MC Stradale

azapa

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He's probably sold this car but you can add Messi to the Mc Stradale owners list. Not sure who owns this Mc Stradale now, pic below with number plate but it must be worth alot.
Messi's car was up for sale a couple of years ago, 130K euro rings a bell. Not worth that in absolute terms, but I have no idea what the Messi factor adds to a cars price.
 

maserati_mcstradale

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Messi's car was up for sale a couple of years ago, 130K euro rings a bell. Not worth that in absolute terms, but I have no idea what the Messi factor adds to a cars price.
Haha a fair bit over market value of a non Messi Mc Stradale. But whoever owns it must feel special.
 

EnzoMC

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I keep looking at these and think interior and sound is way better than a GS, but as a fun car is it better than a GS - not sure to what I've heard ? as for maintenance / insurance / tax this I understand is lot more expensive than GS?

is it worth the jump ?

I've looked at Aston's but it would need to be a DBS at minimum. Ferrari F355 would be awesome but heard horror maintenance bills, F430 is very nice and fun but not much of a change, F458 is too expensive. Lambo are too common but do like them. go back to Audi maybe RS5 or R8 but just not as special as Mas... hence the reason I keep coming back to a Stradale as maybe a good time to buy.
 

rockits

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I love the Stradale but not 100% convinced it is twice the car of a GT S MC Shift.

I've just bought a V8 Vantage at comfortably under £30k which I think are the best 4200/GS sized alternative I could see out there.

The Vantage is a better size than the GT's if you don't need 4 seats and a bit lighter than a Strad. Depends what you need I guess.
 

iainw

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I keep looking at these and think interior and sound is way better than a GS, but as a fun car is it better than a GS - not sure to what I've heard ? as for maintenance / insurance / tax this I understand is lot more expensive than GS?

is it worth the jump ?

I've looked at Aston's but it would need to be a DBS at minimum. Ferrari F355 would be awesome but heard horror maintenance bills, F430 is very nice and fun but not much of a change, F458 is too expensive. Lambo are too common but do like them. go back to Audi maybe RS5 or R8 but just not as special as Mas... hence the reason I keep coming back to a Stradale as maybe a good time to buy.
F430 is not much of a change from a Gransport?
 

iainw

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50% lucid comments , 50% on potent hallucinogens. The 'Its a good time to buy a Stradale' is certainly one with lucidity!
 

azapa

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A strad and a 430 side by side pull almost identically. I'm talking of acceleration of course, not the opposite sex. The 430 is a lovely looking car and would scratch the mid-engine itch, if thats what you have.
 

GeoffCapes

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A strad and a 430 side by side pull almost identically. I'm talking of acceleration of course, not the opposite sex. The 430 is a lovely looking car and would scratch the mid-engine itch, if thats what you have.
When it comes to the twisties I would imagine the 430 leaves the Strad for dead.
 

conaero

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If your going Ferrari, the F458 is where you want to be. Unfortunately, most agree and the prices have held to reflect this.
 

EnzoMC

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ruff stats:

the GS is so much car for the money when you look at this.

StradGSF430DBS
costs
£50k-£60k£20k-£35k£60k-£120k£65k-£100k
enginev8 4.7 32vv8 4.2 32vv8 4.3 32vv12 6.0 48v
power450 PS (331 kW; 444 hp)400 PS (294 kW; 395 hp)483 bhp510 bhp
Torque510 Nm, 376 ft-lb451 Nm, 333 ft-lb465 Nm, 343 ft-lb570 Nm, 420 ft-lb
0 to 62 mph4.5s4.7s4.0s4.2s
top speed188mph180 mph196mph191mph
Weight1770kg1680kg1450kg1695kg
Length4933mm4523mm4512mm4721mm
Width2056mm1822mm1923mm2060mm
Height1343mm1295mm1214mm1280mm
 

iainw

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ruff stats:

the GS is so much car for the money when you look at this.

StradGSF430DBS
costs
£50k-£60k£20k-£35k£60k-£120k£65k-£100k
enginev8 4.7 32vv8 4.2 32vv8 4.3 32vv12 6.0 48v
power450 PS (331 kW; 444 hp)400 PS (294 kW; 395 hp)483 bhp510 bhp
Torque510 Nm, 376 ft-lb451 Nm, 333 ft-lb465 Nm, 343 ft-lb570 Nm, 420 ft-lb
0 to 62 mph4.5s4.7s4.0s4.2s
top speed188mph180 mph196mph191mph
Weight1770kg1680kg1450kg1695kg
Length4933mm4523mm4512mm4721mm
Width2056mm1822mm1923mm2060mm
Height1343mm1295mm1214mm1280mm
If you are basing it purely on figures- then it might be a different story if you add in all the German offerings. I’ll get my coat.
(Ps- although I have never owned one- I have to say the GS has always appealed as good VFM)