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NEW V8 MID ENGINED MODEL (BIG BROTHER)

Discussion in '458 Italia/488/F8' started by ajr550, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. 4re4ever

    4re4ever Formula Junior

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    I’m think he will be wishing right now that he had been taken to the backroom in a Las Vegas casino for stealing, then what’s going to happen to him now
     
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  3. deimh

    deimh Karting

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    Spoken like someone who runs either the design office or marketing / promotions group at Ferrari ;)
     
  4. BarryK

    BarryK Formula 3

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    You speak like you have special knowledge but it is obvious that you don't.

    Besides what has this car got to do with the limited edition, track focused, non hybrid McLaren? Totally irrelevant.
     
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  5. lanpa8

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    #2604 lanpa8, May 29, 2019
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    relax its just a car...not no top secret stuff that people will never know about. picture was leaked few hours before the event not a few weeks ago imo not a big deal
     
  6. Lukeylikey

    Lukeylikey Formula 3
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    My first impression last night was a bit underwhelming but I woke up this morning and took another look, without the ‘spaceship’ idea in my mind and after seeing the J50 picture. What is there not to like about the J50?! I can see that I have to fill in some details in my mind because the picture is poor (and pretty bad behaviour from whoever took it, let’s be honest - I would rather have the full surprise tomorrow night when I am there) but I am feeling hopeful. It does look very similar to J50, which is a very good thing. Talk of it being like an F8 is not accurate to me, except for the fact it is a mid engined V8 where many of the proportions are already set - short wheelbase, short rear overhang, long front overhang, wide hips, low front. Did anyone really expect those elements to be different? We could all see the mules. I personally think this is clearly different to F8. The glass area is very different, the rear three quarter is very different, the rear deck is very different, the roof is very different, the side details are very different and the side vents are somewhat different. That only leaves the front, which we can’t see! I suspect this is going to look like a mini LaF crossed with J50, two cars I like very much. If it’s a targa as has been hypothesised, then this will be very nice indeed IMO.
     
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  8. daflk

    daflk Formula Junior

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    Honestly what can they do, if he’s an employee obviously fire him, and if he’s a contractor obviously Ferrari can pressure the contractor to do the same. But obviously, the only real recourse if he’s not meant to be at that specific location is get him arrested on trespass.

    Are you guys really advocating something more than that??

    Seriously guys relax. Ferrari’s security is also to blame as much as this guy’s “bad” judgment.


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  9. gto85

    gto85 Rookie

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    Heard Ferrari just found the guy, he will be tester of 3 electric engines
     
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  10. U-Boat Commander

    U-Boat Commander Formula Junior

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    Yes, I heard the same tonight. That's it.
     
  11. U-Boat Commander

    U-Boat Commander Formula Junior

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    Also heard that the "spaceship" comment is more applicable to the interior.
     
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  13. Albert-LP

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    talking seriously: they won't do anything to this guy, of course, except banning him forever from any Ferrari working activity, visit, event and so on. But he is not in his best day!

    I forgot: I don't work for Ferrari factory nor for anyone Ferrari related and I have no interest to promote anything: I'm just an enthusiast a bit unpleased of what happened.


    Ciao
     
  14. Silberpfeil

    Silberpfeil Karting

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    Just heard from Louis Camilleri that it was his chief marketing officer. He wanted to grow the hype and bring some action into the thread:) mission completed.
    Sent from my HTC U11 using FerrariChat.com mobile app
     
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  15. ppg70

    ppg70 Formula Junior

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    we know from pag 86......but it was just an assumption of course!

     
  16. Ogbean

    Ogbean Rookie

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    Quoting myself for more people to see. Look at the picture again and actually look at it, the black roof throws it off but it is definitely the F8 spider has to be.
     
  17. F430Modena

    F430Modena F1 Rookie

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    My Dealer says one car per Ferrari Dealer the price in Portugal 500/600K€
     
  18. markcs

    markcs Karting

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    I think your dealer is pulling your leg
    My dealer says 8
     
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  19. tekaefixe

    tekaefixe Formula 3

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    Ahaha assuption my ass you knew :D
     
  20. jpalmito

    jpalmito F1 Rookie

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    The more i see this crap photo the more I realize I will love this car .
    It will be a subtle blend of curvy and angular shape ..
    The only doubt i have is the headlights design .
     
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  21. Maximus1977

    Maximus1977 Formula Junior

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    My dealer is bringing me and 11 other prospects with him!
     
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  22. balcis

    balcis Rookie

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    it's always the story for the "leaks" before main events. I actually told yesterday on a related news as a disqus comment that someone will leak it tomorrow. disqus.com/by/balcis/
     
  23. Garretto

    Garretto F1 Rookie

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    No surprise, but says where?
     
  24. lanpa8

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    thought someone said earlier that its not limited will be regular production model like a 488
     
  25. F142George

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    It is a regular production model, I'm fairly certain these are just allocations for the first deliveries.
     
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  26. LosCules

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    Plot twist: Luigi and Franco IS the F1 strategists
     
  27. Garretto

    Garretto F1 Rookie

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    Anyway, I think it's the first time in a while that both significant style revealing car picture and name are leaked before the official presentation, even if just hours before.

    All yet to be confirmed but I guess we're at 99.99% probability...
     
  28. therryzsx

    therryzsx Formula Junior

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    design doesn't matter, this car is all about performance , if you want nice looking machine buy alfa romeo or ducati ...
     
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