RS Academy, which is one of the best track-driving car clubs, has taken delivery of only the second Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 to leave the factory. The car was taken to victory on its debut outing in the British GT Championship at Oulton Park on April 25th .

458 Italia GT3 is powered by a 4.5 liter naturally aspirated V8 with 580PS (426 kW) at 9000RPM and 540Nm (400 lb-ft) at 6000RPM with 80% torque available at just 3250RPM. The engine is extremely responsive and builds revs lightningly fast.

With such power, the car is stunningly fast and is currently one of the world's great GT racers.

"It's amazing that we have been able to take such early delivery of a 458 Italia GT3 and it's equally satisfying to see that it has made an impressive racing debut, but we are most excited about the fact that we can offer this unbelievable car to Club members at some fantastic European circuits. It's this exclusivity which makes RS Academy a unique player in the high-end track day and supercar club market.", commented RS Academy owner, Rob Stanbury.

The car club also owns – Ascari KZ1R GT3, Noble M600, Ferrari 430 Challenge, Porsche 911 GT3 RS and Ariel Atom. The fleet will be joined by two all-new BAC Mono sports cars.

Ferrari 458 Italia GT3

Source: Ferrari