Even among Italian supercars, this is a standout.
The most pedestrian, uninformed person can take one look at this 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista and know it’s a special car. It has a look of speed and athleticism, front the aggressive front splitter to the gaping vents in the rear fenders. Yellow brake calipers show plainly through the 20-inch forged dark painted wheels. Black ceramic exhaust pipes add even more of a sinister tone in more ways that one. The Rosso Corsa exterior also helps, because after all that’s the color everyone loves on a Ferrari.
What you really need to know about this 488 Pista is it contains the most powerful V8 engine Ferrari has ever made, and that’s really saying something. Using the 488 Challenge and 488 GTE as incubators, Maranello pushed performance to a new height for the Ferrari 488 platform. As a result, the Ferrari 488 Pista’s 3.9-liter V8 rips out a wondrous 711-horsepower. This helps with the 2.8 second 0-62 sprint, as well as a 0-124 time of 7.6 seconds. Obviously, this is one quick Ferrari.
Performance for this car goes far beyond just power. Ferrari poured incredible resources into fine-tuning aerodynamics, just like it does for motorsports. You can take this vehicle on a track and have an amazing, engaging experience as a result.
Whether on the road or track, you’ll instantly be amazed at the tight, responsive handling this 488 Pista serves up. To call it an engaging ride is a tremendous understatement.
While performance certainly is a big reason to invest in this Ferrari, it also comes with an enjoyable Nero interior with striking red highlights. Carbon fiber racing seats are comfortable and do an excellent job of holding you in place while the car maneuvers through a tight chicane. Simple, easy-to-reach controls and clear displays all help you to focus on one thing: enjoying the drive.
This Ferrari 488 Pista is on the market right now, if you’re interested. Contact Ferrari of San Francisco for additional details.