Disclaimer and Recommendations
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Please ensure that you read this entire page before purchasing any goods.
We hold no responsibility for any of the products listed on this site. We cannot be held responsible for any
problems which you may face before, during and after purchasing goods from third parties. Please do not
contact us for help in rectifying any problems which may arise. You should also read these Recommendations
before purchasing any car, or other product through this site.
You should not disclose any personal details to third parties unless you are sure that it is safe to do so.
Please remember that e-mail is not a secure method of communication, and care should therefore be taken when
communicating via this method.
Before purchasing any goods you should ensure that you know exactly what you are getting, and exactly how
much you will be paying for it. It is no good realising that your shiny new Testarossa has been in a major
accident and does not have a service history, after you have paid for it and it has been delivered.
A car is probably the second most valuable thing that you will buy in your lifetime. You should verify the
background of any car before purchasing it. When looking at the car you can check the service history (we do
not advise buying a Ferrari or any other prestige car without FSH as this can seriously affect the
value of the car), but it is also worthwhile contacting an agency before viewing the car to check its past.
In the UK the AA will carry out a car data check, giving you the car's history for £31 (Call 0800 234
999), as will the HPI check for £28.50 (Call 01722 422 422). This will detail any accidents, or the
theft of the vehicle. It also allows the car's chassis and VIN number to be checked against the
registration number. You should also be given the last known mileage of the car, helping you to check
that it has not been clocked (again, the mileage on a prestige car can seriously affect its price). You
can also get a full car inspection from the AA for £89 (Call 0800 783 4610). This will assess the
car's condition and includes a full written report on the engineer's findings. These checks are definitely
worthwhile, as they could save you a lot of time and money in the long run. Similar services are also
available in other countries - check automotive magazines for details.
We also recommend purchasing the Illustrated Ferrari Buyer's Guide by Dean Batchelor. This book
covers all aspects of buying a Ferrari. You can order it through
When purchasing car numberplates you should remember the additional costs on top of buying the numberplate.
The DVLA will expect you to pay an annual fee of £105 to register the plate to your car. Please see
for more details.