FERRARI UNVEILED THE NEW FERRARI 458 ITALIA – 562 HORSEPOWER!
Good news for Ferrari fans.Ferrari have unveiled the all-new Ferrari 458 Italia, a slippery wedge of V8-powered insanity that will replace the F430. The car boasts carefully engineered aerodynamics and the lowest emissions and fuel consumption in its class.Equipped with a 4.5 liter, 562 horsepower mid-engine V8, the new Ferrari can accelerate from 0km/h to 100km/h only in 3.4 seconds.The fuel consumption of this car is 13.7 liters per 100km on a combined cycle and the top speed is set at over 325km/h.Ferrari pointed out that out of the 570 total horses, 5 are gained only at higher speeds thanks to a ram air effect.For Ferrari fans in Malaysia, maybe Naza will bring this ferrari to Malaysia soon.
Ferrari 458 Italia – Side View
Ferrari built the new chassis again with aluminium and Maranello’s engineers has incorporated various types of advanced alloys along with aerospace industry-derived manufacturing and bonding techniques.With regard to vehicle dynamics, the Ferrari 458 Italia’s suspension features twin wishbones at the front and a multi-link set-up at the rear tuned for maximum roadholding and superlative handling.Below are the technical specifications of the all-new Ferrari 458 Italia.
Ferrari 458 Italia – Rear View – Looks different from the previous fleet of Ferrari.
FERRARI 458 ITALIA TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS.
Length 4527 mm (178.2 in.)
Width 1937 mm (76.3 in.)
Height 1213 mm (47.8 in.)
Wheelbase 2650 mm (104.3 in.)
Dry weight 1380 kg (3042 lbs)*
Weight/power ratio 2,42 kg/CV (7.16 lbs/kW)
Weight distribution fr/r 42%/58%
Type V8 – 90°
Displacement 4499 cc (274.5 cu in.)
Maximum power 570 CV (425 kW)** @ 9000 rpm
Maximum torque 540 Nm (398 lbs/ft) @ 6000 rpm
Specific power output 127 CV/l
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Front 235/35 ZR20 8.5″
Rear 295/35 ZR20 10.5″
Maximum speed >325 km/h
0-100 km/h 3.4seconds
FUEL CONSUMPTION + EMISSIONS
Fuel consumption*** 13.7 l/100 km
Emissions*** 320 g CO2/km
Dual-clutch, 7-speed F1
E-Diff3, F1-Trac, high-performance ABS
* With forged wheels and Racing seats
** Including 5 CV of ram effect
*** Combined cycle (ECE+EUDC)