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The Ferrari 288 GTO: An Icon of Italian Design and Craftsmanship

The Ferrari 288 GTO is a unique vehicle that was meant for racing but was converted to a road vehicle after the planned series was scrapped. It is regarded as one of the most exquisite and powerful Ferraris ever produced. It has a twin-turbocharged V8 engine with 400 hp and 366 lb-ft (496 Nm) of torque at 3,800 rpm.

The Ferrari 288 GTO is capable of going from 0 to 60 mph (97 to 97 km/h) in around 5 seconds and has a top speed of 189 mph (304 km/h). While only 272 units were constructed between 1984 and 1986, it is also quite rare. Although it was initially only around $85,000. Today, depending on its history and condition, it can fetch millions of dollars. One Ferrari 288 GTO, as an example, sold for €3,263,000 (about $3.9 million) in September 2017.

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