I am putting up my f355 replica up for sale. First of all this is one of the best bodies for the f355 replica I have ever seen. It is just as wide and long as the real f355. Look at other f355 replicas that were not stretched and they are funny looking. They look very bad in my oppinion. This one will look like the real deal once you paint it. Headlights flip up and down and work. The interior is finished. All the gauges are in working order. Taillight bulbs need to be put into housing, very easy. It doesnt need wiring of any sort. I took out the bulbs to do some sanding and I was going to paint it, but then decided to sell. Didnt paint it so next buyer could choose their own color. As you can see on the pictures all parts to finish are included. Frame and top material are included to finish the top. Front grill as well as all badges and side mirrors are included to finish. The tires have 90% tread left and are like new.
Wheels look amazing and are replica 355 rims.
Title in hand registered as a fiero.
Rear engine compartment cover needs hinges and that is the only part you will need to finish.
This car does not need too much work to finish but I don't have the time or money to paint it at this time. Just give this car a paint job and it will look spectacular!
The car runs, drives, and shifts perfect. Engine is very clean and has only 20 k miles on it. It has a new air intake on it. Very nice exhaust sound my neighbors always tell me it sounds like a real ferrari.
It has air conditioning and heat.
I have over 12k invested in this car not including labor, so please understand I am practically giving this car away.
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Curious about what the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte will look like? Recent spy shots of the big Maserati sedan haven't been much help, but now we have this: Three alleged patent drawings found by AutoWeek.nl. Better fire up your imagination, however, as like all European Patent Office images, these sketches have the unique ability to suck the beauty out of even Italian cars. Truth be told, if AutoWeek.nl had told us this was a new Buick, we might have believed them.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:20:00 EST
That said, we can certainly see the resemblance in the rear to the Maserati GranTurismo, with a similar C-pillar and that little flipped-up spoiler. In the front, too, we imagine the new Quattroporte will resemble its sportier sibling, with the crude lines from these drawings turned into more voluptuous curves through the magic of modern manufacturing.
Rumors say the next-gen sedan will be available with a choice of two engines assembled by Ferrari, either a turbocharged V8 or a supercharged V6. We're likely to see the new Quattroporte in the flesh for the first time at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.
A week after its debut on the interwebs, Maserati has trotted out its freshened Quattroporte range at the LA Auto Show, giving us our first in-person look at the changes to the top-of-the-line GTS trim.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:29:00 EST
Maserati has tweaked the headlights across the range, while the GTS gains new body-color trim pieces on the lower bodywork. Red badging on the wheelcaps and and a freshened trident badge are some of the more obvious changes, while new lower bodywork is matched to the main exterior color. While these tweaks are nice, we aren't totally sure they deliver on the "sportier and aggressive appearance" that the Italian company is aiming for in model year 2015.
What do you think? Could Maserati have stood to go further for the 2015 Quattroporte, or is this sort of super-light freshening just what the doctor ordered? Let us know what you think in Comments.
It's a tragic coincidence that on the same weekend the BMW M4 Coupe Concept was introduced in Monterey, one of the men most integral to BMW's M and Motorsports divisions, Karl-Heinz Kalbfell, was killed in England. Kalbfell, a vintage motorcycle enthusiast, was set to compete in the Lansdowne Classic Series at Brands Hatch and had an accident during a practice session. After going wide at Druids Corner and falling, he was hit by a competitor following close behind and died of his injuries after being transported to hospital.
Kalbfell, an engineer, began his career at BMW in 1977 in the communications department; a decade later he was chairman of BMW M GmbH, overseeing development of some of the cars responsible for the myth of M. In 1994 he was named chairman of BMW Motorsport, and his cap full of feathers includes getting the BMW V12 into the McLaren F1, getting the BMW V8 into two Morgan cars, along with developing BMW's Formula One engine and return to the sport. Not incidentally, he also assumed leadership of Project Rolls-Royce after BMW bought the British marque in 1998, which means he oversaw the Goodwood factory upfit and the creation of the Phantom.
He left Rolls-Royce for a brief stint at Fiat, heading Alfa Romeo and Maserati, then went into consulting for clients like Lotus and Paragon, who built the Artega GT. As Autocar notes, Kalbfell "had an abiding sense that customers needed to be attracted to cars by their aura and reputation, not just their engineering." He will be missed.