2016 Ferrari 488 GTB at 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Ferrari again proved that no one can stand still in front of him specially in his forte. In recent advancement in automobile industry, everyone is in a race to provide best offer to costumer with best efficiency. In order to fulfill the needs we are using turbocharger these days and Ferrari Introduces a turbo engine in the new 488 GTB. Finally the new most awaited car form legendary Ferrari has been uncovered at the 2015 Geneva motor show.

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB steering

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB steering

Today it unveiled the 2016 488 GTB, the first Ferrari since the 1970s to use turbocharged power rather than a natural aspiration in an entry level engine. This new 488 GTB replaces and the mid-cycle update for the outgoing critically acclaimed naturally aspirated Ferrari 458 Italia with its atmospheric 4.5-liter V8, the new 488 GTB packs a downsized turbo eight that may be smaller at 3.9 liters but doesn’t compromise in power output. Ferrari has given extensive focus in designing this car, even used their Formula one experience and endurance racing, as well as from its XX program. There’s even an aerodynamic underbody, it produces a downforce of 716 pounds at 155 mph. The 488 in the car’s moniker indicates the engine’s unitary displacement, while the GTB stands for Gran Turismo Berlinetta, a reference to its deep roots in Ferrari history.

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB side

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB side

According to its CEO Sergio Marchionne Ferrari will continue to build V12-engined road cars for the foreseeable future. It has always been a issue with emission regulations with V12 but talking to reporter Marchionne said “My inclination is that it will continue to be part of the range. We have significantly more leeway [on emissions] than other brands.” New 488 GTB is even lighter than outgoing model by 45 pounds, it is also much cleaner and quicker than the car it replaces. It is propelled by a twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter engine which is capable of producing 660 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 760 Nm at 3,000 rpm. Which is even more than 562 bhp 458 Italia and 597 bhp 458 Speciale. It is engaged with a 7-speed double clutch gearbox, it can sprint  0-100 km/h in just 3.0 sec and capable of reaching at a top speed of  330 kph. Ferrari has also added advanced features like  traction control system and electronic differential, SSC2 which now controls the active dampers, this makes 488 GTB more stable and easier to handle even at its high speed limit.

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB engine

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB engine

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