"New" 2 seat Strad

azapa

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that seems to be a reasonable price too. not much more that some tat I have seen advertised. But, to buy and drive? Or to buy and add to a collection? It might be too perfect to enjoy?
 

hashluck

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A tricky one for me. On the one hand this would fit my collection very well. On the other hand what level of re-commission is required and as above, what level of use to give it to keep things moving but not destroy the raison d'etre of the low mileage - also in my case all the cars are serviced by time not mileage and this gets expensive with a Maserati (and anything with a cambelt. Or anything really :)
 

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A tricky one for me. On the one hand this would fit my collection very well. On the other hand what level of re-commission is required and as above, what level of use to give it to keep things moving but not destroy the raison d'etre of the low mileage - also in my case all the cars are serviced by time not mileage and this gets expensive with a Maserati (and anything with a cambelt. Or anything really :)
Hmm. So, buy it, thrash its little Italian pants off wouldn't quite tick the boxes, then..?

It's actually a shame. A car that is such a joy and an event to drive being locked away, unseen and unused, is a terrible waste. It would be better if the car had 5 or 10k miles under its belt so using the thing wouldn't feel so wrong.
 

Andyk

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Thought it was going to be silly money before I looked but that seems a decent buy.
 

Andyk

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No has to be white for me as a 2 seater Stradale......4 seater any colour you like....
 

azapa

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Looks like a reasonable buy a few k less. For me....shame its white.

Why are they calling all these Strads when they aren't?
another "strad" with autobox, knob and all, and bling bling brake disks :)
 

rockits

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I think I'd prefer my Strad to be Rosso Magma.

I was tempted to do a deal for the Centennial one that was at an Aston dealer in Scotland recently had had to resist temptation.
 

Strad

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Looks like a reasonable buy a few k less. For me....shame its white.

Why are they calling all these Strads when they aren't?
That really irritates me too!!! A load of inferior cars labelled as Stradales, maybe a bit newer but you wouldn’t swap your precious little Strad for any of them in month of Sundays!!! :)
 

Strad

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Hmm. So, buy it, thrash its little Italian pants off wouldn't quite tick the boxes, then..?

It's actually a shame. A car that is such a joy and an event to drive being locked away, unseen and unused, is a terrible waste. It would be better if the car had 5 or 10k miles under its belt so using the thing wouldn't feel so wrong.
My Stradale has just clocked 9,000 miles and plan to use it a bit more now. Have a 4-car Euro trip in the diary for mid-Sept but feeling quarantine rules may be postponing that for the 2nd time this year..........
 

D Walker

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I thought you lot were blind as it looks silver.....
Yep...Grigio Touring.....shame...if only it was white...
 

rockits

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I thought you lot were blind as it looks silver.....
Yep...Grigio Touring.....shame...if only it was white...
LOL....how funny. Good spot Dave.....well good actual reading! I might like that in the flesh then. Very rare colour for a Strad then.
 

Sam McGoo

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I know it's done next to no miles, but what a shame it wasn't serviced. One service in 9 years isn't ideal.
You'd think if you spent that sort of money on one to keep as an investment, you'd pay 1-2k every 2 years to keep it tip top.