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    In black 

    http://youtu.be/UdcP8-4Z7O8


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    Honestly I thought I was going to like it more in black, but red sems to be my favorite colour for this car. Strange since I liked the 458 in black so much more, but in the 488 it hides the new details too much. 


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    1437483453723image.jpgClarkson's last hoorah


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    one of Clarkson's finest articles 


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    It is also interesting to note that Clarkson doesn't mention how the 488 sounds vs. the AMG GT S. As far as I heard, the GT S beats the 488 in sound (from the outside).


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    I've heard the 488 sound from both inside and outside.... compared to my 650S, I must say: 

    The pitch of the sound in each gear sounded the same as 650S

    The sound inside of the cockpit is just as loud as 650S

    The sound outside of the car is louder than 650S in idle

    The sound outside of the car from a launch mode to approx.150k/hr observed from a stand point: a bit louder when reaching high RPM on each gear.

    Conclusion: 488GTB sounded a lot less vibrant than 458Speciale.... I don't know why most critics saying sounded good, or some people said "similar"  Even Chris Harris said it sounded good....  BECAUSE IT DOES NOT!!  it sounded the same as 650S which I never enjoyed from my car..... 

    Is it faster than my 650S? I wasn't the one driving it so I didn't know, one thing I can be sure is that its much much much faster than 458Speciale... That is for sure.   650S and 488GTB are two very similar character cars now. 488's soft rear damping around the corners are a bit neutral (while I wasn't the one driving it, I can feel in sharp fast corners the softening damping helped get that grip in).  McLaren's break steer I must say works better to tackle the corner, but a bit too much electronic and takes time to get use to, feels unnatural.  

    I must say Ferrari would still sell a great numbers of 488 even though the turbo had changed its character of the car. I must say Ferrari has to since this sector market is all about figures, performances.  As long as they keep their F12 (V12NA) its all good!!! 

     

     


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    488 GTS will be presented on july 28


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    Online photos only.


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    koko:

    Online photos only.

    or only renders.

    p


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    pmarkow:
    koko:

    Online photos only.

    or only renders.

    p

    2 finished spiders were spotted during the F12-S presentation.


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    The two sons of Zak Brown are looking like two daugthers angry

    Other than that.... a good old article quality of JC. Like old days.... talking 15 years ago - it seems the whole incident grounded him back on his feet!


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    koko:
    pmarkow:
    koko:

    Online photos only.

    or only renders.

    p

    2 finished spiders were spotted during the F12-S presentation.

    A friend gets his 488 Spider in early 2016.


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    That is one clean garage! smiley

    The car looks as it would need some color.... maybe a side shot showing that black roof would do justice?


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    Lars997:

    That is one clean garage! smiley


    Clean garage and clean design of the 488 (IMO). Smiley


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    Rossi:
    Lars997:

    That is one clean garage! smiley


    Clean garage and clean design of the 488 (IMO). Smiley

    Are you color blind? Smiley

    I first thought this is a Black/White shot Smiley


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    the 488 seems just better every real lfe pic...i love this car... and everybody says it's damn fast


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    Looks great in white!  Too bad that front camera is so noticeable.  Still, beautiful...


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    keithos27:

    Too bad that front camera is so noticeable.  Still, beautiful...


    Who needs it anyway? Smiley


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    Rossi:
    keithos27:

    Too bad that front camera is so noticeable.  Still, beautiful...


    Who needs it anyway? Smiley


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    Ha!  I have it on my Cali T and couldn't live without it... couldn't imagine on the 458/488 being even lower. 


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    keithos27:
    Rossi:
    keithos27:

    Too bad that front camera is so noticeable.  Still, beautiful...


    Who needs it anyway? Smiley

    Ha!  I have it on my Cali T and couldn't live without it... couldn't imagine on the 458/488 being even lower. 


    Oh c'mon, we can argue about the REAR camera, but a carmera for the front??? Smiley

    Next thing you can't live without will be auto pilot... Smiley


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    Front camera is useful for FF/F12, the from hood is so long it's easy to miss where the parking curb is and ding the front lip. 

    But then again in a 458 it's still useful

     


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    Just one very, very big problem. Front camera is in EU totally useless. It is covered with front licence plate...

    Ferrari apparently design their cars for USA only since even in Italy front licence plate is mandatory by the law.


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    Yikes, that sucks.


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    keithos27:

    Yikes, that sucks.

    Here is the video of 488 with front licence plate...

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdcP8-4Z7O8

     

     


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    Easy fix. Cut a round hole in the license plate... smiley


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    Whoopsy:

    Front camera is useful for FF/F12, the from hood is so long it's easy to miss where the parking curb is and ding the front lip. 

    But then again in a 458 it's still useful

     

    I'm with @Rossi on this one - really don't see the need for it and especially if it not disguised  - though its nowhere near as visible on the F12 as with the 488.


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    Whoopsy:

    Front camera is useful for FF/F12, the from hood is so long it's easy to miss where the parking curb is and ding the front lip. 

    But then again in a 458 it's still useful

     

    Front parking sensor is all what you need for that.


     
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