After recently disclosing an aftermarket package for the Tesla Model 3, Novitec is back to display a completely different project it has been working on for some time. The Bavarian tuner knows how to carefully modify a car’s look without hampering the original design sketched by the talented folks from Maranello.
This 488 Pista might not look completely unique at a first glimpse. Novitec has modified the Italian supercar courtesy of a subtle body kit with exposed carbon fiber parts. It is made not just to give the Italian supercar a stunning visual impact, all of the new items have been created in the wind tunnel for obtaining maximum aerodynamic efficiency.
There’s a spoiler blade up front extending the bumper and lowering the aerodynamic lift while the 488 Pista is driven at high speeds. Rocker panels enable a beefier side profile, carbon fiber for the mirror caps, and the triangles aft the door windows. At the back, Novitec has fitted a spoiler lip and carbon fiber covers for the round taillights. Rounding off the visual modifications is the black tint applied to the side turn signals and the third brake light.
Stock Ferrari wheels are replaced with the tuner's own made wheels measuring 21 inches at the front axle and 22 inches at the rear. The new shoes are complemented by a hydraulic suspension system that brings the 488 Pista nearer to the road by close to 35 millimeters (1.37 inches) to enable a bolder stance. If you want a bit more ground clearance to avoid damaging, the hydraulic front lift system lifts up the nose of the car by 40 mm (1.57 in).
Without some modifications in the engine bay where the twin-turbo 3.9-liter V8 no longer develops the stock 711 horsepower and 770 Newton-meters (568 pound-feet) of torque, it wouldn’t be a complete package. Novitec has successfully managed to raise the output to 791 hp and 898 Nm (662 lb-ft), which has lowered the 0-62 mph (0-100 kph) sprint time from 2.85 seconds to 2.7 seconds. Apart from that, the highest speed has increased a bit from 211 mph (340 kph) to 214 mph (345 kph).
If you are looking for a V8 Ferrari faster to 62 mph, you need to approach to the new hybrid SF90 Stradale that’ll finish the task in just 2.5 seconds credit goes to nearly 1,000 electrified horses.