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New 612 Scaglietti - What do you think?

Discussion in '612/599' started by bubba, Nov 16, 2003.


What do you think of the 612 Scaglietti?

  1. It rocks!

  2. Ummm....hmmmm....dunno???

  3. It sucks!

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  1. bubba

    bubba Formula 3

    May 8, 2002
    Hong Kong
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    Just saw an article with photos in the new Top Gear magazine featuring the new Ferrari 612 Scaglietti.

    I don't know what to make of the styling from the photos. Looks a bit odd from the front, but guess I have to see it in person to really appreciate it.

    The interior looks really nice, though no manual stick option will be available, which is a shame I think. :-(

    Performance figures look quite decent for a 2+2. Wonder if it will sell better than the 456.

    So, what do you all think?
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  3. PSk

    PSk F1 World Champ

    Nov 20, 2002
    Tauranga, NZ
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    I think we should have a poll on how many times the styling of the 612 has been questioned on this site :D

    Unfortunately we cannot change Ferrari, other than by not buying it. Unfortunatelt there are enough idiots that would buy a rough sawn piece of wood that had the Ferrari label on it!

    I would not buy it, as it is ugly, but that is simply my opinion.

  4. bubba

    bubba Formula 3

    May 8, 2002
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    Ooops, didn't know that this topic has been talked to the ground already. I've been so busy lately that I've been on the site only a few times during the past several weeks.
  5. PSk

    PSk F1 World Champ

    Nov 20, 2002
    Tauranga, NZ
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    Here to help you out, as this site does move along :):

    The last one had a lot of responses ... :), Enjoy.

  6. allanlambo

    allanlambo F1 Rookie

    Jun 9, 2002
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    Hmmmm, i wonder......
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  8. amenasce

    amenasce Three Time F1 World Champ
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    Oct 17, 2001
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    Joe Mansion
    I have to see it in person and if possible with bigger wheels..

    F SPIDER F1 Rookie

    Jan 30, 2002
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    rijk rietveld
    You have to compare it to the 456 and not to the 575, and then I think it is a huge improvement. Also, it has a great interior.

  10. Steve Magnusson

    Steve Magnusson Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Jan 11, 2001
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    Steve Magnusson
    I'd give it a "B" for a rational good-looking PF 2+2 design style-wise so how about adding an "OK" category? Would agree it could use some more cutouts/openings/curves to jazz it up a little (F should definitely rip-off their own older designs more). In the concept drawings they're always shown a little sleeker/rakier/trimmer than reality so when the real thing shows up it's always more plain (especially on 2+2s) -- seems a mistake to keep doing that -- JMOs.
  11. Spasso

    Spasso F1 World Champ

    Feb 16, 2003
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    Han Solo
    Whats with the stupid 'Smiley' grill opening? RX8 same thing, Miata same thing.........gee a trend or something?
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  13. madturk

    madturk Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
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    Seyhan Kilincci
    Looks better then the 456, yet not enough muscle.
  14. Senna1994

    Senna1994 F1 World Champ
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    Nov 11, 2003
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    Anthony T
    There will be a manual 6 speed available as well not just the F1. Luca M has already stated that while he is at Ferrari the normal production cars will always offer a Manual.
  15. stokpro

    stokpro F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Jun 25, 2003
    I'll have wait until I see it person to make a final judgement. The front, headlights in particular remind me of a P-car 968.
  16. BigDog

    BigDog Formula 3

    Nov 1, 2003
    under the sea!
    i kinda like it actually... :)

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