The true successor of the 458 Italia, the 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB model, has already reached the shores of Australia, following thus the 488 Spider. The “good news” is that the model in question will cost a whopping $469,888, but that didn’t stop 100 Australians to already make a deposit. Surely, you will have time until 2017 to purchase such an exclusive model.
The price tag is justified by the fitting of more standard features on the 488 GTB, which used to be considered high-valuable optional features, which make it even more wanted in every part of the world.
Even if the 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB is less expensive than the 458 Italia, it still comes with impressive figures in terms of performance, as well as with a good fuel efficiency.
In Australia, customers will also benefit the 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 unit, with 660 horsepower and a good 760 Nm of torque, which is more than the 651 horsepower and 540 Nm of torque, on the 458 Italia. This means just 3.0 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h, while the 458 Italia manages just 3.4 seconds.
In terms of fuel-efficiency, the 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB is quite good, managing 11.4L / 100 km, which is also impressive than the 458 Italia`s 13.3L / 100 km. 2016 The Ferrari 488 GTB should arrive in its Australian dealerships this December, but until then, you can also make you deposit to have it at your door by Christmas.