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The Ferrari F430 Is Affordable For A Ferrari

By   June 8, 2018

Ferrari F430

Ferrari F430

A new Ferrari 488 GTB starts at $252,800. That is way out of reach for most of us, but perhaps a used Ferrari is more affordable? The 458 that the 488 replaces will cost you about $160,000 for a car with about 30,000 miles on it (which is a little high for a Ferrari). But that is still a bit high for many of us.

A decent 360 the was two models before the 458 will run about $100,000 depending on a mileage and condition, but you can find them for as low as $60,000 for higher mileage examples. Not bad, but if you are in the $100,000 range all of the sudden the newer F430 (the F430 replaced the 360) is within reach.

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What It Is Like To Own An Exotic Car

By   April 16, 2018

Ferrari Ownership

Ferrari Ownership

Owning an exotic car like a Ferrari or Lamborghini is the dream of many people. Unfortunately, few get to experience ownership of a true exotic car as the price of entry of even used cars is often out of reach.

But what if you work very hard (or win the Lottery) and can finally get that Ferrari or Lamborghini or exclusive Porsche? Just what is an exotic car like to live with.

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Why I Bought A Porsche Instead Of A Ferrari

By   April 9, 2018

Ferrari Ownership

Ferrari Ownership

Not all that long ago for about $30,000 you could purchase a Ferrari 308 GTS / GTB. The same car in decent condition is now worth over $100,000 (nicer cars are often getting over $150,000). The 308 is a wonderful vintage Italian sports car, but maintenance costs (especially the engine out belt changes that need to be completed every few years) quickly add up. This makes it strictly a weekend driver.

You just can’t drive a Ferrari every day. There are various reasons for this and it is what led me to choose a Porsche over a Ferrari.

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Ferrari Running Costs

By   April 17, 2016

Ferrari 350

Ferrari 360 Maintenance Costs

Some older Ferraris, like the 360, have become very affordable. In our research we found prices ranging from about $45,000 – $130,000 depending on the year, mileage and condition. At $45,000 you’re likely looking at a rough example. However, move up to the $60,000 – $80,000 range and your choices are much better maintained machines.

Many people will see these numbers and think, hey I can buy a used Ferrari instead of a new Corvette. But can you actually afford to keep a prancing horse on the road? Just what is the real cost of ownership of a “cheap” Ferrari?

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The Limited Production Lotus Exige 360 Cup Gets Slight Power Bump Over Standard Cup Car

By   August 14, 2015

Lotus Exige 360 Cup

Lotus Exige 360 Cup

Lotus has unveiled the limited edition Exige 360 Cup car. Production of the street legal but track focused machine will be limited to just 50. For that you get a slightly more powerful car over the standard Cup car with an increase of 10 horsepower.

That slight power bump brings the output up to 360 horsepower, which is plenty given the lightweight package. In the 360 Cup you also get a new lightweight louvered tailgate and front access panel which further help keep the weight down. With all of this it comes in at just 2,486 pounds.

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