Ferrari 458 Speciale [video]
Ferrari has published a nice promo video of the sensational 458 Speciale. The ultra-light version of 458 Italia was exhibited at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.
It is powered by an upgraded 4.5 liter naturally aspirated V8 engine – 605HP (445 kW) and 540Nm (398 lb-ft) of torque. This is an increase of 35HP over the normal version. The engine is mated to an improved dual-clutch transmission. 0-100 km/h in 3.0 seconds and a top speed of over 330 km/h (205 mph). A lap around circuit in 1 minute and 23.5 seconds.
Some of the highlights include a complete aerodynamics package including new front bumper, revised side skirts and an aggressive rear diffuser. There are also front "turning vanes," a larger rear spoiler and active aerodynamic flaps.
The 458 Special also comes with Brembo brake system, a Side Slip Angle Control system and 20" forged wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 tires ensuring incredible traction.