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Ferrari 488 GTB

Ferrari 488 GTB

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Ferrari 458 Speciale

Ferrari 458 Speciale

Ferrari 488 GTB vs. Ferrari 458 Speciale

Simply glance at a Ferrari 488 GTB or Ferrari 458 Speciale, and we dare you to keep your heart from beating a bit faster. What’s the difference?The 488 is the successor to the 458 in the lineup, and the 488 GTB brings incredible levels of power with until-now unmatched control.

While there is certainly much to consider when weighing Ferrari 488 vs. 458, they have much in common. Bodywork infused with the DNA of the track and power that has long satisfied the most demanding driving enthusiasts.

The key difference comes from one simple fact: the Ferrari 488 GTB is the newer model — and that means superior specs.

Ferrari 488 GTB Performance

You can learn a lot from a name. The 488 in “488 GTB” represents one engine cylinder’s displacement while the “GTB” stands for “Gran Turismo Berlinetta.” Though not always the case, seeing an increase in engine displacement is often a sign of an increase in power.The 3.9L 90-degree twin-turbo V8 engine of the Ferrari 488 GTB delivers 660 hp at 8,000 RPM and 561 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 RPM, leading to a 0-60 mph time of just 3.0 seconds.

Ferrari 488 GTB on Highway

Ferrari 458 Speciale Performance

Every aspect of the Ferrari 458 Speciale was engineered for success, but it takes just a quick look at its specs to see that its thinner glass, deeper air outlets, and revised bumpers can only do so much against the latest generation of Ferrari powertrain.Under the hood of the Ferrari 458 Speciale is a 4.5L V8 — and it’s the most powerful naturally-aspirated V8 produced, commanding 597 hp at 9,000 RPM and 398 lb-ft of torque at 6,000 RPM.

Ferrari 458 Speciale on Highway

Learn More About the 488 GTB and 458 Speciale at Ferrari Lake Forest

Feel free to contact us today to learn more about sitting in the cabin of a new Ferrari 488 GTB or a Ferrari Approved 458 Speciale — or to let us know where you stand on Ferrari 488 vs. 458 (we’ve already weighed the 488 GTB vs. 458 Italia).


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