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Maintenance costs What are some of the average maintenance costs? SERIOUS QUESTION HERE! I'm looking to buy this car and maybe a mechanic or salesman can give me some advice? SPECIFIC QUESTIONS 1) What's an oil change run on this car? 2) Tires? I've heard they need replaced (at least the rear) about every 10k miles. 3) Brakes? Cost and life expectancy? 4) General reliability? Can I depend on this car as a daily driver? FYI - I live in Atlanta and there is a Maserati dealer not far from where I live so finding a qualified shop is not an issue. Thanks!

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Oil change will cost about $200, tires? depends how and how much you drive and quality you buy. Guess you could spend $200 each. Brakes depend how much you drive but a quality brake job will cost about $1,000. As far as daily driver?well this car is not designed for that, and will probably suffer in stop and go traffic. So would need a tuneup about every 4-6 months at a cost of about $2,000. then you need a mechanic that is trained. Hope you can find one in your area.

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