We drove a $393,000 Ferrari 488 Spider supercar to see what its coolest features are — here’s the verdict (RACE)
The Ferrari 488 Spider is the convertible sibling of the astonishing 488 GTB.
The 488 Spider delivered an awe-inspiring driving experience and is one of the truly great modern supercars.
We were also impressed by its sleek lines, melodic V8 engine, and sumptuous cabin.
Our Ferrari 488 GTB test car carried an as-tested price of $393,000.
The Ferrari 488 Spider is an absolute marvel of a supercar. In 2016, we drove a stunning racing red 488 GTB (it stands for Gran Turismo Berlinetta) coupe. It was so good it nearly nabbed Business Insider’s 2016 Car of the Year award.
In his review of the 488 GTB, Matt DeBord wrote, “Brilliant in a straight line, brilliant in the curves, just brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. Fast and tight, the 488 fills you with confidence and makes you a better person.”
Recently, we had the chance to spend a week behind the wheel of a Ferrari 488 Spider, the GTB’s convertible sibling.
Instead of a conventional racing red paint job like the one found on our 488 GTB, our Spider came with a rarely seen “avorio” or ivory paint scheme.
It isn’t the prettiest color we’ve seen, but off-white certainly stands out from the crowd.
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Regardless of color, the 488’s sleek lines are simply beautiful. It’s aggressive, stylish, and unmistakably Ferrari.
Again, DeBord took on the responsibility of reviewing the 488. After a road trip through the Connecticut countryside, he found the Spider to be equally enthralling.
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Source:: Business Insider