Ferrari has simply taken the wraps off its newest creation, the P80/C. It’s a one-off track-only mannequin which makes use of the Ferrari 488 GT3 race automotive as a base, because of the truth that it supplies 50mm further wheelbase over the usual 488 GTB highway automotive. The preliminary transient for the P80/C was to take inspiration from the likes of the 1966 Dino 206 S and 330 P3/P4, which all began their lives as monitor vehicles however spawned road-going variants.
The P80/C is a closely reworked model of the GT3; and because it doesn’t want to adapt to any sporting rules, it sports activities a big new entrance splitter and a way more aggressive rear diffuser.
Ferrari has acknowledged that the automotive has been sculpted to create a cab-forward impact with a extra aggressive stance, together with a wrap-around windscreen. The model has additionally paid homage to each the Dino and 250 LM, with the flying buttresses that converge close to the roof line. The automotive’s bodywork is widest over the entrance axle after which narrows sharply earlier than broadening once more, close to the rear. As a result of its track-only nature, the automotive additionally options smaller headlights, whereas its rear includes a concave rear windscreen and aluminium louvres on the engine cowl.
Though Ferrari has not confirmed any efficiency figures for the P80/C, in all probability, the automotive makes use of an unrestricted model of the three.9-litre turbocharged V8 from the 488 GT3. Ferrari claims the automotive is 5 % extra environment friendly than the GT3 – an effectivity wanted to utilise the unrestricted engine.
The automotive has been designed with a ‘racing set-up’ in thoughts, which includes a carbon-fibre wing and 18-inch wheels. It may be transformed to an ‘exhibition bundle’ by eradicating the aerodynamic appendages and having it fitted with the 21-inch wheels.
The Italian carmaker says that work on the P80/C started in 2015, giving it the longest improvement time amongst all one-off Ferraris produced till date. The title was chosen by the nameless collector who commissioned it. Ferrari hasn't revealed any particulars on its price, but.
Ferrari launched the 488 GTB in India again in 2016 at a value of Rs three.88 crore (ex-showroom). It’s powered by a three.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 which produces 670hp and 760Nm of torque.