Road Tests Real world tests of Ferrari FXX vs 458 Italia

0-60mph

Ferrari FXX
2.8 s
458 Italia
3.3 s

Top speed

Ferrari FXX
244 mph
458 Italia
202 mph

Top Gear track time

Ferrari FXX
1:10.70
458 Italia
1:19.10

Fiorano lap time

Ferrari FXX
1:16.0
458 Italia
1:25.0

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ferrari FXX

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari FXX

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.816M vs $225k More than 8x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 244 mph vs 202 mph 42 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Good lap time on the Ferrari Fiorano proving grounds 1:16.0 vs 1:25.0 More than 10% good lap time on the Ferrari Fiorano proving grounds
Way more more powerful engine 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM vs 570 HP @ 9,000 RPM More than 40% stronger engine
Faster to 60mph 2.8 s vs 3.3 s More than 15% faster to 60mph
More torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM More than 25% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 6,262 cc vs 4,499 cc Around 40% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,546 lb vs 3,439 lb More than 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Front view of Ferrari 458 Italia

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Ferrari 458 Italia

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ferrari FXX  vs
458 Italia 
Brand Ferrari Ferrari
Price 1,816,000 225,000
Type of car Race car Production car
Year 2005 2010

design

Chief designer Frank Stephenson Pininfarina
Body style Coupe 2-seat Berlinetta
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD 2WD
Shift system Semi-automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Short long arm, Independent Short long arm, Independent
Rear suspension Short long arm, Independent Multi link, Independent
Front brakes Brembo Disc 15.7 in Cross-drilled Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc 14.2 in Cross-drilled Disc
Front wheels 245/35 19 235/35 20
Wheel material Alloy Aluminum alloy
Rear wheels 245/35 19 295/35 20

road tests

Ferrari FXX  vs
458 Italia 
Top speed 244 mph 202 mph
0-60mph 2.8 s 3.3 s
Top gear time 1:10.70 1:19.10
Fiorano track time 1:16.0 1:25.0

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.18 lb/hp 6.03 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM 570 HP @ 9,000 RPM
Maximum torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 398 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,262 cc 4,499 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 13.4:1 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 2.96 in 3.7 in / 3.19 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,546 lb 3,439 lb
Width 2,035 in 76.3 in
Height 1,147 in 47.8 in
Length 185.1 in 178.2 in
Front track width 65.4 in 65.8 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 104.3 in
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