It is one of the most powerful and special Ferraris from the Maranello house. When walking and especially when starting, it would seem to ignore the speed limits. Then swipe to see how this extreme model challenges any car that gets next to him at a stoplight.
It is one of the most rabid Ferraris in the range of the legendary Italian brand that, this year, is celebrating no less than 75 years of life. Seven and a half decades in which he created dozens of cars that made an automotive legacy in which there were also special sports cars prepared for customers looking for a share of exclusivity.
According to the official website of the Maranello house, it was originally one of the most powerful creations in the range and with a plus of aerodynamic improvements compared to its original version. This aerodynamic package provides greater car control at high speeds and when cornering. However, some people are not satisfied and introduce changes: like the escape added by the Instagram user @drivenslide that causes it to breathe fire when leaving.
It is the case of a Ferrari 488 Track, the version of the 2016 GTB model, which was introduced two years later. Originally, this imposing sports car replacement for the 458 Italy It is inspired by a racing car, in which the brand’s engineers introduced numerous changes that made its body lighter and lighter.
How is the Ferrari 488 Pista?
The Ferrari 488 Track “It is 90 kg lighter than the 488 GTB, which translates into an important advantage in terms of agility and reactivity”. To make it a true racing thoroughbred, this example received weight reductions in several places near the tarmac. That is to say, “Ultralight materials have been used, such as carbon fiber for the engine cover, the front and rear bumpers and the rear spoiler, and Lexan for the rear window.”
In addition, an air intake was added to the hood, the air ducts on the sides were modified, it has a rear diffuser and a wider one. So the downforce increased by 20%. Several electronic systems were even added to achieve better performance such as an E-Diff3 electronic differential, Side-Slip Angle, F1-Trac magneto suspensions and the ferrari Dynamic Enmake, which improves braking.
This is the engine of the Ferrari 488 Pista
ferrari defined it as a model “equipped with the most powerful V8 engine in the history of the Maranello brand and the special series sports car with the highest level of technology transfer from the world of competition”. In that sense, he clarifies that “his name was specifically chosen to record the unparalleled history of ferrari in this ambit. From a technical point of view, the 488 track it condenses all the experience accumulated by the 488 Challenge and the 488 GTE on international circuits”.
Its powerful block makes it capable of producing 720 hp and 770 Nm of torque, 50 hp more than the GTB. Its total weight is 1,280 kg, which gives it a power-to-weight ratio of 1.7 kg/CV. In this way, the Ferrari 488 Track It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.85” and reaches a top speed of 340 km/h.. If you had the opportunity, would you dare to drive it fanatic?