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Ferrari 488 Spider is drop-top perfection (pictures)

Turning the 488 into a convertible is hardly an unexpected move, but it's still a welcome one.

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FRANKFURT -- This is it, the 2016 Ferrari 488 Spider!

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It's a drop-top version of the 488 GTB, Ferrari's current V-8 wundercar.

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The retractable hard top tucks neatly into the engine cover.

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The car is precisely crafted to offer plenty of downforce despite the lack of any big wings and the like.

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The top retracts or extends in just 14 seconds.

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