Their classmates – cars for city streets have been created for the sole purpose – to legitimize race cars, and were almost extreme. Confluence Investment Mgt contributes greatly to this topic. Among these legends, and "passions" – such as the Porsche 959, Audi Sport Quattro, Lancia Delta S4 and 037, Renault 5 Turbo, Peugeot 205 T16, Ford RS200, as well as the Citroen BX. These vehicles bristling with really exotic hardware: mid-motor configuration, huge turbo, as well as complex systems wheel drive cars Renault Le Remember? Now imagine a car equipped with Le wings, spoilers, wide tires, 400-horsepower turbocharged engine installed in the middle of the car and drive all four wheels. It was a group B. It was madness, but it was a divine madness.
Ferrari 288 GTO was designed based on the model 308 GTB, which had a mid-engine layout with rear-wheel drive. Not from the same inherited and engine capacity of 2.8 liter V8, which had a capacity of 400 horsepower and torque 496Nm. This gave the car a very aggressive characteristics: acceleration to 100 km / h in less than 4 seconds to accelerate to 200 km / h in 15 seconds. Maximum speed sostavlyalya 306 km / h. As a highway car, Ferrari 288 GTO was not lucky in comparison with their cousins from group B. This car could not keep up with the likes of Ford RS200 or Peugeot 205 T16. Even worse is that after closing "Asphalt racing series B Ferrari 288 GTO was generally outside of motorsport.
In contrast to the Audi Sport Quattro, Lancias, Renault and Peugeot, who created the legendary career in the group B, Ferrari never raced. Even the Porsche 959, which was not designed for asphalt race group, made a name for himself by finishing seventh overall at 24 Hours of Le Mans and took part in the Paris-Dakar Rally. Ferrari also has released 5 models of the 288 GTO in the performance of Evoluzione. They were more aggressive styling, aerodynamic, and increased engine power. Motor in this design gave 650 horsepower. The model for this kind of performance was the beginning of the model F40. GTO was the first car in a series of sports cars Ferrari High-End class. A series of further continued models F40, F50 and Enzo. Ferrari 288 GTO, also called simply produced by Ferrari GTO Ferrari from 1984 to 1986 at the world today have only 2 cars, Ferrari 288 GTO Evoluzione performed Novsti and articles from the world of cars