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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    noone1:

    I like it. Surprised we don't see more hoods like that.

     

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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    noone1:

    I like it. Surprised we don't see more hoods like that.

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    And not just on mid engined supercars!  I didn't realize downforce was that important for SUVs.Smiley


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Geneva...

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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    The car looks fabulous, but I am not feeling the carbon wheels.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    crayphile:

    The car looks fabulous, but I am not feeling the carbon wheels.

    You don't have to feel them, you have to buy them. Smiley Smiley

    Are you getting the Pista? Seems to be an amazing new Ferrari...


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    RC:
    Are you getting the Pista? Seems to be an amazing new Ferrari...

    Yes  - though I may try and delay  till next March to space out cars etc. Next Ferrari arrival should be the 812 Superfast but one never knows when things are going to show up with our friends in Maranello!


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    crayphile:
    RC:
    Are you getting the Pista? Seems to be an amazing new Ferrari...

    Yes  - though I may try and delay  till next March to space out cars etc. Next Ferrari arrival should be the 812 Superfast but one never knows when things are going to show up with our friends in Maranello!

    Oh boy, just can't wait to see it... Smiley


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3aqZ7aZUjw

    4:55 Rolling Start
    6:15 Drag Race 1
    7:36 Drag Race 2

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    How is this even possible


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Topspeed:

    How is this even possible


    Wait until the R8 shows up. SmileySmiley


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Rossi:
    Topspeed:

    How is this even possible


    Wait until the R8 shows up. SmileySmiley

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    Btw: Above video is impossible, unless the Huracan has a supercharger or turbo kit (which I suspect...or the 488 had a technical issue). Smiley From standstill, I leave the 488 behind me up to around 140 kph, when the 488 starts catching up (doesn't fall back anymore). Over 180 kph, the 488 pulls away. We tried.


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    crayphile:

    The car looks fabulous, but I am not feeling the carbon wheels.

    Have you seen them in person? In the above pictures the values are off, in real life the CF rims look much more lively. I do like them. According to staff, they save 15 kg of unsprung mass.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Is it true that they are only half CF? Outer part CF, inner part alloy? 


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    I also noticed that. It looks odd, almost like only the outside is CF and the inner half is metal.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Rossi:

    Is it true that they are only half CF? Outer part CF, inner part alloy? 

    I asked specifically that because it indeed looked like his. According to them, the rim is entirely made of CF but received a coating on the inside of the rim. 


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Ferdie:
    Rossi:

    Is it true that they are only half CF? Outer part CF, inner part alloy? 

    I asked specifically that because it indeed looked like his. According to them, the rim is entirely made of CF but received a coating on the inside of the rim. 

    In the Shmee video (I know, I know), he shows a stand alone CF wheel towards the end and you see the barrel in CF.  But as you say the inside has a coating.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Ferdie:
    crayphile:

    The car looks fabulous, but I am not feeling the carbon wheels.

    Have you seen them in person? In the above pictures the values are off, in real life the CF rims look much more lively. I do like them. According to staff, they save 15 kg of unsprung mass.

    Will see them tomorrow. You are right about photos vs real life. I will report back.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    CF wheels generally have been pretty ugly for all manufacturers. It's just not a good looking material for wheel. I've yet to see a car that looks good with CF wheels.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    noone1:

    CF wheels generally have been pretty ugly for all manufacturers. It's just not a good looking material for wheel. I've yet to see a car that looks good with CF wheels.

    I think these look good:


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Here’s a video about the carbon rims 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LuHhktonZU

     

    Heard they cost 20k 


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    i have to admint this is the coolest ferrari since a long time in the mid v8 class


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    crayphile:
    Ferdie:
    crayphile:

    The car looks fabulous, but I am not feeling the carbon wheels.

    Have you seen them in person? In the above pictures the values are off, in real life the CF rims look much more lively. I do like them. According to staff, they save 15 kg of unsprung mass.

    Will see them tomorrow. You are right about photos vs real life. I will report back.

    Please do. Curious about your opinion. 


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Hi guys I'm Shmee about the Pista CF wheel...

     

     


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    I think I have seen that style of carbon wheel at SEMA earlier, have to dig through my pictures to see if I can find it. 

    They probably OEM these out to that manufacturer. 


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    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    Ferdie:
    Please do. Curious about your opinion. 

    OK, having seen them in person, I like them even less. Visually a complete mismatch in colour and weave with the rest of the carbon on the car. I get the functional benefit of weight loss though, however, I doubt I will spec them.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    If they can coat the inside of the barrel, they can coat the whole thing. I don't see why you couldn't get a CF wheel with an aluminum looking finish.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    noone1:

    If they can coat the inside of the barrel, they can coat the whole thing. I don't see why you couldn't get a CF wheel with an aluminum looking finish.

    You probably could, but even I would not want to pay £18K for it.


    Re: 488 GTB/GTS

    crayphile:
    noone1:

    If they can coat the inside of the barrel, they can coat the whole thing. I don't see why you couldn't get a CF wheel with an aluminum looking finish.

    You probably could, but even I would not want to pay £18K for it.


    Are you sure about the 18k? Last thing I heard was more like 28k. Smiley


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