Road Tests Real world tests of LaFerrari vs 458 Italia

0-60mph

LaFerrari
2.7 s
458 Italia
3.3 s

Top speed

LaFerrari
217 mph
458 Italia
202 mph

1/4 mile

LaFerrari
9.72 s
458 Italia
11.1 s

Fiorano lap time

LaFerrari
1:19.90
458 Italia
1:25.0

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ferrari LaFerrari

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari LaFerrari

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.30M vs $225k More than 5.8x more expensive harder to own
Way more more powerful engine 950 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 570 HP @ 9,000 RPM More than 65% stronger engine
Significantly more torque 663 ft-lb @ 6,750 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM More than 65% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster in the quarter mile 9.72 s vs 11.1 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 217 mph vs 202 mph 15 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Good lap time on the Ferrari Fiorano proving grounds 1:19.90 vs 1:25.0 More than 5% good lap time on the Ferrari Fiorano proving grounds
Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.3 s Around 20% faster to 60mph
Bigger engine 6,262 cc vs 4,499 cc Around 40% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,766 lb vs 3,439 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster to 200kph 7 s vs 9.9 s Around 30% faster to 200kph
Front view of Ferrari 458 Italia

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Ferrari 458 Italia

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the 458 Italia vs the LaFerrari.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

LaFerrari  vs
458 Italia 
Brand Ferrari Ferrari
Price 1,300,000 225,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2010

design

Body style Coupe 2-seat Berlinetta

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive 2WD
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 7 N/A
Paddle shifters Standard Standard, Left Down / Right Up

engine

Displacement 6,262 cc 4,499 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 13.5:1 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 2.96 in 3.7 in / 3.19 in

road tests

LaFerrari  vs
458 Italia 
Top speed 217 mph 202 mph
1/4 mile 9.72 s 11.1 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 3.3 s
0-200kph 7 s 9.9 s
Fiorano track time 1:19.90 1:25.0

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.91 lb/hp 6.03 lb/hp
Maximum hp 950 HP @ 9,000 RPM 570 HP @ 9,000 RPM
Maximum torque 663 ft-lb @ 6,750 RPM 398 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Max RPM 9,250 RPM 9,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 41%/59% 43%/57%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.7 in Cross-drilled Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.2 in Cross-drilled Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,766 lb 3,439 lb
Width 78.4 in 76.3 in
Height 43.9 in 47.8 in
Length 185.1 in 178.2 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 104.3 in
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