News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Ferrari Logo

Ferrari 488 News

The 10 quickest cars for sale in Australia in 2021

As it turns out, identifying the quickest cars in Australia for 2021 is not an easy feat. Not only do they need to be available locally, they also need to meet our criterion of completing the 0-100km/h sprint in under three seconds. You may be expecting to see brands such as BMW, Audi and Mercedes, but interestingly, they don't make the cut...

Video: Limited-edition Ferrari 488 GT Modificata unveiled for the track

Ferrari has unveiled the 488 GT Modificata, a track-only vehicle made with parts developed for the 488 GT3 and 488 GTE racing cars. While Ferrari is coy about the exact figures, it says the 488 GT Modificata's 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 engine puts out around 515kW of power – up more than 20kW over the standard road-going variant...

Around the tracks: An angry neighbour's exhaust stunt, a BMW X5 with a massive grille, and Bentley furniture

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Ferrari museum celebrates 70-years of Le Mans victories

If you couldn’t get enough of the movie, Ford vs Ferrari, then the Ferrari Museum in Maranello has just opened a new exhibition that will feed your Le Mans fix. Ferrari at 24 Heures du Mans looks at the Italian brand’s 36 triumphs over 70 years of racing at the famous Le Mans...

2020 Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo revealed

Ferrari has released its latest race-ready 488, the GT3 Evo, which will go head-to-head with stripped out McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Lamborghini, and Porsche racers on circuits around the world. Ferrari says it has focused on improving the aerodynamics, handling, safety and reliability of the 488 GT3, but it hasn't given the car any more power...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Ford 'stop sale' on 2...

Ferrari recalls several models over fire risk

Ferrari Australasia has issued a recall for select MY17-18 vehicles across the 488, GTC4 Lusso and 812 Superfast model lines over concerns of a fuel leak that could pose a fire risk. According to the Prancing Horse, affected models could have a manufacturing defect that causes an 'abnormality' in "the fuel vapour separator component located between the evaporative emissions canister and the fuel tank"...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Ferrari 458 Speciale, 488 GTB, California T, F12 Berlinetta recalled

Ferrari has recalled the 458 Speciale and Speciale Spider, 488 GTB, California T, the 488 Spider, and the F12 Berlinetta. According to the company, the TRW Airbag Electronic Control Unit responsible for the airbag and seatbelt pretensioners might not conform with correct standards, which could lead to power supply failure and make the airbags or pretensioners activate...

Ferrari wins International Engine of the Year

Ferrari has once again taken out International Engine of the Year, beating Jaguar's all-electric powertrain and Mercedes-AMG's ubiquitous V8 for the honour. It's the fourth year in a row Ferrari has won the award, a feat that's never been achieved before. Ford won three years running with its 1...

Ferrari: 2016-18 models recalled for Takata airbags

Ferrari has recalled cars sold in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 model years Down Under to have their faulty Takata airbags replaced. That means the (deep breath) 2016-17 California T, 2016 458 Speciale, 2016 458 Speciale Aperta, 2016-18 488 GTB, 2016-18 488 Spider, 2016-17 F12 Berlinetta, 2016 FF, 2016-17 F12tdf and 2017-18 GTC4 Lusso are all up for new inflators...