The new Ferrari 458 Special supercar, the Special Edition that has an amount of 605 horsepower, was officially launched in the North-Eastern Europe’s showrooms. Also, a Ferrari official representative had the honor to be present for the launch of the 458 Special while he was on board at the latest Ferrari model and talked about the features of this new supercar. Because of the weight / power proportions of only 2.3 kg / hp, the new Ferrari 458 Special can reach from 0-100 km / h in only 3 seconds ( 0-200 km / h in 9.1 seconds ), while the car recorded a time of only 1’23’’5 at the Fiorano Circuit.
Many sophisticated solutions were applied for the first time, a large series of machines where evaluating the performances that the Ferrari 458 Special was evolving, including the aerodynamics, which comes as a standard feature in the future Ferrari models. The maximum attention was paid to the power supply, which was declared two years in a row ” The Best Performance Engine ” at the International Engine of the Year Awards and so Ferrari has built the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 ( 605 hp ), with an extraordinary output of 135 hp / liter, the highest value ever achieved by a naturally aspirated car engine. One of the most innovative features on the Ferrari 458 Special is the Side Slip Angle Control system ( SSC ), which facilitates the control of the car, improving the driving test emotions and to increase the “ fury “ of the car.
The car “ wears a pair “ of MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, which are part of the new Ferrari 458 Special. The new supercar has the fastest response time ( 0.060 sec), the highest lateral acceleration ( 1.33 g ) ever attained by a Ferrari model.
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