2011 Ferrari 458 Spider

The Ferrari 458 Spider is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its engine placed amidships, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body designed by Pininfarina. The Ferrari 458 Spider's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.5 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 562 bhp (570 PS/419 kW) of power at 9000 rpm, and maximum torque of 540 N·m (398 lb·ft/55.1 kgm) at 6000 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 7 speed manual 'box. It weighs a stated 1430 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 320 km/h or 199 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 275.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2011 Ferrari 458 Spider information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4527 mm
How heavy?
1430 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4499 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
570 PS / 562 bhp / 419 kW @ 9000 rpm
How much torque?
540 Nm / 398 ft.lb / 55.1 kgm @ 6000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3.4 s
How fast?
320 km/h, 199 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
275.0 CO2 g/km

Ferrari 458 models

Ferrari 458 Speciale A -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 7A 4497 cm3 605 PS 597 bhp 445 kW 275.0 CO2 1340 kg
Ferrari 458 Speciale -
2 door fixed-head coupé MR 7A 4497 cm3 605 PS 597 bhp 445 kW 275.0 CO2 1395 kg
Ferrari 458 Italia -
2 door fixed-head coupé MR 7M 4499 cm3 570 PS 562 bhp 419 kW 307.0 CO2 1485 kg

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2011 Ferrari 458 Spider data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1672 mm 65.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1606 mm 63.2 inches
Length 4527 mm 178.2 inches
Width 1937 mm 76.3 inches
Height 1211 mm 47.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1430 kg 3153 lb
Weight distribution 42 % front
fuel tank capacity 86 litres 18.9 UK Gal 22.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.5 litre
4499 cc
(274.546 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 81 mm
3.7 × 3.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.16
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 570 PS (562 bhp) (419 kW)
at 9000 rpm
Specific output 124.9 bhp/litre
2.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 540 Nm (398 ft·lb) (55.1 kgm)
at 6000 rpm
Specific torque 120.03 Nm/litre
1.45 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 12.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1508.3 kPa (218.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 562.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 320 km/h (199 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 398.47 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
293.07 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
393.01 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.18 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.41 kg/kW
5.7 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 275.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 20
Wheel size rear 10½J x 20
Tyres front 235/35 ZR 20
Tyres rear 295/35 ZR 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 398 mm
Rear brake diameter 360 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 7 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 5.14
general
Carfolio.com ID253770
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 43.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Ferrari 458 Spider added 2011-08-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.