For many car enthusiasts, pole position on their must-do list is to purchase a Ferrari — aka the ultimate sports car. While buying a Ferrari might seem as simple as buying any other sports car, the fact is that it’s a little bit more complex than you might think. You see, car makers of luxury cars like Ferrari, pride themselves on exclusivity. This means that you cannot just head to a car showroom and pick out a car — you often need to be approved to purchase a Ferrari.
There are a number of fans of this supercar marque who have the funds to purchase a Ferrari but are left feeling disappointed by their bid to purchase the most famous sports car in the world being turned down by the manufacturer. However, this doesn’t have to be an issue for you — there are a number of things that you can do to ensure that your application to purchase a Ferrari of your own is not turned down.
Wondering what these steps are? Keep on reading. We have put together the ultimate guide on how to buy your first Ferrari.
Ensure that your finances are all sorted
When it comes to buying your first Ferrari, it’s vital to ensure that before you start to source models to purchase, you make sure your finances are all sorted. This means ensuring that you have the right amount of funds in your bank account for the purchase or that you’ve got your Ferrari financing options organized, and are in a position to make your purchase or sign your lease for your first Ferrari straight away. It’s important to make sure that you have the financial aspect of purchasing, or leasing, a Ferrari sorted out before you start sourcing models.
Consider going down the used vehicle route
If you are keen to purchase a Ferrari but don’t want to have to ‘jump through hoops’ in order to be approved to purchase the model you are after, then you might want to consider going down the used vehicle route. By purchasing your first Ferrari secondhand, you won’t need to worry about meeting the manufacturer’s guidelines for purchasers. You will simply need to source a seller who has a secondhand Ferrari model available. When it comes to sourcing secondhand sellers, it’s also worth taking the time to have a look at people selling online as well as local ones — just make sure to only buy from reputable sources.
Special editions will be harder to come by
When it comes to buying your first Ferrari, it’s important to remember that special editions of the vehicle will be harder to come by than general models. That’s why it’s worth thinking carefully about whether you want to purchase a special edition model or whether you would be happy with a general Ferrari model instead.
We hope that this guide will help you with your buying journey! It won’t be long before you are driving your dream car.