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Ferrari's new hope for Le Mans victory
— In-game description
Le Mans 2016
Resolve a 50-year rivalry! Win two amazing LM GTE-Pro class cars: the Ford GT Le Mans and the Ferrari 488 GTE.
Flashback
More of your favorite special events have returned—Le Mans: Legends (Ferrari), Sixth Element, and Reign Supreme! Earn three cars, and a pile of Gold!
— What's new in Euro Masters Update (v6.6).

The FERRARI 488 GTE is a mid-engined sports car produced by the Italian sports car manufacturer FERRARI, introduced in 2015 to replace the previous FERRARI 458 GTC. It has a more aggressive bodywork compared to the 458 GTC. In 2016 the FERRARI 488 GTE has been entered by AF Corse in the FIA World Endurance Championship, it has competed in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans. This car was unveiled at the 2015 Finali Mondiali FERRARI at Mugello. The FERRARI 488 GTE is powered by a 3.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine that produces approximately 490 bhp (brake horsepower).

Availability

The FERRARI 488 GTE is available in one series:

The FERRARI 488 GTE used to be available in one series:

This vehicle was added in the Le Mans 2016 Update (v4.3.1) released in May 2016 and can be won by completing the Le Mans: Ferrari special event.

This vehicle can be acquired for 650 Icon Gold without showcase discount. It can sometimes be bought for 455 Icon Gold as a 'Get it Now' price, unlocking 2016 Season (Endurance GT Racing).

This vehicle was available to win in these following special events:

For the project page containing all events for this car see: RR3 Wiki:Events FERRARI

Liveries

488 GTE 51

No. 51

488 GTE 71

No. 71

In the game, there are two liveries to choose from:

  • No. 51, driven by Gianmaria Bruni (Italy), James Calado (United Kingdom) and Alessandro Pier Guidi (Italy).
  • No. 71, driven by Davide Rigon (Italy), Sam Bird (United Kingdom) and Andrea Bertolini (Italy).

Characteristics

Stage PR
(Upgrades)
Top Speed Acc. Braking Cornering Cost Parts
Initial
w/ Icon Gold
77.9 205 mph
329 kph
2.85 s 86.0 ft
26.2 m
1.76 g 650 Icon Gold
(520 Icon Gold)
Max PR
w/ R$
83.1
(2212121)
213 mph
344 kph
2.67 s 84.1 ft
25.6 m
1.79 g R$1,145,400
(+R$3,940,200)
11
8
Max PR
w/ Icon Gold
91.3
(6626262)
230 mph
370 kph
2.35 s 80.0 ft
24.3 m
1.86 g +1,017 Icon Gold
(2,747 Icon Gold)
11
30
Top Speed
(kph)
164 220 276 332 388 444 500
329 370
Acc.
(s)
8.60 6.73 5.13 3.80 2.73 1.93 1.40
2.85 2.35
Braking
(m)
51 44 37 30 23 16 9
26.2 24.3
Cornering
(g)
0.6 0.8 1.2 1.8 2.6 3.6 4.8
1.76 1.86


Upgrades (30)

Reset
Upgrade Duration R$icon Icon Gold
1 Engine: High Flow Air Intake 12 Hours 104,600 36
2 Engine: Advanced Race Engine Tuning 18 Hours 156,800 50
3 Engine: Uprated Race-Spec Fuel Injection 80
4 Engine: Race-spec Cam-shaft 1 Day 12 Hours 352,900 120
5 Engine: Race-Spec Intake manifold 180
6 Engine: Race-spec Cylinder Heads 2 Days 794,000 275
1 Drivetrain: Enhanced Transmission Management 12 Hours 97,300 32
2 Drivetrain: Ultra-Lightweight Driveshaft 18 Hours 145,900 50
3 Drivetrain: Ultra-Lightweight Differential 75
4 Drivetrain: Ultra-Lightweight Flywheel 1 Day 12 Hours 328,300 110
5 Drivetrain: Race-Spec Lightweight Differential 170
6 Drivetrain: Re-calibrated Gearbox 2 Days 738,800 255
1 Body: Uprated Racing Chassis 12 Hours 77,300 26
2 Body: Weight Balancing 40
1 Suspension: Uprated Carbon Fibre Racing Swaybar 12 Hours 89,200 30
2 Suspension: Advanced Damping 18 Hours 133,800 46
3 Suspension: Advanced Suspension Electronics 65
4 Suspension: Fully Adjustable Racing Shocks 1 Day 12 Hours 301,000 100
5 Suspension: Advanced Suspension Tuning 155
6 Suspension: Carbon Fibre Strut Brace 2 Days 677,300 235
1 Exhaust: Race-Spec Exhaust Piping 12 Hours 88,200 30
2 Exhaust: Uprated Racing Headers 45
1 Brakes: Uprated Competition Brake Pads 12 Hours 68,200 22
2 Brakes: Uprated Competition Calipers 18 Hours 102,300 35
3 Brakes: Reinforced Carbon Racing Discs 50
4 Brakes: Custom Race-Spec Brake Pads 1 Day 12 Hours 230,100 75
5 Brakes: Uprated Race-Spec Calipers 115
6 Brakes: Race Prototype Brake Pads 2 Days 517,800 175
1 Tires & Wheels: Specialized Camber & Toe Adjustments 12 Hours 81,800 28
2 Tires & Wheels: Elite Racing Compound 42
TOTAL: 30 4 Days
18 Hours
1,145,400
+3,940,200
=5,085,600
1,017 /
2,747
Colour keys
White R$icon purchase before any Icon Gold upgrades
Or Icon Gold instant purchase
Green R$icon purchase after any Icon Gold upgrades
Red Icon Gold only purchase

For upgrades including PR values, please see the project page RR3 Wiki:Upgrades Section FERRARI, please be aware that PR values can vary depending on the upgrade order.


Trivia

  • The 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGTE-Pro class was won by the #68 Ford GT by Ford Chip Ganassi Racing driven by Joey Hand, Dirk Müller and Sébastien Bourdais thus repeating the victory over Ferrari of 50 years. ago.

Navigation

FERRARI (21)
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GTE-Pro: Ford and Ferrari
FORD GT LE MANSFERRARI 488 GTE

Footnotes

  1. Game engine designation, FR, is incorrect, the real car designation is RMR = Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. Source: Wikipedia

Start a Discussion Discussions about FERRARI 488 GTE

  • 488 GTE - what a lame handling car

    20 messages
    • Completely agree, the 488 and most other Ferrari in this game have BS handling.
    • The 488 isn't that bad generally, it's just the cars it competes against are a bit easier to drive.  It's no Enzo, that's ...
  • New upgrades added. Sigh.

    11 messages
    • ME7
      Scalperjim wrote: ME7. You are correct. It’s not new. Just new for me. I’ve never seen. That combination before. It is a very unus...
    • 142 GC in bank, good luck