Artura

Artura

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AstonExige720

633 posts

76 months

Friday 19th February
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LotusJas said:
Be fair now.....Italian gravity is just a lot lower wink
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AndM

451 posts

164 months

Friday 19th February
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How do Ferrari keep getting away with this weight bks? We all know they blueprint cars for the press but surely things like weight have to be verified independently by someone?


Taffy66

4,828 posts

71 months

Friday 19th February
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AndM said:
How do Ferrari keep getting away with this weight bks? We all know they blueprint cars for the press but surely things like weight have to be verified independently by someone?
There are much worse then Ferrari in under claiming the official weights of their cars. Autocar weighed a well equipped 488GTb at 1535Kg(60kg more then Ferrari's claim) which isn't too bad and similar to Porsche. The worst culprits by far are Aston Martin, Jaguar and Land Rover where magazine test cars typically weigh anything up to 300Kg more than official weight figures.
At least Ferrari clearly state that their official weight figures are measured with all lightweight options and in the car's lightest possible configuration.

D4rez

42 posts

25 months

Friday 19th February
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Taffy66 said:
F8 lighter at 1445Kg vs Artura 1498Kg.
That includes expensive lightweight options though - of which there are quite a few on the F8. If you found the true certified weight (which isn't available to consumers) it will definitely be higher.

The 1498KG on the Artura is DIN (all fluids, base car with no options and 90% fuel).

HighwayStar

3,397 posts

113 months

Sunday 21st February
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Mclaren Zoom presentation plus Q&A

PS2018

323 posts

42 months

Saturday 13th March
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Car looks great, reading the pistonheads article
It looks as though they have prioritised/ looked at what eg Ferrari do in terms of including a long warranty when buying new, that may help protect against the depreciation more than previous models. Have they given a projection year for their first fully electric car?

rootsandculture

105 posts

54 months

Monday 21st June
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Saw a few of the Artura at millbrook recently, I thought they looked fantastic. Really tidy, precise lines around the front end and the ‘sunken eye socket’ headlights add poise.

Actually the headlight treatment really works well and reads as less plastic than the last generation.

Drama of the p1 aside, I’d say it’s a better looking car than they’ve made thus far. Although not a huge departure from previous models, it’s notably neater all round.

Shame that the awkward little wing vents need to be there though.


MclaesLaren

66 posts

62 months

Thursday 24th June
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Anyone that managed to order a car yet? Interested in lead time and availability.

Edited by MclaesLaren on Thursday 24th June 08:33

Gunso

1,020 posts

219 months

Friday 9th July
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Anyone know when road tests will be published?