One of the 499 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta will be sold at auctionMay 15, 2020
Ready to pay a minimum of 426,000 dollars for a spider
The announcement of the sale of the rare Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta spider has appeared on the Bring a Trailer website. Only 499 such supercars were built, each with an atmospheric V8 4.5 and a seven-speed robotic transmission. At the time of preparation of the news, the last bid for a car was $ 426,000 – this is below the market value.
Judging by the documents attached by the seller, the once most powerful open Ferrari was bought in 2016 for $ 403,03. The car did not get into an accident and for about three years passed about 21 thousand kilometers. This copy is painted in a special shade of red Rosso Berlinetta and is decorated with black and white stripes; the interior is trimmed in black Alcantara.
Immediately behind the seats is a 4.5-liter V8, four times winning the Performance Engine nomination in the International Engine of the Year contest. It develops 605 horsepower (540 Nm) and works in tandem with a seven-speed robotized gezrbox. From zero to one hundred kilometers per hour, the 458 Speciale Aperta accelerates in exactly three seconds; Exercise 0-200 performs in 9.5 seconds.
The unique Ferrari is equipped with a movable diffuser, an electronic SSC side-slip angle control system, an electronically controlled rear differential, carbon-ceramic brakes, a removable hardtop, adaptive optics and 20-inch wheels shod in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires specially designed for the model.
In the interior of the supercar, seats with a carbon-fiber base are set up, and door linings and front panel elements are made of composite.
In total, Ferrari built 499 copies of the 458 Speciale Aperta. Their cost now ranges from 590 to 720 thousand dollars
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