2016 Ferrari 488 Spider: The Simple Pleasures! – Ignition Ep. 164

On this episode of Ignition presented by Tire Rack (http://www.tirerack.com), host Carlos Lago gets behind the wheel of the 661hp Ferrari 488 Spider. Common wisdom (and physics) dictates that hardtop convertibles must be heavier and slower than their less-complex coupe counterparts. But why does that matter? Convertibles are all about the experience and simple joys of driving. The 488 Spider takes an elaborate route to deliver those joys, from a high-revving, small-displacement, twin-turbo V-8 to electronically controlled shocks and differential. Join Lago as he takes the-oh-so-arduous task of finding out if that intricacy obfuscates the experience.

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37 thoughts on “2016 Ferrari 488 Spider: The Simple Pleasures! – Ignition Ep. 164

  1. Ayo… fuck ferrari. AMG gang. Porsche posse. Martin Mob. Lambo league. Cars I could only rent squad.

  2. DYLAN says:

    Tail light looks like a miata! Is Ferrari imitating Mazda or vice versa? Lusso looks like a mazda

  3. Tripp55 says:

    I like ALL the hosts on Ignition. I don't think there's a bad one in the bunch!

  4. RUBIZEN says:

    Hey Siri…find me a Roadkill video……..

  5. djmixmac says:

    Bring back Carlos!

  6. ripseeze says:

    dat blue

  7. Yohan Poncha says:

    Looks revolting in blu yellow shud b considered

  8. What's the colour

  9. HeHoZy says:

    I can't believe they got Elon Musk to review a Ferrari for them!

  10. Found my dream car

  11. C0mmand X says:


  12. Too much money for me now, maybe in 20 years :(

  13. ExtremeBatz says:

    Overpriced ferrari yay…

  14. luca Rossi says:

    Good seeing carlos , when i was a teenager he did all the reviews

  15. ManLikeMoizz says:

    Anyone here after BDC

  16. 488 > Huracan

  17. Juan Suarez says:

    I love Jonny and Jason, but Ignition should stick to just Carlos.

  18. bumble bee says:

    Over $100K in options!? WTF? You could buy a 911 for that.

  19. Simran Singh says:

    a guy in India(U.P) bought this and he broke it while passing from speed breaker in front of me

  20. GUESS WHO'S BACK?! BACK AGAIN! CARLOS BACK TELL A FRIEND!! And seriously MT can he stay back!

  21. Carlos!

  22. Dj May says:

    Looks like a mclaren

  23. Dan says:

    This ferrari costs 400k? Oh shit! I can buy personal 2-floor house in chicago. BUT HOUSE DOESN'T HAVE 3sec 0-60 :)
    Overall, it is very expensive. As for me, it is better to buy lamborghini, dodge charger hellcat and ford f-150 )) however, it is my point of view and you can have your totally different from mine. Good luck to everybody :)

  24. Mo Baxtah says:

    1% of the comments on this video are about random stuff.
    99% if the comments are about Carlos :)

  25. Kert Howard says:

    This car cost $140 millions Jamaican dollars to buy in Jamaica. 1 USD cost $130 Jamaican so we are pay double for this car

  26. This is my dream car

  27. 111danish111 says:

    LAGOS CARLO !!!!!!

  28. Rahul Kapoor says:

    where do you guys source your music?

  29. Look my logo it's Ferrari 488 spider!

  30. joshua hand says:

    As a member of the latter, I'll always prefer a manual transmission, too

  31. Great video, I reviewed one on my YouTube channel as well. This and the 2006 Ford GT are the best cars I have ever reviewed

  32. Dolph Page says:

    Finally Carlos is back. Hopefully no more having to settle with the other two annoying hosts just to watch a good car channel. Also randy is cool so he's good.

  33. I will be rich!!

  34. Moneybagg Yo says:


  35. Drumming Ace says:

    Who else was using an apple device and when Carlos said "hey Siri" Siri came up?

  36. I sat in a white 488 today. It's honestly pretty great.

  37. Carlos, we miss you!

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