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The 488 Spider hits a new high for the Ferrari open-top 8 cylinder sports car. Every element of the 488 Spider has been developed to set a new benchmark for its sector, starting with the RHT (Retractable Hard Top). The new 3902 cc V8 turbo engine, shared with the 488 GTB, took home top honors for the International Engine of the Year Award in 2016. This new Ferrari engine delivers a specific power output of 172 cv/l and is the prancing horse’s most high performance engine ever with zero turbo lag, and sets a new specific power record for a road-going Ferrari.

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V8 Turbo
670 cv
Max Torque
760 Nm
Top Speed
330 km/h
Technical specifications
  • Engine

    Type 90° V8 - Turbo
    Overall displacement3.9l
    Max. power output*670 CV @ 8000 rpm
    Max Torque760 Nm @ 3000 rpm
    Compression Ratio9.4:1
    Specific Output172 cv/l
  • Dimension and Weight

    Overall Length4568 mm
    Overall Width1952 mm
    Height1213 mm
    Dry Weight1420 kg
    Front Track1679 mm
    Rear Track 16547 mm
    Fuel Tank Capacity78 L
    Boot Capacity230 l
  • Tires

    Front245/35 ZR20 J9.0
    Rear305/30 ZR 20 J11.0
  • Performance

    Max Speed330km/h
    0-100 KM/H3.0sec
    0-200 KM/H8.3sec

A Closer Look Into The 488 Spider

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  • Interior

    The 488 Spider’s cabin was designed to exude extreme sportiness without sacrificing occupant comfort. With a focus on the driver’s needs, driver commands are positioned conveniently on the steering wheel and the wraparound satellite pods. The 488 Spider integrates Apple CarPlay, and a new Sport infotainment system, designed for ease of navigation, keeps the various functionalities immediately at hand. The satellite pods have been angled directly towards the driver for increased visibility.
  • Exterior

    The body of the 488 Spider emphasizes aerodynamics and the delight of drop-top driving. Key to its character the 488 Spider features very sculptural flanks and a short, muscular front wing. The front is characterized by a single grille opening. The engine cover features longitudinal ribs which generate a three-dimensional, dynamic effect and are flanked outboard by sculpted mesh grilles. The 488 Spider also introduces a new color, Blu Corsa, which almost seems to blend with the sky overhead.
  • Powertrain

    The 488 Spider houses a V8 Turbo engine with a maximum power output of 493 kW (670 CV) at 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 760 Nm at 3000 rpm in 7th gear. To achieve this result, Ferrari drew on its experience in both F1 and GT racing as well as the full the know-how gained by Ferrari engineers over the last decade through the XX program. Voted on by 63 jurors from more than 30 countries, Ferrari was honored with the coveted International Engine of the Year Award for this new V8 Turbo engine in 2016. The gearbox of the 488 GTB is a 7 gear F1 dual clutch transmission and features unique ratios to make the most of the engine’s incredible torque. Variable Torque Management delivers increasing amounts of torque up through the gears.
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"There's a strong case to be made that the Ferrari 488 Spider is the single greatest modern automobile for sale in all the world."

April 19, 2018
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The rigid hard top is essential to the character of the new Ferrari, guaranteeing a significant improvement in in-car comfort. The 488 Spider features radical new styling honed around its aerodynamic requirements, brilliantly reflecting the drop-top driving pleasure focus of its sportiness and performance.

Ferrari Advantages

  • Seven-year free maintenance

    The 7-Year Genuine Maintenance programme provides your Ferrari with regular scheduled maintenance, genuine spare parts and meticulous checks by our professional technicians.
  • 3-year/unlimited-mileage warranty

    Every new Ferrari car comes with a 3-year warranty, which allows you to enjoy your driving experience without worrying about the unexpected.
  • 24-hour roadside assistance

    Ferrari Road side Assistance provides prompt relief for unforeseen roadside disablement. We can arrange a flatbed to the nearest authorized Ferrari dealer or advise if it is safe to drive your vehicle.

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