The variant of the 488 open sky was presented officially. This is the Ferrari 488 Spider , equipped with the same V8 turbo engine with 670 horsepower.
A he successor to the 458 Italia, Ferrari 488 GTB called it. While the official launch of its convertible variant will debut in the next Motor Show in Frankfurt to be held in September, the 488 Spider was released by the Italian house in yesterday.
is only 50 kg heavier than the hardtop model.
The Ferrari 488 Spider adopts a hard roof to ensure that one is lighter canvas and can be removed in an automated manner in just 14 seconds. The Spider is built on a chassis that has been reviewed to accommodate new needs, with improved resistance to torsion achieved based on reinforcement of aluminum and magnesium applied to monocoque .
This meant maintaining the structural qualities hardtop model, managing to turn a weight of 1,420 kilograms . However, given the profile of potential users of this product it gave the Ferrari 458 Spider in a somewhat softer suspensions.
The penalty for losing weight for the roof was low, as it is just heavier than 50 kilograms coupe and 10 kilograms lighter than its predecessor the 458 Spider .
has an electric glass acts as a Wind Curtain , which can be adjusted in three different positions to ensure the best possible comfort when driving with the top down. But it can also be fully retracted to allow the engine sound invades the cabin.
Mechanically, the 488 Spider features a turbo V8 3.9 liter engine that produces 670 horses power at 8,000 rpm and 760 Nm of torque. The propeller is associated with a transmission double clutch Variable torque management, ensuring delivery partner torque throughout the rev counter scale.
This mechanical assembly, achieves 0-100 in 3.0 seconds , while it can accelerate from 0-200 km / h in 8.7 seconds and achieves a top speed of 330 kilometers per hour .
For his debut before the public will have to wait until the Frankfurt Motor Show next September.