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Old 08-11-2017, 04:21 PM
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Finally drove a 488!

First off let me say the car drove had a Fi Exhaust so stock may have different feeling then I had.


OH MY LORD IS IT FAST!!!! Coming from the world of mclaren and more recently a 458 all fast cars in their own right the way this car performs is otherworldly vs competitors. The reassurance of the steering combined with stellar handling at speed gives the driver great confidence behind the wheel.

Now the big thing the sound. If you think this thing sounds bad/Not exciting you are WRONG! The pops on letting off the gas at 2k-1500 RPMs are to die for with the valves open. I can't believe I'm saying this but I actually prefer this 488s sound to a stock 458. (sorry purist).

Cons: I'm struggling in this department
Maybe the parking sensors are a bit higher pitched then they need to be ? Seriously I love this car.


In summary. Not sure how you can hate this car, it is a real weapon on the road, very comfortable and quite when you want it but can take down any other car when you need too.


So will I be buying one?

YES!

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Old 08-11-2017, 04:34 PM
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Now the big thing the sound. If you think this thing sounds bad/Not exciting you are WRONG! The pops on letting off the gas at 2k-1500 RPMs are to die for with the valves open. I can't believe I'm saying this but I actually prefer this 488s sound to a stock 458.
Never.

I'm however baffled you neglected to mention the endless torque of the 488, which was probably the feat that impressed me the most in the 488.

Enjoy in good health!

Kind regards,

Nuno.
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Old 08-11-2017, 04:38 PM
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That looks like the car at scottsdale Ferrari for sale. 400k. Not my cup of the in the design department but the rest of your points I totally agree with.
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Old 08-11-2017, 04:39 PM
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Hey can we see some more pictures of that 488. That car looks special.

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Old 08-11-2017, 04:45 PM
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Yes here it is the Mansory Sircusa 4XX http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...19b514c698.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...ea85b37e7f.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...b7d5f5428e.jpg


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Old 08-11-2017, 04:48 PM
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This car?

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Old 08-11-2017, 04:51 PM
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:43 PM
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Oh, that's bad, Very, very bad.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:49 PM
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Oh, that's bad, Very, very bad.
Saw it in person the other day. You could not be more correct sir!
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Old 08-11-2017, 06:35 PM
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If you want to buy a modified 488, buy this one. It looks much better imo and sounds good. Is tuned as well.
https://www.prestigeimports.com/vehi...fl-id-19577898
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:52 PM
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OMG! It looks like some car from a japanese animation.
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Old 08-11-2017, 08:18 PM
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Ugly as sin...kill it..kill it now.
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Old 08-11-2017, 09:06 PM
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Def not my cup of tea
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:08 PM
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I am sorry for your loss

Does this car belong to mighty power rangers? 2016 with 3 prior owners according to carfax? Tell me you are joking, you actually traded it in for your 458.... OMG
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:10 PM
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Does this car belong to mighty power rangers? 2016 with 3 prior owners according to carfax? Tell me you are joking, you actually traded it in for your 458.... OMG


No no lol, I am part of a media company and we had the car for 24 hours to shoot content with. I am stating I will be purchasing a 488 not this one however


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Old 08-11-2017, 10:17 PM
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OMG I will sleep better now. I must have misread that you got that one.....488 is cool as stock, no mods needed. Enjoy your new toy!
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Buy mine! It's as-new and has a few unique touches to separate it from the others out there!

2017 Ferrari 488GTB White/Black 600 Miles As New
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Old 08-12-2017, 05:38 AM
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Looks like they tried to make it have flairs of the FXXK with the two small wings in the back, the pointier nose thanks to the strips, etc.
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Old 08-12-2017, 05:58 AM
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Looks like they tried to make it have flairs of the FXXK with the two small wings in the back, the pointier nose thanks to the strips, etc.
BAD try imo ...
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Old 08-12-2017, 06:19 AM
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Buy mine! It's as-new and has a few unique touches to separate it from the others out there!

2017 Ferrari 488GTB White/Black 600 Miles As New
Ooo... that's a bit nice!
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