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  1. staatsof

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    Remind me to "bump" this thread once you arrive. :p
     
  2. thecarnut

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    Make sure to check on the price of bringing the car back to the USA. My experience is that the cost from Europe to the USA is significantly higher. Probably due to the fact that the USA imports more than it exports so the demand is higher when importing.

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    Art your twisted sense of humor will be most welcome at the event;-). Would advise arrival a bit earlier than that, late may you never know with possible delays and -if it takes place- event will be mid weekend or third weekend of June 2021

    Conversations re event assessment here at Retromobile going well:)

    -Bob so that mad readying of your Bora was two years ago right?;-)!

    Ivan we will aim to consolidate shipping -maybe yours and Elliot's cars can share container- likewise for other possible Boras from US and I will research very best quotes with reputed shippers.

    Again formal decision in April of this year for June 2021 event and immediate announcement so that would leave 14 months notice.

    Off back to the show I go fr another intense day!

    Best regards,

    Marc
     
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  4. italiancars

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    You may want to look into the insurance cost of driving your car in Europe for a couple of weeks. It’s usually at that point where thoughts of shipping your car to Europe to drive around end.
     
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    I took my 275 GTB to Europe twice. My normal insurance covered the car at no additional cost. Third party liability[green card] insurance is required in most of Europe, a got it from a European company. It was modest cost, less than dinner at a good restaurant as I recall.Malcolm
     
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    Grazie amici,
    I'll look into return shipping and insurance costs.
    - For anyone curious about this adventure, the quote I got was $965, via shared container which allows items stored in car, Newark NJ to Rotterdam one way, including document and agent fees. Not including insurance (I'll share the quote once that is settled). Door-to-door pick up and drop off service is available at additional cost.

    Merci Marc,
    Thanks for the timeline. I'll PM you some info from the shipper who quoted me Newark to Rotterdam via shared container. You can evaluate at your convenience.
    - Art
     
  7. Nembo1777

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    Thanks Malcolm, same when I took a 924 turbo to Europe dirt cheap insurance arranged in Antwerp harbor.
     
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  8. boralogist

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    FYI:

    1973 Maserati SOLD $152,812 USD
    Bora 4.9 EST. PRICE $164.71K-$241.57K USD


    EXTERIOR Rame Metallizzato
    BONHAMS
    INTERIOR Tan
    Lot 267 Paris
    CHASSIS Nº AM117 556
    February 6, 2020 11:07AM (EST)
     
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    https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26005/lot/267/
     
  10. staatsof

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    Word of caution with regards to letting anyone move your car. Ignorance of the LHM system led to a lot of damaged cars back in the day. Put lots of signage in the car in multiple languages.
    Of course with your very rugged rubber bumpers you're already light years ahead of the rest ... ;)
     
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  11. 71Satisfaction

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    Thanks Ivan.
    Yes indeed! For anyone interested in the budgeting, the cost is right around $3,000 to ship back from Gothenburg, via shared container, into Port of Newark, NJ.
    Cheers,
    - Art
     
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  12. italiancars

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    really Bob, whose car could you be referring too?
     
  13. staatsof

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  14. Nembo1777

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    Hello all,

    Here are the Boras at Retromobile Paris earlier this month.

    The pale blue car was sold during the show (don't know price) by a Portuguese dealer, it used to be owned by French automotive publishing Serge Pozzoli who in the 70's and before sold "Le Fanatique de l'automobile" the first French classic car magazine, I visited his collection in the 80's it was very impressive, he passed long ago.

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    The red car was in the Artcurial auction had been in a too large collection where it was not used, I don't think it sold. Catalog page with VIN and details below:

    https://www.artcurial.com/en/lot-1972-maserati-bora-47l-no-reserve-3980-68

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    The yellow one (pardon the flaw) is part of the Trident collection of my friend Bernard G in western France he has another silver one and the matt black Bora Group 4 recreation. This one was on display only but can actually be bought at a premium as it is a really nice restored car.
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    This rame metallizzato (copper metallic) one was sold in the Bonhams auction, it was sold for a belgian collector to who I sold a Quattroprote II last year...from the owner of the yellow Bora above! Catalog page with VIN and details below:
    https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26005/lot/267/
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    #815 Nembo1777, Feb 29, 2020
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    Regarding a BORA CINQUANTA event in June 2021, due to the impossibility to predict the Coronavirus evolution, the decision to go ahead or not is pushed back to May and the announcement -either way- will be made in June this year, giving owners a year's notice.

    There is no point in starting a virus discussion here, off topic, and no point discussing the hypothetical event either but if I do it (with partners who can back it properly like KHAMSIN QUARANTA in June 2012) then it will be at top quality event with several pricing options in mainland Europe in a location that will be both beautiful, pleasant with great roads and fairly central in the map of where European Bora owners reside to increase the number of participants. I have two locations in mind but not discussing it now. Just mark your calendars for late June 2021.

    I did start canvassing the various European Maserati clubs at Retromobile and by email on the numbers of Boras and it is encouraging: the French club for example has about 11 (off the top of the head of the smart classic car rep in the club) and both real Bora Group 4's are in France, I would expect to have at least one if not both in the event.

    I don't do this for profit (I did not make a penny from K40!) but for the beauty of it, reuniting like minded enthusiast owners to celebrate a fantastic car that never got feted properly!:)

    Best regards,

    Marc
     
  16. emsiegel13

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    Marc,

    Your devotion to Maserati is well know and even if you had make a little bit off the Khamsin event, not one person would have begrudged you a penny. I am pushing very hard to get my Bora done this year and I intend to be positive, until proven otherwise, that you can bring off the Bora gathering but your caution is justified. Let's see how things work out but I, for one, am pushing ahead with my restoration because even a delayed gathering would be something very special for all Bora lovers. Given the circumstances in play, a delay, while not ideal but if required, is certainly worth considering.
     
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