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specifications information


General Information
Vehicle Type: V8
Price:
Miles Per Gallon:
Drivetrain
Configuration
Engine:
Displacement:
Horsepower: 570
Torque: 398
Max RPM: 9,000
Transmission: Dual-clutch, 7-speed F1
Dimensions
Weight: 3153 pounds
Height:
Length: 178.2 in.
Width: 76.3 in.
Wheelbase: 104.3 in.
Track:
Performance
0-60 mph: 3.32
0-100 mph:
Quarter Mile:
Top Speed:
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Ferrari's hard top convertble version of the 458 Italia with a top speed of 198 MPH.

 

Press Release:

The new 458 Spider joins the 458 Italia, widening the range of Ferrari's mid-rear engined V8s and offering the same uncompromising technological solutions, handling and performance in a refined open-top configuration. It is equipped with a Ferrari patented, fully retractable hard top, a world first for a sports car with this lay-out.

The 458 Spider is powered by Ferrari's naturally-aspirated, direct-injection 4.5 litre V8 which was nominated as the 2011 International Engine of the Year for its engineering excellence in terms of driveability, performance, economy and refinement. The power is transferred to the road by Ferrari's class-leading dual-clutch F1 paddle-shift transmission through the sophisticated E-Diff, itself integrated with the F1-Trac traction control and high-performance ABS for maximum handling dynamics.

Certain features, such as its accelerator pedal mapping and the damping of the multilink suspension, have been calibrated to guarantee maximum sportiness and absolute driving pleasure with the top down, in line with Maranello's exclusive spider tradition. Even the engine soundtrack has been honed to ensure that the car's occupants are completely captivated by the drop-top driving experience.

Entirely in aluminium, the hard-top solution adopted for the 458 Spider offers a number of advantages over the traditional folding soft-top, including a reduction of 25 kg in weight and a deployment time of just 14 seconds. Fully integrated into the styling of the car, the hard-top was engineered to fit neatly ahead of the engine bay without compromising aerodynamics or the performance of the car. The small space needed to house the roof enables the designers to include a generous rear bench for luggage behind the seats.

The rear of the car is characterised by innovative forms with the buttresses designed to optimise the flow of air to the engine intakes and the clutch and gearbox oil radiators. For maximum comfort whilst driving top down the 458 Spider features a generously-sized adjustable electric wind stop. The design was perfected to slow and diffuse the air in the cockpit, enabling normal conversation to be held even at speeds over 200 km/h.

New technical solutions adopted for the chassis guarantee identical levels of structural rigidity with the roof up or down. The result is a car that is truly exciting to drive, blending extreme performance with the responsiveness that has always characterised Ferrari's open-top berlinettas.


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Image Credits: Ferrari
Ferrari 458 Spider / Italia Carbon Fiber Door Sills / Door Steps with Script 1x1 picture
Ferrari 458 Spider / Italia Carbon Fiber Door Sills / Door Steps with Script 1x1
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Ferrari 458 Front Frame Crash Kit picture
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Ferrari 458 Italia & 488 Indoor Red Car Cover 86323500
$435.0

Ferrari 458 Italia, Spider - Steering Rack - P/N 264539 picture
Ferrari 458 Italia, Spider - Steering Rack - P/N 264539
$2500.0

FERRARI 458 FILTER BOX COVER - P/N 298130 picture
FERRARI 458 FILTER BOX COVER - P/N 298130
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Ferrari 458 Italia, Spider, Steering Column Assembly, Used, P/N 252488 picture
Ferrari 458 Italia, Spider, Steering Column Assembly, Used, P/N 252488
$3400.0

1 PCS X Ferrari 458 Italia Spider AC Control Button/ Button Panel/ Switch picture
1 PCS X Ferrari 458 Italia Spider AC Control Button/ Button Panel/ Switch
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Ferrari 458 Italia , Spider - Steering Electric Column Assy - P/N 252488 picture
Ferrari 458 Italia , Spider - Steering Electric Column Assy - P/N 252488
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Ferrari 458 Fuel Injector Rails 250777 picture
Ferrari 458 Fuel Injector Rails 250777
$1999.99

Ferrari 458 - LH Water Radiator (NEW)  - P/N 262837 picture
Ferrari 458 - LH Water Radiator (NEW) - P/N 262837
$1425.0

Ferrari 458 Italia, Spider- RH Upper Plenum -  P/N 254511  picture
Ferrari 458 Italia, Spider- RH Upper Plenum - P/N 254511
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