Ferrari Daytona Spyder 365 Miami Vice Clone

1973 Ferrari Clone 365 daytona spyder replica

Ferrari Clone 365 daytona spyder replica 1973 technical specifications

Item location: South Lyon, Michigan, United States
Make: Ferrari
Model: Clone 365 daytona spyder replica
Type: Convertible
Trim: Convertible roadster
Year: 1973
Mileage: 25,205
VIN: MI0047A169L061987
Color: Black
Engine size: V-8 350
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan and Black
Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Ferrari Daytona Spyder 365 Mcburnie/Miami Vice Clone
Here's your chance to own a very rare 365 Ferrari daytona replica, these cars are becoming as rare as the real deal for a fraction of the price.
So impress the stuck up neighbors with a car few of us would ever be able to afford.
Just restored, Turn key fully serviced ready to go
Drives great, sounds wonderful.
New paint,
Detailed updated engine bay
Ferrari style custom air Filter/ box
New brakes
New Exhaust system, sounds great
New performance headers
Detailed under body
Detailed interior leather two tone seats cleaned very nice no tears
Built on low mile clean 1980 corvette, built in 1986/1987, has clean green assembled michigan title.
Has a date coded 1980 350 v8 motor correct for car.
Listed it as 1973 clone as ebay won't let me list it as 1987 with vin number on car and title.
Drives great, very tight very expensive high quality build.
Very very clean car no rust, no damage history, very expensive rich mans toy stored away until restored this year.
Must sell this week asking way below value.
Any questions call me james 1-248-249-5628
A little background into the TV Miami Vice Car
Cars used on the show were not genuine Daytonas, due to the price (ca. 1980s they were selling for around $100,000-$200,000, currently they bring a 1 millon to 1.5 millon) and rarity of the genuine Ferraris. The cars used in the show were built around the chassis of a Chevrolet Corvette C3 by Tom McBurnie; the first car, known as Car One, was based on a 1976 Corvette, while the second, known as Car Four, was based on a 1981 model. Both cars had 350hp engines and 3 speed automatic transmissions, the latter of which can be glimpsed in the episode "Junk Love". The replica cars (affectionately known as "McBurnies" after their creator) used fiberglass body panels with a black plexiglass nose section, containing clear panels over the two sets of headlights. Originally the seams of this plexiglass nose
They were constructed by specialty-car builder Tom McBurnie, of Thunder Ranch, in El Cajon, California, and were available in both kit and turnkey forms. In the '80s complete cars sold, on average, for just under $50,000, while individual body panels started at $6,500 each. That's still plenty pricey, but provided Ferrari looks were all you were after, the Thunder Ranch 'tona was a relative bargain.

In His Own Words
Miami Vice "Daytona" builder, Tom McBurnie
I worked for a company in Newport Beach called Trend Imports. I used to paint and customize Ferraris there. I suggested that we do a replica Ferrari. At first I wanted to use a Camaro chassis, but we needed the independent suspension of the Corvette. I started in 1980, and it took one year to get everything fitted and ready to build. The first four California Daytona Spyders went to the owner of Trend Imports. The first and the fourth are the ones used on the show.

[Miami Vice transportation coordinator] Ben Haggerty used to hang out at Trend Imports, and he was the one who recommended to [director and show creator] Michael Mann that he use the Ferrari Daytona Spyder. They leased one for the pilot and then purchased it and another for the second season. One was a '76, and the other an '81.

Currently, I am working on many projects, including the 356 Speedster, 550 Spyder, and 718 RSK.

Thunder Ranch
1410 Pioneer Way, Dept. VM
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 444-1006

Will be a Telegraph dream cruise, car can picked and driven home or shipped.
Any questions call me james 1-248-249-5628

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