Ferrari 488 GTB. And it’s off!
GT & Sport Cars
With the Geneva debut behind us, the wait begins for the new V8 to hit the world’s roads
Maranello, March 16
The 488 GTB was, without a shadow of a doubt, one of the biggest draws at the Geneva Motor Show with thousands of visitors thronging to admire it, photograph it and bombard staff with questions until the event closed. Though, of course, while Maranello’s latest, blisteringly powerful V8 grabbed the lion’s share of the attention on the Prancing Horse stand, the other models on show, particularly the California T , also attracted their own fair share of admiration.
Now, as we wait for the first Ferrari 488 GTBsto hit the world’s roads, we bring you a small gift. If watching the first video of the new car set you wondering how and where it was shot, then wonder no more. The video was made in Spain in late February. The track footage was recorded at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia with the rest was shot on the roads and mountains around Saragozza and Tortosa. Now we bring you an intriguing behind-the-scenes look at how it was made and, amid all the drones, Russian arms and Go-Pro cameras, you may learn a few small but fascinating secrets too….