View Poll Results: Which GTO do you more identify with personally?

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Thread: 250 GTO or 288 GTO

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    Default 250 GTO or 288 GTO

    Which one elicits more immediate cool/iconic Ferrari factor?

    I know this is hard to decide because both do this, but had you needed to pick....

    Which one, between 2 extremely awesome GTO versions, do you mostly immediately identify with.

    I'm aware that each one represents different eras of Ferrari, so the choice doesn't mean you don't like one or the other. You love both. But pick one, and not for the fiscal value of the earlier GTO. This is about personal identification.

    For example, as cool and legendary as the 250 GTO is, I more identify with the later model of the 1980s, the 288 GTO.

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    288GTO for me.

    Remember the first time I saw it in Car magazine........
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    Very difficult..........
    4052'31.17"N............. 2920'25.48"E

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fraccie View Post
    Very difficult..........
    No it's not, just take a good look at the mirrors on the 288

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    They are both fabulous cars.

    I raise your wing mirrors to the lines of the 250
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fraccie View Post
    They are both fabulous cars.

    I raise your wing mirrors to the lines of the 250
    Wrong on 2 counts mate

    1. They are door mirrors
    2. Just follow the line of the 288 across the front wing along the top of the door and along the back wing, stunning
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevew View Post
    Wrong on 2 counts mate

    1. They are door mirrors
    2. Just follow the line of the 288 across the frong wing along the top of the door and along the back wing, stunning
    I`m not saying the 288 isn`t a thing of beauty, is it any more so than the 250 though?
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    I like an old car, so the 250 is an easy choice... irrespective of value and performance, which with 280bhp would be on par with a 348/355 I guess? (yeah, I know it's lighter)

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    I like them both, however the 250 shades it for me for its sheer beauty.The 288 is also a thing of beauty but in a far more aggressive style.

    Plus I prefer the older stuff......
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    Ignoring the fact that you could have the 250, sell it, buy a 288 and still never have to work again whereas the 288 is relatively "affordable", I'd have the 288.

    I may be in the minority but I've never really liked the look of the 250GTO. The glass house looks all wrong in relation to the rest of the car (the photo above emphasises this to me), and I'm not fond of the front either.

    Now, make it 250GT SWB or 288 and the answer would be different.

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