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2015 Geneva Motor Show: Ferrari 488 GTB image gallery

05 Mar 2015 / 0

Designed by the Ferrari Styling Centre, the 488 GTB (Gran Turismo Berlinetta) will feature Ferrari’s new 3902cc V8 turbo that produces a whopping 670PS of power and 760Nm of twisting force. Ferrari also adds that despite the astronomical power figures, the 488 GTB can be enjoyed by non-professional drivers too. Its other claim to sportscar greatness is a lap time of 1 minute and 23 seconds at Ferrari’s own Fiorano Circuit. Scroll down to see how Ferrari has brought out all this speed and power through the 488 GTB’s design.

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The GTB stands for Gran Turismo Berlinetta, a reference to Ferrari’s motorsport history

 

Extreme power was a requisite for the car and is delivered by the new 3902 cc turbo engine coupled to a seven-gear F1 dual-clutch gearbox featuring Variable Boost Management which optimally distributes torque

The 488 GTB’s sculptural forms are said to accentuate the sporty intent of the car. But the Maranello-based carmaker maintains that the 488 GTB retains “the classically clean, pure lines typical of Ferrari’s legendary styling.”

 

The Ferrari 488 GTB guarantees exuberant performance that is absolutely exploitable to the fullest regardless of driving conditions and is accompanied by a deep, seductive soundtrack, the signature of all Ferrari engines.

Ferrari claims that the 488 GTB continues to deliver great performance, irrespective of driving conditions. Things we’ll need to cross-check when we get our hands on the wheel

 

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The interiors look similar to the 458 and the Speciale with Ferrari’s all-controls-integrated steering wheel and a similar cockpit. The 488 GTB can be specified with new Rosso Corsa Met livery (in black and red) or Grigio Ferro Met livery (with black and Beige Tradizione leather interior details)

 

The car  is delivered by the new 3902 cc turbo engine coupled to a seven-gear F1 dual-clutch gearbox featuring Variable Boost Management

The 488 GTB is powered by the new 3902 cc turbo engine coupled to a seven-gear F1 dual-clutch gearbox featuring Variable Boost Management

 

488 GTB’s dynamic behaviour during complex manoeuvres even flatter and more stable, so that less expert drivers can enjoy its potential to the fullest, resulting in an extremely thrilling driving experience.

The new 488 GTB also debuts the second generation of Ferrari’s Slide Slip Control (SSC2). The SSC2 also adjusts the active dampers to enhance the handling characteristics of the car

For more stories from the Geneva Motor Show 2015, click here.

2015 Geneva Motor Show: The new Ferrari 488 GTB revealed

 

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