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Video: Ferrari 488 Spider launched

To mark the launch of its new 3.9-liter V8-engined 488 Spider, Ferrari has released a video giving a glimpse behind the scenes at its assembly facility in Maranello.

 

To mark the launch of its new 3.9-liter V8-engined 488 Spider, Ferrari has released a video giving a glimpse behind the scenes at its assembly facility in Maranello.

The new car was launched at the IAA in Frankfurt, Germany, and Ferrari says it is the most high-performance open-topped car it has ever produced. The turbocharged engine puts out 670ps and a maximum torque of 760Nm at 3,000rpm, accelerating to 100km/h from a standstill in 3 seconds and to 200km/h in 8.7 seconds.

Ferrari says it has all but eliminated turbo lag, with a throttle response time of 0.8 seconds, thanks to turbos on ball-bearing-mounted shafts, compressor wheels in TiAl, a low-density titanium-aluminum alloy and twin-scroll turbines designed and built to maximize power. The flat-plane crankshaft and equal length tubing on the exhaust system contribute to a distinctive Ferrari engine sound that the company describes as “seductive, but never invasive”.

Click below to watch the video narrated by Andrea Antichi, head of the engine assembly area at Ferrari.

September 22, 2015

 

22 September 2015

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