Where are they now??????????

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by Bob Zambelli, Sep 30, 2004.

  1. Bob Zambelli

    Bob Zambelli F1 Rookie
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    Nov 3, 2003
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    Robert G. Zambelli
    When I was very active in FCA back in the 70s and 80s, there were some companies I remember. For example, Kessler in NYC and Grand Prix SSR on Long Island.
    Also, there was a repair shop called, as I recall, Berlinetta, in Huntington Station.
    There was a Maserati/FIAT dealership in Buffalo.
    Another shop was KTR in Groton, MA.
    And, of course, FAF in Atlanta.

    Are any of these places still in business?
    Just curious.
    Bob Z.
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  3. Eric308gtsiqv

    Eric308gtsiqv Formula 3

    Nov 26, 2001
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    Eric Eiland
    IIRC, both Kessler and F/M of Atlanta are both in business. Never heard of the others.
  4. cavallo_nero

    cavallo_nero Formula 3

    Nov 3, 2003
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    Giovanni Pasquale
    if you are referring to berlinetta motor cars, they are still around in NY
  5. SimonA

    SimonA Karting

    Sep 2, 2004
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    Simon Adams
    Where is Kessler now. They aren't in NYC anymore. KTR is still around but they are in Ayer, Ma. Some of the others I do not know.

  6. barchetta

    barchetta Formula Junior

    Nov 5, 2003
    While Kessler is still in business, they are no longer an authorized Ferrari dealership. My understanding is that FNA "revoked", (for lack of a better word), Kessler's franchise. I also believe that Kessler relocated to Florida.

    Berlinetta is still in business, but my understanding is that they have downsized considerably since the crazy Ferrari days of the late 1980's.

    Maybe someone else on the board can lend further details to the above.
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  8. akydakyx

    akydakyx Karting

    Feb 9, 2002
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    Steve K
    kessler is in mia or fll, can't remember which.
  9. enjoythemusic

    enjoythemusic F1 World Champ

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    And they do great work :)
  10. Gatorrari

    Gatorrari F1 World Champ
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    Jim Pernikoff
    The first Ferrari I ever sat in, a 308, was at Grand Prix SSR in the late '70s. I had vowed by then that I would own one someday, but that didn't happen until early this year!

    I believe Ferrari of Long Island, today's authorized dealer, is in Glen Cove?

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