Ferrari F8 worth, SP-8 supercar, design, specs
Exclusive new supercar, primarily based on F8 Spider, fully dispenses with a roof.
Ferrari has revealed the brand new SP-8 as a celebration of the agency’s twin-turbocharged 3.9-litre V8 – a four-time winner of the International Engine of the Year award. It takes its underpinnings from the F8 Tributo and F8 Spider, which have been themselves named after the powerplant, and repurposes them for a futuristic roadster.
Unlike the convertible F8 Spider, the SP-8 has no roof. This enabled Ferrari’s designers to fully rework the tail part of the automotive, as a result of they not wanted to accommodate house for a folding roof. The result’s a dramatic break up within the automotive’s shoulder line, with a carbonfibre and glass higher deck and a silver-painted decrease space that flows into the engine bay cowl. Entirely eradicating the roof additionally required important aerodynamic changes to cut back wind noise, stated Ferrari.
The carbonfibre entrance finish has been restyled with thinner headlights and a wider grille, enhancing airflow to the entrance radiators and bringing a extra aggressive look. This space has been left unpainted, giving a powerful distinction with the matte gray rear finish.
The SP-8 additionally options a number of references to mainstream Ferraris, previous and current. The hind lights are derived from these on the Roma grand tourer, whereas the five-spoke wheels are stated to recall these of the F40.
Inside, the centre console has been modified to accommodate the H-pattern-mimicking gear selector from the SF90 and 296 GTB. The SP-8 is a one-off mannequin, following earlier ‘Special Projects’ vehicles such because the SP38 and the SP275 RW.
It was commissioned by a consumer from Taiwan, the place the quantity 8 is taken into account “extremely lucky”, based on Ferrari. The supercar was displayed on the Ferrari Finali Mondiali on the Mugello circuit in northern Italy on 24 October. It will then be housed on the Ferrari Museum in Maranello till March 2024.