July 28, 2009
Replacing the already classic F430, Ferrari has just unveiled the beautiful all-new 458 Italia.
The new mid-engine features a new direct-injected 4.5-liter V8 ups the power ante to 570 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque and features the same seven-speed dual clutch as the California. The main structure is made out of aluminum keeping the weight to just 3,042 pounds.
Acceleration to 100 km/h (62 mph) takes just 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 202 mph and becoming the first ever production Ferrari V8 to top the 200 mph barrier. The 458’s official live unveiling is scheduled for September 15th at the Frankfurt Auto show.