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Offline calais


  • Joined: Jan 2009

  • Drives: WRX
  • Location: Adelaide
Off the back of cel's question on 458 delivery; does anyone know how many of these Australia will be receiving and with a 2 year waiting list if an order was placed today how many people would be ahead of you?

I suppose there will always be the possibility that some of the earlier orders will appear on the second hand market but I'm guessing at a premium for the privilege of ownership and to skip the new car purchase queue.

Personally, I'm not in the market for one of these (at this stage), this is more a question of interest.



Offline mhh

  • Chief Test Pilot

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
Waiting lists are held by dealers, all of whom have a different allocation.  So the number of people in front of you if you order today varies from state to state. The 2 year wait is real though.



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
My guess is there will be resales available before the new ones arrive, I wouldnt wait 2 years :thumbsdown:



Offline nuxi


  • Joined: Apr 2010

  • Drives: Porsche Cayenne
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Name: Michael
congrats indeed, shame about the wait though.. so would the first 458's be on the road here from June/July?

Thanks guys, I agree the wait is too bloody long!!! The first lot of 458's arrive here in June/July, there are only about 36 examples arriving this year with the rest following from 2011 onwards. For my daily drive, I alternate between a 2008 E92 BMW 323i with the M sports package and a Toyota Hilux. The 458 will be our first proper supercar.



Offline ferrarista2


  • Joined: Mar 2010

  • Drives: Slowly
  • Location: Sydney
Thanks guys, I agree the wait is too bloody long!!! The first lot of 458's arrive here in June/July, there are only about 36 examples arriving this year with the rest following from 2011 onwards. For my daily drive, I alternate between a 2008 E92 BMW 323i with the M sports package and a Toyota Hilux. The 458 will be our first proper supercar.
straight to the top!
Everything looks better in carbon fibre



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
Very similar to the Hilux only a different color, 2 doors and makes a lot of noise :thumbsup:



Offline Ferrari Fissatore

  • Soap Dodger

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: its obsession
  • Location: under its skin
Very similar to the Hilux only a different color, 2 doors and makes a lot of noise :thumbsup:

you could buy ~23 more Hilux with the first 3 years depreciation of a 458  :tilt:



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
you could buy ~23 more Hilux with the first 3 years depreciation of a 458  :tilt:

Yes the Hilux are incredible value aren't they :D



Offline nuxi


  • Joined: Apr 2010

  • Drives: Porsche Cayenne
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Name: Michael
Very similar to the Hilux only a different color, 2 doors and makes a lot of noise :thumbsup:

haha thats right dodger



Offline ferrarista2


  • Joined: Mar 2010

  • Drives: Slowly
  • Location: Sydney
you could buy ~23 more Hilux with the first 3 years depreciation of a 458  :tilt:
The hilux earns you the money that the Ferrari depreciates, making it all EVEN!
Everything looks better in carbon fibre



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