2016 Ferrari 488 GTB

Ferrari 488 GTB made its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. This was perfect opportunity for visitors to see for themselves the new looks, designed by Ferrari Design Center. Besides the fresh exterior, the successor of theĀ 458 Italia offers other improvements, like better fuel economy, reduced emissions, astonishing aerodynamic and great performance.

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Ferrari 488 GTB Design

Once again, Ferrari Design Center under direction of Flavio Manzoni designed breathtaking model. The front of the Ferrari 488 GTB resembles Formula 1 racing cars thanks to the double front spoiler. Spoiler lines continue into the hood with pronounced central section and side channels. Another characteristic of the front is dual grille.

ferrari 488 gtb design

From the side, we can see air intake scallop which is an homage to the classic 308 GTB.

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Around back, the new exhaust pipes are repositioned and moved up in order to make space for diffusers.

Ferrari 488 GTB Dimensions
Length 179.8 in
Width 76.9 in
Height 47.8 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in
Fuel tank capacity 78 l
Dry weight 1420 Kg

ferrari 488 gtb exhaust diffuser

Overall, the design gives us a sence of high performance, aerodynamics and power. The manufacturer developed a new color for this model – Rosso Corsa Metallizzato.

Ferrari 488 GTB Interior

The Ferrari 488 GTB interior is driver-focused, combining luxury and sporty elements. The interior features elements similar to the 458, but it also has completely new ones. The examples of it are completely new center console which is now simplified, and new seats with fixed headrests.

ferrari 488 gtb interior

The doorpanels are also redesign and now feature a more comfortable, ergonomic armrest. There is also a new Sport infotainment system which blends nicely with complete interior feel.

Ferrari 488 GTB Engine Specs, HP, 0-60 and MPG

Under the hood of the Ferrari 488 GTB is completely new 3.9L V8 engine. The engine delivers 670 horsepower and 560 pound-feet of torque. These figures represent significant increase of 66 horsepower and 162 lb-ft compared to its predecessor. It takes 3.0 seconds to develop 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) while for 0-124 mph (0-200 km/h) it takes 8.3 seconds.

ferrari 488 gtb specs hp mpg 0-60

Thanks to the new engine and aerodynamics improvements, Ferrari 488 GTB top speed is rated at 205 mph, while CO2 emission is reduced to 260 g/km.

488 GTB at Thailand presentation

488 GTB presented in Thailand

Ferrari 488 GTB Price

In the US, the price starts at around 243,000 USD.

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