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We have already eulogised over the F355 in years gone by and we still reckon it is amongst the best of the breed from the Prancing Horse. As a design it seems to get better with age. As a driver’s car it is sublime. It was built in the mid-nineties and it doesn’t feel super-fast by today’s standards but in the performance stakes it still ranks as ‘more than adequate’ for traffic-light drag races.

These were the facts and figures as told by Ferrari back in the mid-90’s…..

Max power @ rpm: 375 hp (280 kW) @ 8250 rpm
Torque @ rpm: 363 Nm (268 lb·ft) @ 6000 rpm
0–60 mph: 4.6 seconds
0–100 mph: 10.8 seconds
Quarter Mile: 12.9 seconds
Top speed: 183 mph

Not exactly a couch potato then!

A total of 2664 F355 Spiders were sold worldwide between 1995 and 1999 and in the UK the list price was £82550 at launch.

The stories of certain Ferrari models reaching eight-figure sums at auction these days are commonplace and possibly for some the bubble must soon inevitably burst. Take the 246 Dino as an example. Probably not the best car to come out of Modena and for many years it had a lukewarm following. Paying £50k for a decent example a few years back was entirely feasible. Today you would be lucky to get change from £250k.

There is certainly a ‘halo’ effect being created by the multi-million dollar sales of 250 GTO’s and the charismatic appeal of the Ferrari brand seems to get stronger every year.

Does this mean every model made by the company will be a solid-gold investment? Possibly, but probably not the Mondial which is still the £20k back door to Ferrari ownership – for now anyway.

On the other hand the F355 seems to tick all of the right boxes for future ‘investment value’ credentials. Will it be possible to buy a good example for less than £100k this time next year? It is starting to look unlikely.

So if you like the idea of paying less than £70k for a manual F355 Spider today then we are selling a splendid example on behalf of the owner as follows:-

Finished in very rare Argento Nurburgring Metallic with Navy Leather Interior and Fabric Roof this stunning original F355 Spider has covered only 30,000 miles since it was manufactured in 1996 and comes complete with a Full Ferrari and Specialist Service History.

Specification as follows:-

3496cc V8 DOHC 375 bhp Petrol Engine, 6-Speed Manual Gearbox, ABS, ASR, PAS, 18″ 5-Spoke Alloys, Body-coloured Heated Door Mirrors, Electric Navy Fabric Folding Soft-Top, Front Fog Lamps, Air Conditioning / Climate Control, Electric Windows, Fully Adjustable Electric Front Seats, Adjustable Leather Steering Wheel, Drilled Aluminium Pedals, Multiple Airbags, Remote Central Locking with Alarm / Immobiliser, Pioneer Radio/CD Player, Tonneau Cover, Fire Extinguisher, Leather Tool Case, Ferrari Car Cover and Battery Charger.

This F355 Spider is currently on sale at…..£POA

For further details please give The Car Spy a call on ++44(0)1892 506970 or 07809 890969. You can also email


Finished in Argento Nurburgring with Iroco Leather/Alcantara Interior this new, unregistered, left hand drive 458 Spider comes with the following options in addition to the standard specification:-

20″ Sport Rims in Grigio Ferro Metallic, Alcantara Carpet, Alcantara Roof Lining, Brake Calipers in Grigio Silverstone, Cruise Control, Centre Console Iroko Leather, Upper and Lower Dash in Iroko Leather, Front Dashboard in Iroko, Leather-coloured Inner Grilles, Dimming interior and exterior mirrors, Exterior Mirrors Electrically Folding, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Rear Parking Sensors, iPod Connection, Racing Seats in Carbon Fibre, Stitching in Dark Grey, White Rev Counter, Steering Wheel in Iroko Leather, A-pillars and Alcantara Roof Beams in Iroko, Racing Seats in Alcantara, Cavallino embroidered in Headrests.

This 458 Italia is available to purchase today at 236000 Euros Netto (excluding VAT and Shipping/Delivery costs).

Please note this car is VAT qualifying.

For further details please give The Car Spy a call on ++44(0)1732 760699 or email

Ferrari 458 Spider in Argento Nurburgring

N.B. This image was created using the Ferrari Configurator. It is not an image of the actual car for sale.

Finished in Argento Nurburgring this ex-demo 2011 registered Ferrari California has recorded 2088 miles and comes with the following options in addition to the standard specification:-

UK car, Rare manual gearbox, Blu Scuro Leather and Alcantara Interior, AFS lights, Red calipers, Carbon fibre driving zone inc LEDS, Coloured safety belts, Blu Scuro Leather to Tunnel, Arm rest, dash zone, steering wheel and A Pillars, iPod link, Scuderia Shields, Magneride, Navtrack, 20″ Diamond Finished Alloys, Grigio Scuro Stitching, TPMO, Yellow Rev Counter, Dipping inner & outer mirrors, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Carbon Fibre front Lip Spoiler, Carbon Fibre Rear Plate Holder, Large Carbon Racing Seats. Original List Price £165556 inc VAT.

N.B. Only six manual gearbox versions of the Caifornia have come to the UK so far!

Available to purchase today at £130000 inc VAT plus Shipping/Delivery costs

Please note this Ferrari is VAT qualifying.

For further details please give us a call on ++44(0)1732 760699 or email

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