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F8 F8 Tributo yesterday at my local dealership in Newport Beach

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  1. MANDALAY

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    Havent seen the F8 in person and the dealer doesn't know but if its anything like the 488 GTB have a look at the roof lining . If its like the 488 standard ( looks and feels like a scouring pad ) ild suggest leather or alcantara if you have speced that in your car. Also the monochromatic option. This feature improves the rear view mirror to a quality item . One that doesn't look like it came out of a 1985 corolla
     
  2. wrs

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    Why spend $350k on the car only to have to change the wheels as soon as it's delivered, no thanks.
     
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  3. ferrarifanatic25

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    Rosso Scuderia 456 sounds absolutely lovely. Would love to see some pics.


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  4. Lukeylikey

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    I don’t mind the launch wheels either. Definitely don’t think the standard wheels are nicer. He went with the upgraded wheels in diamond finish. I maybe would not have chosen the diamond finish but I wanted it to be his spec and there are no wrong choices really. I think it looks good and is a very classic spec with a few twists. The F8 is a great looking car. Not quite as nice as Pista overall but it has its own vibe and is a very good looking car.
     
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  5. Shadowfax

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    #55 Shadowfax, Jul 3, 2019
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    And definitely looks good in the flesh on the road IMO.



    This vid shows the inside trim well...looks good - car has been very nicely spec'd.

     
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  6. Surfah

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    Sounds like a wheezing asthmatic
     
  7. Coincid

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    That's due to you being spoiled by the sound of the 580-2.
     
  8. Coincid

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    The rear of the Pista looks so much more track focused and represents arguably the most aesthetically exciting back end of any Ferrari in a long time.
     
  9. WM458

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    The reason behind is comparable.;)
     
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  10. Motorwerks

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    Actually Lamborghini's Ad Personum program offers a ton of customization as well.
     
  11. Coincid

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    The outright greed exhibited by all 3 super car manufacturers when it comes to options is egregious. $800 for homelink, $1000 for bluetooth, $4000 for navigation,( all standard on the Civic LE) and up to $25000 for paint just to name a few. Outrageous!
     
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  12. RoyalPink

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    Exotic manufacturers have to have the initial price point low enough to attract/lure customers in. They might as well have a mask and a gun on some of the options pricing. It's where they make most of their profit I would imagine. It's how they all do it and I'm sure they have it down to a science.
     
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  13. junc

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    Whats amazing is how I will overpay and spec options without hesitation but will negotiate for other sums that pale in comparison . I just negotiated a thousand dollar savings on some tree trimming and felt like a huge winner.
     
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  14. RoyalPink

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    Lol - so true. There was an old joke about a guy who lost hundreds of thousands in the stock market and was calm and said it's just a correction. Then this same guy would be banging and kicking a vending machine because it took his .75 cents for a snickers bar.
     
  15. RoyalPink

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    You did this because subconsciously you knew you could use that thousand dollars to pay for one Scuderia shield on your next Ferrari - lol.
     
  16. junc

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    Good point. Every savings subconsciously is allocated towards options.


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  17. Surfah

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    Bronchoconstriction of the F8 exhaust, I like the comparison.

    Several grand for Apple Carplay is a joke when its standard on so many economy cars.
     
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  18. Il Co-Pilota

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    It's a compay that carges 4000+ Euro for a 100 Euro CF cupholder. Not much to be said for pricing... it is what it is.
     
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  19. RoyalPink

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    Yikes - that's an extreme example. They have figured out a way to legally have a mask and a gun.
     
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  20. sampelligrino

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    Paying 4200 for CarPlay on my 488 I am laughing...and wholeheartedly agreeing with you
     
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  21. TheMayor

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    Well they used yo charge $1800 for a nothing more than a cable which no longer works with Apple products!
     
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  22. Il Co-Pilota

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    I think it's funny as hell:D
    The ridiculousness of it is just so comical.
     
  23. RoyalPink

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    That's probably what they bank on - pun intended.
     
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  24. Surfah

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    Amen to that
     
  25. RayJohns

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    I turned down my F8 allocation after having the 488 and not liking it. However, I think if Ferrari had skipped the 488 and the Pista altogether and simply went directly from the 458 to the F8, it probably would have been received quite a bit better than it has been. And now, bringing the F8 out right on the heels of the 488, that has sort of made the 488 feel a lot like the F430 did - just an odd ball in-between model that nobody really ever warmed up to.

    I'm not a fan of the F8, but I will say one thing: I'd take the rear end design of the F8 over the Corvette inspired taillights of the SF90 any day!

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