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Ferrari 458 Italia is world’s most awarded supercar

It’s not like Ferrari needs the hype, given the fact that if you want a brand new 458 Italia, you’ll probably be waiting a year or two at best before finally getting the keys to your very own prancing horse...

Underground Racing creates twin-turbo Ferrari 458 Italia

Underground Racing is well known for its performance upgrades for the Lamborghini Gallardo and Murcielago, most notably additional turbochargers. Now it has turned its hand to the Ferrari 458 Italia. The workmanship speaks for itself, however when dealing with all-wheel-drive Lambos, there's a bit more rubber for the power to be dispersed through...

Video: Ferrari 458 Italia Personalisation Programme

Just forked out half a million for your Ferrari 458 Italia? Good for you. For the rest of us mere mortals who can only dream, Ferrari has released a video detailing its personalisation programme. Headlining it with the words "A Ferrari for every Ferrarista" it goes through the options available to 458 buyers, and even shows some of the carbon-fibre trim work being created...

Video: Ferrari 458 Challenge presentation

Ferrari has released a presentation video on the new Ferrari 458 Challenge - the track-ready version of the awesome road car. The car features the same 4.5-litre, 420kW V8 as the road-going version but the Challenge is lighter, more agile and kitted out with loads of race features...

Ferrari 458 GT2 prepares for FIA GT Championship

You know someone is serious when they turn up to a track day with one of these. This is no weekend warrior though, it's a full-on FIA GT Championship race car, called the Ferrari 458 GT2. Seen here in its natural habitat, Ferrari developers have been testing the car on its own Fiorano test track to prepare it for next year's GT Championship...

Ferrari 458 Challenge at Bologna Motor Show

The Ferrari 458 Challenge has made its debut at the 2010 Bologna Motor Show in Italy overnight. Based on the stunning 458 Italia, the Challenge is designed for the track and is the fifth model from Ferrari to be placed into its single-series racing program. The Challenge is powered by the same 4...

Video: Ferrari 458 vs Ducati 1198s race by MotorTrend

MotorTrend always conduct thorough motoring reviews and provide excellent quality video footage, with no silly sound effects or excessive panning shots. Here's one of the US publication's latest video races featuring the Ferrari 458 Italia pitched up against one of the latest and greatest Ducati superbikes, the Ducati 1198s. Of course, the winner was the...

Video: Ferrari 458 Italia crowned Performance Car of the Year by Auto Express

Auto Express has just searched and found their Performance Car of the Year for 2010, and amongst many competitive rivals and bang-for-your-buck specials, it's the Ferrari 458 Italia that has come out on top. For those of you who are at work, or can't watch the full results video below, the top ten list consisted of: 10. Aston Martin Rapide 9...

Video: 2011 Ferrari 458 Challenge testing at Monza

If you're in need of something that is considerably faster than a Ferrari 458 Italia (and who isn't?), maybe you need to consider this: The upcoming 'sports' version, which will be called the Ferrari 458 Challenge. Power? You'll get a 4.5-litre V8 capable of unleashing 419kW as well as 540Nm of torque...

Ferrari 458 Italia recalled overseas due to fire incidents

Ferrari has now officially issued a recall for the Ferrari 458 Italia. It comes after a string of reports were filed involving fires that broke out in the car's engine compartment. Ferrari said it had started an investigation last week, now the company is issuing a recall notice...

Ferrari 458 Italia fires spark Ferrari investigation

Up to six separate spontaneous Ferrari 458 Italia fires have been reported worldwide, provoking deeper investigations by Ferrari. It's not exactly at the recall threshold just yet, but Ferrari is concerned that it is not simply a coincidence. All in a matter of a few months, the 458 fires initiated from the same area on the car...