2015 Ferrari 488 Spider

The Ferrari 488 Spider is a convertible/cabriolet designed by Pininfarina with 2 doors and a mid mounted engine which supplies its power through the rear wheels. Powering the Ferrari 488 Spider is a double overhead camshaft, 3.9 litre turbocharged dry-sumped 8 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 660.4 bhp (670 PS/492 kW) at 8000 rpm and 760 N·m (561 lb·ft/77.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 7 speed automatic gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1525 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 325 km/h or 202 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 260.0 g/km.

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Ferrari 488 Spider -
Ferrari 488 Spider
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Ferrari 488 Spider
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Key facts

2015 Ferrari 488 Spider information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4568 mm
How heavy?
1525 kg
What size engine?
3.9 litre, 3902 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
670 PS / 660.4 bhp / 492 kW @ 8000 rpm
How much torque?
760 Nm / 561 ft.lb / 77.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3 s
How fast?
325 km/h, 202 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
260.0 CO2 g/km

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2015 Ferrari 488 Spider data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1679 mm 66.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1647 mm 64.8 inches
Length 4568 mm 179.8 inches
Width 1952 mm 76.9 inches
Height 1211 mm 47.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1525 kg 3362 lb
Weight distribution 41.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 78 litres 17.2 UK Gal 20.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.9 litre
3902 cc
(238.115 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.5 × 83 mm
3.41 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 670 PS (660.4 bhp) (492 kW)
at 8000 rpm
Specific output 169.2 bhp/litre
2.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 760 Nm (561 ft·lb) (77.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 194.77 Nm/litre
2.35 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2447.6 kPa (355 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 487.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 10.55 s
Standing kilometre 18.9 s
Maximum speed 325 km/h (202 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 439.07 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
322.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
433.05 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.19 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.1 kg/kW
5.17 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 260.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 9.0J x 20
Wheel size rear 11.0J x 20
Tyres front 245/35 ZR 20
Tyres rear 305/30 ZR 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 398 mm
Rear brake diameter 360 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID428571
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 37.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2015 Ferrari 488 Spider added 2015-07-28.
Last modified 2015-10-24.