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Ferrari 458 Italia news - Hear the 458 Italia - 2009

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You’ve seen the pictures of the new Ferrari 458. You’ve pored over the specs. You’ve tried to figure out how the hell it’s even possible to get 127bhp per litre from a naturally aspirated engine.

Now all that’s left to do is hear it out on the road. Take it away, 458:

Gets the hairs on the back of neck standing to attention, doesn’t it?

We love the way that V8 note gets ever more metallic and hard-edged as it barrels towards the 9,000rpm redline. And those upshifts through the double-clutch gearbox sound mighty smooth and quick, don’t they?

So you’ve seen it, read about it and now heard it. All that’s left to do now is, er, start saving…

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