Ferrari 458 Speciale 

  • $298k built in Italy
  • 2014
  • 600 HP 4.5L
 
Having driven the Italia and now the Speciale, I can say that without a doubt, the Speciale is the finest driving car I have ever had the pleasure to pilot.
by MotorTrend
The last piece of the getting-power-to-the-ground puzzle is the magnetorheological suspension, whose new Frequency-Shaped SCM-E dampers sport twin solenoids as well as a new CPU and software that modifies the magnetic field every millisecond.
by MotorTrend

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 458 Speciale

Price

458 Speciale
$298k
458 Italia
$225k

Horsepower

458 Speciale
600 HP
F12berlinetta
731 HP
650S Coupé
641 HP

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Ferrari 458 Speciale

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The engine is produced in the factory’s in-house foundry using the same machinery and processes as employed by the F1 team for complex components with the extreme structural and dimensional characteristics needed for a naturally-aspirated engine capable of hitting 9000 rpm.
The car feels much sportier as it shifts up through the gears, with response time to commands more prompt than ever, thereby guaranteeing 40 per cent faster longitudinal acceleration with engine revs adapting 20 per cent more rapidly.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Price $298,000
Type of car Production car
Year 2014
City mileage 13 MPG
Highway mileage 17 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/E-Diff3
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

engine

Displacement 4,497 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.2 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Drag coefficient 0.33

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.13 lb/hp
Maximum hp 600 HP @ 9,000 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Max RPM 9,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Weight distribution 42%/58%
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 508/? 216
Rear wheels 508/? 267

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,076 lb
Width 76.8 in
Height 47.4 in
Length 180 in
Front track width 66.1 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in
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