Market Finds: Buy This Ferrari and Enjoy the Ride

Buy This Ferrari and Enjoy the Ride

By Petrolicious Productions
April 9, 2014

The car: 1987 Ferrari 328

Price: €53.500

Location: Oss, The Netherlands

Original Ad: Click here

It’s somewhat amusing that the iconic Ferrari from our childhood, the 308, is slower than a late-model V6 Honda Accord, but Ferrari experienced lean years like everyone else thanks to emission requirements mandated by governments. As the successor to the hallowed Dino, the 308 cut a nice enough figure to become the Ferrari of dreams for a generation of folks.

For 1986, the 308 evolved into the 328 thanks to the V8’s increase to 3185cc. The classic shape remained, albeit with several contemporary stylistic and engineering tweaks. This 1987 328 GTB is currently on consignment at Forza Service, a shop that has the reputation of being the “Dutch Maranello.” Forza has been maintaining this 328 for over ten years, including the recent installation of new cam belts, so you know there aren’t any surprises that can be particular to Ferraris (the 328 is one of the fortunate that doesn’t require the lowering of the motor for maintenance). Tubi Style sports exhausts give performance a boost, but let’s be honest–they also boost the thrill of driving this Ferrari. It’s a thrill that has left the seller feeling despondent and compelled him to articulate the following:

I’m standing in my empty garage.

The assorted Ferrari posters, banners, and paraphernalia

All of sudden seem out of place.

A whiff of high-grade oil and the echoes of a sweet V8 still hang in the air.

This is what happens when ‘never ever’ becomes now

When an economic headwind blows dreams away.

Six great years. Enjoy your ride while you can my friends.

If you want to experience the poetry of Ferrari engineering and classic Pininfarina design without the penalty of depreciation or high cost of entry, your dream car is here for less than the price of a new Carrera.

If you know of a great, stylish car for sale and would like us to feature it, please let us know!

Petrolicious makes no claim as to the accuracy of the information contained in the car’s original listing, nor will it be held responsible for any errors in said information. If you’re interested in this car, do your homework and research it extensively before you buy.

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9 years ago

No longer available 🙁

Frank B Gabry
Frank B Gabry
9 years ago

Sold my ’87 328 w/22k miles tan leather / Red ext small rip in drivers seat, dash would aways fall out when hitting hard bump, needed star type screwdriver to fix things that fell off. Great car for chicks, but it was not that great for just getting in & taking it for a drive, needed a tool-kit & fulltime Mechanic, just to pull out of garage, purchased it for investment for $19 k in 2001 sold it ’06 for 32k, Saw it the other day on lot for 65k, almost fell over WTF? Value went up that much, funny will my Toyota ’89 MR-2 which is a great wonderful car, starts everytime, things don’t fall off it, that should go up in value, as its a much better build, but so was my ’75 914 2.0, Truthfully Italians can make things beautiful, Took Japs & Germain’s longer to catch on. Guess beuaty wins over brawny, someone should tell Obama that!

Emanuel Costa
Emanuel Costa
9 years ago

Well, maybe he shouldn’t have bought the Ferrari in the first place…
If it was V6 Honda, maybe he could keep it in the garage…

Clayton Merchant
Clayton Merchant
9 years ago
Reply to  Emanuel Costa

Yeah, because everyone dreams of owning a Honda Accord…….;)