Why You Should Have a 2010 Ferrari 458 ItaliaJuly 19, 2010
It’s fast, stylish, and definitely expensive. The 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia is the ultimate vehicle if you want something that reflects your luxurious lifestyle. The stunning new car from Ferrari boasts of a horsepower of 570 hp and a V8 engine that can produce a torque of 398 lb-ft at 6000 rpm. Compared to its predecessor, the Ferrari 430, the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia is definitely faster and more powerful. Having a diameter of 20 inches, its wheels are wider than the wheels of its predecessor. The rubber of its wheels is also thicker, with 295/35 in the back and 235/35 up front. This increase in rubber thickness should be able to help the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia achieve its goal of reaching a speed of 0-to-62-mph within 3.4 seconds.
The new look
A departure from past designs, the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia features a Pininfarina-designed shell. This new design may stir up some controversy but according to the company, the new shell design is actually based on aerodynamics. The futuristic shape is claimed to help create a downforce of 309 pounds at 124 mph, while the vehicle’s flat underbody improves airflow.
As for the interiors, the driver is the sole focus. Based on years of racing, the team behind Ferrari’s 485 has created longer paddle shifters, while the buttons for high beams, turn indicators, and wipers are now found on the steering wheel.