Have Turbochargers Ruined The Ferrari 488 GTB? Nope, Not By A Long Shot…

While prospective buyers couldn’t really care less about the replacement for the Ferrari 458 being turbocharged, some ‘purists’ and members of the press made a big deal out of it. Was it all hype meant to attract attention as the car had little chance of turning out wrong? Yes, totally…

We’ve already heard the engine in action and the tricks they were going to apply to make the turbo unit feel naturally aspirated. Those who drove the revised California T, equipped with a less powerful variant of the same engine, commented that it was much better than its predecessor in every single way, bar the exhaust note which became slightly more muted.

The exact same transformation took place from 458 to 488 as it did from the California to its turbocharged and restyled replacement.

Try any of the reviews we posted below and you’ll see this is the consensus, in spite of people previously ‘being worried’ that it would turn out wrong.


Tesla’s Model S Plaid Prototype Has Sprouted A Massive Rear Wing

The three-motor Model S Plaid is targeting a Nurburgring lap time in the low 7-minute mark, although we’d be surprised to see that wing on a production car.

Mick Schumacher Drives New Ferrari F8 Tributo Around Fiorano

Michael Schumacher’s son is a member of the Ferrari Driving Academy and finished this year’s Formula 2 championship in 12th place, clinching one win.

VW Ramps Up Mk8 Golf Production Before Dealer Deliveries In December

The all-new VW Golf will be unveiled on October 24 and go on sale soon after.

2020 Hyundai Kona N With 246HP Turbo Spotted For The First Time

The go-faster version of the Hyundai Kona will likely employ the same powertrain with the i30 N.

Porsche Says It Must Look Beyond Cars To Remain Profitable

Porsche says people could buy fewer of its cars as more people live in big cities.

A BMW M2 Gran Coupe Looks Good But Is Highly Unlikely

The new BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe will most probably top out in M235i form with a turbo four.

Acura’s Iconic Integra Type R Touring Car Returns To The Track For More Action

The restored version of Acura’s Integra Type R racer can rev up to 9,000 rpm.

OMG, 2020 BMW M3 & M4 Really Do Have A Massive Grille And This Is It!

The all-new 2020 BMW M3’s nostrils might actually be bigger than the Concept 4’s.

FCA To Build New Battery Hub At Its Turin Factory

FCA’s Mirafiori plant in Turin, Italy will also be responsible for building the all-electric Fiat 500.

VW Golf Countdown: 2008-2012 Mk6 Made Safety And Comfort Breakthroughs

VW managed to shift 2.85 million units of the sixth-gen Golf, which offered a plethora of driving assist systems as well as a wide selection of petrol and diesel engines.