Ferrari 458 Italia News

  • 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia

    European Auto Group has given the world what Ferrrai didn't, an F430 with a manual transmission.

  • Ferrari 458 powered by LaFerrari V-12 engine
    Ferrari may have built a 458 Italia with a LaFerrari V-12

    When the Ferrari 458 Italia debuted, it sung a sweet song via its 4.5-liter V-8 engine. However, it appears the iconic Italian sports car maker fitted one 458 Italia with a 6.3-liter V-12 engine. Not just any V-12 engine, but the LaFerrari's V-12 engine. We know the car is real thanks to a Ferrari...

  • Ryan Tuerk drives his Ferrari-powered Toyota 86 on the street
    Ryan Tuerck's Ferrari-powered Toyota 86 hits the streets

    Ryan Tuerk is creating a new definition for "daily driven race car." Of course, we're talking about his insane Ferrari-powered Toyota 86, which he took out on public roads to prove it is, in fact, a street car. Dubbed the Toyota GT4586, the car features a donor engine from a Ferrari 458 Italia...

  • Ferrari Sergio
    One of six Ferrari Sergios is for sale for $5 million

    The Ferrari Sergio—produced to mark the 85th anniversary of Pininfarina and the late Sergio Pininfarina—may not be the Prancing Horse's best-known sports car, but it's certainly one of the rarer modern nameplates Ferrari has produced. In fact, only six of them were built and each was...

  • Ferrari 458 Italia Milan police car
    Mafia’s confiscated Ferrari 458 turned into police car

    Italian police in Milan have a message for youngsters when it comes to a life of crime: don’t get involved. And what better way to spread said message than with a heavy dose of irony. You see, the local constabulary has taken a Ferrari used for criminal purposes and turned it into a force for...

  • Ryan Tuerck's Toyota 86 with Ferrari 458 Italia engine swap, SEMA 2016
    Toyota 86 with Ferrari 458 V-8 is an insane rev machine

    Remember the Toyota 86 / Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 458 mashup from drifter Ryan Tuerck? Well, he and the crew at Huddy MotorSports have given a little taste of what’s to come. It may not be much to look at right now but it certainly sounds awesome. That’s probably due to the custom headers...

  • Mercedes-Benz 380SL backed up onto hood of Ferrari 458 Speciale in Great Falls, Virginia

    Cars and Coffees are great for getting acquainted with other car lovers in your area, but the events aren’t always a pleasant affair as one Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 458 Speciale owner recently discovered. A woman driving a Mercedes-Benz 380SL at a Cars and Coffee in Great Falls, Virginia on Saturday ended up reversing her car onto the hood of the Italian exotic while attempting to parallel park. The aftermath reminds us of a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] F-150 that mounted the hood of a 458 Italia in 2011. It isn’t clear what happened early on in this latest accident but some of the...

  • Toyota GT86 gets a Ferrari engine transplant
    Toyota 86 gets Ferrari engine transplant

    When Toyota and Subaru got together to build their 86 and BRZ coupes, they weren't thinking about big power. Instead, the 200-horsepower coupe they created was focused more on its balance and light weight—factors designed to evoke sports cars of yore. That's not exactly what drifting pro Ryan...

  • Ferrari 458 MM Speciale
    Ferrari 458 MM Speciale is the latest supercar from the Special Projects division

    Ferrari's [NYSE:RACE] Styling Center has finally taken the wraps off of its latest Special Projects car: the one-off 458 MM Speciale inspired in part by the 288 GTO of the 1980s and based on the 458 Speciale. Like that now-classic GTO, the newest Special Projects car's A-pillar has been blacked...

  • Lapo Elkann and his custom Ferrari 458 Italia
    Fiat heir donates custom camouflage Ferrari 458 Italia

    One of the heirs to the Fiat fortune has auctioned of his eye-catching Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 458 Italia in order to raise more than $1 million for AIDS research. Rosso Corsa is the unofficial color of Ferrari (and the official racing color of Italy), but none of it was applied to Elkann's rather...

  • Ferrari 458 Italia set on fire in insurance fraud attempt - Image via Augsburg Police
    Spoiled Son Sets Fire To Gifted Ferrari In Order To Upgrade To New Model

    In a bizarre case out of Europe, a 20-year-old Swiss man reportedly set fire to a Ferrari 458 Italia given to him by his father in a half-baked scheme to use the insurance money to upgrade to a new model. Incredibly, the spoiled brat is said to have had 14 other cars (including a Lamborghini) at...

  • Vitesse-AuDessus Porsche 918
    Vitesse-AuDessus reveals one-piece carbon fiber wheels

    Earlier this month, we wrote about the stunning work Maryland firm Vitesse-AuDessus is doing rendering the bodies of supercars like Ferrari's LaFerrari in pure carbon fiber. And now, customers who've chosen to give their cars the treatment can get a set of wheels to match. ALSO SEE: Porsche 918...

