WATCH: Top Gear's Chris Harris ponders if the Ferrari 488 Pista is really necessary?

Ferrari’s latest track special is the 536kW 488 Pista, a turbocharged sequel to the sublime 458 Speciale.

Top Gear's Chris Harris finds out if it lives up to its heritage and is it really necessary? 

Harris take the reigns of the Pista at the marque's famed Fiorano race track and asks the question: "what do you with a 536kW 488, because the normal car's already got so much power it bends your face."

Harris laps the Pista and then does some country road driving in the beautiful town of Maranello. 

Watch the clip to find out Harris' verdict: