2016 Ferrari 488 is the most powerful convertible of this brand
|   Thursday, August 20, 2015
Ferrari has unveiled its most powerful convertible with mid-engine specification. This car is none other than 2016 Ferrari 488 Spider. The car shares its hard top with 458 Spider. Build quality and performance is no issue when it comes to Ferrari. One can blindly trust upon this brand which has managed to have good repute from their customers over the years with their consistent effort. Ferrari claims to provide a hard top this time which is exactly 25 kg lighter than cloth roof.


This hard top roof takes about 14 seconds of time to open up or shut down. 2016 Ferrari 488 Spider has got one of the most attractive appearances ever. It is one of those dream cars which most people dreamt at some point of time in their life. Alloy wheels are of top quality with shiny outlook and with 5 paired spokes in each wheel. Headlights are inclined at some angle and embedded in a slanting way. There is a small LED chain attached to each of the headlights vertically. Grille section is mesh type and forms the front bumper of this car.

Ground clearance is very low and hence off road drive is strictly prohibited for this car. Breadth of this car is larger and bonnet is extended. This ensures more space inside the car. Build material of 2016 Ferrari 488 Spider has got 11 unique alloys of aluminum which has resulted on rigid quality of the chassis. There is about 23% improvement in 488 Spider than 458 Spider.

The car is powered by a turbo charged engine V8 producing unbelievably 600 HP at 8000 RPM. You will be surprised to know that this car takes only 3 seconds of time to reach 62 mph from 0. There is a fact you should know that the car takes longer time to reach 124 mph from 0 which is about 8.7 seconds. It should have been 6 seconds but that is not the case. Nevertheless, it is quite impressive. Top speed of Ferrari 588 Spider has been rated at 203 mph.

Combined fuel economy of this convertible is around 24.8 mpg which is quite good too. 2016 Ferrari 488 Spider has been made very comfortable with lavish interior. There are rear wind stoppers with adjustable nature. This feature is provided in the form of glass window of electric control. Hence the position can be changed as per requirement to increase your protection.

When the head is open, this car weighs about 10 kg less than that of 458 Spider and about 50 kg more than that of its coupe. Right hand drive form of this car will be out in the market by the late spring of next year. Most consoles will be upgraded to their latest versions as required. Price has not yet been officially revealed though there are many speculations going on.

In all probability, 2016 Ferrari 488 Spider will be fixed with a price of around £200,000 and will reach up to £205,000 for highest trim.
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