The 488 GTB name marks a return to the classic Ferrari model designation with the 488 in its moniker indicating the engine's unitary displacement, while the GTB stands for Gran Turismo Berlinetta. The new car not only delivers unparalleled performance, it also makes that extreme power exploitable and controllable to an unprecedented level even by less expert drivers.
Engine: V8 POWERTRAIN:
A BRILLIANT ENCAPSULATION OF FERRARI’S DNA
|Type||V8 - 90° - Turbo – Dry Sump|
|Total displacement||3.902 cm3|
|Bore and stroke||86,5 x 83 mm (3.4 x 3.3 in)|
|Maximum power *||670 CV (492 kW) at 8000 rpm|
|Maximum torque *||760 Nm at 3000 rpm in VII gear|
|Specific output||172 cv/l|
An exceptional engine and sophisticated aerodynamics combined with refined vehicle dynamic controls radically improve the already razor-sharp responsiveness of Ferrari's road cars to near-track level.
To achieve this result, Ferrari drew on its experience in both F1 and GT racing, in which the 458 holds the WEC title and has won its category in two editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The new model also exploits to the full the know-how gleaned by Ferrari engineers over the last decade through the XX programme which makes extreme track-only cars available to gentleman test-drivers....
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