The 488 GTB name marks a return to the classic Ferrari model designation with the 488 in its moniker indicating the engine's unitary displacement, while the GTB stands for Gran Turismo Berlinetta. The 488 is a very important car for Ferrari. This is because it symbols a change in philosophy for the company's mid-engine supercar. Gone is the naturally aspirated 4.5 litre V8 found in the sublime 458 Italia and Speciale and in its place is a downsized, direct-injection 3.9 litre Twin-Turbocharged flat plane-crank V8. It's more efficient but also massively more powerful. With 661 bhp and 560 lb ft of torque, the 488 has outrageous performance and such impressive drivability that it has already won the overall International Engine of the Year Award at the 2016 Engine Expo along with victories in the Performance Engine, New Engine and 3 Litre to 4 Litre displacement categories. Make no mistake, the 488 is a staggering piece of automotive engineering.
The particular example was supplied new by H.R Owen, in the summer of 2016. Finished in the classic combination of Rosso Corsa over Nero hide, massive spec car has had just 2 owners in total. Full front end PPF has meant that over the little miles the car has traveled it has remained protected. The spec of the car is outlined below:
Two-Tone Body Painting
Yellow Brake Callipers
Carbon Fibre Rear Air-Ducts
Carbon Fibre Driver Zone + LEDs
Carbon Fibre Central Bridge
Coloured Safety Belts in Rosso
Dashboard Inserts in Carbon Fibre
Cavallino Stitched on Headrest in Rosso
Coloured Mats with Logo
High Emotion Low Emission
'Scuderia Ferrari' Shields
Interior and Exterior Electrochromic Mirrors
NavTrak Anti-Theft System
Front and Rear Parking Sensors
Yellow Rev Counter
Goldrake Racing Seats - Large Size Seats
20" Forged Diamond Alloy Wheels
Coloured Special Stitching O.R in Rosso
Seats with Leather Central Stripe Contrast in Rosso Ferrari
This example, like all Ferrari's was supplied with the balance of the 7 year service pack and 4 year warranty. As such to date it has benefited from full Ferrari service history, the full details of which are outlined below:
27/07/2017 - 1,676 miles - Ferrari Approved Service Centre (Meridian Modena)
09/08/2018 - 2,341 miles - Ferrari Approved Service Centre ( H R Owen)
The balance of the service package and warranty will be supplied with the car.
The car is offered for sale with its Owner Pack containing the Owner Manual, and other reference material, as well as 2 Keys and 2 Fobs, Car Cover and Battery Charger.
To arrange a viewing, please contact our team on +44 (0)1772 663777.
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