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Offline dkabab

most mags get it wrong, but I think auto express are better than most.

they have blended 3 current models together.... doubt it... all new ferrari models are pretty different to the previous. with the exception of evolutionary models (348-355, 360-430) etc...



Offline Ferrari Fissatore

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but the 599 replacement IS an evolution, not a new car....



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but the 599 replacement IS an evolution, not a new car....

Probably a semantic argument but with new engine, body, interior, gearbox, etc etc - it's certainly not an update.



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Probably a semantic argument but with new engine, body, interior, gearbox, etc etc - it's certainly not an update.

Hi buddy
You got itchy Ferrari Feet seeing and reeding about this  :D



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Looks like the bastard child of the two ugliest modern Ferrari's, the FF and California  :doh: :irked:



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Probably a semantic argument but with new engine, body, interior, gearbox, etc etc - it's certainly not an update.

how much body is new for the 599 replacement??? Just panels or whole monocoque?

all the evolutions have new engines, new panels, new interiors, and often new gearboxes..

ie 430 over 360

355 over 348

TR over Trossa

granted, 575 got very little over a 550

a 328 got lots of changes over a  308, but more subtle for sure



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Hi buddy
You got itchy Ferrari Feet seeing and reeding about this  :D

My feet itch permanently. I try to keep moving to distract myself. :p



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how much body is new for the 599 replacement??? Just panels or whole monocoque?


ah, just read this bit again...

A wide mix of alloys will feature in its new chassis, which was developed from the FFs, but will have a shorter wheelbase.



so it IS all new, I guess... which is strange as the 599 has had no evolution.....



Offline dkabab

which is strange as the 599 has had no evolution.....

599gtb
599gtb - hgte
599xx
599gto
599 super aperta thingo...

they had a good run.



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599gtb
599gtb - hgte
599xx
599gto
599 super aperta thingo...

they had a good run.

just badges and bolt ons. No major changes. other than the chop top, which is just a gas axe job, and the xx, which is a race car built elsewhere.



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