Apparently GTC Lusso owners are more likely to use their Ferrari everyday to do the mundane driving to the shops, carrying the kids home from soccer and even throwing the odd Ikea flatpack in the back.

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Ferrari GTC4 Lusso


You could be forgiven for calling this the lazy Ferrari. The model made for those who care less for performance and more for comfort and space. But 680 horses under that bonnet says you’d be wrong. 


The Ferrari FF was a big departure with its all-wheel drive layout, rear seats and hatchback shape. It didn’t quite gel but now its successor, the GTC4 Lusso is here everyone finally gets it


If you want a loud V12 GT Ferrari, then perhaps the 812 Superfast is for you, but if you want to glide through in a stealth-like fashion trying to avoid attention, then according to Ferrari, you need this GTC4 Lusso.


They seem to forget that it’s still a Ferrari and judging by our time with it, you will get noticed – many times, but there’s something different about the way it sounds. That is, it doesn’t!


When I fired up the new 6.3-litre, V12 hiding under its bonnet, a little part of me died. Where was the fury of the classic Ferrari 12-cylinder engine wailing into life?


There was no raucous cackle from the pipes, no fanfare, no growl, no stirring of the emotions, just a dulled, deep-throated murmur that could have been from a Bentley or an Aston Martin as we motored off. [To be continued...]

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