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A new classic

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:22 pm

So as I will be 50 next year I don’t look at cars the same as I did when I was young and I always saying to the kids that there is not one car I can see being a classic in 20 years time .

But wait I have found one .

The Ford Mustang Bullitt

https://www.ford.co.uk/future-vehicles/mustang-bullitt

Thoughts ladies and gents ?
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Re: A new classic

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:52 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:there is not one car I can see being a classic in 20 years time .

It's all down to personal opinion, but I agree with you on that.

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Re: A new classic

Postby Paul G » Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:00 pm

:agree: Lovely looking car.

What frightened me was that I looked at the prices of the rest of the Ford range - base Fiesta £13600 and base Focus £20,000. I know you would be able to get a good discount on that but it's still frightening to think that they are that much now. I remember back in 1987 I bought 5 new Escort 1.3 Popular Plus's for my then car hire fleet and they were £5000 each.

Seems like I'm loosing touch with reality!

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Re: A new classic

Postby andyd » Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:30 pm

Very nice :D

The standard Mk1 Focus RS maybe a future classic and possibly the Mk2.....If they aren't all modified or smashed up by boy racers.

Albeit 10 years ago http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/car-review ... fast-fords

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Re: A new classic

Postby Arya2.0S » Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:33 pm

Id still prefer the original, but id be lying if i didnt think that was a sexy looking motor. I'd have on in a heartbeat if i could afford it.

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Re: A new classic

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:56 pm

It’s funny as i only can see the like of Ford Focus RS Or ST but I can not see anything else .

Also are the electric cars going to be even working ? Also all the plastic on cars will they still be anygood .

I read in classic car magazines about people trying to get plastic mouldings for under the car even the serria

I wonder what future classic there will be ?

I just rang ford to see how much the mustang bullit is , they don’t know but I can put down £1000 to put my name on a list .
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Re: A new classic

Postby Caprifan Rob » Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:07 pm

Put down your deposit if you can afford it. You only live once & it will be an instant, not just a future classic.

Go on, you know you want to .. ;) :D

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Re: A new classic

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:26 pm

I was thinking that if they only make 500 putting down for one at £1000 could be a good investment .

As I could sell my order to the highest bidder .

But I don’t think I have the ba11s to do it .

Also a £1000 pound I could get my Capri seats all nice for that or a good amp to go under the drivers seat .
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Re: A new classic

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:59 am

Jasonmarie wrote:I was thinking that if they only make 500 putting down for one at £1000 could be a good investment .

As I could sell my order to the highest bidder .

I'm not sure about that. It's described as a special, not a limited, edition. I can't find any info about how many cars will be built, but I reckon it will be in the thousands. From what I understand, the US will get most of the cars and the overspill will make it to Europe.
Maybe it might make a good long term investment, but I honestly can't see it being in the position where you'll be able to sell a place on the order books for more than the list price.

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Re: A new classic

Postby tejb1 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:23 pm

Paul G wrote::agree: Lovely looking car.

What frightened me was that I looked at the prices of the rest of the Ford range - base Fiesta £13600 and base Focus £20,000. I know you would be able to get a good discount on that but it's still frightening to think that they are that much now. I remember back in 1987 I bought 5 new Escort 1.3 Popular Plus's for my then car hire fleet and they were £5000 each.

Seems like I'm loosing touch with reality!


And increasingly they're not making the money on the sale, but on the finance packages they flog with them.

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Re: A new classic

Postby andyd » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:30 pm

Just watched a 2009 episode of Top Gear testing the then new Mk2 Focus RS starting price £25000.

Looking at 09 plate cars now (regardless of spec) with under 50k on the clock, still asking between £20000 and £25000 :o

Possibly a good investment.....

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Re: A new classic

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:55 am

Jasonmarie wrote:The Ford Mustang Bullitt

https://www.ford.co.uk/future-vehicles/mustang-bullitt

Thoughts ladies and gents ?


Yep I can confirm this is a lovely car to drive. We use our Mustang Bullitt as our daily drive. Very practical for shopping trips. But I still keep the Capri in the garage. The Bullitt is parked kerbside :wave:
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Re: A new classic

Postby andyd » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:51 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
We use our Mustang Bullitt as our daily drive.


Sounds more like Bulls*itt :lol:

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Re: A new classic

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:59 am

andyd wrote:
Fordoholic Nick wrote:
We use our Mustang Bullitt as our daily drive.


Sounds more like Bulls*itt :lol:


Am I that transparent Andy :wave: :lol:
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Re: A new classic

Postby Jasonmarie » Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:51 pm

Have you been at that flu medicine again ? :beer:
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Re: A new classic

Postby andyd » Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:21 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
andyd wrote:
Fordoholic Nick wrote:
We use our Mustang Bullitt as our daily drive.


Sounds more like Bulls*itt :lol:


Am I that transparent Andy :wave: :lol:

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Re: A new classic

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:50 pm

andyd wrote:
Fordoholic Nick wrote:Am I that transparent Andy :wave: :lol:

:whistle: :whistle: :whistle:


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