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Dane sparked my interest for this topic. Ok this I think can be answered, so no "thats like trying to ask which of my children I like most." This isn't a list of the best Ferraris or which is better but which Ferraris are most appealing to you in design. Here is my top 10 in no particular order.

250 GTO
250 LM
Testarossa
456 GT-GTM
F355
250 GT Europa
500 Testa Rossa
250 GT Berlinetta
288 GTO
F50

Ok this turned out to be harder than I thought. A few that received votes, 550 Maranello, 275 GTB/4, and the 308,328 models.
 

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Excuse me but where is the most beautiful Ferrari of all, the 550 Maranello? It receive a few votes???

Someone is ether drunk or a Porshce lover.
 

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Sorry Bart but those 10 are in my opinion still my 10 best. I'll break it down in greater detail

250 GTO - the 3 half crescent intakes on the front, the rear with the exhaust pipes, the side view...I could go on and on, it belongs in the top 10 no doubt

250 LM - Another classic that I think looks awesome from the side and front with the long hood

Testarossa - In 1984 this car REALLY put Pininfarina on the planet. IMO the most flambouent Ferraris ever and an instant classic with its side vents.

456 GT-GTM - Probably not in most peoples top 10 but I just love the smoothness and elegance this car gives off. Very curvaious and smooth looking

F355 - Not a bad angle anywhere on this car flashy from every view point

250 GT Europa - What can I say, I like the round lights (maybe I am a Porsche lover....opps started the wrong website...DOH!) the big chrome exhaust is nice as well as the big hood again

500 TR - Very cool looking car, very distinct, love the no roof old race car style

250 GT Berlinetta (sea above 250, very similar)

288 GTO - One of the most aggressive looking Ferraris I think I have ever seen. Even parked it looks like its ready to take off without even a moments notice, maybe its the vents behind the rear wheels?

F50 - Well lets just say 14years ago (give or take a few) when I say this I was like, weird? the hood is so short and has huge holes in it, now I think the car is unbelievable looking, I wonder how the guys ever created such a thing and think it would be an injustice to top put it in the top 10.

So wheres the 550? Well it has some aggressiveness but not near the 288's, elegance? close to the 456 but not quite there. Doesn't make the statement the F50 & Testarossa do. All 4 of the 250s mentioned are classics with impeckable design. Still can't knock out the 500 TR just no way, the F355 is a little more nimble and quick looking. Hey it got votes but couldn't quite edge out the above, closest it got was to knocking out the F355
 

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1. 375 Plus Cabriolet Speciale 0488AM

2. 250 GT Cabriolet Series I

3. 250 GT California Spyder SWB

4. 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso

5. 375 MM Scaglietti 0402AM

6. 375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta Speciale 0456AM

7. 250 GT Coupe Speciale 0725GT

8. 212 Vignale Cabriolet

9. 275 GTS/4 NART

10. 250 SWB Bertone Speciale 3269GT

That's a quick list. Very difficult to choose only ten.
 

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There is no definite answer to this....but here are 10.

F40
288gto
Testarossa
275 NART
512BBi
250gto...no brainer
365gts/4
250 Lusso
250 swb
360 spider
 

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Andrew,
I like the way you presented your personal 10 best and you clearly put a lot of thought into it. It really is kind of like asking which one of your children is your favorite. The people on this site love 'em all!

My personal favorite:

The 308 GTS.

Why? Well I own one (my child). I just washed it and I am going to take it for a drive in a little bit. I know we all take pride in our personal autos that we take tender loving care of (especially if it is a Ferrari). I think that it is clear that Dane thinks the 308 is the best Ferrari out there and no one can doubt the passion that Bart feels for the 550.

Ferrari's are a high line exotic automobile. Many of us cannot afford one. Like fine art from a Rennaisance painter. To be admired but not enjoyed. The 308 series is an exception, the 308 is an affordable car. Anyone that is out there looking for a brand new 4x4 pick-up truck can get a 308 if they really want one. They are, however, a toy, a luxury, and not a practical car. But they are eye stoppers. The 308 is the most instantly recognizable Ferrari on the road. I hate to pick on Bart, but most people would not know that his car is a Ferrari until they see the emblems. (Remember the Bimbo that told him "I can read!").

Well,
I guess I got a bit off-topic here so I will close this message. For my other 9 favorite Ferrari's just go ahead and pick 'em for me. I would be proud to have any of them.
 

