Ferrari has unveiled the latest in its line of exotics, the SP 38, a supercar based on the 488 GTB, with which it shall share its mechanicals. The car has been made for a loyal Ferrari customer and features quite a number of bespoke style cues.
The SP 38 draws obvious inspiration from the F40 at the rear
The car draws its inspiration from two of the most iconic Ferraris, the F40 and the 308 GTB and the style cues are quite prominent. At the front, the SP 38 gets a thin headlamp housing with a low-slung front fascia. Out back, the SP 38 is heavier at the haunches and features an obvious F40 influence at the engine cover with the slat pattern. The SP 38 features full carbon fiber body panels.
The thin headlamp housing and DRL’s along the lip of the front bumper make for a sleek and aggressive look
There are other design influences all along the SP 38 as well. The 5 spoke star-shaped alloys are straight out of the 80’s and 90’s Ferraris. The rear end features cues from the F40 like the integrated rear spoiler while the front end sings along the tunes of the 308 GTB with its long stance and thin, yet aggressive front fascia.
The slat pattern and integrated rear spoiler is a throwback to the F40
Under the hood, the SP 38 shares the same mechanicals as the 488 GTB with the 3.9-liter twin turbo V8 engine that produces 670 HP and 760 NM of torque. It has not been revealed though whether any performance tuning has been made to the engine to derive more power or not.
With its thin front and wide haunches, the SP 38 looks heavy towards the rear
The SP 38 will be showcased at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on 26th of May. The interior of the car has not been revealed by Ferrari but we do know that it features tailor made cabin trim. Similarly, the identity of the owner is also a mystery.