Ferrari has been using racing technologies in street legal cars for years. The all-new Ferrari 488 GTB is a new beginning in the portfolio of the Italian car maker. The replacement of the Ferrari 458 Italia embodies the Prancing Horse achievement in FIA World Endurance Championship and Formula 1. In brief, new Berlinetta`s highlights are: improved vehicle responsiveness; agility and quickness as well as new electronic and control systems.
Engine and performance
The turbocharged mid-engine V8 machine generates 660 hp and a 760 Nm of maximum torque. A 7- speed paddle shift transmission featuring Variable Torque Management is added. Ferrari 488 GTB accelerates from 0-62 mph (0-200 km/h) in only 3 seconds. The maximum speed is 205 mph (330 km/h). The 488 GTB`s powertrain is more efficient than the motor it replaces.
The 488 GTB was designed by the company`s styling center. The most prominent exterior features are sharply shaped flanks; newly designed air intakes as well as wider front spoiler.
The sports ambiance prevail the interior. Inside, there are satellite managed clusters and digital instrument panel.
Ferrari chose the stage at Geneva Motor Show for the world debut of the Ferrari 488 GTB.