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View Poll Results: Ferrari 599 GTO
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Old 04-22-2010, 09:43 PM   #1
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Old 04-23-2010, 12:19 AM   #2
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Subzero. Enzo-fast in a comfortable GT. Only thing I don't like is the GTO moniker. They should have saved that name for something a little more special. I like this car, but it's not on the same level as the 250 or 288 GTO.

I'd love to have one in Grigio Medio.
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Old 04-23-2010, 02:11 AM   #3
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Subzero. Enzo-fast in a comfortable GT. Only thing I don't like is the GTO moniker. They should have saved that name for something a little more special. I like this car, but it's not on the same level as the 250 or 288 GTO.
Exactly. GTO should be GTO. Which means a race homologation special, not just a tarted up version of the standard car.
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Old 04-23-2010, 09:24 AM   #4
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Agree ^
Wonder if this affects the price of the 288GTO on the collectors market?
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Old 04-23-2010, 12:17 PM   #5
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Agree ^
Wonder if this affects the price of the 288GTO on the collectors market?
Not at all.
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Old 04-23-2010, 03:53 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by HeilSvenska View Post
Not at all.
Yeah, the 288 was (relatively) underpriced for many years in my opinion, its picked up to where it should have been in the last few years!
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Old 04-23-2010, 04:51 PM   #7
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Subzerooooo!
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Old 04-24-2010, 03:03 PM   #8
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It's going to cost somewhere in the region of EUR 320k.

Surely a 430 GTO would have made more sense. The 288 did look like the 308 should have looked in the first place
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Old 04-24-2010, 08:11 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by zeus_2011 View Post
It's going to cost somewhere in the region of EUR 320k.

Surely a 430 GTO would have made more sense.
It's called the Scuderia.
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Old 04-24-2010, 11:32 PM   #10
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Well... its a Ferrari so I like it mostly..

But is it a GTO? Ferrari seem to think so. I don't.

Some similarities...
the 250's began in the late 50s, and continued through the mid 60's... 250 PF Coupe, 250 Lusso, 250 SWB, 250 LWB, 250 Breadvan, 250 TR, 250 TR, 250 GTE, 250 California Spider, 250 250 250 250 250... you get the idea

So, in 2003, we get the Enzo with it's 6.0 V12. Not long after, we get the 612, which has a detuned engine of the same make. Later, we also get the 599 Fiorano which is even closer to the Enzo's power levels. ... lets we also forget about the FXX using the same block, the MC12 and MCC both using the same block... and finally, the new 599xx, and 599 GTO getting it as well. So... we once again have a Ferrari with shared powerplants of various tune going around.

The 250 GTO was far more race oriented than street... however, in those days, the lines were far more blurred. The 599 GTO is... a street car... A shadow of the 599 XX. If the 599XX didn't exist, and more race bred tech made it to the new "GTO" it might be worthy of that name.

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