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The last couple of weeks, I am looking around for a Porsche 993 or a Ferrari F355. Just stumbled across the following:

F355 Berlinetta, 1996, 18000km.
Price is set to $59000.
Is that a normal price or 'cheap'? I live in Tokyo, Japan and all other similar F355s I see, are at least $75000.

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Welcome to the forum! Well for Tokyo you know very well the car isn't driven much. I find that price to be on the cheap side. Have you seen the car in person? Any cosemetic damage to the car? From the photos it looks alright. You could have a few dealers check it out. There is Art Sports in Higashi Shinagawa, but I personally do not like them. Very arrogant and they gave me the cold shoulder when I was there. The guy pissed me off so much I asked if they ever got 250 SWBs. He response was "250 SWB wa kanai." I wanted to say some impolite things but decided against it. Cornes was very very helpful and friendly. They are located in Minato-ku, about 1/2km from Tokyo Tower. There is also a small dealer in Hongosanchome (near Ochanomizu) but I don't know if they service Ferraris. I would certainly have the car checked out before you buy it. Who is selling the car? A dealer?
 

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Andrew - forgive my considerable ingnorance, but what on earth does "wa kanai" actually mean?
 

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In Japanese it means "I don't understand." Now perhaps he didn't understand my Japanese/English but I think he understood my question well. The fact that he didn't know what this was shocked me. I went prepared too with a Japanese magazine about Ferraris. The guy was an asshole period, and I tell everyone in Japan stay away from them.
 

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When the price is well bekow market, it always mean the car has been rebuilt after an accident. Anyway that's how it is here in my country.

Visually the car looks in excellent condition. So if you're really interested, get a mecahnics to go through the car with you. The fees you pay may be worth more than you think.
 

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Check the car isn't due a "major" service. If the camblets etc need doing then this will affect the price.

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From what I see, that is a better than excellent price.

My advice-GET IT!
 
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