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of the 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Striking design
- Performance potential
- Traditional manual transmission not offered
- Fuel economy
- 570-hp V-8 engine
- Seven-speed transmission
The mid-engine two-seat Ferrari 458 Italia is radical looking from any angle. From the front, the trailing headlight LEDs and strange slits in the bodywork are completely original. While they're unique, they still speak to the Ferrari faithful.
Far more provocative, however, is the rear and its bulging fenders. The profile view is probably the one that's most distressing to Ferrari fans because the back half looks enormous compared to the hood.
The car's 4.5-liter V-8 engine is good for 570 horsepower and a zero-to-62-mph time of 3.4 seconds. A seven-speed dual-clutch transmission is controlled only by paddle shifters on the racing-inspired steering wheel, and dual electronic gauges frame a center tachometer. Because the engine sits behind the seats, the car's weight is balanced 42/58, front to rear, which should make for fun days at the track.
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24 months / unlimited distance
24 months / unlimited distance
Free Scheduled Maintenance
84 months / unlimited distance
Inspection involves no less than 101 different checks covering everything from the running gear to the electrical systems, bodywork and interior. It concludes with a test drive by a factory trained technician. A Ferrari Approved vehicle comes with a roadside assistance for 12 months. Available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
12 months unlimited mileageThe program encompasses a comprehensive series of controls and coverage issued by Maranello itself: A detailed inspection by Ferrari technicians, Provenance and maintenance history verification of every Ferrari pre-owned car, exterior and interior pre-sale preparation, 12 months of Ferrari roadside assistance, minimum of 12 months Ferrari coverage. All Ferrari models Model Year 2012 or newer purchased or leased through the authorized dealership network come equipped with complimentary scheduled maintenance for the first seven years* of the vehicle’s life.
Under 14 years / 56,000 milesVehicles receive a 101 point inspection and reconditioning.