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WOW, this was hard to choose, this isn't in an particular order, so here goes
250 GTO
250 SWB
250 GT Spyder California with covered headlights
250 Lusso
275 GTB/4
342 America Cabrio
315 S
330 P4
365 GTB/4 Competitzione
550 Barchetta

as you may notice i LOVE the old cars :green:
so i got 1 new car in, and ofcourse i took the Barchetta, now this blows a Maranello COMPLETELLY away
 

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250 LM (Duh!)
330 P4
750 Monza
500 F2
330 GT 2+2
275 GTS
288 GTO
F40
512 BB/LM
348 Spider

Others will classify, but this is what I came up with by dreaming for a minute.

Niels
 

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I did not take this post lightly. I think it says something about you. By the way, it was hard keeping a 1966 Dino 206 off the list as I did not want to be penalized for it not being a "real" Ferrari.

Dane's Top List:

10. 1975 308 GTB. The design that started a decade's worth of cars. It was for a reason. Dino charm, that distinct cooling duct with V-8, dry-sump lubrication that says,"I can run faster and cooler under hard use." An extension of the Ferrari racing philosopy.

9. 1975 512BB: Clean of bumpers, Pinin's styling, knock-ons and fat rubber in the rear. No need for a rampante in the rear either. If you didn't know this was a Ferrari, you didn't much matter.

8. F40: A true homologated car that can used for touring ("a racer on the road") and the last genuinely new Ferrari we will ever see.

7. F2002: Clearly the pinnacle of speed and aerodynamics with a true sense of sexiness in the front 1/4 of this extraordinary automobile.

6. 1984 288GTO: Pete, no doubt I love 308GTB/GTS but this is the exclamation point to the poetry. Flag rear mirrors, rear slats for engine and rear brake cooling and that beautiful front-end. BTW, twin-turbo chargers didn't hurt things either. Awesome.

5. 1967 275 GTB/4: Homologated front lights, knock-ons and that wicked front 1/2.

4. 1960 250GT: Not a racer but elegant lines, wires with knock-ons, that subtle front scoop and the line that extends the length of the car that says, "you want me."

3. 1949 166 Inter: The simplicity in the line that runs the length of the car. I love the "tear-drop" tail lights. Modern even today. Genius.

2. 1953 375 America: The same statement of simplicity but holding to tradition with that oval intake and big V-12.

1. 1947 166: The car that made the statement. A race car for the road. That was Ferrari then, that is Ferrari today.

Forza Ferrari,

Dane
 

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Andrew, Any changes to your list ?
It is very tuff to say. Of the 10 list only these two could possibly come out:

Testarossa,
F50

In place of these two I would put the 275 NART and the 246GT Dino. In fact, The Dino replaces the Testarossa. The F50 and 275 are near equals depending on my mood.
 

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Enzo250GTO said:
Boxer said:
Andrew, Any changes to your list ?
It is very tuff to say. Of the 10 list only these two could possibly come out:

Testarossa,
F50

In place of these two I would put the 275 NART and the 246GT Dino. In fact, The Dino replaces the Testarossa. The F50 and 275 are near equals depending on my mood.
I am fully on board with the replacements.
 

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330 P4
250 GTO
250 SWB
275 GTB
F40
288 GTO
500 Superfast
212 Vignale
F50
Enzo

I would like to add the 246 GTS, 512TR, 365 GTB/4 and 250 TR.
 

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Nice Hard Topic !!!!

My Top 10>>
1> Ferrari F50 GT / F50 [ Dreamcar]
2> Ferrari 288 GTO [Agressive & Fast]
3> Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale [Beauty & Power]
4> Ferrari 575 GTC\ GT1 [Superlight & Concentration]
5> Ferrari 250 GTO [Classic LeMans Runner]
6> Ferrari 250 LM [My Lovely Classic]
7> Ferrari 375 America [Xceptional Design]
8> Ferrari 612 Scaglietti [Something New & Old]
9> Ferrari 125 SS [Oh... No Coments]
10> Ferrari F2005 [The Most Beautifull Formula 1 Car]
 

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don't forget that the F50 GT & the 575 GTC aren't streetlegal
wich 375 America do you mean? a "normal" one or the one-off from Agnelli
and euhm?
what do you mean with 125 SS??
because of you mean the sports competition car from 1948, then none excist anymore, besides a replica that was build in 1990 by the factory for their own museum
or do you mean the 125 F1's from 1948-1950, but those where upgraded to the current 166 Spider Corsa's
 

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Not so easy because my first number 9 cars are all 308GTB carb. with dry sump and the no. 10 will be a 365 BB carb. but this don't count.hahaha

1.308 GTB carb. I'm still crazy with this car.
2.365 BB carb. Still dreaming.
3.F-40
4.288 GTO
5.550 maranello
6.360 Challenge
7.365 GTB daytona
8.275 GTB/4
9.250 GTO
10.250 SWB

I don't like to add the Dino because I still get grey hair of that car even only by thinking on it. Regards 308ROB
 
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