Long wait for place in the sun

If you want Ferrari 488-style fun in the sun, you’ll have to hold those prancing horses.

The waiting list for the 488 GTB Spider, launched in Australia in November, has already blown out to two years. Once the hard top retracts, you’ll be able to access the turbo whistles and flat-plane crank tunes in just 14 seconds. As for the rest of the package, the 492kW/760Nm V8 carries over from the standard 488 GTB, meaning it will dispense with the 0-100km/h dash in the same 3.0 seconds as the coupe.