Simply One 2023 Ferrari F8 Tributo Was Imported to the Americas

Simply One 2023 Ferrari F8 Tributo Was Imported to the Americas
  • Ferrari has formally ended manufacturing of the F8 Tributo.
  • The drop-top F8 Spider stays in manufacturing.
  • A Ferrari spokesperson confirmed to C/D {that a} lone 2023 F8 coupe was constructed for Ferrari North America, the arm of the corporate that covers the US, Canada, and Latin American markets.

Clarification 3/30/2023: Ferrari North America clarified that it imported a lone F8 Tributo to one among its markets as a 2023 model-year car. It couldn’t communicate to different regional arms of the corporate. It is seemingly only a few different—if any—2023 model-year F8 Tributos had been produced for different markets previous to Ferrari shuttering manufacturing of the F8 coupe.

Possibly it was a premeditated request. Or perhaps it was dumb luck. Regardless of the case, the Ferrari North America buyer holding the keys to a 2023 Ferrari F8 Tributo owns what’s primarily a one-of-one mid-engine Italian sports activities automotive. That is in response to a Ferrari spokesperson who confirmed to Automotive and Driver that Ferrari North America imported a single 2023 mannequin yr F8 Tributo from Maranello previous to the automaker ending manufacturing of the 710-hp coupe.

Emphasis on coupe, as Ferrari continues to supply the drop-top F8 Spider. In different phrases, the F8 is not lifeless but, even when its hard-top configuration is.

Assuming the customer of this car didn’t request any choices to notably separate their 2023 F8 Tributo from the standard 2020, 2021, and 2022 fashions constructed earlier than it, there is a good probability there’s nothing else notably particular about this particular Ferrari. Like earlier F8s, the 2023 mannequin depends on a mid-mounted twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V-8 engine and seven-speed automated transmission to inspire its rear wheels. It is a mixture that is able to rocketing the F8 Tributo to 60 mph in an estimated 2.7 seconds and on to a claimed high velocity of 211 mph.

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But, on the planet of six-figure automobiles, there’s one thing to be stated about proudly owning what primarily quantities to a one-of-one car, even when the factor that makes it distinctive is so simple as the stamping on its VIN plate. It additionally does not damage that the F8 Tributo marks the tip of the V-8 period for Ferrari’s entry-level mid-engine coupe.

With manufacturing shuttered on the F8 Tributo, the gasoline-electric V-6 296GTB now serves as Ferrari’s most reasonably priced mid-engine coupe (reasonably priced being relative, because the 296GTB begins north of $300,000—or greater than $150,000 lower than the mid-engine 986-hp SF90 Stradale hybrid). With 819 horsepower and a redline of 8500 rpm, the 296GTB gives the ability and thrills lengthy related to the Ferrari model.

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Even so, there is a simplicity and sound to the strictly gas-powered eight-cylinder F8 Tributo the partly battery-powered six-cylinder 296GTB merely lacks. This does not make the 296 worse than the F8 that got here earlier than it, but it surely does make it totally different.

It is one factor to personal the one 2023 F8 Tributo imported by Ferrari North America. It is one other to carry title to what’s primarily the final entry-level mid-engine Ferrari coupe to forgo an electrical drive motor and rely totally on an internal-combustion engine—a V-8 one at that—for motivation.

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