Ferrari has launched a number of track-day specials in its time, ranging from the extreme V12-powered XX cars through to last year’s one-off P80/C. The 488 GT Modificata is the latest addition, combining tech from the marque’s all-out racers to create its next track day weapon.
Built strictly for track days and for use at Ferrari Club Competizioni GT events, the limited-run model combines elements from its highly successful 488 GT3 and GTE racers. Though it appears near-identical to those racers at first glance, Maranello’s engineers have designed the Modificata to produce even more performance, yet also make it more accessible to drive at the limit.
At its core is the same 3.9-litre twin-turbocharged flat-plane crank V8 you’ll find in its siblings, but thanks to the lack of restrictions enforced in competitive racing, is