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  1. F2003-GA

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    I highly doubt that - Ferrari wouldn't give up a special series just like that
    Anyways these kind of optional lightweight packages are becoming popular
    hence its existence
     
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  2. 95spiderman

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    no i dont. they will continue to make track focused models separately. too much profit not to
     
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  3. Lukeylikey

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    Except a track version of a heavy hybrid seems a bit odd. Maybe they will go in other directions? A more limited Aperta with different bodywork maybe?
     
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  4. REALZEUS

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    The Asseto Fiorano pack proves that Ferrari considers this car a very capable track car. An even more hard core version? Who knows...
     
  5. F2003-GA

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    True but It's also become a trend now for manufacturers to offer major performance enhancements right at launch Look at Porsche's weissach package
     
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    whats funny is weissach cars have been slower around tracks
     
  7. F2003-GA

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    Crazy :D
     
  8. 95spiderman

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    havent heard of that? why would they be slower? also dont know why they would be any faster either.
     
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    Or it's just a way to sell overpriced options of CF etc.
     
  10. REALZEUS

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    Once upon a time there was a lightweight track special, called 360 Challenge Stradale. Then a porky bloke came along, called SF 90 Stradale, and blew it away....
     
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  11. Lukeylikey

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    Weight of Maserati 250F? 630kg. Weight of hybrid SF90 F1 car? 743kg. These modern F1 cars can’t be very good to drive can they?
     
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    Or put another way, what pretty much every other automotive manufacturer does. That said, the package either saves 66 pounds or it doesn't. The value proposition is not something I think buyers of the package have a big concern about.

    Truffles are expensive and often overpriced. You don't say?
     
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    seems if you want the AF package - you cant get the Lift - and seems like it is also the only way to get the "stripe"
     
  14. REALZEUS

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    Yes, it's due to those Multimatic trick dampers.


    I am confident that Ferrari will do that for anyone who asks, in exchange for a few more hard earned...
     
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    I'd like to understand the relative benefit of the manumatic shocks. In theory, they should make the car feel more agile, but how much so in real life? Is it transformative or is it more like nice to have but not essential. You can't get the extra aggressive rear wing/ stripe without the AF package as far as I can tell. I'm still not sure if I love the look of the wing. I think the car looks more elegant with out it, but I'm told by friends who have seen it, you will want it! :)
     
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    Some info here:

    https://www.multimatic.com/dssv-damping-technology/dssv-dampers/

    As for the AF pack, I consider it, the racing seats and carbon wheels to be as essential as fender shields and the headrest crests. My configuration process effectively started only once those default options were checked :)
     
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    Thanks! I read up on it there, but I'd like to hear from people who have driven on these kind of dampers. I think you're right, you really have to order it- they are too smart!
     
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    What’s amazing though, is why all the initial cars out and about are non AF? Why do that? They don’t look as good and the AF is already shown/launched. Doesn’t make sense to me. I would have either launched it later or if you show it now (which they did) get some super hot looking versions out and about. Launching the AF and building the non AF pre prod is the worst of all worlds to me.
     
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    I wondered the exact same thing - especially at a large and prestigious event like pebble beach where the manufacturers usually bring their A game. Perhaps the AF pack isn’t expected to have a high take rate? I don’t think they’ve announced pricing for the pack yet (?).
     
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    F12 is a really heavy GT car and they made a track version of it. As the SF90 is more along the lines of a performance car than a GT, I would be surprised if they don't do a track focused version of it, beyond the asetto fiorano.
     
  21. Lukeylikey

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    You could be right. Will be interesting to see.
     
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    The more I see the Stradale....the more I like it.

    Initially I was disappointed that it didn’t differentiate itself enough from the 488/F8. But now that my eyes have spent time with it I see the differences clearly and it’s coming together for me. Even the things that were ‘awkward’ at first (like the rear window area) are now quirky, fun and interesting.

    I can’t wait for the eventual ‘spider’ variant.


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