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First Track day for my 4C

Just the perfect car for a tiny track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4Vk07nzNMY
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Looks like you were having fun, what camera were you using to get a the GPS info? something like a HP F210 screen mount ?
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Looks like you were having fun, what camera were you using to get a the GPS info? something like a HP F210 screen mount ?
No, just Iphone 5 with Harrylaptimer app
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It does sound quite turbocharged. Also, now we have definitive proof that the 4C is faster than a Porsche Cayman!
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Hi there

My car is a star

Here is the little article (in frenc sorry) with lots of photos....

Photos du jour : Alfa Romeo 4C launch Edition (Cars & Coffee Paris)
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How does the 4C compare to your Ferrari 348 in terms of performance and handling?
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your video made it look like a very slow car?
I think it has to do with the camera and view angle (iPhone 5). It has a wider angle than a goPro and is mounted on the dash instead on Mar the road. This gives an impression of things being father away than they are. It's like a passenger jet fly at 550mph, but at a great distance the ground below looks like it's moving so slow. If you compare to the vehicles in front of him (Cayman he's faster and GT3 he keeping up with) that Alfa with Smokescreen driving it is moving damn fast.
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How does the 4C compare to your Ferrari 348 in terms of performance and handling?
Nothing alike, totally different cars, the 4C is much easier, straighfoward and fun , the 348 is tricky, more powerful but slower...

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I think it has to do with the camera and view angle (iPhone 5). It has a wider angle than a goPro and is mounted on the dash instead on Mar the road. This gives an impression of things being father away than they are. It's like a passenger jet fly at 550mph, but at a great distance the ground below looks like it's moving so slow. If you compare to the vehicles in front of him (Cayman he's faster and GT3 he keeping up with) that Alfa with Smokescreen driving it is moving damn fast.
I would totally agree that I am not the fastest driver in the world, at the end of the video you have data overlay which can give you an idea (eventhough that is GPS data, so not really precise).

But tru the iphone on board video always look slower than they actually feel when you are in the car..
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Love the pictures.. It is a stunning looking car!

Like the air intake on the front fenders pic! It looks awesome
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It looks slow in the video because he is going slow and not at 110% like the Nurburgring video !
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Any pictures of the 4C next to the Ferrari?
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Gorgeous car !! not jealous at all. I agree with the above comment it does sound very turbo charged, a great noise though
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Any pictures of the 4C next to the Ferrari?

http://staticclub.caradisiac.com/pri...and348-big.jpg

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Screensmoke that's an EPIC picture...

Lucky guy..
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The fezza looks tiny next to the 4C
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Looks absolutely awesome! That's a handsome pair if I ever saw one.

What is the car in the background under the cover? It looks like another Ferrari? Some nice classic cars on the right hand side in the back too.
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Looks absolutely awesome! That's a handsome pair if I ever saw one.

What is the car in the background under the cover? It looks like another Ferrari? Some nice classic cars on the right hand side in the back too.
Got to kill you if I tell you.

This garage has some jaw-dopping cars. Mostly collection and sports car allowed
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That's a dream car garage !

The Alfa is so much wider than the Ferrari
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That's a dream car garage !

The Alfa is so much wider than the Ferrari
Optial illusion the Ferrari is actually a tad wider...
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Which is the better handling car ?
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you lucky so and so i don't care that you got a 4 cwell done
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Slightly off-topic but how long have you had the Ferrari and how much does it cost in maintenance and repairs per year (excluding insurance and fuel)?
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The 4C

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Slightly off-topic but how long have you had the Ferrari and how much does it cost in maintenance and repairs per year (excluding insurance and fuel)?
3 years
It costs an eye
Seriously minimum 1000 / year max 6000/year (the years you change the cam belts)
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