Ferrari 458 Italia
The Ferrari 458 is a sports car from the Italian manufacturer Ferrari. The 458 is the successor to the Ferrari F430 and the public was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009.
2012, according to the Federal Motor Vehicle Office with the same number a total of 458 Ferrari 458 newly registered in Germany, of which 252 vehicles by commercial holder.
The gross list price for the market launch is expected to be 197,000 Euros without extras. The selection options regarding colors, seats and interiors have been compared to the F430 enlarged again. So now, inter alia, the body in olive green and the brake calipers in gold color available.
This Ferrari is offered exclusively with the 7- speed dual- clutch transmission 7DCL750 the manufacturer Getrag, which is also build in the Mercedes -Benz SLS AMG. In addition to a dry sump lubrication, it has an active limited slip differential and weighs 128 kg filled with oil. The arranged as a mid-engine V8 naturally aspirated engine uses direct injection. The chassis has double wishbone, rear multi-link above. The electronic stability control networks the ABS, the electronically controlled differential gear and the traction control each other. Ferrari on 20-inch alloy wheels comes with tires in size 235/35 at the front and 295/35 on the rear axle.
In August 2011, Ferrari introduced the Spider variant of the 458, it differs from the model 458 Italia mainly by a retractable under hood aluminum roof that opens or closes in 14 seconds. The Ferrari 458 Spider is 50 kg heavier than the coupe version. The drive of the spider 458 is identical to that of 458 Italia.
On August 20, 2013 Ferrari has been ahead of the International Motor Show in Frankfurt in a press statement announced that it will present there on September 12, the Ferrari 458 Speciale. The model is based on the 458 Italia, but is characterized by a decidedly sporty equipment. Externally, the front and rear aprons have been changed, on the flanks there are small air deflectors in front of the rear wheel arches. The interior comes from without carpets and has a lot of carbon material and Alcantara. During the curb weight has been reduced to 1405 kg, engine power was increased with an unchanged displacement of 4.5 liters to 605 hp. This gives a ratio of 135 hp / liter - the highest-ever performance value ever achieved by a naturally aspirated engine in a road car. The lap time on our own test track at Fiorano should be at 1:23.5 minutes. As the world's first vehicle has the 458 Speciale a drift angle control. The Side Slip Angle Control System ( SSC ) recognizes by evaluating ( among other things) the steering and drift angle and accelerator pedal position if the driver wants to accelerate out oversteer on corner exit and regulates these driving state despite an ESP enabled.
458 Italia China Special Edition
The China Special Edition based on the coupe version of the Ferrari 458 is a special model to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Ferrari in China. Since 2012 was the year of the dragon in China, given every 20 copies of the China Special Edition a complex design consisting of the special paint Marco Polo Red and black and golden ornaments.
According to a report by Spiegel Online all vehicles of this series are recalled. After several cars had gone up in flames, it was found through studies that an adhesive used can ignite under high heat. In at least four cases since July 2010 cars were completely burned out for this reason.