As if the 458 Italia was not race ready enough, the Italian automaker decided to enhance its performance by introducing the 2013 racing one Ferrari 458 Competition version.
The racing one team has come up with an aerodynamics package combining higher output with improved balance. It also provides for a better and broader wheel-tire combination.
|Vehicle Type: Coupe||Base Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 22.7 gals (86 L)*||Miles Per Gallon: NA|
|Length: 178.2 in. (452.7 cm)||Wheel Base: 104.3 in. (265 cm)|
|Height: 47.8 in. (121.3 cm)||Width: 76.3 in. (193.7 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 2690 lbs (1220 kg)||Maximum Seating: 2 people|
|Engine: V8 DOHC||Displacement: 4.5 Liter|
|Horsepower: 620 HP||Transmission: 7-Speed F1 Dual Clutch|
|0-60 mph: 3.4 seconds**||Maximum Speed: 200 mph** (322 km/h)|
* 2013 458 Italia specs
Engine & Performance
Obviously, the main thrust of the racing one Ferrari 458 is under its hood, where you will find a 4.5 liter, V8 engine capable of delivering 620 horsepower.
The car features variable traction control paired with a 7 speed racing gearbox with a Getrag rocker switch. It accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds, with an estimated top speed of 200 mph.
As mentioned above, the 458 Competition's performance has much to do with aerodynamics. This is made clear by its exterior that include a new front spoiler, side skirts, and a new rear spoiler and wing as well.
The front air intake displays the proud Ferrari steed in its center and the hood features a huge reverse hood scoop for air flow. The headlamp compartment runs vertically towards the windshield.
The profile view is mostly wheels, with a low stance and bubble-like roof line swooping front to back.
The new rear wing dominates the vehicles rear, with small cylindrical taillights and centered dual exhausts at its bottom.
A glimpse inside is what you would expect of a race car. A heavily padded steering wheel is surrounded by red a blue function buttons. The Ferrari logo makes another appearance at the center.