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MP4
1 smoother ride
2 better gearbox
3 more comfortable driving position
4 Awesome power delivery feels more than 458 not statistical just feel
5 Noise in sport and track very exhilarating but not quite as sensuous as 458
6 Quality of build is similar both are very good
7 Customer care - well the day after delivery Antony Sheriff bothered to ring me and ask if i was happy, says it all really
8 Sensibly influenced tech stuff from benz eg drivers seat retracts to most aft position when door is opened, has a speed limiter which in UK may help my licence with idiot av speed cameras. Passenger seat will allow child in a car seat or bumper seat turning off air bag and confirming this in the warning lights and as standard f provides belt locking system

Cabin lacks storage space Mrs Bruce a little distressed

Just a quick update for you
 

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MP4
1 smoother ride
2 better gearbox
3 more comfortable driving position
4 Awesome power delivery feels more than 458 not statistical just feel
5 Noise in sport and track very exhilarating but not quite as sensuous as 458
6 Quality of build is similar both are very good
7 Customer care - well the day after delivery Antony Sheriff bothered to ring me and ask if i was happy, says it all really
8 Sensibly influenced tech stuff from benz eg drivers seat retracts to most aft position when door is opened, has a speed limiter which in UK may help my licence with idiot av speed cameras. Passenger seat will allow child in a car seat or bumper seat turning off air bag and confirming this in the warning lights and as standard f provides belt locking system

Cabin lacks storage space Mrs Bruce a little distressed

Just a quick update for you
Would you swap it back for a 458,genuine question,assuming you have no Italian blood in you
 

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Bruce. In what way is the box better?
 

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Any hints of turbo lag?
There is turbo lag if you accelerate from low revs where the turbos are not spooled up (est <2500 rpm) however the lag is much less prominent than a 997 turbo. Power delivery is very impressive even off boost.

During anything resembling spirited driving you're always on boost and there is no perceptible lag.
 

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There is turbo lag if you accelerate from low revs where the turbos are not spooled up (est <2500 rpm) however the lag is much less prominent than a 997 turbo. Power delivery is very impressive even off boost.

During anything resembling spirited driving you're always on boost and there is no perceptible lag.
I am really not sure if a bit of lag is a good thing or not. One of the things I really enjoy about the F40 is that huge shot of power you get when the twin turbos spin up.
 

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One of the things I really enjoy about the F40 is that huge shot of power you get when the twin turbos spin up.
not sure if that was enjoyable or it scared the hell out of me every time:eek::eek:
 

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Doing the LH Charity Trackday tomorrow Sunday so no doubt will be on you tube. Sadly the weather forecast is not good which will spoil the event so heres hoping it is wrong.I will post revelations on here after that.

Andy you asked earlier in the thread would I swap back to 458 and sorry I missed the question . Honest answer is NO
 

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Doing the LH Charity Trackday tomorrow Sunday so no doubt will be on you tube. Sadly the weather forecast is not good which will spoil the event so heres hoping it is wrong.I will post revelations on here after that.

Andy you asked earlier in the thread would I swap back to 458 and sorry I missed the question . Honest answer is NO
Good luck tomorrow. Latest weather forecast is looking a bit better.:D
 

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not sure if that was enjoyable or it scared the hell out of me every time:eek::eek:
It's scary - in a good way. ...I miss cars that would kill you if you didn't respect them! A lot of the most iconic cars were like that (917 comes to mind first, obviously)...
 

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Doing the LH Charity Trackday tomorrow Sunday so no doubt will be on you tube. Sadly the weather forecast is not good which will spoil the event so heres hoping it is wrong.I will post revelations on here after that.

Andy you asked earlier in the thread would I swap back to 458 and sorry I missed the question . Honest answer is NO
That was the answer i was hoping for,looking at you tube tmw,hope the rain holds off for you
 
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