ith the success that was previously set with
amazing 458, there can be no denying that Ferrari has created a stunning victor that has been used by many professional teams all across the world. To be specific, 2011 was a year for the 458 GT3, as it chocked up one of the highest victories per car in series such as the Le Mans Series, GTE Pro Category, GT3 Category and even the Grand Am Category for North America.
With much resounding success that teams fielding the 458 GT3 experienced, it was time for Ferrari to up the ante once more with the 488 GT3, the successor to the already-successful 458 GT3. There are several key fundamental differences between the 458 and 488. Notably, the engine is no longer a naturally-aspirated 4.5 litre V8 as with the 458, Ferrari had dutifully reduced its overall size to 3.9 litres and turbocharged it for good measure. There are also other significant differences, such as the gearbox layout. No longer is it longitudinal, the 488’s gearbox is mounted transversally.
Then of course, there is the GT3 variant, a full, no-holds barred spec of the