The Ferrari 328 GTB was the successor to the 308 series, and introduced very little changes from the previous model. The new car was introduced in 1985 and was available in a coupe (GTB) or targa (GTS) trim. Power came from a dual-overhead cam V8 engine offering an output of 260 hp. Main features included a Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection system, disc brakes, and a five-speed manual gearbox. The 1988 Ferrari 328 GTB boasted the same engine as the Ferrari 308 with an increased displacement. For this new model, Ferrari put in more attention for styling details, in order to improve the car’s coefficient of drag and aerodynamic lift characteristics. The results were great and the Ferrari 328 GTB offered a great driving experience. ABS brakes were made available as an options starting in the middle of 1988, offering better handling and braking abilities. The 1988 Ferrari 328 GTB was quite popular thanks to great performance and beautiful styling by Pininfarina. With this model, Ferrari succeeded in improving an iconic model such as the 308, without cannibalizing the rest of the line.
With the 1988 Ferrari 328 GTB, the brand offered a well-balanced vehicle, with a better design, improved handling and greater comfort than its predecessor. The 328 GTB was also a quite reliable vehicle compared to its contemporary competitors, which is quite valuable considering the cost of classic Ferrari maintenance nowadays. Even though the engine is usually trouble-free, it is highly recommended to carry out a pre-purchase inspection by a qualified Ferrari expert to determine whether or not the car is mechanically sound. Even with its larger wheels and tires, the greater power and lower weight of the Ferrari 328 GTB enabled it to achieve 0 to 60 mph in well under six seconds. The Ferrari 328 was even more so special with its ability to reach the red line in fifth gear. This makes it all the more important to make sure the model you’re acquiring is in good condition and will deliver the best experience.
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