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Illustration for article titled Turbos Dont Ruin The Ferrari 488

Ferrari has been on the receiving end of some flack for ditching natural aspiration and making the 488 GTB, the 458’s successor, a turbocharged affair. Thing is, they don’t ruin the experience, they just change it, as Jack Baruth explains.

During our Performance Car of the Year test, we had a Ferrari 488 GTB on hand, competing for the top prize. It’s pretty damn fast, but has turbocharging ruined the magic that a Ferrari used to have high in the rev range (or so I hear, because I never really drove a non-turbo Ferrari)?

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Here’s what we found out.

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