Ferrari 458 Italia is a 2-seat super sports car. It was first officially unveiled on 15.09.2009. The 458 is powered by a 4.5L V8 engine that design especially for this model. The design of the engine has been influenced by the F1 racing technology and the final results are amazing:
Maximum Power: 419KW (562hp) at 9,000 rpm
Acceleration 0-100KM/H – 3.3sec
Torque available – 540 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Top Speed – 325 km/h
Fuel consumption – 13.3L for 100km
Engine – 4.5 L Ferrari F136 F V8
Weight – 1,380 kg
This car has a compact and aerodynamic shape designed by Pininfarina and the Ferrari Centro Stile. It is a first Ferrari road car that has direct fuel injection engine.
Ferrari 458 Italia available only with a dual-clutch 7-speed transmission gearbox. Standard Carbon Ceramic brakes have caused a reduction in stopping distance from 100–0 km/h to 32.5 meters.
The Ferrari 458 Italia new steering wheel incorporates many controls normally located on the dashboard or on stalks, such as turning signals or high beams.
This car has a unique styling and outstanding performance. The price for this pure speed supercar is only 237,259 $.
Ferrari 458 Italia has a few versions:
458 Italia GT2
458 Italia Grand-Am
458 Speciale A