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Ferrari Classiche Academy Launches w/ 308 & Mondial 3.2

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  1. paulchua

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    The Mondial 3.2 performed very well for fast laps

    Keep in mind the 't' was already out and the 3.2 was 4 years old at this point above, the competition such as Porsche was probably already using the g latest spec cars for their 944.

    To get 6th out 37 with a 4-year-old car vs new model spec cars?

    I would never be ashamed of that. I would be quite proud of that actually.
     
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    Per another post I just made in the for sale section, the Porsche 944 was among the best drivers cars of the period. The Mondial was not set up for racing but the overall balance must have been very good for it to perform near the level of the top performing cars on a track. The era of tactile mechanical steering with direct road feedback is long gone.
     
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    Agreed, as I write in my Mondial. (Parked of course!)
     
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    Also if anybody is interested, various lap times of the Mondial....

    Lap Times of the Mondial t courtesy of UK Ferrari Club
     
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    Just got back form my dealer regarding more information on this highly interesting program. This PDF provides more information on the program.
    I was very interested but at €10.000,- ex VAT for one person... Ouch...
     

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    I figured, though I love how they included the wonderful quote from Motortrend about the Mondial.

    :)
     
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    That was my reaction too !
     
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    Indeed the best few words in the whole file!
     
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    I am happy that more and more folks are starting to become educated about the Mondial, it provides a true Ferrari experience at a fraction of the cost.

    I understand that many will never appreciate it because of it's stylistic elements, and that is a fair and honest 'personal' and most importantly, subjective critique.

    To not like it for other reasons though is usually the result of reading articles full of myth.
     
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    Applies to this too !
     
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    Just in case some assume I'm being overly dramatic or exaggerating the plethora of hit pieces out there.

    Exhibit A:

    This 'article' was published last month.

    Can you spot at least 6 things completely wrong/false?

    I mean SIX things, in a ONE paragraph review.

    SIX.
     

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    This has lap times of other Mondial models too, you'll see that in terms of actual REAL world performance, very competitive.
     
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    Like the rest of you, I love my Mondial. I have yet to hear any "dis" from a fellow Ferrari owner. The few times I have heard anything of the sort, it's from a non-owner. They are easily silenced be reminding them that it is a Ferrari, and they do not own one. Every so often, an extra step is required, I remind them that their, "just as..." is still proof that Ferrari, any Ferrari, is the gold standard. 4 years in, merely the thought of it, pleases me.
     
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    € 14.150.00 with a companion including VAT. LOL! What a rip-off.


    Best from Germany
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    Very nice! I would love to do this, but for 10k :eek: I might consider for half the price perhaps. However, I rather drive the Mille Miglia race for this ammount.

    They are not telling something new to us since we already know this when we bought one ;) nice read!
     
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    But there is Spa and shopping in Modena!

    Sent from my CLT-L29 using FerrariChat.com mobile app
     
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    Slick promo.
     
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    Having experienced Monza laps with my car plus the factory tour etc, almost for free 27 years ago,would love to do Fiorano of course.4 minute lap LOL.

    However cannot justify the cost,shame really.Even if the instructor was Leclerc:)
     
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    That would be about 21 000$ in humble Canadian dollars. Yikes!!!!
     
  22. Martin308GTB

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    IIRC it's not too long ago, when you got a project car (a strong runner :) ) for that money :)

    Best from Germany
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    This is totally bizzare
     
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    Pretty much. A Mondial could have been had for about 15K.
     
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    On you want bizarre? The same website a few months ago said this about it:


    23 Supercars Under $50,000 And Worth Every Penny

    "no one can deny that it (Mondial) is very much a supercar that is worth the purchase, especially if you are a true Ferrari fan."

    It ranked #3 behind #2 F355 and #1 308
     

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