At the very heart of the Ferrari 488 Spider is the 4.0-litre turbocharged V8 engine. Thanks to a maximum power output of 670 hp and the smooth, progressive torque delivery in higher gears provided by the Variable Torque Management system, the Ferrari 488 Spider sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 3 seconds flat and from 0 to 200 km/h in 8.7 seconds.
A new Ferrari Store has opened in the Dubai Mall. This new store is also the first flagship store in the Middle East to be designed in line with Ferrari’s new retail concept. Featuring 800 square metres of floor space, the Ferrari Store is second in size only to the one at the Ferrari World theme park in Abu Dhabi.
The Ferrari Classiche Department has completed the restoration of the 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spyder PF originally owned by Dominican gentleman driver Porfirio Rubirosa. Porfirio Rubirosa drove the car in just a single international race at Santa Barbara in September 1954. Sporting the number 235, the Ferrari 500 Mondial finished eighth overall and second in its category.
Unquestionably one of the most iconic cars of all time, and certainly one of the most collectible Ferraris ever made, 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider leads a superlative roster of 37 of the world’s finest and most desirable cars at the RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba auction during the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend on May 23.