The Ferrari 488 GTB Is Given A Makeover By Chinese Tuner Zacoe

by AutoExpert   |  18 April, 2022

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New carbon-fiber bodywork for the Ferrari 488 GTB was built by Chinese tuner Zacoe, and just five of them will be produced. Notably, the design is based on the warhorse and armor of a Chinese military leader named Lü Bu, who has been the subject of a historical novel and a famous video game franchise.

The design, according to Zacoe, was intended to commemorate Ferrari's 75th anniversary in 2022. To begin with, the package for the 488 is called after the famous warhorse "赤兔ChiTu" from the 14th-century classic "Romance of the Three Kingdoms."

Ferrari 488 GTB

The carbon-fiber parts resemble the warhorse's armor, while their design is also influenced by the Lü Bu character's equipment from the Dynasty Warriors 9 video game.

A noticeable front splitter, side skirt, rear diffuser expansions, and a fixed rear spoiler modeled after the 488 GT3 EVO are among the custom aero parts. The additional parts help with aerodynamics, heat dissipation, and turbulence reduction. Furthermore, Fi Exhaust has released a new Valvetronic Catback exhaust system with dual carbon fiber tips that produces a deeper sound.

Ferrari 488 GTB

With a pair of huge aftermarket wheels, the 488 GTB seems to be greatly dropped. Because Zacoe didn't specify any chassis or performance modifications, we're guessing the twin-turbo 3.9-liter V8 with 661 horsepower and 561 lb-ft of torque will stay stock.

Ferrari 488 GTB

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