  • Ferrari 488 GTB at Fiorano

    British journo Chris Harris certainly is a lucky boy. He recently got to hop in the latest supercar models from Ferrari and McLaren. Fortunately for us, he put together some video footage of his experiences with each and uploaded the clips to his YouTube channel Chris Harris on Cars. One is the 488 GTB, the successor to the 458 Italia and the first mid-engine Ferrari with a turbocharged engine since the legendary F40. Its new engine displaces 3.9 liters and produces a phenomenal peak output of 660 horsepower and 560 pound-feet of torque. Along with the extra poke, new electronic nannies like...

  • Ferrari 458 Speciale and Porsche 911 GT3
    Chris Harris In A 911 GT3 Takes On Tiff Needell In The 458 Speciale: Video

    Two of motoring’s top journalists got together recently to go head-to-head at the track in two of the best cars money can buy, the Porsche 911 GT3 and the Ferrari 458 Speciale. In the Porsche was Chris Harris while in the Ferrari was Tiff Needell. ALSO SEE: Clarkson’s Final Top Gear...

  • What car did Jeremy Clarkson use for his final lap on the Top Gear Test Track?
    Clarkson’s Final Top Gear Test Track Lap Done In Ferrari 488 GTB

    Late last week, Jeremy Clarkson let it be known that he had driven his final lap on the famous Top Gear Test Track, the 1.75-mile loop at the old Dunsfold Aerodrome in the U.K., and that he had used one of three cars—either a Mercedes-AMG GT, Ferrari LaFerrari or 488 GTB. It’s now been...

  • What car did Jeremy Clarkson use for his final lap on the Top Gear Test Track?
    Clarkson’s Last Lap On Top Gear Track Done In Either A LaFerrari, 488 GTB Or Mercedes-AMG GT

    With Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set to star in a new show at a rival broadcaster, it means the BBC’s Top Gear will never be the same again. It also means that Clarkson and his cohorts will—most likely—never be testing cars again on the famous Top Gear Test...

  • James May and the 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB
    James May Drives The Ferrari 488 GTB: Video

    Though he’s no longer working on new episodes of Top Gear, James May is keeping himself busy with other tasks, one of which was driving the new Ferrari 488 GTB and posting his thoughts in a review for The Sunday Times. May has owned a couple of Ferraris in the past and he’s quick to...

  • Keanu Reeves at Ferrari headquarters in Maranello, Italy - June 2015
    Keanu Reeves' Excellent Adventure At Ferrari In Maranello: Video

    Keanu Reeves has taken some flack—perhaps deserved—for his acting chops over the years, but there's no question that the actor appreciates speed. On a recent trip to Ferrari headquarters in Maranello, the star of the blockbusters like Speed, Point Break and the Matrix trilogy lapped the...

  • 2016 Ferrari 488 GTS spy shots - Image via Niki Motorsport

    The convertible version of Ferrari’s new 488 GTB has been spotted in prototype form outside the Italian automaker’s Maranello headquarters. The new car, which replaces the mechanically-similar 458 Spider in the Ferrari stable, should be revealed later this year or early next (a debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September is likely). This video from YouTube user Niki Motorsport shows several different 488 prototypes. But if you look closely at the black example that comes into view 17 seconds into the clip, you'll notice that the sloping glass engine cover of the 488 GTB is...

  • Ferrari Sergio
    Ferrari Sergio Debuts At 2015 Geneva Motor Show

    It was at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show that Italian design legend Pininfarina rolled out the Sergio concept car (shown below) honoring its fallen patriarch Sergio Pininfarina who passed away one year prior. The concept proved so popular that Pininfarina, together with Ferrari whose 458 Spider was the...

  • Ferrari 458 Italia and Nissan GT-R near miss in Taiwan
    Hoon Ferrari 458 Driver Causes Nissan GT-R Crash: Video

    Here’s a prime example of why you should never speed on a public road. Because it’s not only you and your own pride and joy at risk, but everyone else you may encounter. MUST WATCH: New 'Furious 7' Extended Trailer Released: Video In the video above, posted to YouTube by Car_Slides (via...

  • Ferrari Sergio
    First Ferrari Sergio Lands In The UAE

    It's essentially a concept car that's been given a few tweaks to turn it into a production vehicle. I use the term "production vehicle" lightly here seeing as just six examples of the Ferrari Sergio will be built. MUST SEE: This UPS-Loving Kid Gets His Dream Ride, Grows Hearts Three Sizes: Video...

  • Pininfarina Sergio concept car
    Ferrari Confirms Plans For Six Pininfarina Sergio Speedsters

    One of the standouts of last year’s Geneva Motor Show was the Pininfarina Sergio concept, a wild speedster with a windswept shape and the running gear of a Ferrari 458 Spider. The car was built as a one-off showpiece honoring the late patriarch of the Italian design firm that bears his name...

  • Ferrari 458 Speciale A, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Ferrari 458 Speciale A: Full Details, Live Photos And Video

    The convertible version of Ferrari’s hardcore 458 Speciale has been revealed, and it’s called the 458 Speciale A. The A is for the Italian word Aperta, roughly translating to “open,” and the production run for this latest Prancing Horse will be just 499 units. As expected...

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