In New York City, more than 500 guests were on hand to witness the private North American debut of the new Ferrari 488 GTB.
The event, according to an undated post by Ferrari.com, was held at Spring Studios in TriBeCa, in the heart of the city. A few other 8-cylinder Italian stallions showed up for the debut, including the 308 GTB, 348, 356 GTB, F355 Berlinetta, 360, F430 and 458 Italia.
Directly below is a video uploaded May 28 to YouTube by dencoop1. This video was filmed at the debut in NYC and gives you a look into what it’s like to be at one of these exclusive events.[youtube id=”D-Dqpn7Qc9I” align=”center” mode=”lazyload” autoplay=”no”]
As a reminder of what makes the 488 GTB, here is a quick breakdown. The car was unveiled Feb. 3 and introduced itself as a 3.8-liter V8-powered sports car that also utilizes two turbochargers. With this setup, the 488 GTB packs 660 hp and can lap the Fiorano test track in 1:23, which is just as fast as the F12berlinetta.