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The Ferrari 348 is a mid-engined V8-powered 2-seat sports car that replaced the Ferrari 328 in 1989. The 348, badged 348tb and 348ts for the coupe and targa versions respectively, features a naturally aspirated 3.4 litre version of the quad-cam, 4-valve per cylinder V8 engine which was originally found in the 288 GTO supercar.

The 348’s straked side air intakes give it a Testarossa look (because of this it is sometimes considered a kid brother to the Testarossa).

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A lovely model by HWE. I have a coupe version in yellow but been wanting to get the TS version in either red or yellow. The black one was showing up cheap a while back but i was patiently waiting for a non black verison and when one did show up i missed it because I didnt commit to buy in time. :(

For some reasons I always find the HWE version of 348TB/TS to be bit too angular to my liking. I always thought the Bburago one looks "fine" despite it being almost 1/17 in scale. Perhaps it is the lack of prancing horse emblem on the front intake grill? Or the driving lights being shaped slightly more squarish on the HWE version.
 

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Indeed I dare to say the Bburago shape is better than the HWE. Nevertheless HW did a nice job on the 348.
The rear wheels are too far inwards and the front grille and lights are just a bit too squarish, but the details are nice and she displays nicely.
 
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Indeed I dare to say the Bburago shape is better than the HWE. Nevertheless HW did a nice job on the 348.
The rear wheels are too far inwards and the front grille and lights are just a bit too squarish, but the details are nice and she displays nicely.
that's my thought too. the Bburago 348TB is possibly the one model which i actually quite like over the younger HWE one. And proper detailing would really bring her up but being slightly overscaled put me off sadly. And no amount of detailing or customisation can hide that.
 

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I also think the lines of the Bburago are better done than on the HW, indeed too angular. Also, never understood why HW stopped flocking their models, they just look painted instead of carpeted (which is exactly what they are...).

But I've grown up with the 348 design and I think it looks better than the Testarossa.
 

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But I've grown up with the 348 design and I think it looks better than the Testarossa.
Not sure I agree, but I can see how the Testarossa design can be polarizing in light of the 1970s Ferraris.

that's my thought too. the Bburago 348TB is possibly the one model which i actually quite like over the younger HWE one. And proper detailing would really bring her up but being slightly overscaled put me off sadly. And no amount of detailing or customisation can hide that.
I'm glad I saw this discussion, otherwise I would have been tempted to pick up a cheap Bburago 348TB. I like cheap models, but off-scale is a big no-no.
 
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