The 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A convertible had its premiere at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. The new model is absolutely stunning and quite rare. With only 499 units made, it stands as a symbol of power, importance and style. The new model has an impressive exterior design, borrowed from the 458 Speciale coupe. The two models will look more or less the same, except the roof in the convertible version. That’s why the first one has a letter A in its name: it stands for Aperta, which is an Italian word for open. The new convertible will come with fantastic performance as it will be using a V8 unit, capable of producing around 600 horsepower. It seems like the manufacturer thought of all, from style and refinement, to the last detail concerning powertrain. The new 2015 458 Speciale A convertible will surely be a true treat to all those who get their hands on it, because, aside from the fact it is a sort of a status symbol, it is also a powerful, dominant and stunning vehicle the rest of the world can only dream of.
2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A Body And Appearance
The 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A will have an appearance more or less the same as does the coupe version. The most noticeable difference between these two models will, naturally, be the convertible’s roof. The new model will have an aluminum roof, which can be deployed or retracted in 14 seconds. In addition, the new 458 Speciale A will have a more aerodynamic body than its coupe counterpart. Its new shape and curves will improve the car’s performance, and the manufacturer stated this is the most aerodynamic model they ever made. With this being said, we can only assume to which extent this change will improve the performance. Another difference between the convertible and the coupe will be in the glass cover for the engine, since the convertible will come without it.
Powertrain Of 458 Speciale A
The 2015 Ferrari Speciale A convertible will use a 4.5-liter V8 engine, which is also installed under the hood of the coupe counterpart. The unit can produce 596 horsepower at 9,000 rpm and 398 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm. This fantastic mill will be paired with a seven-speed DCT transmission and it will use a rear-wheel drive. Thanks to such powertrain setup and improved aerodynamics, the new convertible will have an impressive performance. It will be capable of reaching 60 mph from a standstill in less than three seconds, while its top speed is set at 199 mph. it should take around 9.5 seconds for the model to reach its maximum speed. With this being said, it is hard to stay calm and indifferent to the model’s performance.
2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A Price
The 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A will be made in only 499 units, so all those interested should try and get a hold on one of them now. This impressive roadster will cost around $285,000, but bear in mind this is only an estimated price. The exact figure should be announced soon.