2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso vs. Its Competition

2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Ferrari GTC4 Lusso is one of the most versatile super-fast luxury cars on the planet -- especially if you don't want a car with the profile or more formal proportions of a sedan or wagon.

Alternatives, therefore, are largely compromises.

Ferrari's own F12 Berlinetta is even more powerful, even faster, but considerably less spacious, especially when it comes to cargo.

Audi's R8 is another call-up from a league below the GTC4, but again, it has standard all-wheel drive, a potent V-10 engine is available, and it's very quick.

The Bentley Continental GT is likewise a bit short on luggage space, but in Speed form, it's very quick, all-wheel drive, and suitably exclusive; maybe the new Bentayga is closer in mission, if not on the ground? The Lamborghini Huracan has all-wheel drive but doesn't come close to offering the Lusso's level of hatchback (or shooting brake) convenience.

Finally, the Nissan GT-R offers performance numbers that are even better than those of the Lusso, acceleration-wise; its handling is phenomenal as well, but everything about driving (or being a passenger) in the GT-R is quite direct and harsh.

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2017 Ferrari F12tdf2017 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 Spyder2017 Lamborghini Huracan
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Quick Specs
All the practicality in the 2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso is genuine, but most will buy it for its unique shape, its drive system, and its badge.
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The 2017 Audi R8 balances thrilling power and handling with everyday livability.
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With sub-3.0-second 0 to 60 mph times and an advanced all-wheel-drive system, the 2017 Nissan GT-R delivers supercar track performance in what has become a fairly refined package.
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The 2017 Bentley Continental GT Coupe and Convertible are genteel and refined while also offering brash performance.
The 2017 Ferrari F12berlinetta brings V-12 heritage to the streets, while the F12tdf stakes its reputation on the track.
It may be Lamborghini's entry-level model, but the Huracán is our choice over the Aventador.
MSRP From     
N/A$162,900$109,990$198,500$319,995$199,800
Gas Mileage     
14 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy11 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 16 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy
Engine     
N/APremium Unleaded V-10Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8Premium Unleaded V-12Premium Unleaded V-10
EPA Class     
N/ATwo-SeatersSubcompact CarsCompact CarsTwo-SeatersTwo-Seaters
Style Name     
N/AV10 quattro AWDPremium AWDGT V8 CoupeCoupeRWD Coupe
Drivetrain     
N/AAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
N/A24422
Passenger Doors     
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Body Style     
N/Aquattro CoupeCoupeCoupeCoupeCoupe
Transmission     
N/AAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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