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Cheap Ferraris on BaT

I follow all Porsche, Ferrari, Datsun and Lancia (for Fulvias) on BaT and have seen a lot of "cheap" Ferraris in the last several months. Sure, they are the typical unloved Mondials and GT4s, but both have grown on me. Would love a Mondial cab someday for day trips to NH, VT and ME.

Can't believe the price on this one. Yes I know a cheap Ferrari is the most expensive one you can buy, but the allure is overwhelming.

1984 Ferrari Mondial Quattrovalvole Cabriolet

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Shaun, beauty is in the eye of the beholder ,, but that is one ugly car (flame on!!!)
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LOL, yeah Todd, sort of. They are a lot like Panameras, you have to only look at them from the front. Then they are beautiful. Mondials are too long in the waist, that's the problem. But I really like the front end. If you could chop the rear seats out, the proportions would work beautifully.
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LOL, yeah Todd, sort of. They are a lot like Panameras, you have to only look at them from the front. Then they are beautiful. Mondials are too long in the waist, that's the problem. But I really like the front end. If you could chop the rear seats out, the proportions would work beautifully.
Are we still talking about a car or women we've dated ?
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Mondials are too long in the waist, that's the problem.
I like them bigs as they are.

Heide and Frannys Garage talk about maintenance costs of the 308 QV. Guessing there would be some crossover. A non-DIY owner not well heeled enough for the spend would be sent into a tailspin.

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I like them bigs as they are.

Heide and Frannys Garage talk about maintenance costs of the 308 QV. Guessing there would be some crossover. A non-DIY owner not well heeled enough for the spend would be sent into a tailspin.



I love Heidi and Franny!
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That F40 in the foreground!
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Seems like the most expensive car you could buy would be a cheap Ferrari.
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Shaun should have titled this thread “The real cure for happiness”
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Love the GT4. One of my favorite cars. I follow on BAT also. Kick myself for not buying when they were $18k but I think at an avg of $40k now they are still a steal

This vid changed how I feel about the Mondial....don’t care for it in a cab but as a coup they can be nice looking
https://youtu.be/WHkU1h_sKM4
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That F40 in the foreground!
Saw one driving on the 405 in L.A. today, I schit you not. Red, of course. I've never seen one in another color.
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And Mondials are schit. That wasn't a cheap price for that car.
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Love the GT4. One of my favorite cars. I follow on BAT also. Kick myself for not buying when they were $18k but I think at an avg of $40k now they are still a steal

This vid changed how I feel about the Mondial....don’t care for it in a cab but as a coup they can be nice looking
https://youtu.be/WHkU1h_sKM4
I don't like the wheels at all but this Mondial with the black sail panel looks great.

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Thankfully, Mondials use mostly AC Delco parts and have TONS of aftermarket support, so they are cheap to maintain.

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