This weekend in Daytona, Ferrari has held a special event. During the event, the Italian car manufacturer has sold the last LaFerrari unit which grabbed 7 million USD and also it revealed the all-new Ferrari 488 Challenge. 

The model comes with the same V8 3,9 liter twin-turbo engine that delivers 661 horsepower. But thanks to some aerodynamic tweaks, the model is faster than the road-going version. After the engineers have stripped down the interior, the car is able to clock the Fiorano track in just  1:15.5.

This means that the Ferrari 488 Challenge is one second faster than the 458 Challenge Eco, seven and a half seconds faster than the 488 GTB and four seconds faster than LaFerrari. And all these were achieved with some great aerodynamic modifications and with racing slicks. 

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Launched in 1992 with the 348, the Ferrari Challenge is celebrates its 25th anniversary next year. Over the course of that quarter-century, the series has attracted over 1,000 drivers to take part in more than 1,000 races across three continents.
 

 
 

Source: ferrari