Ferrari 488 GTB Successfully Mesmerized Sports Car Fans in Jakarta
GT & Sport Cars
Jakarta, August 1, 2015 – The Ferrari 488 GTB has been officially launched in Indonesia. Hundreds of guests filled Ferrari Jakarta’s new showroom in TB Simatupang, the location of the launch event. The premiere was held amidst an exclusive atmosphere with the Ferrari 488 GTB shining like a star in the minimalist-designed showroom.
The launch event was adorned with a touch of celebrity stardust when several Indonesia’s scene-stealers walked through the red carpet. The sophisticated showroom posed charming elegance to welcome the new berlinetta to Indonesia, as VIP guests, Ferrari owners, fans, and enthusiasts awaited its arrival. Entering the showroom, guests were pleased to enjoy an art exhibition that complemented the beauty and sophistication of the Ferrari 488 GTB.
Soetikno Soedarjo, CEO of MRA Group led the showroom inauguration procession and welcomed the guests, “Being able to strengthen Ferrari’s existence in Indonesia by opening a new showroom in one of Jakarta’s strategic areas is a remarkable achievement for Ferrari Jakarta. It is an honor for us to host such a prestigious event as part of our house-warming procession.”
As the Ferrari’s new berlinetta was revealed, the guests were mesmerized. Unveiled to the anticipating crowd, the Grigio Ferro Metallizzato coloured Ferrari 488 GTB sets a new benchmark for the sports car sector. A fashion show featuring extraordinary designs of a talented young Indonesian designer entertained the guests, along with the beautiful voice of an award-winning Indonesian singer, Andien Aisyah.
To express gratitude for the successful event, Ferrari Jakarta donated all proceeds from a charity auction to Panti Asuhan Dorkas, a charity for underprivileged children. “We are very proud to unveil the Ferrari 488 GTB. We would like to dedicate this event to our valuable customers; who share the passion for fine Italian craftsmanship, beauty and performance, and at the same time do our part for charity” said Arie Christopher, CEO of Ferrari Jakarta.
Forty years since the launch of the first ever mid-rear-V8-engined iconic berlinetta Ferrari, the 308, the Ferrari 488 GTB opens a new chapter in the history of cars with this particular architecture, which delivers optimal weight distribution for sporty and fun driving. With its dynamic vehicle controls, extreme power delivered by the V8 turbo engine of the Ferrari 488 GTB is absolutely exploitable to the fullest regardless of its driver.
“For customers in Jakarta and its surrounding areas who wish to experience the unique driving sensation delivered by the Ferrari 488 GTB, we are pleased to welcome and help you realize your dream at our new showroom,” Arie concluded.