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Old 02-27-2018, 08:41 PM
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Old 02-27-2018, 10:12 PM
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I've got a friend selling an MSO (it's a metallic light blue, think gulf blue metallic) 720S ~550 miles on the clock. Other than the MSO paint, I think it's a relatively low MSRP version. Ping me if you or someone you know is interested in one.
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It has been amazing to see our wheel orders increase tremendously in regards to Mclaren and the owners tend to modify their cars quite a bit. They continue to have a killer buzz and the 720 S really exemplifies what they have been producing.

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Originally Posted by MikeF_Vossen View Post
It has been amazing to see our wheel orders increase tremendously in regards to Mclaren and the owners tend to modify their cars quite a bit. They continue to have a killer buzz and the 720 S really exemplifies what they have been producing.

Gorgeous shot.

The 720 is different, the performance is astounding and the mc dealers will actually endeavor to sell you a car. Novel stuff.
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Old 03-02-2018, 02:36 AM
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I have been looking into McClaren after this last buying experience with Porsche. But these cars seem to really drop once one owner buys one(outside P1s). Are they easy to resell?
There are 22 pages of McClarens on DuPont.
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Old 03-02-2018, 02:50 AM
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I have been looking into McClaren after this last buying experience with Porsche. But these cars seem to really drop once one owner buys one(outside P1s). Are they easy to resell?
There are 22 pages of McClarens on DuPont.
Mclarens still suffer far more depreciation than Porsche GT cars or Ferrari, but Mclaren now has similar depreciation to Lamborghini or Porsche 911 Turbos, so Mclaren depreciation is better than it used to be.

Incredibly powerful machines, lighter than Ferrari, and lots of fun, but I would be the second owner, not the first.
Also dealership network is much less extensive than Porsche. Does Idaho even have a Mclaren dealer?

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Old 03-02-2018, 02:55 AM
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LOL no we barely have a Krispy Kreme!!! I would go through CJ that would be the ONLY way I would venture out into that world
since I know he's an honest man. As it was I had to buy my GT3 through Newport Beach! But I was thinking 458 they are reasonable too.
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Old 03-02-2018, 03:04 AM
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LOL no we barely have a Krispy Kreme!!! I would go through CJ that would be the ONLY way I would venture out into that world
since I know he's an honest man. As it was I had to buy my GT3 through Newport Beach! But I was thinking 458 they are reasonable too.
I grew up in Idaho, so I understand how many things aren’t there. CJ can give you the lowdown on Mclaren. You’d just have to accept shipping the car for service.

You would certainly own a very, very rare car for Idaho and would be the hit of every cars & coffee!

Ferrari has dealership in SLC, so a bit easier and Ferrari owners do exist in Boise area, but would likely still need to ship for service as Ferrari’s are rather mileage sensitive.
Now that Ferrari has gone all turbo, there is much less to distinguish them from Mclaren. You should spend a day with Exotics Racing in Vegas and try out both cars for real on the track to decide.
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Old 03-02-2018, 03:14 AM
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Yea one of the drawbacks of living here. I used to live 40 miles from Willow Springs in the desert. But I love it up here as far as quality of life goes. Funny you bring it up about the Ferrari guys here in Boise.
Just saturday we had a PCA presentation at a guys garage in a industrial place that had lots of garages. A couple garages over was a guy who had 8 Porsches and one 458 with a GT3 on order. 7 911s
from 993, 996, 997 991 and a 718 Spyder plus his yellow 458 Spyder. His GT3 wont come in for awhile so we are going out for a drive in mine and he wants to swap cars with the 458. So I can try the Ferrari there. When I had a 996 Manthey GT3 I drove a friends 360 and I liked the GT3 better. So I am somewhat familiar with the F Cars. But I have known CJ for a long time and would do business with him
in a heart beat. Met him at a 993 party in Thousand Oaks back in 2003 I think or 2004 before he had his first 997 GT3.
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Old 03-02-2018, 06:38 AM
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Originally Posted by OldGuy View Post
I have been looking into McClaren after this last buying experience with Porsche. But these cars seem to really drop once one owner buys one(outside P1s). Are they easy to resell?
There are 22 pages of McClarens on DuPont.
Hey OG hows it going

I too eventually have fallen out of love with the Porsche machine as the way I was treated, or rather totally ignored after my initial letter of interest on the 991GT2 back in 2014 has made me look elsewhere and I found Mclaren, bought a 570S, absolutely loved it and have a new 720S on order.

I bought a 991.2 Turbos S last summer and didn't like it and I now actually look at 991s now including the GT2RS and wonder why I was so fixated with them in particular a 570S v a 991 Turbo S or a 720S v a 991 GT2RS there really is no competition the Mclarens are from a different era they are so modern and special and drive incredibly.....

The resell thing is what has got Porsche into this situation as everyone under 40 now thinks new Porsche GT models don't depreciate so demand has gone mental but as we know this bubble will burst and they will return to being depreciating cars soon enough. Sure the Mcs will depreciate but as I join you in becoming an Old Guy (you were one in bloody 2003 when we were crazy into 993 turbos FFS so you must be really old now ) it is nice to experience another superior brand.
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I take it there is zero chance of a manual trans McLaren. That is what is holding me back. I love lightweight cars and British engineering, but I need the third pedal.
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Old 03-02-2018, 07:01 AM
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I take it there is zero chance of a manual trans McLaren. That is what is holding me back. I love lightweight cars and British engineering, but I need the third pedal.
I was a fanatic about manual and disliked Porsche PDK immensely. on my 991.2 Turbo S it seemed to have a mind of its own with its own logic which didn't tie in with mine ! The Mclaren 570 I have is very different it seems much more intuitive for me and if I drive it in the soft chassis sport drive it works perfectly for my DDing, it is hard to be specific on why it feels better but I highly recommend you give one a try.
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Old 03-02-2018, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by OldGuy View Post
LOL no we barely have a Krispy Kreme!!! I would go through CJ that would be the ONLY way I would venture out into that world
since I know he's an honest man. As it was I had to buy my GT3 through Newport Beach! But I was thinking 458 they are reasonable too.
I was talking to Navin at McLaren San Francisco and they let me know there is McLaren dealer opening in Bellevue, WA this summer... decided to hold off until they are up and running in case of any warranty issues. Might be a little easier to get your service there over California.
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