Ferrari 458 Italia
Ferrari 458 Italia is another supercar created from Italian carmaker. Its acceleration, handling, appearance are incredible, worth of every award car got for previous versions. This is one of the most wanted vehicles by exotic car lovers. What new 458 Italia offers to them, no other vehicle is capable to deliver.
Ferrari 458 Italia engine
Under the hood of Ferrari 458 Italia lays direct-injected 4.5-liter powertrains with 562 hp at 9000 rpm. It also has torque level at 398 lb-ft at 6000 rpm. Engine is mated to 7-speed dual-clutch automated-manual gearbox. That transmission sends power to rear wheels. It makes ride of new 458 Italia smooth and quick at same time. Gear shifting is easy and sprint to 60 mph from stop in 3.3 seconds is incredible. Top speed of new Ferrari 458 is 201 mph.
Ferrari 458 Italia speciale
Italian carmaker offers special edition called Ferrari 458 Italia Speciale. With weight saving modification, this model is 200 pounds lighter that base car. Speciale is also more powerful than regular 458 Italia. This limited edition model has same engine, but slightly modified, which makes it deliver 605 hp and same amount of torque, 398 lb-ft. Ferrari 458 Italia Speciale needs just 3 seconds to rech 60 mph from zero. This limited model is proud of aerodynamic upgrades and development that Ferrari implemented, with adjustable spoilers on both ends. Other special features used on Speciale version are Side Slip angle Control, which is used by F1 team, and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 tires, which has been made just for this vehicle and these keep extra power maintained.
Ferrari 458 Italia competition and price
Not too many vehicles could be proud to show something similar to 458 Italia and compete in this class. However, few of these are Porsche 911 Carrera’s special edition GT2 RS and McLaren MP4-12C. Of course, answer is expected from Lamborghini, whose upcoming model Huracan will try to establish some impact in exotic vehicle segment. As you expect, price for all these cars are affordable just for few people. New 458 Italia costs near quarter of a million in dollars, and goes up depending on chosen additional packages.