The Ferrari 488 GTB arrives in Singapore to the cool tune of $995,000
Supercar to watch
If you have $995,000 to spare, you could be saddling up in the driver's seat of the Ferrari 488 GTB. After teasing drivers with its global unveil at the International Premier of Geneva earlier this March, the replacement to the 458 Italia has finally arrived in Singapore.
While the 488 retains Ferrari's trademark aluminium-intensive body structure, the supercar's new 3902 cc turbo engine lets it rev up from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in under three seconds — an impressive thrust that throws you straight back into your seat. We're not sure if anyone will be missing the naturally aspirated V8, but the new turbo engines certainly clock up points for its comparative efficiency.
Sporting striking, sculptural flanks, a wide front spoiler, and broad, low tail, the aerodynamic car is made for the tracks. But as an urban chariot, it is still very much a headturner on the roads. The 488 has come a long way since Ferrari launched its first-ever mid-rear-engined V8 Berlinetta 40 years ago, and from what we've seen so far, this is one supercar to watch.