Originally Posted by Andre Yew
Don't new Ferraris still do this? I know that a while ago in certain parts of the country, dealers would offer to buy back low mileage current models at above MSRP so that they could sell them for way above MSRP. It was something about the factory not liking dealers selling new Ferraris over MSRP.
In some cases, especially the Spyders....primarily because they are difficult to get at times. As far as appreciation, the same is true for Ford GT's and Gallardo's as well.
When I speak of the car being a collectible, I'm speaking in terms of the rarer Ferrari's, especially of the past, i.e. GTO's, Daytona's and even the Testarossa's. You never know the way the market may turn out, but there will likely be a glass ceiling in the future of how much people will pay for them in comparision to their Enzo brethren.
Speaking of Ferrari, I was just in the store, and happened to run across one of the mags with the potential future Maranello on the cover.....needless to say, I haven't been this impressed, since the 575 Maranello's of years past.
....and like you said, some F-car dealers are very strict about their selling policies, or atleast it was that way for the Enzo's.