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11:35  01 march  2019
11:35  01 march  2019 Source:   autocar.co.uk

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The new Ferrari F 8 Tributo will be the most powerful mid - engined V8 Ferrari series production supercar yet produced. The twin-turbocharged engine, which Ferrari claims operates “without the slightest hint of turbo lag”, helps propel the F 8 Tributo from 0-62mph time in 2.9sec (0.1sec faster

Ferrari has just shown the first full pictures of its replacement for the 488 GTB, and it’s a mid - engined 710 horsepower angry red beast called the F 8 Tributo . While still based on the 2009-vintage 458 Italia underpinnings, the body and interior are all new , and the drivetrain is essentially the same as the one

Ferrari has surprised the world by releasing first images of a new mid-engined supercar, called the F8 Tributo, that's destined for the Geneva motor show next week.

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This is the new Ferrari F 8 Tributo . Not only the most powerful mid - engined V8 Ferrari supercar in history, but also a rosso-liveried haymaker aimed at Woking. Ferrari has given no indication yet of the F 8 Tributo 's pricing, on-sale date or delivery date, but expect that information to become public in

Ferrari maintains its focus on technology and performance but brings back some of its classic subjective delights. The 2020 Ferrari F 8 Tributo Takes the Mid - Engined Sports Car Back to Its Roots. Maybe it's because every new Ferrari debuts in a scorching coat of red paint, or, maybe it is

The replacement for the 488 GTB has a mid-mounted 3.9-litre V8 producing 710bhp – 49bhp more than its predecessor and comparable to the limited-run 488 Pista.

New Ferrari F8 Tributo is fastest mid-engined Ferrari yet © Provided by Haymarket Media Group

This translates to a 0-62mph time of 2.9sec (0.1sec faster than the 488 GTB), a 0-124mph of 7.8sec and a top speed of 211mph. Torque is put at 568lb ft – an increase of 9lb ft.

The F8 Tributo has been named in reference to its powertrain – the most powerful V8 ever fitted to a production Ferrari – and the two-seater, mid-rear-engined layout used for celebrated Ferrari sports cars, such as the 355 and 360.

New Ferrari F8 Tributo is fastest mid-engined Ferrari yet © Provided by Haymarket Media Group

Alongside a weight reduction of around 40kg and a 15% increase in downforce, the F8 Tributo benefits from a 10% improvement in aerodynamic efficiency and the latest version of Ferrari's Side Slip Angle Control system.

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The Ferrari F 8 Tributo is the new mid -rear- engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta.

The Ferrari F 8 Tributo is a mid -engine sports car produced by the Italian automobile manufacturer Ferrari . The car is an update to the 488 with notable exterior and performance changes. It was unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.

Some styling features, including the "rearward-angled" front radiators and rear air intakes, are carried over from the 488 Pista, while a smaller steering wheel and redesigned S-duct intake distinguish the new model from its predecessor.

Louvres on the transparent engine cover are a design reference to the Ferrari F40 and the twin rear light clusters are a modern interpretation of those that featured on the 1975 308 GTB, the first eight-cylinder Berlinetta.

Ferrari has given no indication yet of the F8 Tributo's pricing, on-sale date or delivery date, but expect that information to become public in the next few weeks.

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