Ferrari officially presented the successor for 458 Italia – Ferrari 488 GTB. Initially, it was expected a facelift of 458, but the changes were so major that a new name was needed.
Ferrari 488 GTB was introduced as the replacement of 458 Italia. The aspirated engine waived in favor of a twin-turbo V8 and was presented at the Geneva Motor Show. Initially, it was expected a facelift of 458, but the changes implemented required a name change. The name is not random, 488 meaning the rounded individual displacement of each cylinder of the 3902 cc V8 engine, while GTB stands for “Gran Turismo Berlinetta“.
The engine reaches the maximum power of 670 hp at 8,000 rpm and the maximum torque of 760 Nm at 3,000 rpm. The rear wheels receive all resources via a seven-speed twin clutch.
The new Ferrari 488 GTB accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.0 seconds, and from 0 to 200 km/h in 8.3 seconds. The Special 458 report, the new 488 GTB is one second per lap faster on Fiorano (and another 458 in addition to standard) and 1.0 seconds faster from 0 to 200 km/h.
The top speed of the model is 330 km/h. Combined consumption is 11.4 liters/100 km, and emissions are 260 grams of CO2 per kilometer. The bodywork has a length of 4,568 millimeters, a width of 1952 mm and a height of 1,213 mm, while the mass is 1370 kg, 10 kg less than the 458 Italia.
Ferrari 488 GTB via Ferrari