Granturismo Prices - How low can they go...?

Granturismo Prices - How low can they go...?

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linkup1234

40 posts

211 months

Wednesday 19th December 2018
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You can also get around the late 90's style screen and navigation these days by buying an after market 1mm screen layover from the likes of Naviplus in Australia. This brings Apple Carplay (e.g. Waze) with touchscreen capability into the car.

The GT 4.7 is an epic car, looks a million dollars and as they say rarely seen but often heard.

pvogue

301 posts

70 months

Saturday 22nd December 2018
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Naviplus looks interesting gives it a decent "updated" look
I am looking for a GT now as I can't seem to find a decent M6 V10, looks like similar clutch issues!

jakesmith

7,593 posts

127 months

Saturday 22nd December 2018
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pvogue said:
Naviplus looks interesting gives it a decent "updated" look
I am looking for a GT now as I can't seem to find a decent M6 V10, looks like similar clutch issues!
I'd go 4.7 GT over V10 M6 any day, the M6 does sound nice there's no doubt but the Masser is honestly the best sounding car out there.
They probably cost similar to run and the Masser is way more exotic / exclusive if that's your thing, can't be mistaken for a £6k 630i
I do miss some aspects of mine.

Pooh

3,304 posts

209 months

Friday 8th March 2019
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I had a 4.7 S MC shift for a couple of years and enjoyed it very much. The type of suspension fitted makes a big difference to how they drive, mine had the MC suspension which is almost identical to the Stradale and it was very good in the corners, It did make it even lower but I did not have any issues with that.

Mattjevans

144 posts

48 months

Friday 8th March 2019
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I paid 42k for mine, a 2009 GT-S MC-Shift 2 years ago. Today it's not worth 30k I suspect and I don't care. fantastic car.

I've just ordered a Panamera but I'm keeping the Mas.

A bit more money into it over the next 2 years for up to date suspension (with lifters), sports cats, an ECU upgrade, etc, and I very much doubt you'll find a more capable car for under 100k. Certainly not a proper 4 seater.

pvogue

301 posts

70 months

Saturday 6th April 2019
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When did the facelift come in is it 2010 onwards?

joinery80

482 posts

78 months

Saturday 6th April 2019
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2012 but most started on 13 reg

vanman1936

371 posts

175 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Matt

How have you found the Panamera? Which model?

Thinking about one myself.

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likesachange

1,893 posts

150 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Mattjevans said:
A bit more money into it over the next 2 years for up to date suspension (with lifters), sports cats, an ECU upgrade, etc, and I very much doubt you'll find a more capable car for under 100k. Certainly not a proper 4 seater.
Not sure about a "more capable car" Alfa QF for instance I'd imagine is more capable but I've never driven either. Brand new M5 competition for 80k ..

BUT the Mas GT sounds and looks 100x better than them all and is pretty exotic compared to them!


Lee Jones Jnr

516 posts

126 months

Friday 3rd April
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I bought a 2008 car about 6 years ago for a daily. I paid £38k for it from Dick Lovetts, ran it for around 18 months putting an extra 15000 miles on it and then sold it for £28k which is perfectly acceptable.
The interior is 'modern but old fashioned' a bit like many nice hotels. Probably the best car to compare it to is a CGT which has a similar 'modern/traditional' interior.
Mine was a 4.2 so nippy but by no means fast, though its not a sports car so shouldn't be judged as one.
I have thought about getting another one simply because I thing they are an absolute bargain now.
I would avoid some of the newer ones as they have desperately tried to make it look younger than the quite old car that it now is with lots of horrible styling touches which look tacky and stuck on from Halfords.

tberg

252 posts

17 months

Saturday 4th April
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Just curious, if anyone looking at the Maserati has cross shopped the 5.0L Jaguar XKR or XKRS? I know of three acquantances who have had Maserati buy their cars back under Lemon Laws. The 5.0L XKR has proven very reliable (I have 170,000 miles on mine) is quick, nimble and quite comfortable. The one drawback are the rear seats are really not usable unless you have no legs, but makes an elegant parcel shelf. It will outperform the Maserati and for about $6-700 can be pulleyed and tuned to above 600hp. You can find 5.0L cars now in the low $20K range. They represent outstanding high performance value.

Penrhyn

48 posts

54 months

Saturday 4th April
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Unfortunately we do not have a Lemon Law in the UK. Would be good if we did.

jakesmith

7,593 posts

127 months

Saturday 4th April
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I considered both and got the Masser as I felt that after a couple of years I could easily swap it for an XKR but might be hardest the other way around. In the end I swapped it and my 987S for an R8 for a change back to more of a driver focused car.

Lee Jones Jnr

516 posts

126 months

Saturday 4th April
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Mine had to have the windscreen replaced, anyone wanna guess how much that cost?

Kettmark

511 posts

109 months

Saturday 4th April
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£2500?

jakesmith

7,593 posts

127 months

Saturday 4th April
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Guy told me it was £2k when I had mine done. I asked how they made money on it when I only paid £175 to my insurance. He said they have an exclusive contract with the insurers and they get the same for every car from the insurers but make a killing on Fiestas and stuff. Said he’d done a Cali a fe weeks before and that was closer to 5 figures.

Lee Jones Jnr

516 posts

126 months

Saturday 4th April
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Maserati quoted £3500 including coming to get it and bringing it back.
After a bit of shopping around I found a local company who for some reason had one in stock at head office and they did it for £1800.
Too much!

Kettmark

511 posts

109 months

Saturday 4th April
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I think I'd do what Jake did and claim on the insurance..

Lee Jones Jnr

516 posts

126 months

Saturday 4th April
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I can’t remember why I didn’t, either it wasn’t covered or the excess was really high

jakesmith

7,593 posts

127 months

Sunday 5th April
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How much were they charging for delivery and collection!