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Ford Mustang, Ford Mustang SVT Cobra, Coupe, Convertible
#1004 of 1125 Re: 2008 Ford Mustang, Bullitt Edition [mike8194]
Apr 01, 2008 (6:10 pm)
Don't give up an this awesome vehicle. Mine is resting in the garage ,ready for the next romp.
The deeper I dug into this vehicle , the more I discovered its uniqueness and special components. You just can't build the equivalent car for the $3,100 Bullitt option cost over a GT premium. The list of special , high performance components far exceeds that of the Shelby GT. From that perspective, its a better deal. BTW, I don't consider tape stripes , ground effects, and hood scoops under that heading. One drive in this car will spin your head... it feels far stronger than 315 HP and with 1/4 mile times ranging from 13:30s to 13.70 ,it has to be. I owned and drove muscle cars in the late 60s and early 70s and this car would spank many of them- excluding , of course , the ultra high horsepower examples which were the exception then and not the rule ... Something most people who didn't live back then don't know.
#1005 of 1125 Re: 2008 Ford Mustang, Bullitt Edition [cap232pilot1]
Apr 02, 2008 (3:11 pm)
What did you pay for it, if you don't mind me asking?
#1006 of 1125 Re: 2008 Ford Mustang, Bullitt Edition [mike8194]
Apr 02, 2008 (5:31 pm)
#1007 of 1125 Re: 2008 Ford Mustang, Bullitt Edition [cap232pilot1]
Apr 04, 2008 (6:26 am)
I was offered $30,228 + $599 doc + $22 tag fee 7% tax = $33,008 OTD
That is for an 08 GT Premium, Bullitt Package, with HID headlights, ambient lighting, alarm, and wheel locks.
MSRP $32,70, Invoice $30,388, Price Offered $30,228
It seems like a great deal, but I am wondering if I hold out, will it get a little sweeter?
I also just saw on ford's website, that the Bullitt is eligible for a $1500 reabte, and $1000 bonus cash. I wonder if that was already factored into my price? I will have to call and see.
#1008 of 1125 Whatdaya think Mark?
Apr 28, 2008 (3:11 pm)
GT CS Vert. Sticker is 37,600 car has 2500 miles on it and was a demo. Salesman seems like a nice guy and says that he could take 32,6 for the car. I said he seems kind of high considering this is a leftover 07 demo. he said they only have 1600 in it which to me means 31K. I offered him 31K and he said no. He would go to 32K. I am tempted because the deal currently includes 0.0% for 72 months. However it is not the color I wanted.
Your thoughts please.
#1009 of 1125 Re: Whatdaya think Mark? [beerme1]
Apr 28, 2008 (5:47 pm)
As a year old (and, in effect, used) car, 32 is 2 to 3 grand more than what's it's worth. You should be able to buy a new '08 for about the same money.
Don't understand your reference to "...he said they only have 1600 in it...."
Is Ford providing the financing? Or is it a dealer promo?
Last point: they only offered the CS in 4 colors and if it's not what you want, you'll likely kick yourself later.
#1010 of 1125 Re: Whatdaya think Mark? [cccompson]
Apr 28, 2008 (7:12 pm)
I looked at used 07 with 7k on it and it sold for 29,9 and was red. The Ford financing would have been 4.9%
This one is white and has never been titled so has full warranty and will be sold as new. The 0.0% for 72 months is also Ford financing.
When he said they would only have 1600 in it, I took that to mean that they would make 1600 if he sold me the car at 32,6 which was what he told me he could sell me the car for originally.
With the difference in financing the used one would have cost $15 more a month, had 5000 more miles on it and already had more than a year off the warranty. Regardless the red one sold at the asking price price of 29,9. Albeit, not to me! The deals available to me are on leftover 07's since they can be financed at 0.0%
#1011 of 1125 Re: Whatdaya think Mark? [beerme1]
Apr 29, 2008 (4:09 am)
You can't beat that financing, especially if it's NOT in lieu of rebate money. Bought my '06 GT 'vert that way in late summer of '06.
However, be prepared to take a pretty big depreciation hit quite soon. Mine's got less than 2000 miles on it now and is worth 23 (maybe 24) of it's original 35K sticker.
#1012 of 1125 Re: Whatdaya think Mark? [beerme1]
Apr 29, 2008 (4:39 pm)
Check out the 2008 Mustang GT Convertible on Ebay, it has a little over 1 day left!
Dealer is out of Sebring, Fl
MSRP is $39,220 and is currently sitting at $20,100.00
They might take $32,700 based on the previous listing starting bid!
Difference sitting at $6520.00. Iím not sure of the documentation fee that they might charge??
Check it out, you might be in this vehicle.
#1013 of 1125 Re: Whatdaya think Mark? [broncoles]
Apr 29, 2008 (7:28 pm)
Thanks for the heads up, I will. Does anyone if there is anyway of finding out exactly what options are on a used car if the original sticker iswn't with it? Will Ford tell me or send me a duplicate?