Billed because the alternative for the 488 GTB, the Ferrari F8 Tributo inherits a lot of the outgoing mannequin’s DNA. Thoughts you, that is largely (if not completely) a constructive factor, because the F8 Tributo notably improves in areas that had room for it whereas retaining the essence of what labored so properly earlier than.
Thought-about the ‘entry-level’ mid-engined automotive within the Ferrari mannequin lineup, the F8 Tributo is nonetheless greater than the sum of its components; it’s a highly-capable all-rounder, standing out amongst an increasing membership of ‘on a regular basis supercars.’ The Tributo – which interprets to ‘Tribute’ from Italian – is supposed to indicate a celebration of Ferrari’s V8-powered berlinetta.
This Tributo is a nod to over 40 years of the latter’s existence, whereas additionally a smooth confession that the F8 will seemingly be the final of its variety – Ferrari’s historic inner combustion V8 is next-in-line for the hybridisation therapy. The Ferrari F8 Tributo is a becoming celebration of this extensively storied historical past.
Producing 710 hp at a screaming 8,000 rpm and 568 lb-ft of torque at an accessible 3,250 rpm, the F8 Tributo’s 3.9L twin-turbocharged V8 is nothing to balk at, regardless of being customary for the occasions. The F8 Tributo could make the 0-60 mph dash in as little as 2.9 seconds. It may possibly proceed on in its run and hit 124 mph in simply 7.8 seconds. The automotive’s high pace is 211 mph, and that’s proper up there with the most effective from McLaren and Lamborghini.
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