As soon as once more, certainly one of Supercars.web’s favourite YouTubers has pulled out one other gem from his archives.
19Bozzy92 has been a dependable and superb supply of top quality, pure sound automotive movies for years now. Over the weekend, he compiled and launched recordings he had made in his yard at Monza of the Ferrari 488 GTE (2016 model) and 488 GTE EVO (2018+ mannequin).
Each fashions are powered by a light-weight, 4.0-liter aluminum block V8 with a pair of turbochargers strapped to it. It produces a restricted 600 BHP in Le Mans spec, though it’s able to producing upwards of 680 BHP if the laws for the race it enters permits for it.
If these specs sound acquainted, it’s as a result of the engine is a reworked racing variant of the one which was put in within the Ferrari 488 GTB.
It additionally encompasses a hydraulic single-clutch sequential transmission, developed in home at Ferrari. It’s able to shifting, albeit fairly violently, in beneath 50 milliseconds, and mixed with the racing ECU, will auto-blip the throttle on downshifts sooner than any driver may.
The 488 EVO noticed an introduction of minor underbody and facet skirt aerodynamics and a barely reshaped rear diffuser. It additionally up to date the transmission to an excellent sooner unit, able to sub-40 millisecond shifts, and introduced a brand new sprint, roll cage, and inside package deal that made the automotive stiffer.
Irrespective of which model, nevertheless, listening to the dual turbos fluttering away off throttle, and the standard Ferrari scream at excessive revs from the V8 is only a joyous factor. It additionally has a bit extra persona, within the view of a few of our employees, than the 458 GT2 it changed, with a greater soundtrack and higher all-around strains.