Ferrari cherishes a long lasting tradition of releasing improved variants of their basic V8 mid-engine models. 2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia will be another example of that, being the lighter, faster and more powerful version of the Ferrari 488 GTB. Below you can find all the important info on the Scuderia edition of the 488 GTB.
2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia Interior and Exterior
The 2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia is envisioned to be a race track car, so don’t expect a lot of luxury and comfort on the inside. It will be comfortable enough to be driven on the road on your way to the track, but it isn’t a car that you’d like to take out on a road trip by any means. 2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia the interior will be minimalistic, but easy on the eye nonetheless. You’ll get leather seats, a nice looking driving console, and a steering wheel that looks like it’s been taken from a F1 car. You will be able to control all of the cars functions from your steering wheel, which reduces the need to remove hands from the wheel, a feature that’s of utmost importance on race day cars.
Even though the 2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia will share a lot of similarities with the basic 488 GTB, almost all of Scuderia’s body panels will be completely new and re-designed. Thanks to the lowered front and the more aggressive front carbon splitter the car will look meaner and faster. Scuderia will have two aerodynamic flaps located on the each side of the car, right between the vertical pillars. Their role is to provide an air flow through the radiators and around the car. This will help a lot when driving at high speed through tight turns on the track, as it will improve Scuderia’s aerodynamics. At the center of the hood there will be an air extractor. 2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia will feature carbon fiber side skirts, which will have fins at their ends. Its rear end will be equipped with active aero elements. They will be there to help create down-force on the back end of the car. In an attempt to further reduce the wight of the car, its roof will be carbon fiber.
2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia Engine
2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia will be equipped with the same 3.9 V8 twin-turbo engine as the basic 488 GTB, but thanks to the ingenuity of Ferrari’s engineers it will produce 700 break horse power, as opposed to 660 break horse power you get in the basic model. All of that power will be translated to Scuderia’s back wheels, thanks to Ferrari’s next generation 7 speed double clutch gearbox. Scuderia should reach the 60 mph mark in 2.8 seconds, and develop a top speed of 210 mph. The new 488 GTB Scuderia will also be equipped with rear wheel steering, which should make this car even more responsive, and agile when going through corners.
2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia Price
2017 Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia price will likely be located in the $300,000 to $320,000 range. It is expected in showrooms sometimes during the 2017.