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Sights and Sounds: Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta

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Ferrari 458 might be on its last legs, soon to be replaced by the 488 GTB, but the spirit of the Italia will live on in the limited edition Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta, at lest until all 499 units are delivered.

Two of those 499 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta were recently spotted cruising the streets of Monte Carlo, proving it is the new toy of choice for the city’s elite. We were expecting to see a bunch of teenagers behind the wheel of these Apertas. But it looks like they are all respectable businessmen who like to travel around the Principality in style:

Video by Worldsupercars

Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta Technical Specifications

  • Engine
    • Type: V8, 90° – Direct Injection – Dry Sump
    • Bore and stroke: 94 x 81 mm (3.7 x 3.2 in)
    • Overall displacement: 4497 cm3 (274.4 cu in)
    • Compression ratio: 14.0:1
    • Maximum power: 445 kW (605 cv) @ 9000 rpm
    • Specific power output: 135 cv/l (1.62 kW/cu in)
    • Maximum torque: 540 Nm (398 lb ft) @ 6000 rpm
    • Maximum revs (limiter): 9000 rpm
  • Dimensions and weight
    • Length: 4571 mm (180.0 in)
    • Width: 1951 mm (76.8 in)
    • Height: 1204 mm (47.4 in)
    • Wheelbase: 2650 mm (104.3 in)
    • Front track: 1679 mm (66.1 in)
    • Rear track: 1632 mm (64.3 in)
    • Dry weight: 1340 kg (2954 lb)
    • Kerb weight: 1445 kg (3185 lb)
    • Weight distribution: 42% front, 58% rear
    • Weight/power ratio: 2.21 kg/cv (4,46 lb/kW)
    • Fuel tank capacity: 86 l (22 US gallon, 18 UK gallon)
  • Tyres and wheels
    • Front: 245/35 ZR20 J9
    • Rear: 305/30 ZR20 J11
  • Carbon-ceramic braking system
    • Front: 398x223x36 mm (15.7 x 8.8 x 1.4 in)
    • Rear: 360x233x32 mm (14.2 x 9.2 x 1.3 in)
  • Electronic control systems
    • ESC: Stability control
    • High performance ABS/EBD: High performance anti-lock braking system/electronic brake force distribution
    • F1-Trac: F1 traction control
    • E-Diff 3: Third generation electronic differential
    • SSC: Side slip angle control
    • Frs SCM-E: Magnetorheological suspension control with frequency analysis system and twin solenoids
  • Gearbox
    • 7-speed F1 dual-clutch transmission
  • Performance
    • Top speed: 320 km/h (199 mph)
    • 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 3.0 s
    • 0-200 km/h (0-124 mph): 9.5 s
    • 0-400m (0-437 yd): 10.8 s
    • 0-1000m (0-1093 yd): 19.6 s
    • 100-0 km/h (62-0 mph): 31 m (101.7 ft)
    • 200-0 km/h (124-0 kph): 122 m (400.3 ft)
    • Fiorano lap time: 1’23?5
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