The 488 Pista (meaning ‘Track’ in Italian) was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March 2018, its design was influenced by the 488 GTE and 488 Challenge race variants.
The car received many mechanical and exterior modifications to make it more capable than the 488 GTB. The 3.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine now generates a power output of 720 PS (530 kW; 710 hp) at 8,000 rpm and 770 N⋅m (568 lb⋅ft) of torque at 3,000 rpm due to the use of new camshafts, a larger intercooler, strengthened pistons, titanium connecting rods and Inconel exhaust manifolds in the engine borrowed from the 488 Challenge.
Revisions to the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission also allow for shifts in 30 milliseconds when drivers enter race mode. The most noticeable exterior changes for the Pista are at the front end. Air passes through the ducts in the front bumper and which direct it through a large vent in the hood, which creates more downforce over the nose at high-speeds. Helping boost performance further, the air intake tunnels have been moved from the flanks to the rear spoiler to optimize clean airflow.
Other exterior changes include underbody diffusers and the rear diffuser shared with the 488 GTE. In total, the car generates 20% more downforce than the 488 GTB.
On the interior, carbon fibre and Alcantara are used throughout in order to reduce weight. Overall, the car is 200 lb (91 kg) lighter than the 488 GTB due to the use of carbon fibre on the hood, bumpers, and rear spoiler. Optional 20-inch carbon fibre wheels available for the Pista save an additional 40% of weight. The car also incorporates a Side-slip Angle Control system having an E-Diff3, F-Trac and magnetorheological suspension to improve handling at high speeds. These modifications enable the 488 Pista to accelerate from 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 2.85 seconds, 0–200 km/h (0–124 mph) in 7.6 seconds and give the car a maximum speed of 340 km/h (211 mph).
The convertible variant of the 488 Pista was unveiled at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’elegance, The Spider retains the same engine generating the same power output as the coupé and hence resulting in the same performance according to the manufacturer, but now boasts a reduced weight of 1,380 kg (3,042 lb), making it the first production Ferrari road-going convertible car to be lighter than its coupé counterpart.
We are proud to offer this UK Supplied, 1 Owner, delivery mileage example of the outstanding 488 Pista Spider.
Presented in as new and unused condition, having only covered its delivery mileage of 48 miles.
An outstanding specification made all the more special and rare with the factory option of Carbon Fibre Wheels, a £14,000 Option that was only available for a tiny number of cars built at the very end of the production run.
Surely an outstanding opportunity to secure one of the rarest road going Ferrari’s of recent times.
Integrated Audio System
Radio Navi System + Bluetooth
Rear Parking Camera
Adaptive Front Lighting System
Black Ceramic Exhaust Pipes
Carbon Fibre Engine Covers
Carbon Fibre Front Airvents
Carbon Fibre Underdoor Cover
Carbon Fibre Front Rear Moulding
Carbon Fibre Wheel Centres
Carbon Fibre Wheels
Giallo Modena Brake Callipers
Outer Carbon Fibre B-Pillars Trim
Racing Livery Extended
Carbon Fibre Front Flaps
Carbon Fibre Rear Diffuser
Carbon Fibre Side Air Splitter
Alcantara – Nero
Alcantara Interior Carpet – Nero
Carbon Fibre Racing Seats – Nero
Colour Upon Request for Alcantara Central Seats Zone – Nero
Colour Upon Request for Special Contrasting Stitching – Rosso
Coloured Inner Details – Rosso
Embroidered Prancing Horse on Headrests – Rosso
Floor Mats with Embroidered Logo – Rosso
Front & Rear Suspension Lift
Outer and Inner Electrochromic Mirrors
Racing Seat Lifter
Supplied new by Graypaul Nottingham 14 July 2020
Now due its first service, this will be carried out prior to delivery
Balance of Service Package to 13 July 2027
Balance of Manufacturers Warranty to 13 July 2024