For a few days we have met the restyling of the Ferrari 458 Italia Ferrari 458 M, but we were wrong. Ferrari 488 GTB is the name of the prancing horse for the renewal of this model, which not only modernizes his appearance but also adopts a new turbocharged, following the important step that occurred in California T.
Now the 488 GTB uses a new 3.0 V8 engine with twin charged with getting 670 horsepower at 8,000 rpm and a torque of 760 Nm. The improvement over the 4.5 V8 atmospheric 458 Italia is substantial, since this delivered 570 horses and 605 horses in the Speciale version. The gearbox seven-speed dual clutch previous model has evolved.
With these new features, the Ferrari 488 GTB gets stop the clock in the 0-100 in 3.0 seconds flat and may reach 330 kilometers per hour speed limit. In addition to these enhanced features, the new turbo engine also makes the car more efficient, with an average consumption of 9.8 liters, up from 11.2 before. CO2 emissions are 260 grams, 47 grams lighter improving them. The Stop & amp; Start is a system of great help.
According Ferrari is one of their production models with better response. For example SSC2 (Control Side Slip Angle) system will oversteer until a loss of control is detected situation. Now this system works with the piloted damping, plus traction control and electronic locking differential. The brand said to have built solutions applied in the Ferrari XX.
With 4568mm long, 1952mm wide and 1213mm high dimensions hardly changed from the 458 Italia. The weight of the new 488 GTB is 1,370 kilos with a distribution of 46.5% and 53.5% ahead behind. The front has been completely redesigned . Aerodynamics in mind with the hood changes its forms, while design change headlamps and the bumper takes enormous vents that resemble some Lamborghini.
The rear also receives a total redesign, retaining some features but with completely different shapes and items. The highlight is the new bumper with diffuser and tailpipes away from the center, where once there were three. The silhouette is not foreign to changes with more brands hips and air intakes to optimize engine cooling turbo.
The interior keeps the overall look in their design, but keypads have been redesigned for better ergonomics and ease of use (the wheel is still full of buttons) and outputs aeration have modified their design.
Source – Ferrari
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