this may be the 430M after much research;)

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by bostonmini, Mar 26, 2004.

  1. bostonmini

    bostonmini Formula 3

    Nov 8, 2003
    Here it is guys...not sure its real but its something real...
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  3. Brian C. Stradale

    Brian C. Stradale F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa

    Mar 17, 2002
    Dallas, TX, USA
    That's a cool photochop... a 360 with a 550 nose and an Enzo rear.
    I'd have used a 575 nose. ;)
  4. enzoz

    enzoz Karting

    Nov 2, 2003
    SF Bay Area
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    That is FREAKING cool. Love that front end.
  5. PSk

    PSk F1 World Champ

    Nov 20, 2002
    Tauranga, NZ
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    575 lights a fug ugly though.

    I love the back look, but why return to a 'dummy' grill. The current F360 looks a lot more racey.

  6. triXXXter

    triXXXter Formula Junior

    Nov 11, 2003
    Ft. Worth TX
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    Steven G. Ogden
    Hell, I actually like. Nice work.
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  8. allanlambo

    allanlambo F1 Rookie

    Jun 9, 2002
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    Nice photoshop. Hope they come up with something more striking.
  9. Auraraptor

    Auraraptor F1 World Champ
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Sep 25, 2002
    Is it me or does the rear come off as a Porsche offering? (Bad Ferrari!! :p)

    That said, well done!
  10. El Wayne

    El Wayne F1 World Champ
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    Aug 1, 2002
    San Marino, CA
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    L. Wayne Ausbrooks
    Ha Ha! Nice photoshop! IMO, this is what the 360 should have looked like in the first place.
  11. rossi

    rossi Formula Junior

    Feb 6, 2004
    That's right.
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  13. zjpj

    zjpj F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    Awesome. Maybe the vents can be extended a little along the doors to be less Porsche 997. Otherwise, great. Front end - much better!
  14. titanium360

    titanium360 F1 Rookie

    Nov 10, 2003
    Where is Heiko? he has the picture of the real replacement!
  15. madturk

    madturk Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
    Williston, ND
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    Seyhan Kilincci
    I lke it. Maybe you can add some air ducks by the rear windows kind of like the 355.
  16. sherpa23

    sherpa23 F1 Veteran
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    May 28, 2003
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    I don't quite like the 575 grill but overall I like it.

    We really do need Heiko to give us some input.
  17. udalmia

    udalmia Guest

    I really doubt Heiko can share much, from what I hear posting the picture will get the guy who took the picture in trouble
  18. sherpa23

    sherpa23 F1 Veteran
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    May 28, 2003
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    We don't need him to post the picture, just give us input on how close or far off this one is.
  19. SkizoACE

    SkizoACE Formula Junior

    Mar 24, 2004
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    Did a 550, 575, 360 and Enzo all gangbang a Carrera GT and some of each sperm made it to the egg?

    It has a little of all those in it.
  20. DrewH

    DrewH F1 Veteran
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    Nov 4, 2003
    Vancouver, BC Canada
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    I like it. It looks more exotic than a 360 and looks better than the 360 replacement pictures everybody's been posting.
  21. stokpro

    stokpro F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Jun 25, 2003
    i like it too, but not so keen on the side vents of the enzo. i really like this V12 replacement though.
  22. Willis360

    Willis360 F1 Rookie

    Aug 4, 2001
    Redmond, WA
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    Willis H
    Yeah, but being a photoshopped image, I don't think it's replacing anything. :) I like it too.
  23. 96impalaSS

    96impalaSS F1 Rookie

    Dec 8, 2003
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    I really do like the looks of that.
  24. udalmia

    udalmia Guest

    That's a first! A design EVERYONE actually finds beautiful :D
  25. tifosi69

    tifosi69 Formula 3

    Dec 23, 2003
    Atlanta, Ga.
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    Al-Al Cool J
    I agree, that looks cool to me, sure some improvements could be made but overall that would be a GREAT 360 replacement. Interested in the engine specs. You chopped it yourself?
  26. Mako99

    Mako99 Formula Junior

    Dec 29, 2003
    That's pretty sharp...Lose the 550 grill, tweak the lights to be more Enzo vertical. Otherwise that's not bad at all.

    Laughable that an amateur message board hack can create a design that's likely better than what Ferrari's own people will likely deliver. What does that say about that company and Luca's leadership? Hmm?
  27. Mitch Alsup

    Mitch Alsup F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    The nose is 100X better than the nose of the 360. However, this nose would not let enough air under the car for the underbody aerodynamics to operate properly.

    The rear vents are ok-ish, but the 360 was designed NOT to need as much airflow into the engine bay as the F348/F355. So, this detail is obvious fake.
  28. 4RE Bob

    4RE Bob Formula Junior

    Feb 7, 2004
    Muskoka, Ontario
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    I'm not taking issue with your comment, but could you explain more about "not enough air under the car". I understand the low-pressure area at the rear of the car, but why wouldn't you want to keep airflow under the car to an absolute minimum to create even lower pressure. Wouldn't forcing air under the nose of the car create lift at the front?

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