The worst Ferrari homage ever

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As we've seen, using paint schemes to honor cars of the past is a hit-or-miss proposition. As such, slapping the Ferrari 512 Boxer's famed red-and-black on a new 458 Italia just doesn't land. The lines are too intricate, and the effect is jarring.

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I'm not a Ferrari nerd, although the Berlinetta Boxer indeed occupies a spotlit corner of my Fantasy Garage. And to be fair, this painted 458 isn't entirely a 512 BB knockoff — note the off-script black roof. Still, the negative space in those dark parts have a reductive effect on the 458's already controversial styling, giving it the appearance of a jigsaw puzzle with pieces removed. That or the aftermath of a dust-up with a light pole.

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Illustration for article titled The worst Ferrari homage ever
Illustration for article titled The worst Ferrari homage ever
Illustration for article titled The worst Ferrari homage ever
Illustration for article titled The worst Ferrari homage ever
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Illustration for article titled The worst Ferrari homage ever

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