Join Date: May 2010
Ferrari Life Posts: 3,320
Welcome to the forum, I think you've come to the right place. You'll find a great deal of expertise and experience here.
From the few details you've listed, my guess is the dealership has figured in the anticipated $7-8K major in the price. So 85 seems about right. Among other things, I would want to know how often the fluids were changed. Was it yearly or just with the major? I can tell you from experience, if the latter, your $2K service in Sept is unlikely. These cars do not like to sit, especially the fluids. Secondly, I'd want to know the results of a PPI, whether done by the dealer or otherwise. There are several good PPI formats posted here, including one I made several years ago during my search.
Lastly, you'll find a range of opinion here regarding average service costs. There was one regarding 360 service just a month or two ago. It's worth a search. There are those who have been fortunate in their maintenance bills. However, as I pointed out in my previous posts, the youngest of these cars are now over ten years old. So it is reasonable to expect an increase in maintenance/expense as things begin to wear out.
Also, Ferrari ownership is definitely a pay-to-play endeavor. If you get away with a $2K bill after purchase, consider yourself lucky. However, it would be prudent to anticipate one a few multiples larger.
Finally, good luck with your search and hopefully a purchase!
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