Used Ferrari 488 Spider For Sale
If you were to dissect what determines the 488 Spider’s cost, it is a bargain for the performance delivered. Ferrari has not built a mid-engine car with twin turbos since 1996 so the new car has large shoes to fill. The dual-scroll turbos are fed by equal length exhaust primaries and have lightweight aluminum compressor blades for quick response. For the ultimate in high rpm breathing, both intake and exhaust camshafts utilize solid roller lifters. The intake is a tunnel ram design with tall runners for low-end torque, which makes this Ferrari 488 Spider for sale an open top dream come true. Other tricks learned through years of development led to 660 horsepower and 560 lb-ft of torque.
The 488 Spider is the latest in open air exotics. With a list of credentials unmatched in the automotive world, it makes use of a 3.9L V8 engine and two turbochargers along with a retractable hardtop. Ferrari knows a thing or two about convertibles, as the 488 Spider is their 24th production drop-top model. Usually, convertible versions are launched a year or two after the coupe, but Ferrari debuted the 488 GTB and 488 Spider almost concurrently. We first saw them at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September of 2015.
Hardtop convertibles offer the best of both worlds: The insulation and looks of a conventional roof with the ability to disappear in seconds. The 488 Spider price is competitive with other cars in its class. Ferrari lists the 488 Spider’s price at $275,000 without any optional content. Customization is an option, and our dealers have a direct line to the factory in Maranello for the latest in bespoke options.
Another option is buying pre-owned as the market for used Ferrari convertibles is as strong as ever. Strength is derived not only from the included maintenance programs but also literally from the aluminum space frame of the 488 Spider. Developed as a collaboration between Alcoa and Ferrari, it allows the 488 Spider to be one of the stiffest convertibles on the market.
Ferrari’s latest stability management system is known as Side Slip Control, and it uses the turbos, ignition timing and the ABS system to keep you safe. Performance, as a result, is truly groundbreaking. The vehicles reaches 0-60 mph in 3.0 seconds on the way to 203 mph. If you demand the most performance for your dollar, please contact one of our dealers for more information.
The Ferrari 488 Spider is the most powerful mid-rear-engined V8 automobile to feature the patented retractable hardtop. Powering the car is the same turbocharged V8 engine that debuted in the 488 GTB months ago. This new engine gives the Spider 660 hp and 560 lb-ft of torque to play with. When pushed, Ferrari’s new model will sprint from 0-62 mph in 3 seconds flat and 0-124 mph in 8.7 seconds.
According to Ferrari, this is the “most aerodynamically efficient Ferrari spider ever built.” This was made possible through several new devices, including a blown spoiler and an underbody featuring vortex generators.
For the makeup of the car’s chassis, Ferrari used 11 different aluminum alloys, as well as other metals, such as magnesium. This allows the Spider to have the same torsional rigidity and beam stiffness figures as its coupe counterpart. In fact, the chassis’ performance is increased by 23 percent over its predecessor, the 458 Spider.
Helping the car’s driving capabilities is the fully integrated SSC2 Side Slip Angle Control System, which ups the Spider’s acceleration out of corners by 12 percent when compared to the 458 Spider. In fact, response times in general are 9 percent faster than its predecessor, making the 488 a suitable successor.
- Price: $265,000
- Engine: 3.8-liter V8 twin turbo
- Horsepower: 661 hp
- Torque: 560 lb-ft
- 0-60: 3.0 seconds
- Top Speed: 205 mph
- Transmission: 7-speed dual clutch F1
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