelerate.

https://karenable.com/supercar-market-update-q1-20...
https://www.thedrive.com/news/32889/open-air-mclaren-elva-hypercar-production-cut-down-in-the-name-of-exclusivity


GT4RS

2,262 posts

151 months

Sunday 5th April
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Cheib said:
Blog post from Secret Supercar Owner formerly of EVO fame on the current market and outlook. Some will disagree but I think it’s really well written and makes some very valid points. As he has previously highlighted the key thing is the market was soft before we’d heard of Covid....and in times like this you would expect a grand to accelerate.

https://karenable.com/supercar-market-update-q1-20...
Thanks Cheib good read, makes a lot of sense and I would personally agree the future outlook.


sparta6

1,697 posts

54 months

Sunday 5th April
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Cheib said:
Blog post from Secret Supercar Owner formerly of EVO fame on the current market and outlook. Some will disagree but I think it’s really well written and makes some very valid points. As he has previously highlighted the key thing is the market was soft before we’d heard of Covid....and in times like this you would expect a grand to accelerate.

https://karenable.com/supercar-market-update-q1-20...
£120K battery replacement for a P1 ?

The future is ICE....clean petrol ICE



gregf40mark2

61 posts

14 months

Sunday 5th April
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Anyone who thinks prices will do anything other than tank over the next 12 months is deluded.

It's going to be worse than 2009 in my opinion.

I made an offer on a F50 last week that the dealer turned down - I reckon in 12 months he will be wishing he bit my hand off.

I think the best thing for anyone looking to buy is just sit tight and watch everything crumble around us first.

cgt2

1,561 posts

142 months

Sunday 5th April
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gregf40mark2 said:
Anyone who thinks prices will do anything other than tank over the next 12 months is deluded.

It's going to be worse than 2009 in my opinion.

I made an offer on a F50 last week that the dealer turned down - I reckon in 12 months he will be wishing he bit my hand off.

I think the best thing for anyone looking to buy is just sit tight and watch everything crumble around us first.
I guess the big question would be does the dealer have their own capital tied up in the F50 or is just brokering the sale which is far more likely.

Drl22

321 posts

19 months

Sunday 5th April
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Does anyone have anything on order that was supposed to be arriving over the summer? I do but am wondering if I might be better trying to get out of it. The car in question has always been trading overs until about a month before this crisis. Does anyone know if it is possible to get out of it at this point and buy used?

av185

10,989 posts

81 months

Sunday 5th April
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So presumably you were just buying the car to turn a profit or for free motoring.

Drl22

321 posts

19 months

Sunday 5th April
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av185 said:
So presumably you were just buying the car to turn a profit or for free motoring.
No, I was buying it to use. But if I can get a second hand one now, or in a few months, for a substantially lower price I’d be silly not to.

johnnyreggae

2,427 posts

114 months

Sunday 5th April
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Afters on a Urus seems like a fantasy going forward

Your loss on a cancelled order might depend on size of your deposit and what the dealer manages to get for the car

I'd be inclined if you want one to negotiate hard on the new car since you are probably buying close to list and the dealer might prefer to lose some margin to losing a sale - if they don't want to help its probably because they think they can dump it easily

Edited by johnnyreggae on Sunday 5th April 20:11