Ferrari Alert! The New 711bhp 488 Isn’t Taking The Pista
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Lighter, more powerful, 0-62mph in 2.85 seconds, a top speed of 211mph sourced from a 3.0-litre twin-turbo that delivers 711bhp and 770 Nm of torque, this is the most extreme and/or powerful Ferrari 488 ever created. This will be the final iteration of the 488 before it’s lineage is replaced, a lineage that harks back to the 2009 458 Italia. Ferrari-488-Pista-Front-View-Dailycarblog This amphitheater of speed and flair is derived from Ferrari’s endurance racing experience, therefore it is a track car honed for the road… and eventually KSI. Ferrari has managed to shave off 90kg of weight by using a combination of carbon fiber, a lightweight crankshaft, flywheel, and titanium rods. Ferrari-488-Pista-Interior-Dailycarblog The 488 Pista gets improved aerodynamics which sees a 20-percent gain in downforce, a re-designed front and rear diffuser and F1 derived S-ducts. Ferrari Dynamic Enhancer may sound like an after-market subwoofer but it is actually a software-based measure that can adjust brake pressure to the calipers, the theory being that it improves handling. Ferrari-488-Pista-Rear-View-Dailycarblog The 488 Pista receives other software updates to the stability control and magnetorheological suspension (improved handling and ride) Ferrari-488-Pista-Profile-Dailycarblog However, we like the sound of the 20-inch rims which are constructed entirely from carbon-fiber. The Pista will make its public debut at the 2018 Geneva Motorshow. Cost? £215,000.  Ferrari-488-Pista-Dailycarblog
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