Ferrari 488 Pista driven


Ahead of the 2018 International Engine of the Year Awards, ETI heads to Italy to test an early prototype of the 488 Pista and Ferrari’s most powerful ever V8 powerplant

Technical Specifications:

Engine type: V8 – 90° twin turbo
Displacement: 3902cc
Maximum power output: 720ps at 8000rpm
Maximum torque: 770Nm at 3000rpm
Specific power output: 185ps/l
Maximum engine speed: 8000rpm
Compression ratio: 9.6:1

Weight and distributions:
Length: 4605mm
Width: 1975mm
Height: 1206mm
Front track: 1679mm
Rear track: 1649mm
Curb weight: 1385kg
Dry weight: 1280kg
Weight distribution: 41.5% front – 58.5% rear
Fuel tank capacity: 78 liters

Front: 245/35 ZR 20 J9.0
Rear: 305/30 ZR 20 J11.0

Front: 398 x 223 x 38mm
Rear: 360 x 233 x 32mm


About Author


Sam joined the UKi Media & Events automotive team in 2017, having recently graduated from the University of Brighton with a degree in journalism. For the newest addition to the editorial team, stepping into the assistant editor position signalled the start of a career in the subject he studied. In addition to his work on UKi’s automotive titles, Sam also contributes to Stadia, writing content for the magazine and website.

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