2012 Ferrari 458 Spider First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2012 Ferrari 458 Italia - Road Test Specs

2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Convertible

(4.5L V8 7-speed Automated Manual)


Year Make Model2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider 2dr Convertible (4.5L 8cyl 7AM)
Vehicle TypeRWD 2dr 2-passenger Convertible
Estimated MSRP$257,000
Assembly locationMaranello, Italy


ConfigurationMidengine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeDirect-injection, gasoline V8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4,499/275
Block/head materialAluminum / Aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft, 4 vales per cylinder, variable intake and exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)12.5
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)562 @ 9,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)398 @ 6,000
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission type7-speed dual-clutch Automated Manual
Differential(s)Electronically controlled E-Diff


Suspension, frontDouble wishbone, coil springs, driver-adjustable adaptive dampers
Suspension, rearMultilink, coil springs, driver-adjustable adaptive dampers
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Tire make and modelPirelli P Zero
Tire typeSummer performance front and rear
Tire size, frontP235/35 ZR20
Tire size, rearP295/35 ZR20
Wheel size, front20-by-8.5 inches
Wheel size, rear20-by-10.5 inches
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front15.7-inch Carbon-ceramic disc with six-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear14.2-inch carbon-ceramic disc with four-piston fixed calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)3.4 (to 62 mph)

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)20

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,152
Length (in.)178.2
Width (in.)76.3
Height (in.)47.7
Wheelbase (in.)104.3
Seating capacity2
Operation time, lower/raise (sec.)14


Free scheduled maintenance7 years / 87,500 miles

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