When you have a car that's as good as the Ferrari 458 was, it's easy to imagine all the things that could go wrong in developing its successor. Just heaping on more power would be the natural inclination, but blindly adding more oomph is a great way to ruin an equation.
Forced induction also seems like an inevitable next step, but slapping a couple of turbos onto one of the sweetest V8s ever produced could just as likely end in disaster.
In other words, you'd be forgiven for expecting the 488 GTB, Ferrari's 458 follow-up, to be something less than stellar. But, I'm very glad to report that is not the case. The 488 is everything you could want, nothing more, nothing less.
The Good Basically everything.
The Bad Certain driver niceties like adaptive cruise and Android Auto would round out the offerings.
The Bottom Line One of the best driving experiences on the planet.
The Prancing Horse offering a convertible version of the 812 or a practical version of the SP1 and SP2 will likely be a good financial move.
Even the bits you can't see are impressively engineered.
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The video doesn't offer much, aside from a few visual cues.
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