Ferrari 488 vs. 458 Speciale Front - Comparison #1

Ferrari 488 vs. 458 Speciale
Comparison illustrates design differences and should not be used or understood as a contrasting of advantages of one model over another. Lighting, shooting angle and other factors may affect the appearance of the model.

Ferrari 488 GTB versus 458 Speciale

Ferrari 488 GTB came to replace 458 Italia, and before the trend gets faded away, we decided to make an interactive comparison of these two mid-engine supercars.

You can call 488 a restyling, or an update over 458 as both cars share the same body, although the successor is slightly wider and longer than its predecessor. Interior has received a fresh makeover, and there's a difference in the powertrain as well; 488 GTB has a smaller displacement V8 engine, but thanks to twin-turbo technology produces more power than 458's naturally-aspired V8.

So why compare the standard 488 to top-of-the-line 458 Special? First of all both cars have the same 0-60 mph time of 3.0 seconds. And second, images are better aligned which gives a better opportunity to see design differences.

Specification Comparison

Ferrari 488 GTB2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale
MSRP~ $275,000$291,744
Engine3.9L V8 Twin-Turbo4.5L V8
Power670 CV605 CV
Torque760 Nm540 Nm
Transmission7 gears F1 dual clutch transmission7-speed F1 dual-clutch transmission
DrivetrainRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
0 to 60 mph3.0 sec.3.0 sec.
Fuel Consumption
MPG (City / Comb. / Hw.)11.4 l/100 km11.8 l/100 km
Tank Capacity78 l86 l
Exterior Dimensions
Width76.9 in76.8 in
Length179.8 in180.0 in
Height47.8 in47.4 in
Wheelbase104.3 in104.3 in
Front Track66.1 in66.1 in
Rear Track64.8 in64.3 in
Interior Dimensions

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