The latest mid-engined rear-engined sports car in the Ferrari portfolio, the Ferrari F8 Tributo, will make its debut at the Brands Hatch circuit in Kent over the weekend of May 18, the Italian carmaker said this week. It is unclear whether Ferrari will actually show the F8 on the British circuit, but after its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the car will be available for all to see and enjoy for the second time this year.
The venue was chosen for the public unveiling in the UK because it is the starting point for the Ferrari Challenge UK racing series, a competition aimed specifically at customers with Ferrari 488 Challenge cars. the F8 is fitted with engines closely related to those used in these cars, making Brands Hatch a suitable place to showcase the power Brands Hatch is the right place to showcase the evolution of Total Success.
The car is a replacement for the 488 GTB launched in 2015 – in fact the F8 is a refurbishment of the GTB with a name change – which uses a turbocharged V8 capable of producing 710 hp and 770 Nm of torque. Special Series cars.
From a design point of view, the carmaker promised that the car was the most aerodynamically designed Berlinetta ever made, which was pulled by the Ferrari styling center and was not far from the GTB’s driving distance. However, these changes are seen as “a bridge to a new design language that will continue to emphasize the key characteristics of Ferrari”.
The configurator for the F8 Tributo is already online and prices will only be available once the configuration has been completed. Deliveries of the vehicle will begin later this year.