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Ferrari 488 GTB Supercar to Debut at Geneva Motor Show

By Paul Joseph

Legendary Italian car makers Ferrari have announced details of their latest supercar set to launch at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

The Ferrari 488 GTB is billed as the marquee’s first model to receive a turbocharger, yielding 660bhp from its 3.9-litre V8 engine, a significant boost over the standard V8.

In addition to enhanced power, the mid-engined 488 GTB also boasts more speed, with a a 0-100kph time of just 3 seconds and a top speed of 208mph (334kph).

Other notable features include a revised double clutch, seven-speed paddle-shift gearbox and updates to the intelligent traction control, differential system and stability control, adding further to the car’s handling and general performance.

Once launched at the Geneva show, the 488 GTB is expected to be followed soon after by a convertible version.

Now in its 85th year, the Geneva Motor Show will take place at the Palexpo exhibition centre from 5th - 15th March.

Ferrari was founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1929.

By Paul Joseph