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  1. snl51200

    snl51200 Rookie

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    I am about to order a new F8 Spyder. Does any one have feedback about the standard sound system? A business associate of mine on the West Coast bought an F8 and said the standard is inferior and he wished he upgraded the sound system. Any input would be appreciated.
     
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  3. Gullwing

    Gullwing Karting

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    It’s a Ferrari. Upgrade the system to the best one; you’ll appreciate it. No one wants to sit in a super car and know that they have cheaped out.
     
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  4. obbob

    obbob Formula Junior

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    Have not heard the F8's sound system, but if it's like every single other previous Ferrari model outside of the FF-Lusso lineup, standard is terrible, upgraded is mediocre. I would be surprised if Ferrari had a change of heart and decided to make the F8 the first mid engined Ferrari with a decent sound system.

    Personally the upgraded stereo is still bad enough that I would almost never turn it on over the sound of the actual car, but that's up to you to determine.
     
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  5. SoCal to az

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    This. They both suck.
     
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  6. SoftwareDrone

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    You have a PM.
     
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  8. OSUferrari

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    Upgrade. The F8 upgradeD stereo is much better than the upgrade on 458. I have both. But still not as good as most USA made cars. They still need to do better.
     
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  9. wrs

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    I had the standard in the 488 and I never listened to it because I had the top down most of the time. I put the upgrade in the 812 and it's actually a good system.
     
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  10. Dicecal

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    This, plus the JBL is a better starting point for aftermarket upgrades.
     
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  11. JohnTz

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    Sound system? What sound system?
     
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  13. Need4Spd

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    I have the JBL upgrade in my 458. I can’t imagine getting the standard stereo, but the JBL is good enough unless you like to listen to your stereo in a parked car. There is so much noise when driving that something better isn’t worth it, so the JBL strikes the right balance.


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