The GT-R’s entire steering wheel hub sounds the horn, facilitating hitting the horn in an emergency. The 488 GTB has two small spoke buttons. These buttons can be hard to reach in an emergency.
The GT-R’s standard power windows have a locking feature to keep children from operating them. Ferrari does not offer a locking feature on the 488 GTB’s power windows.
The GT-R’s front power windows open or close with one touch of the switches, making it more convenient at drive-up windows and toll booths, or when talking with someone outside of the car. The 488 GTB’s front passenger window doesn’t close automatically.
The GT-R’s standard power window controls are mounted on the armrest for easy access. The 488 GTB’s available power window controls are spread out on the center console where they can’t be seen without the driver completely removing his eyes from the road.
The Intelligent Key standard on the GT-R allows you to unlock the driver’s door, trunk and start the engine all without removing a key from pocket or purse. This eliminates searching for keys before loading groceries, getting in the vehicle in bad weather or making a hurried start to your trip. The Ferrari 488 GTB’s Keyless Start doesn’t unlock the doors or the trunk.
The GT-R has standard heated front seats, which keep the driver and front passenger extremely comfortable in the winter. Heated seats aren’t available in the 488 GTB.
To direct the driver from any location to a given street address, a GPS navigation system is standard on the GT-R. The GT-R’s navigation system also has a real-time traffic update feature that offers alternative routes to automatically bypass traffic problems. (Service not available in all areas.) The 488 GTB doesn’t offer a navigation system.