Ferrari F8 Tributo

Discussion in '458 Italia/488/F8' started by Ferrari 308 GTB, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. bwshihtzu

    bwshihtzu Formula Junior

    Mar 22, 2014
    Blu Corsa on F8 Tributo: Looks great.

    Blu Elettrico on F8 Tributo: Hold my beer.
  2. scuderia-seat

    scuderia-seat Rookie

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    late apex
    why do Fcar wheel caps not index like Pcar caps do (bottom of crest always lines up with tire valve)?
  3. wrs

    wrs F1 Rookie
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    Jul 11, 2015
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    I bought a 488 and like it a lot, the 458 was only a passing consideration when I was trading in my 2017 Cali T HS last year. I don't care for the 458, it's a dated car and I think the 488 is better looking and a lot faster at the track and on the street. I do time my cars and the 488 is very fast compared to my 991tts just not as fast out of the hole. It makes up for it pretty quickly though and it's a lot faster around COTA. To me, the 150hp is a big deal and the 100hp of the 488 over the 458 mattered a lot to me. There are plenty of us that like turbo better than NA.

    I don't like the wheels either.
  4. PhilNotHill

    PhilNotHill Two Time F1 World Champ
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    #1029 PhilNotHill, Mar 5, 2019
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    458 is “faster” than an F8 is faster still.

    F40 has no nannies, no abs and huge turbo lag. Thus, it is much harder to master. And the price keeps rising. Ciao. Ciao Bella.
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    TSOYBELIS F1 Veteran

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    All black is the optional cf en
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    Basic. No optional cf like in rosso press release car.
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  6. Albert-LP

    Albert-LP F1 Veteran
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    Italian price confirmed to be the same as 488, more or less (3-4% more). 236000 euro
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  7. Principissimo

    Principissimo Formula Junior

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    Yes had the same info ;)
    However I'm afraid options list will be longer especially CF
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  8. PhilNotHill

    PhilNotHill Two Time F1 World Champ
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    I am pretty sure you can get different wheels from SF. The 458 has the diamond cut wheel option which is my favorite Fcar wheel. Or the aftermarket will give you lots of choices. Wheels are the easiest things to change so not a big deal IMVHO.

    Looks of the car in general: beauty is in the eye of the beholder. There is no right or wrong. Ciao Bella.
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  9. LVP488

    LVP488 F1 Rookie

    Jan 21, 2017
    The equally terrible (imho) 812 wheels are indeed optional.
  10. wrs

    wrs F1 Rookie
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    They wouldn't be a deal killer for me but the upgraded wheel offering is hopefully better looking. They put the Portofino out with the standard wheels and I think they did the same with the 488. So I am assuming the upgraded wheels will be more acceptable to me.
  11. F140C

    F140C Formula Junior

    Nov 25, 2016
    Agreed. In my opinion the five spokes wheels from the 812 or Lusso would look great on the F8. That or the track-spec ADV05 SL, but I do understand that aftermaket rims are not for everyone. As always, it's a matter of personal tastes, there's no right or wrong as you already pointed out.
  12. ajr550

    ajr550 Formula Junior

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    Different point in the product cycle.We will revisit this comment in 2 years !!!
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  13. U-Boat Commander

    U-Boat Commander Formula Junior

    Jun 7, 2008
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    That new Pininfarina is so much better looking than any current Ferrari, especially the monstrosity of a rear end of the F8.
  14. willcrook

    willcrook Formula 3

    Feb 3, 2009
    I was quoting the poster that said his CS was faster than an F40 which I don't believe (at least in a straight line)
  15. Coincid

    Coincid Formula 3

    Dec 9, 2014
    Bottom line- the F8 at its worst is still sufficiently aesthetically appealing that Ferrari fans will still want to purchase it.
  16. uhn2000

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    This video is very well done. Thanks!
  17. Mickyd329

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    That exhaust sounded pretty good. Will have to hear it in person. I'm leaning towards ordering it if it does sound like that.
  18. cridom60

    cridom60 Formula Junior

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    Thanks to our Italian friends from
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  19. lamborarri

    lamborarri Formula Junior
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    Nov 15, 2015
    It looks all very good so far. It's exactly how a 488 replacement should be. Way better effort than the Huracan Evo and some others.
  20. Gh21631

    Gh21631 F1 Rookie
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    Feb 24, 2011
    There will he plenty of used NA cars available for pur lifetimes.
  21. WM458

    WM458 Formula Junior

    Aug 25, 2014
    458 had airintakes in fenders as well, increasing downforce on front axle. Similar function for GT3 RS , Porsche say.
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  22. F140C

    F140C Formula Junior

    Nov 25, 2016
    Very well done indeed. Would love to see one where Manzoni talks about the design, but I'm not even sure he's in Geneva..
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