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Old 12-03-2018, 07:54 AM
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Great points across this whole thread.

I'm simply standing by the notion that while the C8 will be an extraordinary car, let's not try to think it will be on par craftsmanship wise as some other brands.

I even argue the " they have pushed the front mid layout as far as they can" statements. Why?

Because if you look at Ferrari's top tier model ( not counting the La Ferrari), they are still front mid engine just like the Corvette has been. That's just a fact. The F12 and now the 812 truly push the envelope when it comes to that layout.

Again, as for the engine look, I definitely could be wrong but I don't think we are gonna get anything like this:
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Old 12-03-2018, 10:09 AM
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Ferrari doesn’t race the Portofino or the California at LeMans. They use the 488 mid-engine. So yeah, the FE layout is as far as it can go. Its just physics.
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Old 12-03-2018, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Zora.Info View Post
And that is why the C8 will be FE and the successor to the C7, and the ME 2020 Corvette Zora Stingray will be priced higher with higher quality, performance for those that can afford a little more money and want better performance and quality.
Wait. On another thread, you're telling every person to stop stating their opinion as facts. That is EXACTLY what you're doing here. A bit hypocritical.
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Old 12-03-2018, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Dominic Sorresso
Ferrari doesn’t race the Portofino or the California at LeMans. They use the 488 mid-engine. So yeah, the FE layout is as far as it can go. Its just physics.
I never mentioned either of those cars, the F12 and 812 are what I mentioned. The 812 being the replacement for the older F12. Both of those are their top tier road cars. That's what I was saying.
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The pressurized intake pipes in this photo look way too long. Ferrari doesn't use a hot V setup for their 488. Their engine certainly performs great.
The 488 outperforms all of the hot-V engines of similar displacement.
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Originally Posted by Dominic Sorresso View Post
Ferrari doesn’t race the Portofino or the California at LeMans. They use the 488 mid-engine. So yeah, the FE layout is as far as it can go. Its just physics.
The FE layout is absolutely not as far as it can go. Less weight, more downforce, active aero, DCT, no leaf springs, possibly AWD, etc. Don't buy into their b.s.
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:47 PM
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Wait. On another thread, you're telling every person to stop stating their opinion as facts. That is EXACTLY what you're doing here. A bit hypocritical.
Its not hypocritical. I had to keep telling everybody that to the point that I dont even care anymore.
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