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The Ferrari Challenge is an ever-youthful championship, fresh and full of energy, a series which over the course of its 22 years has known how to renew itself regularly, to become ever more interesting.

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V8 Turbo
3902 cc
670 cv
760 nm
Technical specifications
  • Engine

    Type 90° V8 - Turbo
    Overall displacement3902 cc
    Max. power output*670 CV @ 8000 rpm
    Max Torque760 Nm @ 3000 rpm
    Compression Ratio9.4:1
    Bore Stroke86,5 mm x 83 mm
  • Dimension and Weight

    Overall Length4587 mm
    Overall Width1945 mm
    Height1203 mm
    Dry Weight1340 kg
    Front Track1739 mm
    Rear Track 1653 mm
    Fuel Tank Capacity126 L
  • Tires

    Front275/675 19"X9,5"
    Rear315/705 19"X12"

A Closer Look Into The 488 Challenge

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  • Introduction

    This season all the stages of the three Ferrari Challenge will be played with the 488 Challenge, the first equipped with a turbo engine to get on track in the Ferrari one-make series is the most powerful car in the Challenge history thanks to 670 hp from the V8 3, 9-liter engine derived from the 488 GTB, winner of the International engine of the Year Award in 2016.
  • Overview

    The most noticeable changes to the 488 Challenge compared to the production car regard the aerodynamics. To achieve the technical objective of increasing the car’s aero efficiency while respecting the design, the engineers worked closely with the Ferrari Styling Centre. The front radiator layout was reworked, inverting the rake so that they are now inclined towards the rear. This solution improves the air flow over the radiators in racing conditions whilst, at the same time, reducing drag. The new layout required new vents at the bottom of the bumper ahead of the wheels.
  • Powertrain

    Compared to the production 488 GTB V8, the Challenge’s powertrain features specific engine mapping, optimised for racing performance, and shorter gear ratios providing up to an 11.6% increase in acceleration out of turns compared to the naturally-aspirated 458 Challenge EVO. The F1 DCT transmission features a new racing shift strategy which enables the car to accelerate from a standstill to maximum revs in 4th gear in just six seconds. Further improvements include a reduction in overall powertrain weight, with 19.7 kg being shaved off the engine and a further 8.5 kg off the exhaust system.
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" If looks and specs are any indication, the first turbocharged Ferrari Challenge car seems to be a helluva thing."

Car and Driver
December 6, 2016
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Since 1993, this series has given Ferrari owners the opportunity to experience the full potential of Ferrari's engineering on some of the most iconic tracks around the world; making it the longest-running single-marque racing league.

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