Dear Doug, this is Stuart Hayim, at FMLI. I was happy to see this joint marketing piece until I heard of your recent actions handling the 365. Now I am really happy. Doug, just when I thought there were no more honest folks left, you go and prove me wrong! Thank You. Gregg and Gianni just told me of your recent handling (re the 365) and I wanted you to know I am both aware and most appreciative. It is not often that 1 honors a deal, especially when they could have “copped out” and made a few bucks more for themselves.
Doug, I guess that is why you (and I hope me) have the reputation that you do. Best of all, it is honorable actions like yours that, in the long run, will make you a far “richer” person. I hope this is just the beginning of us making more money and having a good time, together. Thank you againStuart
My friend, I have bought 3 amazing cars from you. I respect your integrity, honesty and loyalty to do the best in your power to provide your friends the best car, exceeding their expectations. Also was impressed the follow up that Doug did with the Daytona, and Janet's persistence to make sure all the shipments were done to my satisfaction.
I know I'm young (comparing to most of your clients), but if I ever want any car, not only a Ferrari, you are the FIRST one I will approach. An example of my trust is that please let the money stay with berlinetta, and we will adjust it to my next purchase.
I thank you (all) for the experince of knowing that there is one company that I can fully trust.
PS: my special regards to Janet. -- She's always been very nice to me.
"When asked, 'What most impressed me with the car?' my answer related to the fact that not only did I purchase the car, but also commissioned modifications solely by telephone."
-Ron Busuttil, M.D., Ph.D.
"Doug, your reputation is beyond reproach. I have bought several Ferraris in my lifetime, and I know when I buy from you I am buying a car from a reputable person."
"The exhaust and engine work you did are spectacular! The car sounds completely wonderful - I can actually hear it swallowing air, and I have no doubt the bad headers were causing all kind of backpressure issues -- the increase in power is kind of breathtaking. Obviously the timing correction has a lot to do with that as well. I feel pretty sure the car runs better than it did when it was delivered new to Sonny Crockett back in 1997. And it sounds like a Ferrari again, not a landscaping truck!"
"The engine compartment is vastly improved as well, and the resurfaced console etc. looks most excellent."
"None of this was cheap, but it was all well worth it. A job really, really well done!"
24,700 km. New leather, excluding dash. Fresh carburetor overhaul, new clutch, new master cylinder. Paint 9 on a scale of 10. More photos and details forthcoming.
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44,000 km. Center lock, knock off wheels, Daytona seats with red inserts and beautiful
red carpets. Total, ground up restoration: engine removed for a full engine and
engine compartment concours detailing, as well as a major service, carburetor rebuild,
etc Suspension and brakes removed for full overhaul, new bushings and shocks and
full detailing. Paint stripped to bare metal to completely remove old underlying
paint. This is a very cool, very elegant car. Please call for updates.
365 GT4BB, 1973, S/N 17847, Red/tan, black Boxer lower paint scheme. 29,305 kilometers. Recent, beautiful high quality re-paint. Over $51,000 spent at Berlinetta Motorcars on engine out major service, including: timing belts, valve adjustment, new cam seals and gaskets, water pump, alternator rebuild, ignition system, wires, plugs, distributor cap, axle seals, hoses, brake calipers, new brake hoses and rotors, master cylinder, overhauled steering rack with new bushings, total carburetor overhaul, a/c, Becker Mexico radio, and more. Probably the best driving Boxer on the planet. The 365 Boxer is a fast car with the early cams, and that perfectly tuned Weber carburetor sound. Faster than a 512.
Close to $150,000 of restoration work completed on the car including complete disassembly
and overhaul of the engine with complete 100 point detailing. The same for the transmission
and rear axle. The suspension has already been removed and is undergoing overhauling
now. The fuel tank has been flushed and sealed as well as stripped and primed.
This car has tools and jack and is a two owner car. The last owner having owned it since the early 1970s in the southwest U.S. never rusty, no accidents.
This is an extremely original car. Drives beautifully. This is a no stories car, an incredible opportunity to acquire a virgin Lusso that hasn't been through multiple owners.
Lussos with less than mediocre restorations are already going for $1,250,000 and more and will continue to appreciate.
Platinum winner at the Cavallino Classic
1973 Ferrari 246 GTS Chairs and Flares: there were only 95 cars with the "Daytona Option", which included the flared wheel arches, Campagnolo wheels, and Daytona seats. This is one of ninety-five GTS Dinos. Remarkable original condition. 25,000 original miles, and this car runs great.
Ferrari Cavallino Classic Platinum winner.
Ferrari Cavallino Classic Platinum winner. Cavallino Classic Concorso Major Award: Outstanding 6- Cylinder Ferrari.
Original paint and interior, both in excellent condition; all original
including exhaust and intake. All services up to date. Original owner's manual,
tools and jack. A beautiful example. $42,500