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Ferrari 488 Pista 'Piloti Ferrari' announced

If owning a track-friendly version of a road-going Ferrari isn't quite special enough, the company has introduced a new 'Piloti Ferrari' specification for the 488 Pista. To add an extra layer of exclusivity, this new specification package is available only for "customers involved in the company’s motor sports programmes"...

Configurator Challenge: Ferrari stable

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model...

Ferrari 488 v Ford GT v McLaren 720S rev battle – Video

There's nothing like the sweet sound of a good ol' rev battle – especially when the contestants are exotic supercars. Here, DragTimes lines up a Ferrari 488 GTB, Ford GT and McLaren 720S to see which sounds best. But, there's a catch – you need to guess which sound belongs to which car...

Ferrari SP38 one-off unveiled

The Ferrari SP38 one-off special has been unveiled and ceremonially handed over to its new owner, prior to a few hot laps at Fiorano. Based on the 488 GTB, the design of the SP38's unique body is said to be inspired by the F40, especially the flip-up carbon-fibre engine cover. The SP38's rear wing is claimed to be a very subtle nod to the F40's much more overt offering...

2018 Ferrari 488 Pista officially revealed

Ferrari has officially unveiled the track-ready 488 Pista, ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the Geneva motor show. Power comes from an uprated version of the 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 in the 488 GTB, making 530kW of power at 8000rpm, and 770Nm of torque at 3000rpm – although that figure comes in seventh gear, thanks to some funky tuning for a more naturally-aspirated feel...

Ferrari 488 'Pista' leaked - UPDATE

UPDATE: An Australian source has confirmed more details about the Pista. They've been added to the end of the article. The Ferrari 488 Pista has been leaked online this week, ahead of an official debut at the Geneva motor show. According to Motor Authority, the name 'Pista' has been confirmed for the more hardcore version of Ferrari's V8-engined supersports car, which in Italian translates to 'track' – ending talk of a 'Speciale' or 'GTO' badge...

Ferrari 488 'GTO' previewed

Ferrari has teased a new special version of the 488 supercar, tipped to be named the 488 GTO. In a 40-second clip on Facebook, the Prancing Horse shows the mystery model wearing the company's signature red paint contrasted with white and black striping. We can see briefly that the rear end will get unique styling inspired by the LaFerrari hybrid hypercar, along with a 8000rpm redline...

Ferrari 488 'Speciale' snapped

A Ferrari 488 GTB sporting a more aggressive nose has been snapped, hinting at what might be to come in the hotter 488 'Speciale' when it arrives. The image, posted by 'Supercar Advocates' on Facebook, shows two 488s sitting side-by-side in a garage, with one car covered by white stickers...

Ferrari 488 'Speciale' spied

A hotter version of the Ferrari 488 has been spied undergoing testing on and around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Compared to the regular 488 GTB, this 488 prototype has a body wrap hugging covering the doors, front bumper, rear fenders, boot lid, and the front half of the bonnet...

Ferrari wins bruising Bathurst battle

This was no motor race. This was a heavyweight title fight, slugged out between two prize fighters, each with a distinctive style of landing blows over a 12-hour match-up where only one would emerge victorious. Battle scarred, yes, but with the soothing tastes of the victory champagne to ease away the aches and pains of a 12-hour scrap...

Ferrari J50: Special spider celebrates half century in Japan

The very special new Ferrari J50 has been revealed, celebrating the company's 50th anniversary in Japan. Just 10 examples of the J50 will be built, and each will be customised specifically for their future owners. No pricing has been announced, but it's likely that the J50's entire production run has been pre-sold to existing Ferrari enthusiasts...

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