Forget LaFerrari and P1 – they are both so fast, so manic in their delivery, and ultimately so bloody exciting to drive that they don’t get anywhere near this particular argument.

The idea of sending either of them out into the universe without a whole raft of digital safety nets with which to save the would-be superhero from themselves is, in 2014, not remotely realistic.

But what about the traditional supercar, such as Lamborghini’s new Huracán? Is it really necessary to saddle a car like this with quite so much electronic intervention – to a point where even in its most aggressive Corsa mode you can’t slide it a single millimetre without its ESP system throwing out the anchors momentarily, and infuriatingly?